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From: History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania Illustrated
Published: Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago; 1895

Zadock Rhodes, deceased, was born in Sterling, Conn., August 25, 1811, son of Jonathan and Mary (Young) Rhodes, who settled in Rockdale, now Cambridge Township, this county, in 1835. He was married January 21, 1841, to. Elizabeth, daughter of William and Rebecca (Isherwood) Waterhouse, of LeBoeuf Township, Erie Co., Penn. By this union were six children: Amy (deceased); Lewis (deceased); Almina F.; Young J., married to Anne Porter; Ida M., wife of Eugene Drake, and Allen. Those now living reside in Cambridge Township, this county. Mr. Rhodes held the office of Road Commissioner and School Director of his township several terms. In politics he was a Democrat. He died July 12, 1870, in his fifty ninth year. His widow resides on the old homestead.