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Traveling the back roads of rural Wisconsin
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A rural Irish country cottage
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Show me first the graveyards of a country and I will tell you the true character of the people ~ Benjamin Franklin

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This is Bonneyville Mill which is located near Bristol, IN

Month: December 2008

Biographies of William Henry Rhodes, & Emanuel William Rhoden

Thanks to Wayne Rhodes of the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia for bringing us the following data. Check out their website at www.jmlibrary.org.
Both of the following links are biographies taken from History of Colquitt County (GA), by Covington, W. A., (Atlanta, GA: Foote and Davies Co., 1937).
Biography of William Henry Rhodes
Biography of Emanuel William Rhoden

Descendants of Frederick Rhodes of Lincoln Co., NC

Thanks to Wayne Rhodes of the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia for bringing us the following data. Check out their website at www.jmlibrary.org.
General Notes: All notes on Frederick Rhodes and his descendants from:
Sherrill, William Lander, Annals of Lincoln County, North Carolina: containing interesting and authentic facts of Lincoln County history through the years 1749 to 1937 (Charlotte, N.C.: Observer Print. House, 1937), p p. 363-367.
The Rhodes family, prominent in Lincoln County since the pioneer, Frederick Rhodes, settled on Hoyle’s Creek about 1750.
The site is located at: http://rhodesfamily.org/frederick_rhodes/

Will of Tholemiah Rhodes of Loudoun Co., VA, 1821

Thanks to Pat Duncan for this data! (Note: she is not a Rhodes researcher). Pat writes Loudoun Co., VA references. If you have questions concerning Loudoun Co., VA records, please email Pat directly If you have questions concerning Loudoun Co., VA records, please email Pat directly at gennutldn @ msn.com.

From “Index to Loudoun Co Wills 1757-1850” by Hutchison:

Tholemiah RHODES
Book:Page O:238
Date of will: 13 Jan 1821
Received in Court: 10 Mar 1823
Anna Boley, Daughter
Samuel Rhodes, Son
Ruth Allemong, Daughter
Ruth Rhodes, alias Allemong, Daughter
Letitia Jones, Gr-Daughter
Sarah Cochran, Daughter
Randolph Rhodes, Son
Mary Jones, Daughter
Cochran, James, executor
Mary Rhodes, Gr-Daughter, daughter of John
Tholemiah Rhodes, Gr-Son, son of John
John Rhodes, Son, dec’d.
Sarah Rhodes, alias Cochran, Daughter
Anna Rhodes, alias Boley, Daughter
Eustius Howard Rhodes, Son
Mary Rhodes, alias Jones, Daughter
Adams, William, witness
Wornell, John, witness
Fulton, Mahlon, witness
Daughter Mary JONES (given Negro girl Eddy), son Randolph RHODES (Exor & given Negro boy Bill), Tholemiah RHODES (given Negro boy Daniel). Exor Samuel RHODES. $15000 bond, security Jacob SILCOT, Saml. CHINN, John H. BUTCHER & Charles RASSEL.

Thanks again Pat!

1808 name change: from PRICE to RHODES in NC

Thanks to Philip Wayne Rhodes of the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia for bringing this to our attention. Check out their website at www.jmlibrary.org.
In the Pitt County (NC) Genealogical Quarterly, Vol. 8, no. 4 (Nov. 2001), there is an index to selected records in the North Carolina General Assembly Session Records, NC Archives, Raleigh, NC. On page 18 there is the following entry:

Nov-Dec 1808

Box 1

?Change name of William PRICE and Henry PRICE to William RHODES and Henry RHODES?

There was no county named in the item, so it would be difficult to determine exactly where these two people were located without examining the document. Is there someone near Raleigh who could check this out? It would appear to be an adoption proceeding ? but who knows?

Thanks for the heads-up Wayne!

Miscellanies records of Randolph and Mary (Gardner/Bristow) Rhodes of Middlesex Co., Virginia

15 May 1737 RANDOLPH RHODES married MARY BRISTOW (widow of NICHOLAS BRISTOW), in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co., Virginia. (Parish Register, p. 169).

15 Mar. 1738 THOLOMIAH, son of RANDOLPH and MARY (GARDNER/BRISTOW) RHODES, was born; baptized 2 April 1738; in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co., Virginia. (Parish Register, p. 147).

18 Feb. 1739/40 RANDOLPH, son of RANDOLPH and MARY (GARDNER/BRISTOW) RHODES, was born in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co., Virginia. (Parish Register, p. 150).

16 June 1743 ANN, daughter of RANDOLPH and MARY (GARDNER/BRISTOW) RHODES, was born in Christ Church Parish, Middlesex Co., Virginia. (Parish Register, p. 155).

4 Apr. 1749 Middlesex Co., Virginia (Will Book D, 1748-1760):
(p. 47) Henry Johnson, guardian to Sarah Rhodes, orphan of RANDOLPH RHODES. Wit: Thomas Price.

Biography and Census Record of George A. Rhoades

Thanks to Wayne Rhodes of the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia for bringing us the following data. Check out their website at www.jmlibrary.org.

Below comes from the page: http://www.rhodesfamily.org/bio_george_a_rhoades.php, Biography and Census Record of George A. Rhoades

1900 Census, OKLAHOMA, Osage Nation, T-623, Roll 1344, p. 174
Dwelling 641, Family 651

John E. Rhodes, born Feb 1845, age 55, married 33 years, farmer, born Missouri, parents born Kentucky
Sarah E. Rhodes, wife, born May 1849, age 51, eight children, six
children living, born Missouri, parents born Kentucky
William E. Rhodes, son, born Nov 1867, age 32, farmer, born Kansas
Katherine Rhodes, daughter, born Nov 1878, age 21, born Kansas
George A. Rhodes, son, born Apr 1881, age 19, farm laborer, born Kansas
Bertie F. Rhodes, son, born Feb 1884, age 16, farm laborer, born Kansas
Luna M. Rhodes, daughter, born Feb 1884, age 16, born Kansas

For more data go to the aforementioned link.

Biography of Daniel Rhoads from Anderson, Indiana, 1893

The following is a quote from the biography: “a native of Montgomery County, Ohio, and born November 8, 1839, is the son of Benneville and Mary Rhoads, who for years made their home in the Buckeye State. The father and mother were both natives of Buck County, Pa., and were descendants of lines of sturdy ancestors who from the early settlement of the United States”.
To read the article in its entirety go here:
http://rhodesfamily.org/bio_daniel_rhoads.php

Rhodes/Roads Marriage Records of Duplin County North Carolina

Thanks to Wayne Rhodes of the Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia for bringing us the following data. Check out their website at www.jmlibrary.org.
A new page, the name says it all “Rhodes/Roads Marriage Records of Duplin County North Carolina”, its at http://rhodesfamily.org/rhodes_duplin_nc.php

All the best, Carl