Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages


By Eric VanGilder

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  John1 Rhodes was born before 1680 in Augusta County, Virginia, and died November 02, 1748 in Overwharton, Stafford Co., VA.  He married Ann ? Bef. 1705 in Westmoreland Co., VA.

       

Child of John Rhodes and Ann ? is:

+     2                 i.    Moses2 Rhodes, born 1724 in Chester, Pennsylvania; died November 13, 1769 in Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Moses2 Rhodes (John1) was born 1724 in Chester, Pennsylvania, and died November 13, 1769 in Leesburg, Loudon County, Virginia.  He married Mary Mead August 30, 1747 in Farifax County, Virginia, daughter of William Mead and Ellen Worrell.

       

Children of Moses Rhodes and Mary Mead are:

+     3                 i.    William3 Rhodes, born 1752 in Bedford, Virginia; died October 25, 1836 in Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.

        4               ii.    Hannah Rhodes, born 1750 in Bedford, Virginia; died 1855 in Salem, Indiana.  She married Robert Mead December 30, 1769 in Bedford County, Virginia.

        5              iii.    Mary Rhodes, born October 15, 1753 in Virginia; died 1830 in East Fairfield, Fairfield Twnp., Columbiana Co, Ohio.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        3.  William3 Rhodes (Moses2, John1) was born 1752 in Bedford, Virginia, and died October 25, 1836 in Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.  He married (1) Mary Connard.  He married (2) Mary R. Ann Dewitt December 21, 1798.  He married (3) Susannah Amen January 06, 1817.

       

Children of William Rhodes and Mary Connard are:

+     6                 i.    Sanford4 Rhodes, born 1786 in Loudon, Virginia.

        7               ii.    Mary Rhodes, born 1776 in Loudon, Virginia; died Abt. 1836.

        8              iii.    William Rhodes, born Abt. 1777 in Loudon, Virginia.

        9              iv.    Joseph Rhodes, born 1778 in Loudon, Virginia; died 1862.

        10             v.    Zachariah Rhodes, born Abt. 1780 in Loudon, Virginia.

        11            vi.    Eleonor Rhodes, born 1782 in Loudon, Virginia.

        12           vii.    Anna Maria Rhodes, born September 06, 1794 in Loudon, Virginia; died April 02, 1869 in Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        6.  Sanford4 Rhodes (William3, Moses2, John1) was born 1786 in Loudon, Virginia.  He married Margaret Moore October 08, 1812 in Columbiana, Ohio.

 

Notes for Sanford Rhodes:

Sanford Rhodes shows up in the 1850 Census of Ohio in Monroe County in Carlisle Township.

 

Ohio Land records show a purchase of 29.3 Acres on Oct 7, 1834 along the Ohio River survey. Marietta land office record #1685.

       

Child of Sanford Rhodes and Margaret Moore is:

+     13              i.    William5 Rhodes, born May 29, 1833 in Monroe County, Ohio; died March 30, 1889.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

        13.  William5 Rhodes (Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)1 was born May 29, 1833 in Monroe County, Ohio1, and died March 30, 18891.  He married Margaret Louisa Smith1 March 02, 18561, daughter of John Smith and Isabelle Tarleton.

 

More About William Rhodes:

Military service: Bet. August 25, 1864 - June 14, 1865, Sergeant, 176th Ohio Infantry Volunteers

Occupation: Farmer

       

Children of William Rhodes and Margaret Smith are:

+     14              i.    Mansfield6 Rhodes, born November 11, 1856 in Green County, Indiana; died WFT Est. 1899-1948.

        15             ii.    Harmon Rhodes1, born November 12, 1858 in Green County, Indiana1; died 18641.

+     16            iii.    Millard L. Rhodes, born March 10, 1861 in Green County, Indiana; died WFT Est. 1890-1952.

+     17            iv.    Halleck Rhodes, born April 03, 1863; died April 1923.

+     18             v.    Mason Custer Rhodes, born May 17, 1865 in Noble County, Ohio; died 1941.

+     19            vi.    Effie A. Rhodes, born October 06, 1867 in Green County, Indiana; died WFT Est. 1896-1961.

+     20           vii.    Della May Rhodes, born April 17, 1870 in Green County, Indiana; died WFT Est. 1904-1965.

+     21         viii.    James Ora Rhodes, born July 25, 1873 in Green County, Indiana; died 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

+     22            ix.    Ira Irwin Rhodes, born February 26, 1876 in Green County, Indiana; died WFT Est. 1906-1965.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

        14.  Mansfield6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)1 was born November 11, 1856 in Green County, Indiana1, and died WFT Est. 1899-19481.  He married Anna Hannold February 28, 18891.

       

Children of Mansfield Rhodes and Anna Hannold are:

+     23              i.    Frances7 Rhodes, born January 10, 1890; died March 15, 1971.

        24             ii.    William Rhodes1, born November 16, 18911; died January 25, 19641.

        25            iii.    John Rhodes1, born September 23, 18961; died WFT Est. 1917-19861.

 

        16.  Millard L.6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)1 was born March 10, 1861 in Green County, Indiana1, and died WFT Est. 1890-19521.  He married Sue Hannold March 16, 18821.

       

Children of Millard Rhodes and Sue Hannold are:

        26              i.    Leroy7 Rhodes1, born WFT Est. 1878-19071; died WFT Est. 1885-19861.

+     27             ii.    Jesse Rhodes, born December 01, 1886; died WFT Est. 1917-1976.

 

        17.  Halleck6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)1 was born April 03, 18631, and died April 19231.  He married Cora ?.

       

Child of Halleck Rhodes and Cora ? is:

        28              i.    Lola7 Rhodes.

 

        18.  Mason Custer6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)1 was born May 17, 1865 in Noble County, Ohio1, and died 19411.  He married Emma Florence Burch March 05, 1892 in Indiana2, daughter of George Burch and Martha Stone.

 

Notes for Mason Custer Rhodes:

Started the first car dealership in Indiana. He and three of his business partners would take the train to Detroit, buy 5 model T's, disassemble 1 and distribute that amongst the other four Model T's, then drive them back to Indiana.

       

Children of Mason Rhodes and Emma Burch are:

        29              i.    Laverne7 Rhodes3, born 1894; died 1994.

+     30             ii.    Dorothy Lucille Rhodes, born June 06, 1904 in Clear Creek; died August 06, 1997 in Palm Desert, California.

+     31            iii.    Alta Rhodes, born Private.

 

        19.  Effie A.6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)3 was born October 06, 1867 in Green County, Indiana3, and died WFT Est. 1896-19613.  She married (1) ? Breeden.  She married (2) Homer Mood.

       

Children of Effie Rhodes and ? Breeden are:

        32              i.    Clovis7 Breeden.

        33             ii.    Clarice Breeden.

        34            iii.    Genevieve Breeden.

       

Children of Effie Rhodes and Homer Mood are:

        35              i.    Ralph7 Mood.

        36             ii.    Josephine Mood, born January 06, 1893.

 

        20.  Della May6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)3 was born April 17, 1870 in Green County, Indiana3, and died WFT Est. 1904-19653.  She married Will Johnson.

       

Children of Della Rhodes and Will Johnson are:

        37              i.    Alma7 Johnson.

        38             ii.    Ralph Johnson.

        39            iii.    John W. Johnson.

        40            iv.    Rhoda Frances Johnson.  She married Owen Michaels.

 

        21.  James Ora6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)3 was born July 25, 1873 in Green County, Indiana3, and died 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana3.  He married Mary Alma Meyers May 25, 1895 in just outside Redmon, Illinois3, daughter of Emanuel Meyers and Mary Heisey.

       

Children of James Rhodes and Mary Meyers are:

+     41              i.    Hazel Marie7 Rhodes, born January 15, 1896 in Edgar County, Illinois; died September 19, 1993 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

        42             ii.    Wilbur Rhodes3, born November 06, 1899 in Edgar County, Illinois3; died February 1987 in Tampa, Florida3.  He married Marion Bickle.

 

        22.  Ira Irwin6 Rhodes (William5, Sanford4, William3, Moses2, John1)3 was born February 26, 1876 in Green County, Indiana3, and died WFT Est. 1906-19653.  He married Ruth Roberts WFT Est. 1906-19403.

       

Children of Ira Rhodes and Ruth Roberts are:

        43              i.    Maxine7 Rhodes3, born Private.

        44             ii.    Mary Rhodes3, born Private.

        45            iii.    David Rhodes3, born Private.

        46            iv.    Luellen Rhodes3, born Private.

        47             v.    Baby 1 Rhodes.

        48            vi.    Baby 2 Rhodes.

Endnotes

 

1.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #3857, Date of Import: Mar 18, 1998.

2.  Index to Marriage Records, Greene County, Indiana 1821-1920, Vol. 1 Page 120.

3.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #3857, Date of Import: Mar 18, 1998.