From the book entitled: A Genealogical and Biographical
History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Author: Thomas Cushing
Editor: Thomas Cushing
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com, 2000
Jonn K. Rhodes, farmer, postoffice Mc Keesport, was born May 21, 1827.
in Allegheny county. Pa, His grandfather, Casper Rhodes, of German
descent, came to this county, and was an industrious farmer. His
children were Frederick and Mrs. Katie Webb, Frederick married Jane, a
daughter of Alexander Snodgrass, and they had the following children:
John K., Ann, Presley. Susan, Alexander and Many J. John K. has been a
successful farmer, and owns 154 acres of land. He married Margaret,
daughter of Andrew McClure, whose father was Judge McClure. Mr. and
Mrs. Rhodes have one son, Sylvester E., who married Bell M., daughter
of John Willock, Esq., and they have one son, John K. Mr. Rhodes and
family are members of the Lebanon Church.