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COLLINS, Lela Kate Carney (1970)

Collins Lela Kate CARNEY  20 Sept 1887 – 5 Jan 1970 Collins – Mrs. Lela Kate, 83, of Dayton, Tenn., died in the Rhea County hospital Monday evening. She was a member of the Concord Methodist Church and a lifelong … Continue reading

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Valentine Allen Family

VALENTINE ALLEN, born 1777 in Unknown Co. probably North Carolina, died in 1850’s ?Rhea Co. Tennessee. He married Frances Collins, daughter of Thomas Collins and Rosanna Dodds, January 09, 1804, Spartanburg Co. South Carolina. Children of VALENTINE AND FRANCES COLLINS: … 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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Goodspeed Biography of James P. Collins

James P. Collins, an enterprising farmer of the Fifth Civil District of Rhea County, Tenn., was born in Sevier County, the same State, January 6, 1811, a son of Henry and Rebecca (Pierce) Collins.  John Collins, grandfather of the subject … Continue reading

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Goodspeed Biography of William B. Benson

William B. Benson, a prominent citizen of Dayton, and chief clerk in the Coal and Iron Company, was born in Rhea County, June 4, 1844, and is a son of Bartley S. and Lina (Riddle) Benson. Our subject is the … Continue reading

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Goodspeed Biography of J.C. Abernathy

 J. C. Abernathy, a prominent, practicing physician, of Rhea Springs, was born March 30, 1824 at Morganton, Blount Co., Tenn. He is the eldest living of six children of Rev. Berry and Myra (Cobb) Abernathy. At the time of the … Continue reading

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