Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
This county is available for adoption.
We're looking for folks who share our desire to put data online and are
interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
If you are interested joining our group as County Host for this website, or any of our websites, view our Volunteer Information
page. A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
If you would like to submit data for this site,
please Email Us with your submissions.
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR
All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.
Rhea County was founded in 1807. It was named in
honor of John Rhea. He was delegate to North Carolina Convention which ratified the U. S. Constitution. A member
of the State House of Representatives 1796-1797. A member of the U. S. House of Representatives 1803-1815, and
1817-1823. Considered one of the early leaders in higher education.