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Mathias RhodesMale 1813 - 1888  (75 years)


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  • Name Mathias Rhodes 
    Born 3 Aug 1813  Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1888  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Reece B Fields Cemetery, Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103  RhodesChris1830
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2006 

    Father Benjamin Rhodes, Sr,   b. Abt 1783, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1851, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Nancy Golden,   b. Abt 1797, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1849, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1820  Madison Co, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1820 Mason Co VA ??
      Rhodes, Benjamin
      1m 10-16
      3m 16-26
      1m 45+
      1f 10-16
      1f 26-45

      1840 Jackson Co
      3m 5-10 Sam, Doc, Chris
      3m 10-15 John, Dan, Ben
      1m 50-60 57y
      1f 0-4 Leticia
      1f 15-20 Mary
      1f 40-50

      1850 Jackson Co, VA pg 63 - #449-450 8/27/1850
      Rodes Benj 67 M Farmer Va
      Rodes Mary A 27 F Ky
      Rodes John 21 M Farmer Ky
      Rodes Christopher, 19 M Farmer Ky
      Rodes Doctor D 17 M Farmer Ky
      Rodes Samuel 15 M Ky
      Rodes Letitia J 12 F Va
      1850 Jackson Co VA Mortality Sch
      Rhodes, Nancy, 52, F, May, KY, fever

      1860 Jackson County
      pg 32 # 296-273
      Rhodes, Christopher, 29, farmer, 1200-150, KY
      John, 31, KY
      Mary A, 39, KY
      Jane, 22, KY

      John House:
      Ben Rhodes was twice married, but I did not learn the names of these wives. His children were:
      Peter Rhodes, went to California.
      Mathias Rhodes, married a Parsons.
      Joe Rhodes, lived on the old home farm.
      Ben Rhodes, married first Patty Parsons, who died, and he later married Hannah, daughter of John P. Parsons.
      John Rhodes, married a Hamilton. He died on Elk Fork in 1910 or 1911, aged eighty four years.
      Christopher Rhodes, married first Sarah Bowles, and later Mary Rollins, widow of John Rollins, whose maiden name was Straley.
      Mary Ann Rhodes, married a Hammond, and went west.
      Jane Rhodes, married a Smith and lived on Kentuck.
      Sam Rhodes married a Hammond, and lived on the Flesher farm at Ripley.
      D.D. Rhodes, married Prudence V. Casto, daughter of John R. Casto. She was born in 1836, and died in 1907. They had eight children.

      Jackson County, West Virginia - Rhoads Cemetery

      Submitted by Jeanie Rhodes , February, 1999

      This cemetery is just behind the Middle School. We transcribed the last 5 stones and did a quick drawing of the cemetery. The rest of the stones were bulldozed into a ditch and covered over years ago.

      The above is a reference to the RHOADS CEMETERY in Ripley, Jackson County, WV.
      The remaining stones are:

      1) Benjamin Rhoads / died Nov. 12, 1851 in the / 67th year of his age. (NOTE:
      The original stone is weathered and standing upright. At its base is a new
      granite stone with the same inscription. The new stone was added in June of
      1998.--JLR)

      2) Nancy, wife of B. Rhoads. / died Sept. 20, 1849 in the 53rd year of her age. (NOTE: The original stone is weathered and standing upright. At its base is a new granite stone with the same inscription. The new stone was added in June of 1998.--JLR)

      3) Blank stone on the ground. (from the family record of Mark Rhodes, this
      stone once read: William Rhoads, son of B & N. Rhoads / died 1844 in the 20th year of his age.)

      4) M. R. (small, rough stone, upright)

      5) Blank, small, rough, upright stone)

      You may list me as the contact on this cemetery and if there are questions I can't answer, I will forward them to Mr. Rhodes (above).

      I hope this helps someone.
      Jeanie Rhodes
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha "Patsy" Parsons,   b. Abt 1816,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Feb 1840  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • JCMR
      Rodes, Matthias
      Parsons, Martha 2/24/1840

      1840 Jackson Co
      1m 20-30
      1f 20-30

      1850 Jackson Co, VA # 79-82 8/1/1850
      Rhodes Mathew 41 M Farmer Va
      Rhodes Martha 34 F Va
      Rhodes Peter 33 [?] M Va
      Rhodes Mary J 7 F Va
      Rhodes Thomas 4 M Va
      [These ages are wrong. Mathew was the son of the family before - brother Joseph's and the age is 2/12. The 2 crosses the bar and makes it look like a 4. Mathias' name was omitted and the ages are off by one person. Should be Mathias 34, Martha 33, Peter 7, Mary J 4, and Thomas would have been about 2]

      1860 Roane Co, VA # 632
      Rhodes Mathias 46 Farmer Rockbridge Va.
      Martha 44, (Parsons); m Mathias. s. Benj. Rhodes 2/24/1840 Mason Co.
      Peter 17 Jackson Co.Union Army
      Thomas 12 Jackson
      Sarah A. 10 Jackson
      Martha 6 Jackson
      [Mary J died 5/28/1860, so just missed being on the census]

      1870 Harper, Roane, WV # 60-66
      Rhodes, M 54 June Va
      Martha 54 Aug WV
      Martha 16 June WV
      Alice S 9 Sept WV
      Anderson, Wm 9 Dec WV

      1880 Census Place: Harper, Roane, West Virginia Page 41C
      Mathias RHODS Self M M W 66 VA
      Martha RHODS Wife F M W 64 WV
      Elijah TAYLOR SonL M M W 23 WV
      Frona A. TAYLOR Dau F M W 22 WV
      Cora A. TAYLOR GDau F S W 2 WV
    Children 
     1. Peter Rhodes,   b. Abt 1843, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1862, Buffalo, Putnam Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
     2. Mary Jane Rhodes,   b. Abt 1846, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1860, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 14 years)
    +3. Thomas Edward Rhodes,   b. 24 Oct 1848, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1920, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +4. Sarah Ann Rhodes,   b. 18 Jan 1851, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1919  (Age 68 years)
    +5. Martha M Rhodes,   b. Jun 1853, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John H Rhodes,   b. Abt 1856, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1860, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     7. Margaret E Rhodes,   b. 24 Jun 1859, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1859, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Alice Sophronia Rhodes,   b. Sep 1861, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Census.

    2. [S21] Kay Anderson Melvin.

    3. [S88] William Rhodes Jr.

    4. [S11] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.