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Sanford Rhodes

Male Abt 1789 -


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  • Name Sanford Rhodes 
    Born Abt 1789  Mason County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died
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    Person ID I5  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father William Rhodes,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1825, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah,   b. Between 1766 and 1770,   d. Aft 20 Oct 1831  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1785-1788  Hampshire County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth "Betsey" Hutson,   b. 1790,   d. 1819  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1811  Madison County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Smith 
    Married 29 Aug 1820  Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wayne County, IN Marriage Book ZZ; Page 129
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Shields 
    Married 2 Jul 1824  Jennings County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1600  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served in the War of 1812 as a Pvt. in Capt. John McCord's County of Ohio Militia, out of Champaign County Oh., and in the 19th Regiment of U.S. infantry. Military records show he was born in Mason County, KY, twenty five when he enlisted at ,o in 1814, was six foot tall, had a fair complexion, black eyes, fair hair, and was a farmer by trade. He witnessed a deed along with Conway Rhodes on 28 May 1823, of his parents, Wm and Susannah Rhodes in Champaign County OH., recorded i n Champaign County Deed book Vol. F pg. 313.
      Champaign County OH Common Pleas Court, March Term 1830, Record Book 11, pg. 71-76, "James Dallas admr. of Wm. Rhodes vs Susan Rhodes widow." Lawsuit mentions William Rhodes, and his widow, Susan Rhodes, along with heirs Sanford Rhodes, Will, James Rhodes, Isaac Rhodes, Joseph H. Rhodes, Nancy Largent late Nancy Rhodes wife of William Largent, Polly Wallace late Polly Rhodes wife of John Wallace, Elizabeth Rhodes and Susan King late Susan Rhodeswife of John King, also Nelson Rhode s, James Rhodes and Minerva Rhodes heirs of John Rhodes late of Logan County Decd. plus Samuel, John and James Rhodes heirs of James Rhodes Decd.

      History of Johnson County, Indiana, By Elba L. Branigin, Page 235
      The first school taught on the present site of Moore's Hill was by Sanford Rhodes, in 1820, at seventy-five cents per quarter for each pupil, which was paid mostly in trade.


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