From: Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Corness University
Edited by:John H. Selkreg
Published: d: Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894
George Rhodes, was born November 2, 1821, in the town of Ithaca, and was educated in the district schools, but at an early age he went to work on his father's farm, which he helped to clear. His grandfather bought the farm for his two sons, John and Frederick, the place comprising 314 acres, and in 1853 George R. bought the place of his father and now owns it. Our subject is Democratic in politics. December 14, 1865, he married Hannah M. Tesehmen, daughter. of L. M. Teachmen of Hector, and they have had two daughters, both now married and settled in homes of their own.