Descendants of Samuel Rhea

Descendants of Samuel Rhea

Samuel Rhea was born about 1814 in Tennessee. He married Martha (widow of Jeremiah Odell).

Children of Samuel and Martha Rhea are:


Mary Elizabeth Rhea, born ca. 1835.


Joseph G. Rhea, born ca. 1838 in Tennessee.


Melissa E. Rhea, born July 20, 1840 in Tennessee; died July 21, 1921 in Tennessee (click here for photograph). She married Bailey Collins June 22, 1858 in Tennessee. Bailey was the son of Solomon Dickinson Collins and Virginia Jane "Gincy" Goins.

Children of Melissa E. Rhea and Bailey Collins are: Amanda Jane Collins Johnson (click here for photograph); Sallie Collins; Willie Collins; Lizzie Collins; Commodore Muncy "Bud" Collins; Landon Collins; Mary Ann Collins Sizemore Lewis; Lee Hamilton Collins; Solomon Collins.


Susannah Lavinia "Sukie" Rhea, born ca. 1841 in Tennessee; died February 28, 1896. She married Madison Goodman, son of Jessie Goodman and Hannah Bunch.

Child of Susannah Lavinia "Sukie" Rhea and Madison Goodman is: William Goodman.


Nancy Rhea, born ca. 1843 in Tennessee.


William Dahl Rhea, born ca. 1845. He married Elizabeth Howell.

Children of William Dahl Rhea and Elizabeth Howell are: Matilda Rhea Depew; William Rhea; Anderson Rhea.


Andrew G. Rhea, born ca. 1847 in Tennessee.


Robert Oliver Rhea, born ca. 1850 in Tennessee; died 1903 in Arkansas. He married Mary Trent-Cobb, daughter of Eliza (Davis) and Jesse Trent.

Child of Robert Oliver Rhea and Mary Trent-Cobb is: Alice Rhea.


Lee Rhea, born ca. 1854 in Tennessee.