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Christopher RhodesMale Abt 1772 - 1858  (~ 86 years)


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  • Name Christopher Rhodes 
    Born Abt 1772  Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1858  Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I238  RhodesChris1830
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2007 

    Father Christopher RHODES,   d. 17 Dec 1830, Botetourt Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1810 Botetourt Co, VA
      Christ.r Roads
      5m 16-25
      1m 26-44
      1m 45+
      2f 16-25
      1f 45+

      1820 Botetourt Co VA
      Christian Rhodes
      3m 26-45
      2m 45+
      2f 26-45
      5 in agriculture

      1830 Botetourt Co VA
      Christopher Rhodes
      3m 30-40
      1m 40-50
      1m 100+
      2f 10-15
      1f 20-30
      1f 40-50
      1f 50-60
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Peters,   b. Abt 1790 OR 1777, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1801  Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Data Source: Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850
      CHRISTOPHER RODES CATHERINE PEETERS 2 Jun 1801 Rockbridge

      Christopher Rhodes:
      1810 Rockbridge co. Va. 1m 0-10 1m 26-45 4f 0-10 2f 26-45
      1820 Rockbridge co. Va. 2m 0-10 1m 16-26 1m 45-up 5f 0-10 1f 10-16 1f 16-26 1f 26-45

      10/11/1837 Rockbridge co. Va. Deed Book V p 163 sold to John A. Reynolds
      They came from near Natural Bridge to Wood co. (now Jackson Co, WV) Va.

      1830 Rockbridge Co, VA
      Christopher Rhodes
      1m 5-10
      1m 10-15
      1m 20-30
      1m 50-60
      1f 0-5
      1f 5-10
      1f 10-15
      3f 15-20
      2f 20-30
      1f 40-50

      1840 Jackson co. Va. #216
      1m 10-15
      1m 15-20
      1m 70-80 no females
      Next are Benjamin Roads, then Peter Roads, Samuel was 2nd before Chris.

      1850 Jackson co #451-456 8/27/1850
      Rodes Christipher, 78 M Farmer Va, can't r/w, deaf
      Rodes Catherine 60 F Va can't r/w
      Rodes Sophia 38 F Va can't r/w
      Rodes Jacob 24 M Farmer Va
      Rodes Polly 22 F Va can't r/w
      Rodes Peter 60 M Farmer Va can't r/w
      Tolly Gilbert 13 M Va

      1860 Jackson, VA # 955-900 living with Watson & Mary Rollins
      Catherine, 83
      Sophia, 48

      JCWR:
      Christopher Rhodes, appraisal Feb 1859; died Nov 1858

      Will, 9/1/1854, prv, Mar term 1858
      2 daughters now living with me: Peggy Rollins & Sophia Rhodes (single dau)
      property not subject to debts of Polly's husband Watson Rollins or Sophia's if she marries
      wife Catherine
      friend RR Riley, Exec


      Know all men by these present that we Christopher Rhodes & Christian Varner are held and firmly bound to James Monroe governor of the commonwealth of Virginia or his successor in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to which payment well & truly to be made we bind ourselves our Heirs Execution & jointly and severally firmly by these present Witness our hands and seald this 2nd Day of May in 1801
      The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be esteminized between the above bounded Christophber Rhodes & Catherine Peters daughter of Jonas Peters Decd.

      If thereforethere shall be no lawful cause to the same then this obligation to be void or else remain in full force.

      teste Christoph ?

      A. M. Reid Jr. C. E ?

      Christoph Rhodes' last will & Testament
      In the name of God, Ame. I Christopher Rhodes of the County of Jacko in the state of Virginia being of sound mind and meory butbeing weak in body and calling to mind the uncertainty of human life and wishing to make a proper distribution and arrangement of such worldly good as I am possessed of do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in maner and form folling that is I say.

      I will and desire that my funeral expenses shall be first paid but if my two daughters now linving with me Polly Rollins and my single daughter Sophia shall settle the expenses attending my funeral and burial then I will and bequeath to my said two daughters all my estate both real and personal of every kind and description considering as I conscientiouly do that I do not owe anything to any man on earth and therefore deem it unnescessary to make any arrangement or provision for the payment of debts. But in making the above bequest to my said two daughters I desire that the estate thus devised shall remain the property of my said two daughters and not subject to the control of or bleable: for the debts of Watson Rollins, the husband of Polly Rollins or the husband of Sophia if she should here after marry. Nor is it my desire to interfere with the dower right of my beloved wife Catharine who I will and desire shall receive her legal share of all my estate.
      Lastly I nominate and appoint my friend R. R. Riley executor of this my last will and testament and hereby revoking all to give bond and security uipon gualifing as such ex
      My seal this 1 day of Sept 1854,
      Christopher S his mark Rhodes

      Signed Sealed and acknowledged in the presence of us who at his instance and in his presence have subscrited our names as witness
      Robt R. Riley
      Andrew Waugh

      Virginia Jackson Co.
      March First 1858
      The last will and testament of Christopher Rhodes ded was this day produced in court and proven by the oaths of Andrew Waugh and R. r. Riley subscribing witness there and order to be recorded and on the motion of the said R. R. Riley executor there in named who tookthe oath as prescribed by law certificate is granted him for obtaining probate of the said willl in due form the said decedent having reauested on his said mile? that his said executor should not upon his qualifying give bond and security as such ex.
      A Copy
      Teste Jas Greer ClerkVa:Big Sandy INDEX_90.Preparer:Index of Names31 January 2012PAGE33T VaRockbridge Co. Catherine Peters and Christopher Marion Rhodes were married on 2 Jun 1801 in Rockbridge Co., Va.

    Children 
     1. Benjamin Rhodes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Madeline Rhodes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Girl 1 Rhodes,   b. Between 1801 and 1804,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Girl 2 Rhodes,   b. Between 1801 and 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Girl 3 Rhodes,   b. Between 1801 and 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Girl 4 Rhodes,   b. Between 1801 and 1810,   d. Bef 1820  (Age ~ 18 years)
    +7. Margaret Rhodes,   b. 1805, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1893, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Boy 2 Rhodes,   b. Between 1810 and 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Girl 5 Rhodes,   b. Between 1810 and 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. Sarah Elizabeth Rhodes,   b. Abt 1811, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     11. Sophia Rhodes,   b. Abt 1812, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +12. Nancy Rhodes,   b. Abt 1813, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +13. James C M Rhodes,   b. Abt 1819, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1888  (Age ~ 69 years)
    +14. Peter Rhodes,   b. 1824, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1922, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     15. Girl 9 Rhodes,   b. Between 1825 and 1830,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +16. Jacob Rhodes,   b. Abt 1826, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +17. Mary 'Polly' Rhodes,   b. Abt 1828, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • War of 1812

      Will pg 48 1 Sept 1854
      wife Catherine, daughters Polly Rollins and Sophia Rhodes, son-in-law Watson Rollins, R. R. Riley, Executor, Witnesses Robert R Riley & Andrew Waugh; Probated Mar 1858

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Will Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S31] IGI.