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John Otis Rhea
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1842
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1918
Giles
Donley County
Texas, USA

John Otis Rhea was born in Wayne Co., Tennessee, June 10, 1842, the son of Moses and Martha Viannah (Austin) Rhea. In 1850, John lived in Marion Co., Arkansas with his family. In 1860, after his parents had died, he moved to Williamson Co., Texas, where he met Rachel Jane Thaxton. They married on April 8, 1862. John Otis and Rachel raised a family in Williamson Co. and later moved to Lampasas, Texas. In 1910, they moved to Hedley, Donley Co., Texas, to be near their children. John Otis died there on September 22, 1918, and is buried in the Rowe Cemetery, Hedley, Donley Co., Texas.

John Otis Rhea served in the Confederate States Army, 30th Regiment, Texas Calvary (Texas Partisans), as a bugler.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Martha Viannah Austin Rhea (1801 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Rachel Jane Thaxton Rhea (1842 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Elizabeth Rhea (1865 - 1868)*
  Tishie Ruth Rhea Alexander (1873 - 1963)*
  Minnie Belle Rhea Lemmon (1879 - 1958)*
 
 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
 
Burial:
Rowe Cemetery
Hedley
Donley County
Texas, USA
Plot: Row 3, Section B, #1
 
Created by: Velma Greer
Record added: Sep 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42516990
John Otis Rhea
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John Otis Rhea
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 Added: Jun. 13, 2010
 
 
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