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Following is a picture of William Joshua Rea b Nov 1837 in Copiah Co and died 8 Feb 1906 in Copiah.  He was the son of George Rea and Sarah Simpson.  W.J. Rea was married to Laura Melissa Granberry. during the Civil War he was in Co D of the 12th Mississippi Regiment organized by Captain Merry Harris.  By the close of the war he was Captain of the regiment. The 1900 census finds William Joshua Rea and his family living in Martinsville, Ms and he is a merchant.  Their children are:

Mary Elizabeth Rea

Sarah Melissa Rea

Nannie Granberry Rea

Amelia Ann Rea

Laura Alice Rea

Anna Jane Rea

John Benjamin Rea

Ellen Rea

Robert Wiley Rea

William Joshua Rea Jr.

William Rea

Following is a picture of Laura Melissa Granberry b 12 Aug 1849 in Copiah Co.  She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Granberry and Amelia A. Rembert.  She was married to Captain William Joshua Rea on 2 Dec 1874.

Laura Melissa Granberry Rea

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