Hugh Rea

M, #286, (a 1821 - )

Last Edited=30 Jan 2011
Hugh Rea was born after 1821. He married Sophia Kelsey, daughter of William Kelsey and Mary Emily Knox, after 1848 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

He is listed as an executor of the will of William Kelsey on November 9, 1868 in Lisburn, Down, Northern Ireland.1 He resided in Great Patrick-street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, about 1869.2
For more information see article The Case of the Will of William Kelsey.
Descendants of John Knox of Dromore

Children of Hugh Rea and Sophia Kelsey

  • William Rea
  • Mary Rea (1859 - )


  1. [S440] William Kelsey will (7 February 1869), Last Will and Testement of William Kelsey, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Last Will and Testement of William Kelsey.
  2. [S358] District Probate Registries of Armagh, Belfast and Londonderry from 1858 to c.1900, online…, The Will (with two Codicils) of William Kelsey late of Plantation near Lisburn County Down Gentleman deceased who died 7 February 1869 at same place was proved at Belfast by the oaths of Hugh Rea of Great Patrick-street Belfast Merchant and George Knox of the Maze (Lisburn) County Down Farmer the Executors.