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George Rhine
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Birth: 1759
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1838
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

1820 Gallia County Ohio Census

RHINE, George [RYAN]

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Township Springfield

George Rhine was born 1759 in Augusta, Virginia,and died 28 JUL 1838 in Gallia, Ohio. He first married Julia in Virginia, abt 1780. They were parents of Jerusha,*Sarah 1784,Eliz and Charles M Rhine.George would marry a second time to Mary unk Ap 6 1797,she was born abt 1773, and died 26 AUG 1848 in Springfield, Gallia, Ohio. Their children were daughters Margaret,Polly,and Catherine.Sons of George and Mary Rhine were Samuel,William,James,and Martin.

Rockingham Co., Virginia
Marriages in Rockingham Co., VA 1778-1816


Children of GEORGE RHINE and JULIA RHINE are:

i. SARAH RHINE, b. 1785.Married Edward Byers 26 FEB 1806 in Kiger Twp, Gallia, Ohio.

ii. ELIZABETH RHINE, b. 1785; m. JOHN S. KOONTZ, February 18, 1813, GALLIA CO., OHIO.


iv. CHARLES M. RHINE, b. 1792, BATH CO. VA.; d. November 10, 1859, BATH CO. VA..

Children of GEORGE RHINE and MARY RHINE are:


vi. JOHN RHINE, b. Abt. 1798, VA.

vii. MARGARET RHINE, b. 1801, VA.

viii. JAMES RHINE, b. 1805, GALLIA CO, OHIO; d. May 29, 1852, BLACKFORD CO., IND.Married ELANOR WOOTEN 14 JUN 1826 in Galia, OH, daughter of EDWARD WOOTEN and JANE GILLIAND.


x. SARAH RHINE, b. Abt. 1810.

xi. SAMUEL RHINE, b. Abt. 1815.


GEORGE RHINER/RHINE/RHYNE Pension App R8724 Va. George Rhiner was drafted into the Virginia State Troops near Shepherdstown, Berkley Co., VA in the fall of the year that Cornwallis was taken. The regiment was under the commend of Col. Morgan. They marched from Shepherdstown to Fredricksburg to Williamsburgh, VA and on to Little York to take part in that seige. After reaching Little York, his company was transferred into a continental regiment of Col. Meryweather. After the battle of Yorktown his term had expired and he was discharged by Maj. Tores. George made application for a pension 13 Aug 1832 in Gallia Co. as a resident of Springfield Twp. He was not allowed a pension because he not served a total of six months time. George was born twelve miles from Warm Springs in Bath Co., VA in 1759. He moved from Bath Co. to Gallia Co. about thirty years before 1832. There was no information about his wife or family. George Rhine's estate was filed in July 1838 in Gallia Co. and mentioned only an unnamed widow. Buried in Rhine Cemetery, Springfield Twp., Gallia Co., OH is Mary Rhine, wife of George, age 75, died 1848. There is a footstone G.R. Mary's will was probated 5 Sep 1848. It provided the names of some of their children, as well as indicating unnamed sons. George and Mary Rhine had the following children: 1. Samuel 2. Margaret 3.Catherine 4. Sarah 5. Polly 6. Unnamed sons This information from: Revolutionary War Soldiers Who Lived In Gallia Co., OH

Pension app.-- 1832
State of Ohio County of Gallia On the nineteenth day of August A.D. 1832 personally appeared before the judges of the court of Common Pleas for Gallia County, George Rhines a resident of Springfield Township county and state aforesaid aged 73 years, who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration to obtain the benefit of the act of congress passed June 9th 1832- That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officer, as far as he recollects and served hereinafter stated- That he was drafted for six months into the Virginia State troops in the fall of the year, date of year not recollected but was the same fall Cornwallis was taken-He was drafted in Berkley County near Shepherdstown, the regiment was under the command of Col Morgan of Shepherdstown in said county: other officer not recollected- that he marched from thence to Fredericksburg, thence to Williamsburgh, thence to Little York to take a part in the siege of that place. That Michael Moler, Henry Moler, Adam Moler, Peter Hayley were men mates with him in the same company and from the same neighborhood- That soon after reaching Yorktown or Little York as he calls the place, his company was transferred into a continental regiment as he thinks under the command of a Col Merryweather as he pronounces the name. He does not recollect the name of any other officer. After the close of the siege his term of service expired and he was discharged by a Major Jones does not (sic) recollect whether he was attached to the same regiment with himself or not. His discharge is lost, unless preserved by his brother, who now lives where he was born in Bath County Virginia about twelve miles from the Warm Springs, and who if alive, as he was a year since, can testify to the truth of this declaration. That he removed from Bath County Va to his present place of residence about thirty years since. He hereby relinquishes every claim to a pension or annuity except the present, and he declares that his name is not on the pension role of any agency of any state. George (his mark ) Rhines or Ryan sworn and submitted the day and year afore said Francis Sethereg clk c.c.p.g.c.

Will: Papers from his estate list mention only a widow who was not named

Administrator appointed for sale of estate George Rhine, administered by John L Koontz


Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958

Samuel Rhine
Margaret Smith
11 Jun 1837 Gallia County, Ohio

John Rhine
Margaret Wheelberger
02 Apr 1822
Gallia County, Ohio

Polly Rhine
Alexander Greenwood
16 Jul 1845
Gallia County, Ohio 
Family links: 
  James Rhine
  Julia Ann Rhine (1760 - 1795)
  Mary Rhine (1773 - 1848)
  Sarah Rhine Byers (1784 - 1884)*
  James W Rhine (1804 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
Rhine Cemetery: Located in Section 25 on the north side of 160 (old Route 35), just across from the junction of 588. There are broken stones and a footstone
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Rhine Cemetery
Springfield Township
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Jude
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
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