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From the book entitled: History of the Descendants of Christian Wenger Who Emigrated from Europe to Lancaster County, Pa.
Authors    Jonas G. Wenger, Martin d: Wenger, Joseph H. Wenger
Publisher    BiblioBazaar, LLC, 2009
ISBN    1113761148, 9781113761149

No. 92.   Fourth Generation.   63. 4)   Elisabeth Beery (twin to her sister Barbara), born near Harrisonburg, Va., Jan. 4. 1825, died Sept 16, 1873; was married in the fall of 1845 to Joseph
Rhodes.   They were Mennonites   Their children are-
1 Abraham b: Rhodes, born Mar 8, 1848.   No 789.
2 David b: Rhodes, born May 18. 1851.   No 790.
3 Anna Rhodes, born Nov 19. 1852   No 791
4 Levi S Rhodes, born Sept 6, 1854   No 792
5 Mary Rhodes. born in Aug. 12. 1856    Died in 1859
6 Anthony Rhodes, born in Oct 22, 1858    No 793.
7 Amml Rhodes, born Apr 12, 1800    No 794
8    Hiram Rhodes, born Apr. 8, 1862.   No 795
9 Elisabeth Rhodes, born Sept 16, 1865    No. 796,
10 J Perry Rhodes, born Oct 22, 1867

No. 121.   Fifth Generation.   83.
2) Joseph Wenger, born near Edom, Va, Oct. 28, 1860, was married Dec. 21. 1871, to Anna M. Rhodes, his first wife, who died May 17, 1896. See No. 658; they were cousins and come in history both ways. Their children are:
1. Clara A. Wenger, born Oct. 19, 1872.   No. 819.
2. Charles R. Wenger, born Sept. 16, 1874.   No. 820.
3. Joseph L. Wenger, born Apr. 19, 1876.  No. 821.
4. Byrd W. Wenger, b: Sept. 29, 1877.   Lives in Illinois.
5. Emma C. Wenger, born Aug. 21, 1880.   No. 822.
6. Isaac Howard Wenger, b: Oct. 21, 1882. d: Feb. 24, 1899.
7. Infant son, born Dec. 30, 1883.   Died Feb. 2, 1884.
8. Anna Pearl Wenger, born Aug. 4, 1886. Single in Va.
9. Jacob Owen Wenger, b: Jan. 31, 1889. Single in Va. He was married to Mrs. Etta M. Lutholtz, his second wife, Feb. 10, 1898.   One child (1900):
30. Owen M. Wenger, born Dec. 22, 1898.

No. 125.   Fifth Generation.  83.
7) David Wenger, born near Edom, Va., Apr. 20, 1863, was married Nov. 14, 1895, to Dora b:
Rhodes. P. O. address, Llnville Depot, Rockingham Co., Va.  Their children are:
1. Barbara Matilda Wenger, born Aug. 27, 1896.
2. Dewitt Wenger. born Oct. 3, 1897.
3. William Roy Wenger. born Mar. 4, 1899.

No. 165. Fourth Generation. 64. 2) Anna Beery, born near Edom, Rockingham Co., Va., Aug. 13, 1822, and died Sept. 3, 1876; was married Oct. 2, 1847, to Peter Rhodes, born Nov. 5, 1824, died Apr. 7, 1863. They were Mennonites. Address, Harrisonburg, Va. Their children are:
1. Solomon E. Rhodes, born Dec. 2, 1848." No. 641.
2. Frances A. Rhodes, born May 11, 1850.   No. 642.
3. John A. Rhodes, born Nov. 12, 1851.  No. 643.
4. Martin b: Rhodes, born Jan. 6, 1853.   No. 644.
5. Elisabeth J. Rhodes, born July 23, 1854.   No. 645.
6. Lydia A. Rhodes, born Mar. 19, 1856.  No. 646.
7. Simon P. Rhodes, b: Nov. 7, 1857. Died Jan. 35, 1863.
8. Mary M. Rhodes, born Dec. 8, 1859.   No. 647.
9. Ida C. Rhodes, born Jan. 8, 1862.   No. 648.
10. Emanuel d: Rhodes, horn Oct. 5. 1863. Died in Missouri. Jan. 14. 1889.

No. 167.   Fourth Generation.   64.
4) Sarah Beery, born near Edom, Va., Feb. 4, 1826, and died Feb. 3, 1864; was married Oct. 26, 1849, to Jacob C. Rhodes, born near Broadway, Va,, died May 6, 1850. They were Mennonites and lived at Edom, Va.  
Their children
(all born at Edom, Va.) are:
1. Sophia C. Rhodes, born Nov. 17, 1850.   No. 657.
2. Anna M. Rhodes, born Oct. 17, 1852.   No. 658.
3. Emma S. Rhodes, born Mar. 29, 1856.  No. 659.
4. Clara A. Rhodes, b: May 26. 1861. Died Mar. 18, 1863.
5. Sallie A. Rhodes, born Oct 23, 1862.   No. 660.

No. 168. Fourth Generation. 64.
Hannah Beery, born near Edom, Va., Jan. 26, 1828, and died Sept. 19, 1892; was married Dec. 4, 1851, to Anthony Rhodes, born near Broadway, Va., Mar. 1, 1828, died May 7, 1892. Hannah was a Mennonite. Address, Edom, Va.   Their children (all born near Edom, Va.) are:
1. Laura E. Rhodes, born Nov. 1, 1852. d: Apr. 26, 1862.
2. Franklin R. Rhodes, born Apr. 18, 1854.  No. 661.
3. Isaac Newton Rhodes, born Jan. 26, 1856.   No. 662.
4. Maggie A. Rhodes, born Jan. 22, 1858.   No. 663.
5. Samuel J. Rhodes, born May 15, 1860.   No. 664.
6. Ida F. Rhodes, born Nov. 29, 1861.   No. 665.
7. Charles L. Rhodes, born Oct. 27, 1863.   No. 666.
8. Minnie H. Rhodes, born Sept. 26, 1865.   Single.
9. Ettie C. Rhodes, born Mar. 3, 1867.   Single.
10. Allie S. Rhodes, born Jan. 4, 1869.  Died Jan. 7, 1890.

No. 169. Fourth Generation. 64. 6) Susana Beery, born near Edom, Va.. Jan. 20, 1825, d.ed Jan. 13, 1898; was married Jan. 2, 1848, to Martin Brenneman. born near Edom, Va., Feb. 9, 1820, died Jan. 24, 1898, eleven days after his wife died. They lived near Edom, Va., until April 12, 1898, when they emigrated to Martin, Ray Co., Mo., and after a number of years, moved to the vicinity of Polo, Caldwell Co., Mo., at which place they spent the remainder of their lives. In 1853 they united with the Mennonite church in Virginia, but as there wore no Mennonites In the part of Missouri In which they lived, they in 1881 united with the Dunltard Brethren church and lived consecrated Christian lives. Their children were all born In Virginia, except Mary E., the tenth.
1. John Simon Brenneman, b: Mar. 17,'50. d: Jan. 25/52.
2. Anthony A. Brenneman, born Feb. 14, 1852. No. 667.
3. Jacob H. Brenneman, born Mar. 29, 1854.   No. 609.
4. Fannie A. Brenneman, born Sept. 4, 1856.   No. 073.

No. 172.   Fourth Generation.   64.
9) Catharine Beery, born near Edom, Va., Sept. 29, 1833; married Oct. 16. 1853, to Jacob S. Rhodes, born Apr. 22, 1827, died July 23, 1899.   Dunkards.   Address, Broadway, Va.   Their children are:
1. Infant daughter, b: May 12, 1855.  Died May 13, 1855.
2. Emmer b: Rhodes, born May 23, 1856.   No. 695.
3. Marion b: Rhodes, born Nov. 24, 1857.   No. 696.
4. Virginia F. Rhodes, born July 3, 1859.  No. 697.
5. Alice M. Rhodes, born Apr. 4, 1861.   No. 698.
6. Raleigh N. Rhodes, born Sept. 8, 1862.   No. 699.
7. infant son, born Feb. 2, 1865.  Died Feb. 10, 1865.
8. Luther H. Rhodes, born Nov. 11, 1867.  No. 700.
9. Ira J. Rhodes, born June 10, 1871.   No. 701.

No. 231.   Fifth Generation.  74.
1) Gideon Wonger, born Mar. 1, 1843, at Dayton, Rockingham Co., Va„ was married in 1868, to Catharine E. Rhodes (Mennonite). his first wife, who died Nov. 15, 1878. In 1880 he was married to Catharine Virginia Coiner, his second wife, born In 1852, in Augusta
Co., Va. The children through Catharine E. Rhodes were:
1. John Daniel Wenger. b: June 1, 1869.   P. Jan. 1, 1879.
2. Elisabeth Frances Wenger, born Aug. 15, 1870.
3. Sarah Luella Wenger, born Feb. 22. 1872.
4. Rhodes Solomon Wenger, born Feb. 8, 1874.
5. Marvin Clcophns Wenger, born Apr. C, 1876.
6. Catharine Anna Wenger, born Oct 27, 1878. Died Nov. 2, 1887.

No. 644.   Fifth Generation.   165. 4) Martin B. Rhodes, born Jan. C, 1853; married Elisabeth Brunk, Oct. 10. 1878.   Address, Daylon, Va.

No. 645.   Fifth Generation.   165. 6)  Elisabeth J. Rhodes, born July 23, 1854; married Levi Rhodes, Feb. 20, 1877.   Address. Harrisonburg, Va.

No. 646.   Fifth Generation.   165.
6) Lydia A, Rhodes, born Mar. 19, 1850; married J. b: Heatwolc. July 16, 1880.   Mt. Clinton, Va.

No. 647.   Fifth Generation.   165.
8) Mary M. Rhodes, born Dec. 8. 1859; married R. S. Rhodes, Sept. 6, 1878. Their have 15 children living, but are not reported. Address. Mole Hill. Va.

No. 648.   Fifth Generation.   165.
9) Ida C. Rhodes, born Jan. 8, 1862; married Erasmus Shank, Aug. 16, 1862, minister in the
Mennonite church. Address, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Va. See No. 654, They are cousins, and come In the record both ways.

No. 657.   Fifth Generation.    167.
1) Sophia C. Rhodes, born at Edom, Va, Nov. 17, 1850; married John T. Roudabush. Feb. C. 1876. Brooklyn. Iowa.

No. 658.   Fifth Generation.   167.
2) Anna M. Rhodes, born at Edom. Va., Oct. 17, 1852. died May 17. 1890; married Joseph Wenger, Dec. 21, 1871. Linville Slation, Va. See No. 121; cousins, and come in the history both ways. Address (Jan. 1903), Turleytown, Rockingham Co., Va.

No. 659.   Fifth Generation.   167.
3) Emma S. Rhodes, born at Edom. Va., Mar. 29, 1856; married R. K. Brown, Nov. 25, 1875. He is a miller at Dalion, Florida.

No. 660.    Fifth Generation.   167.
5) Sallie A. Rhodes, born at Edom, Va., Oct. 23, 1862; married Wm. H. Speck, Feb. 15, 1893.
Merchant at Dalton, Florida.

No. 661.   Fifth Generation.   168.
2) Franklin R. Rhodes, born near Edom, Va., Apr. 18, 1854; married Laura W. Wood. Nov. 18, 1879.  Unvllle, Va.

No. 662.   Fifth Generation.   168.
3) Isaac N. Rhodes, born near Edom, Va., Jan. 26, 1856; married Rebecca Zirklc. Nov. 5, 1885.  Linville, Va.

No. 663.   Fifth Generation.   168.
A)  Maeele A. Rhodes, born near Edom. Va,. Jan. 22.1858; married John Hinton, Nov. 18. 1879. Merchant at Basic City. Va.

No. 664.   Fifth Generation.   168.
5) Samuel J. Rhodes, born near Edom, Va... May 15, 1860; married Catharine Niswander. Oct. 27. 1890. Near Linvilla. Va.

No. 665.   Fifth Generation.   168.
6) Ida P. Rhodes, born near Edom. Va., Nov. 29. 1861; married Lewis Driver. Oct. S. 1889. Address. Mt. Clinton, Virginia.

No. 666.   Fifth Generation.   168.
7) Charles L. Rhodes, born near Edom. Va.. Oct. 27. 1863; married Ora V. Smith. May 26. 1896. Milling business, near Edom. Va..

No. 792.   Fifth Generation.   92.
4) Levi S. Rhodes, born near Harrisonburg, Va., Sept. C, 1854; was married Dec. 13. 1877. to Dorcas Simmers, born Feb. 1859. 
Their children:
L Sallie E. Rhodes, born Oct. 29, 1878.  No. 797.
2. Ollie d: Rhodes, born June 5, 1880.
3. Jacob L. Rhodes, born Nov. 19,1882.
4. Bertie M. Rhodes, born Oct. 3, 1884.
5. Alfred K. Rhodes, born Dec. 14, 1886.
6. Charles L. Rhodes, born June 20, 1889.
7. Clarence H. Rhodes, born June 5, 1892. S. Mabel Edith Rhodes, born July 5, 1897.

No. 793.   Fifth Generation.   92.
6) Anthony Rhodes, born near Harrisonburg, Va.. Oct 22. 1858; married Ida E. Bush, Feb. 18, 1883. Undertaker and embalmer, in Broadway, Rockingham Co., Va. Their children:
1. Berlie Bush Rhodes, born Jan. 25. 1884; died July 19, 1895. Berlie was a bright boy. His mind seemed lo bo developed beyond his years, and he was a devoted factor in the Sunday-school.
His death was rather sudden, as his sickness was of only a few hours' duration.
2. Myrtle Frances Rhodes, born July 26, 1885; united with the U. B. church at Broadway, Va.. Apr. 19, 1398.
3. James Joseph Rhodes, born May 8, 1887.
4. Leslie Donovan Rhodes, born Aug. 17, 1889; united with the U. B. church, Apr. 20, 1902.
5. Sallie H. Rhodes, born Aug. 2, 1891.
C. Trovilla G. Rhodes, born Mar. 8, 1895.
' No. 794.   Fifth Generation.   92.
7) Ararai Rhodes, born near Harrisonburg, Va., Apr. 12, 1860; married Clara Hilbard, of Onarga, Ill., Dec. 25, 1884. They have no children, except an adopted daughter, Myrtle.

No. 795.   Fifth Generation.   92.
8) Hiram Rhodes, horn near Harrisonburg, Va., Apr. 8, 1862. In 1880 he went to Illinois. On Sept. 9, 1886, he married Mary J. Follz, who was born in Pennsylvania, Sept. 6, 1863. They moved to Danforth, Ill., Jan. 1. 1887; in the winter of 1890 to Kingsley, Iowa; in the spring of 1891 to Galva, Ida Co., Iowa, where they now reside. Members of the M. E. church.  Their
children:
1. Joseph Ray Rhodes, born at Danforth, Ill., Jan. 29, 1888; died May C, 1892.
2. Emery Lee Rhodes, b: at Danforth, Ill., Sept. 18. 1889.
3. Ruby Pearl Rhodes, born at Galva, Ia., Mar. 12, 1893.

No. 796.   Fifth Generation.   92.
Elisabeth Rhodes, born near Harrisonburg. Va., Sept. 16, 1865; married Jacob Martin, Dec. 9, 1888.   Their children:
1. Perry S. Martin, born Mar. 5, 1890.
2. Essa May Martin, born Aug. 27, 1893.
3. Ammi Rhodes Martin, born Aug. 21, 1898.
4. Anna Elisabeth Martin, born Dec. 30, 1901.

No. 797.   Sixth Generation.  792. 1)  Sallie Elisabeth Rhodes, born Oct. 29, 1878; was married Mar. 14, 1899. to Charles Ottobine Taylor, born Oct. 4, 1877.

No. 798.   Fifth Generation.   191. 1)   Sallie A. Rodgers, born Mar. 14, 1845;   married Robert McDowell, Sept. 25, 1886.   They have two boys. Presbyterians.   Address, Ronceverte, W. Va.