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William Porter Rhea
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Birth: 1830
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1892
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Military marker actually belongs to Walter Preston Rhea of Tennessee. It was mistakenly placed on W.P. (William Porter) Rhea's grave.

William Porter Rhea was born about 1827 or 1830 in Wayne County, Tennessee, to Moses and Martha Viannah (Austin) Rhea. He married Mary Ann Byrne between 1850 and 1858, in Arkansas. William P. and Mary Anne had these children: Cornelia Ann Rhea (Tucker), Vianna Rhea (Bradley), Mary Josephine Rhea (Rogers), Texas Byrnes Rhea (Rogers), Margaret E. Rhea (Bradley), William A. Rhea, Ida Rowena Rhea (Davis), Eda Rhea (Lawson), Laura Rhea, John Hudgins Rhea, James Otis Rhea, and Tessa Bertie Rhea. William died on September 9, 1892, in McLennan County, Texas, and was buried in the Fletcher Cemetery, McLennan County, TX.

Info in the McLennan County Early death book:
Rhea, W. P. 65 yrs; by W.A. Rhea; d. of consumption (TB), Sept. 9, 1892; int. at Fletcher Cem., Sept. 10; 32.15; 1-169
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Martha Viannah Austin Rhea (1801 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Anne Byrne Rhea
 
 Children:
  Cornellia Ann Rhea Tucker (1858 - 1939)*
  Vianna Rhea Bradley (1860 - 1932)*
  Texas Byrnes Rhea Rogers (1863 - 1939)*
  Margaret Rhea Bradley (1865 - 1936)*
  Ida Rowena Rhea Davis (1870 - 1946)*
  Eda Rhea Lawson (1872 - 1971)*
  John Hudgins Rhea (1877 - 1937)*
  James Otis Rhea (1879 - 1960)*
  Tessa Bertie Rhea (1883 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Rhea Tucker (1822 - 1899)*
  Hannah Roswell Rhea Tucker (1825 - 1887)*
  William Porter Rhea (1830 - 1892)
  Ezekiel Moses Rhea (1831 - 1907)*
  Seaborn Fletcher Rhea (1835 - 1916)*
  Mary Caroline Ray / Rhea Stinnett (1836 - 1918)*
  John Otis Rhea (1842 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The military marker actually belongs to Walter Preston Rhea of Tennessee, not to William Porter Rhea.
 
Burial:
Fletcher Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Velma Greer
Originally Created by: Bill and Kathy
Record added: Oct 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30442163
William Porter Rhea
Added by: Bill and Kathy
 
William Porter Rhea
Added by: Bill and Kathy
 
William Porter Rhea
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