From: History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania
Published: Warner, Beers & Co.,
James G. Rhodes, farmer, P. 0. Cambridgeboro, was born in Connecticut, June 5, 1808; son of Jonathan and Mary (Young) Rhodes, who settled in what is now Cambridge Township, this county, in 1835, on the tract now owned by his sons, James G. and Jonathan S. and Zadock's widow. THey were parents of nine children: James G., Zadock, deceased; Amy, wife of Samuel B., Thomas, in Missouri; Hiram b: (deceased); Jonathan S.: Lydia, wife of John Waterhouse, in LeBceuf Township, Erie Co., Penn.; Catherine, wife of Hiram Isherwood, of Cambridge Township, this county; Caroline, wife of William Laugherty, of Rockdale Township, this county; Violetta, wife of Christopher Warren, in LeBoeuf, Erie Co., Penn. Our subject was married November 14, 1851, to Sally, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Anderson) Daniel, early settiers of Rockdale Township, this county, the former a native of Bucks County, this State, the latter a native of Virginia. By this marriage there were eight children: Daniel (deceased); Hiram, married Viola Drake; George, married Alice Campbell (now deceased); Elizabeth, wife of Charles Campfield, of Rockdale Township, this county; Anna (deceased); Mary; Rio and John. Mr. Rhodes has resided on his present place ever since he came to this county with his parents in 1835. He has been Constable, Supervisor and School Director of Rockdale Township, this county, and has held other minor offices. In politics he is a Republican.