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From the book entitled: History of Noble County, Ohio
Publisher: L. H. Watkins, 1887

William W. Rhodes, who died in 1884, was an early settler, and a prominent citizen. lie was born near Washington, d: C., in 1804; removed to Noble County from Belmont County in 1828, and soon after married Ann Rich. To them were born eleven children, five of whom are living — Jane (Secrest), George R., Lydia A. (Hellyer), William II. and Jeremiah R. His first wife died in 1846. and in 1848 he married Cynthia A. Morris. They had ten children, all still living, four of them in Noble County, viz.: Ann (Baker), Fremont, Brough and Downey. His wife died in 1882. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. For several terms he held the office of Infirmary director.