Phereba "Pherby" Ray

Female 1798 - Aft 1850  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Phereba "Pherby" Ray 
    Born 0___ 1798  Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1850  (Blount County) Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I33344  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2015 

    Father Aaron Rhea,   b. 0___ 1764, (Henry County) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Howell,   b. 0___ 1766, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [4
    Family ID F12250  Group Sheet

    Family Elias Brasseale,   b. 0___ 1796, (Logan County) Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, (Blount County) Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 5 Jul 1810  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1850  Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. William H. Brasseale,   b. ~ 1814, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary "Polly" Brasseale,   b. ~ 1815, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Sherwood Brasseale,   b. ~ 1828, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Willis Brasseale,   b. (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elias DeLoach Brasseale,   b. 21 Apr 1830, Brooksville, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1909, Blount County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Nancy Brasseale,   b. (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F12241  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1798 - Commonwealth of Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jul 1810 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1850 - Blount County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1850 - (Blount County) Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • DEC1019@aol.com wrote:

      Anthony

      I believe we have a connection. Joseph C. Rhae, Jr. wrote a book in 1969 entitled "Ray-Rhea - A family book of Historical and Genealogy for Rhea and Related Families. I found it in the Alabama Archives Library in Montgomery.

      According to this book John Rhea, b 1760 married ca 1785 to Mary DeLoach.

      Children: Paphry (Popia) Rhea 1790 - Married in 1813 to Elias Breazeale (Brezal), Children Nancy and Mary Katherine (Mar 15 1815 - 1899).

      Note: John Rhea b. 1773 according to Ed Foley's info. Another child Mary Rhea married John Buckingham, Child Mary Rhea (who married Gen John Greer)

      I descend through Mary Rhea and John Greer.

      I am so glad to find someone who connects to my line.

      Dorothy Cox
      Sugar Land [6]
    • From: "Johnita P. Malone"
      Subject: Re: [RHEA-L] Phereba Ray/Rhea of Warren Co. TN and Blount Co. AL
      Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1999 23:04:18 -0700


      I find this posting very interesting as John Rae/Ray of Warren Co., TN., apparently had a daughter named Mary who married a Brazeal/Brezzal. I don't know his given name. She is shown as one of the aunts of Dicy Ray, daughter of Aaron Ray and granddaughter of John Ray. In the various
      records Ray has been spelled many different ways, i.e., Rhea, Ray, Rae, etc., but seem to be all the same family. Don't you think these spellings are very close to your Brazell?

      The name of this Mary Brezzal is shown in the Mormon Baptism of the Dead records as an aunt of Dicy Ray who is a known daughter of Aaron Ray who was born in Patrick Co., VA., and Aaron is the son of the John Rae/Ray of Warren Co., TN.

      Shown also in this same Mormon record is Nancy Ray Cooper and Fanny Ray York who are a known daughters of John Rae of Warren Co., TN., and Nancy is buried in the same cemetery as this John Rae as is Mary Brazeal.

      Johnita


      Anthony Brazell wrote:

      I am looking on info on Phereba Ray/Rhea. For short, I will call her Pherby. She is my ggggreat grandmother. I think that she was born before 1800 in Va. She married Elias Brasseale in Warren County, Tn on July 5, 1810. I got that from Elias' pension application from War of 1812. Elias was in William Chism's Militia from Warren County, Tn.

      Elias is from the BRASWELL family.

      Pherby and Elias moved to Blount County, Al before 1830. The children are Mary, William H., James Willis, John Sherwood, Nancy and Elias DeLoach Brasseale. Brasseale is the way their last name was spelled in Alabama.

      I have not been able to find the parents of Pherby. Please, someone help me...

      Thankyou,

      Tony

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  • Sources 
    1. [S45826] http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BRASWELL/2003-04/1049696478.

    2. [S45848] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHPR-NJM.

    3. [S50786] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHPR-NJM : accessed.

    4. [S45852] http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/RHEA/1999-09/0937202658.

    5. [S7890] "Elias Brasseale's Issue", http://desloges.us/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I21443&tree=deloach.

    6. [S45851] http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/RHEA/1999-09/0937376124.