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Source: History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1884, page 998.

Charles Frederick Rhodes, farmer, P.O. Beach City, was born in Central America, Nov. 6, 1859. He is a son of Thomas Conrod and Rosanna (Ricker) Rhodes, the former of whom is a native of Ohio, born in Springfield. Our subject's mother was a native of Germany, and came with her parents in 1844, settling near Dover, this county. She was a daughter of Frederick and Mary Catherine (Holl) Ricker, the latter of whom died in Germany. The parents of our subject were married in 1855, and in the same year moved to Central America, where they remained until 1861, removing thence to California, where Mr. Rhodes died. Our subject's father was a photo-artist. Charles was reared in a family of five children, viz.: Nina wife of William H. Kriter; Charles Frederick, our subject; Thomas, deceased; Rosa; and Henry, deceased. On Dec. 18, 1879, our subject was married to Flora, daughter of Benjamin and Catharine (Fisher) Doll. The results of this union have been two children - Thomas Benjamin and Elsie. Mrs. Rhodes belongs to no church as yet. Mr. Rhodes belongs to the Masonic fraternity. Tuscarawas Lodge, No. 59. He has held the office of School Director, and owns a fine farm of 203 acres of fertile, and productive land.

20 Feb. 1860 Rhodes, Isaac Taylor, Sarah R. Devore, J.
17 Oct. 1860 Rhodes, Theodore Snyder, Mary Black, A. G.