Karen Gittel

AncientFaces Member since Jul 31, 2015

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My greatgrandfather, James Bridges, his mother, Mary Carter Bridges, His sis Amanda Belle Cowswert and the little girl is my grandmother Lera Bridges. This must have been taken after my g grandfather Henry T.Bridges died as Mary is in black mourning attire. I believe this is a rock structure in Johnston Co. I can't tell if there is water there or not.
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My 4th great grandfather Moses Rhea, who is the son of Reverend John Rhea (Rea/Rae). Moses was born in Virginia in 1770 and died in 1830 in Warren County, TN. He married his wife, Hannah Ritter in 1795. His son Joseph B Rhea was my 3rd great grandfather.
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Allie Garrett amd George Rhea were married in 1889 in Bonham, Texas,they had son Clyde in 1889 and another son, Benjamin in about 1891, Benjamin and Allie died months apart in 1892 in Oklahoma. George married again to Ella Sanders and had another son, Samuel Reuben Rhea.
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My grandfather Marvin "Clyde" Rhea was born in Indian Territory ( What is now Oklahoma) to George Elliott Rhea and Allie Garrett Rhea. They had another son who died at only a few months old and Allie died a short time after that. Clyde was raised by his grandparents, Aunts and Uncles. He died in 1984 in Long Beach California.
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