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John O'Rea (abt. 1675 - abt. 1716)

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John O'Rea aka O'Rear
Born about in Dettingen Parish, Virginiamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stafford County, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Jun 2011
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John O'Rea was born about 1675 to John O'Rea and Mary Davis.[1] He was either born in Virginia or born traveling from England to the Americas. He was christened in 1675 at Dettingen Parish, Virginia.[2][3]

John married Mary Peck on May 10, 1708.[4]

John died in Stafford County, Virginia before 1724.[5]



  1. Need to confirm this. ~Allison M.
  2. Edward Clay (II) Orear, Sketches of the O'Rear Family of Stafford County, Virginia (Frankfort, Kentucky: O'Rear Family Reunion at Attalla, Alabama, 15 Jul 1978).
  3. Descendants of John O'Rea. Further references on site.
  4. Source number: 17010.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: WAY.
    Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
  5. Excerpt from John and Prudence (Emrey) Lloyd, Their Descendants, and Some Allied Families by Oliver Weaver, Jr. pg 147.

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