Category Archives: Exodus

Acuff Family

James William “Will”Acuff – born in Bledsoe County in 1869, the son of James C. J. and Margaret (Carder)Acuff. Married Sarah Josephine Cunningham, the daughter of Thomas Newton Locke and Lorinda Jane (Smith) Cunningham in 1890, Rhea County. He worked … Continue reading

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Raleigh Clack and Mary Randles

The children of Raleigh (Rolly) Clack (1772-1842) and Mary Randles (1770-1816) who left Rhea County for other states: John and Prudence Rowden to Alabama Elizabeth and Robert Kerr III to Missouri. Sallie and Samuel Tyler to Alabama, Martha and Thomas … Continue reading

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Miller Lee Family to Barry Missouri

Miller Lee and his wife Nancy Wheeler left Rhea County between 1835 and 1840. Children born in 1835 and 1837 are listed as being born in Missouri, but other Rhea records indicate Miller Lee was in Rhea County until the … Continue reading

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Thomas Marlow and Elizabeth Ward

My husband`s ggg grandfather, Thomas Marlow Sr. and his wife Elizabeth (Betsy) Ward were married in Rhea Co. on 11-3- 1824. He was born in VA. They then went to Campbell Co. TN. Maybe the Ward family was originally from … Continue reading

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Pleasant Majors to Texas

Pleasant Majors and Rachel left Rhea County after 1850. He married Mary King in Freestone, Texas October 1853 and received a land grant in Tarrant County, Texas on the waters of the Brazos River in 1856. Submitted by Cindi Lada … Continue reading

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Children of James and Anna Blair Rogers

Children of James (1776-1834) and Anna (Blair) Rogers (1775-1847) who left Rhea County: John and Sarah Collins to Alabama Mary and William Cox to White Co, Tennessee Margaret and William B Gordon to Overton Co, Tennessee Anna and George W … Continue reading

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Children of Asa and Elizabeth Newport

Children of Asa (1802-1876) and Elizabeth (Rogers) Newport (1801-1877) who moved from Rhea County: Sarah and A.J. Bolinger to Arkansas Polly Ann and Isaac P. Cline to Missouri John and Frances M. Underwood to Missouri Ezekiel and Leanna C. Underwood … Continue reading

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Elijah T. Womack Family

My GG Uncle, Elijah T. Womack, was born in Polk County, TN on July 6, 1846. He is the son of Alexander & Freelove Thompson Womack, pioneers of Polk County. The family moved to McMinn Co during the Civil War. … Continue reading

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Hill Family Migration

John Hill and wife, Mary Cosby moved from Va to Roane & Rhea Counties abt 1807. They moved with their children to Cedar County, Missouri abt 1838. Their children lived in and around the counties surrounding Cedar County. Their sons … Continue reading

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Rogers to Fannin Texas

My Rhea County ancestors left Tennessee sometime between 1870 and 1880. Henry T. Rogers, b. April 19, 1835 d. August 24, 1897 and Mary Gillium. b. February 4, 1835 d. October 5, 1913, were married around 1858 in Rhea County. … Continue reading

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