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1 Charleston Daily Mail Tues. Evening June 19, 1956 Pg. 1

AUTO KILLS SLIP HILL MAN

Sister Of Victim Dies Uninformed

John Franklin Rhodes, 87, of Slip Hill, on the Sissonville Road, was fatally injured yesterday when struck by an automobile while walking along U. S. 21 near his home. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Staats Hospital.

His sister, Mrs. Martha Alice (Lula) Haynes, 70, of Slip Hill, who had been critically ill in a Charleston Hospital for three months, died last night without learning of the death of her brother.

She, like her brother, was native of Jackson County. She had lived in Kanawha County 40 years. She was a member of Greenlee Chapel Methodist Church.

Dr. Goff P. Lilly, county coroner, said Rhodes suffered fractures of the skull, neck, spine and both legs.

The car driver was identified by Trooper J. C. Boland as Edsel Blizzard, 19, of 1204 West Ave. He said the accident occurred when Blizzard swerved to avoid an automobile stopped in the highway in front of him. He was not charged.

It was the 16th highway fatality of the year in Kanawha County.

Rhodes was a retired farmer. He had lived the greater portion of his life in Kanawha County.

Surviving Mrs. Haynes are four sons, Russell of Slip Hill, Leslie of Tyler Mountain, Benny of Kanawha Two-Mile and Allen of Chillicothe, 0.; five daughters, Mrs. Virgie Wandling of Slip Hill, Mrs.

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Nellie Wheeler and Mrs. Glenda Nottingham of Kanawha Two-Mile, Mrs. Goldie Holmes of Parkersburg and Mrs. Norma Marcum of Weirton; two brothers, Edward Rhodes of Kentuck and Charles Rhodes of Slip Hill; 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Surviving Rhodes are his wife, Amanda; four daughters, Mrs. Lucy Mullins of Clendenin, Mrs. Delphia Sizemore of Bomont, Mrs. Mary Anderson of Kentuck and Mrs. Lula Mullins of Charleston; two sons, Thomas of Kentuck and Elzie of Jackson County; a stepson, Robert Haynes of Gallagher and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Norma Westfall of Dunbar, and two brothers, Edward of Kentuck and Charles of Slip Hill.

Both bodies are at Cunningham Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Rhodes will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a.m. in the Cunningham Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Charles Scragg will officiate. Burial will be in the Bell Grove Cemetery in Jackson County. 
Rhodes, John Franklin (I68)
 
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Hardin Rhodes fought in the Civil War. He fought in H Company, 22nd North Carolina Regiment, Scales Brigade, A. P. Hill's Corp, Pender's Division.

He is buried in a Confederate grave at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.



Hardin Rhodes fought in the Civil War. He fought in H Company, 22nd North Carolina Regiment, Scales Brigade, A. P. Hill's Corp, Pender's Division.

He is buried in a Confederate grave at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. 
Rhodes, Hardin (I01056)
 
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North Carolina



[John R. Rhodes.ged]
 
Rhodes, Mary A. (I01750)
 
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North Carolina





North Carolina



[John R. Rhodes.ged]
 
Rhodes, Joseph (I01751)
 
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North Carolina



North Carolina





North Carolina



[John R. Rhodes.ged]
 
Rhodes, Selina (I01752)
 
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North Carolina



North Carolina





North Carolina



[John R. Rhodes.ged]
 
Rhodes, Joana (I01754)
 
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North Carolina



North Carolina





North Carolina


 
Lile, Dona (I01777)
 
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Annie Rhodes became pregnant by a former slave when living as a young woman in Rye Cove, Scott County, Virginia. She carried the child to term, but the baby did not live long. There is no record of the child, nor of the father. The chid was buried near Annie's father, Haywood, in the Fugate Cemetery in Rye Cove. If there was a marker, it no longer exists. 
Rhodes, Unnamed (I02636)
 
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Ellis fought in the Civil War. His brother deserted. Their mother tried to get him to return, but he said that if he was going to die, he would rather do it at home.
 
Ellis, John C. (I01431)
 
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I thought she was d/o Robert and Barbara at first, since in 1860, they had a 6mo old Mary A, but in 1870, she was Nancy and in 1880, she is still with them. 
Bradley, Mary A (I312)
 
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In the 1870 Scott County, Virginia Census, Taylor Township, a Haywood Rodes, age 18, farm laborer, from Virginia, is listed among the household of Rufus Fugate. I am certain that this is James Haywood Rhodes, son of Joseph and Catherine. By 1870, he must have been working the Fugate farm as either a field hand or tenant farmer. Either way, the relationship between the Rufus Fugate family and the Haywood Rhodes family was strong. When Haywood Rhodes died, he was buried in the Fugate Cemetery on their farm in Rye Cove. His grave is not far from Rufus' grave.

The other names listed in the Fugate household in the 1870 Census include: Rufus B. Fugate, 42, farming; Sarah, 28, keeping household; James, 17, farm laborer; Susan, 73 (can't read occupation); and Elizabeth Hoof, 20, domestic servant.

In the 1900 Scott County, Virginia Census, Powell District, Haywood and family are listed and summarized as follows: H. Rhodes, head, Mar 1852, age 48, from North Carolina; Sallie, wife, Jan 1864, age 46, from Virginia; Emmett, son, Oct 1878, age 21, Virginia; Mattie, daughter, Apr 1882, age 18, from Virginia; James H., son, Aug 1884, age 15, from Virginia; Bertie, daughter, Mar 1889, age 11, from Virginia; Annie, daughter, Aug 1896, age 4, from Virginia.
 
Rhodes, James Haywood Sr. (I00223)
 
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JCDR
Rhodes, M Jane 10/28/1940, 73y 2m 26d, [d] Jackson Co [p] Thomas & Christanna Hinzman [b] WVa, housewife, married 
Hinzman, Melissa Jane (I1005)
 
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Joanna Barnes is not a proven daughter of William Barnes. It's possible that she could be the daughter of Turbyfield Barnes.

Turbyfield Barnes
1750Slate RiverBuckingham County, Virginia
1810

Agnes Fields
1750Hanover County, Virginia

Married Dec. 31, 1774, Guilford County, North Carolina

Children:

Ansel
Peter
George
Nathaniel
Johanna
William
[Rhodes Update.FTW]




Joanna Barnes is not a proven daughter of William Barnes. It's possible that she could be the daughter of Turbyfield Barnes.

Turbyfield Barnes
1750Slate RiverBuckingham County, Virginia
1810

Agnes Fields
1750Hanover County, Virginia

Married Dec. 31, 1774, Guilford County, North Carolina

Children:

Ansel
Peter
George
Nathaniel
Johanna
William 
Barnes, Johanna (I01658)
 
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Obituary for Charlotte Rhodes, Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT ? Charlotte Mary (Hale) Rhodes, 70, died Friday (Sept. 3, 1999) at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center after an extended illness.

Born in Wise, Virginia. March 16, 1929, to John Edward and Cora Lee Hale. She was the youngest of nine children. Her father was a renown carpenter, artisan, and musician, throughout Appalachia. He presented several items of handcrafted furniture and musical instruments to a number of U.S. presidents and American leaders. She moved to Kingsport in 1940 following her fathers death.

Mrs. Rhodes was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School, and attended business school following graduation. Prior to marriage, she was employed as a bookkeeper First National Bank, Holston Valley Hospital, and Moore & Walker. She worked at home, following marriage, caring for her husband, children, and mother, Cora Hale, until her death in 1971.

She was married to James H. Rhodes, native of Scott County, Virginia. on July 14, 1957. They had two sons. She and her family were members of St. Matthew United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, William Jennings Hale, Carl Hale and Lanson Hale; her sister, Nanna Mae Lane; and half brother, Kingsley Hale.

Surviving are her husband, James H. Rhodes; two sons, Stephen (a United Methodist pastor, living in Richmond, Virginia.) and Kenneth Rhodes,(a airplane mechanic, living in Morristown, Tenn.); two daughters-in-law, Lynn Rasor (Richmond) and Felicia Rhodes (Morristown); five grandchildren, Cora, Hannah, Sarah, Gabriella and Abraham(Richmond); two brothers, J.E. Hale (Buchanan Dam, Texas) and Alfred Hale (Garland, Dallas County, Texas); two sisters, Esther Collins and Louvenia Bond, both of Kingsport.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Oak Hill Funeral Home.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Matthew?s United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Carter and the Rev. Stephen Rhodes officiating.

A graveside service will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family request any special contributions be made in memory of Charlotte Rhodes to St. Matthew?s United Methodist Church, 2505 Nathan St., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664. 
Hale, Charlotte Mary (I00003)
 
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Obituary for James Rhodes, Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT - James H. Rhodes, 74, died Saturday (Nov. 16, 2002) at home after a brief illness.

Born in Scott County, Virginia., on Oct. 12, 1928 to James Heywood Rhodes and Lillie Taylor Rhodes, he was the oldest of two children. During World War II, at the young age of 14, Jim joined the U.S. Navy unbeknownst to his mother. She shared with the Navy that her son was not in fact, 18, as he had led them to believe. After a brief respite at home, his parents finally gave him permission to rejoin the service. Jim served his country with honor and bravery in both World War II and the Korean War.

After the Korean War, he returned home to care for his parents and continue his education. He attended East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee, earning a degree in electronic engineering. He worked on military defense projects for both Sperry Rand and Raytheon until his retirement from Raytheon 12 years ago.

He married Charlotte (Hale) Rhodes, a native of Wise County, Virginia., on July 14, 1957. They had two sons, Stephen and Kenneth. Jim and his family were members of St. Matthew United Methodist Church.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife three years ago.

Survivors include his sister, Ruby Rhodes, living in Duffield, Virginia.; two sons, the Rev. Stephen A. Rhodes, a United Methodist pastor in Richmond, Virginia., and Kenneth D. Rhodes, an airline engineer living in Nashville; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Rasor, Richmond; and five grandchildren, Cora, Hannah, Sarah, Gabriella and Abraham, Richmond.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Funeral Home.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew United Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery on Wednesday. Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #3 and #265.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 2505 Nathan St., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.

Condolences may be sent via e-mail to www.legacy.com.

Oak Hill Funeral Home is serving the James H. Rhodes family. (End) 
Rhodes, James Haywood III (I00002)
 
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Son Isaac's death record shows she was a Fisher 
Fisher, Melissa Jane (I335)
 
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[John R. Rhodes.ged]
 
Rhodes, Rebecca (I01749)
 
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1870 Gilmore, Jackson, WV # 100
Hinesman, Tho's 38 Va
Christina 39 Va
Samantha 15 Va
William D 13 Va
John H 12 Va
Mary M 10 Va
David B 8 Va
Everett J 5 WV
Jas W 3 WV
Jane M 3 WV
Ida M 1 WV

1880 Census Place: Washington, Jackson, West Virginia Page 400B
Thomas HINZMAN Self M M W 48 WV
Christiana HINZMAN Wife F M W 49 WV
Wm. D. HINZMAN Son M S W 23 WV
David B. HINZMAN Son M S W 17 WV
Evert I. HINZMAN Son M S W 15 WV
Malissa J. HINZMAN Dau F S W 12 WV
James U. HINZMAN Son M S W 12 WV
Ida M. HINZMAN Dau F S W 10 WV
Charles A. HINZMAN Son M S W 8 WV 
Family F408
 
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1910 Belpre, Washington, OH
Boggs, Charles 25 m1- 5y WVWVWV engineer
Letta M 22 m1- 5y 1-1 child WVWVWV
Pearl son 1 8/12 OH WVWV

1930 Rome, Lawrence, OH
Boggs, Charles 44 wd WVWVWV farmer
Elmer son 20 OH WVWV
Roy son 17
Carl son 13

This is probably not him, but I'm not finding much.
1930 Hocking, Fairfield, OH
Boys Industrial School
Willard Boggs inmate 17 OHOHOH

List of marriage and children from Fran Daniels 
Family F436
 
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1920 Ripley District, Jackson Co, WV #76-76
Ellis Bertie LITTON 38 hoh
Nancy E 36 wife
Mannie Mae 13 dau
Blondis M 9 dau
Mayford C 5 son
Bertha Nell 3 dau
Dortha M L 3 mo dau
Rosetta GREENLEE 24 ? single 
Greenleaf, Rosetta (I1408)
 
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Birth Record
Name: Charles M. Drake
Birth Date: 18 May 1859
Birth Place: Ritchie, West Virginia
Sex: Male
Mother: Amanda Jane Drake
Father: Patrick Drake

Death Record Detail
Name: Charles McClain/Drake
Sex:
Death Date: 10 Mar 1928
Death Place: Smithville, Murphy, Ritchie, West Virginia
Age at Death: 68y9m22d
Cemetery: King Knob
Birth Date: 5/18/1859
Birth Place: WV
Marital Status: M
Spouse: Caroline/Greenlief [Mary crossed out]
Mother: Manda Jane/Keener
Mother's Birth Place: WV
Father: Patrick/Drake
Father's Birth Place: not known
Informant: John Drake, Hahone, WV 
Drake, Charles McClain (I1548)
 
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Buried Ephusis Baptist Cem, Grass Lick, Jackson Co 
Fisher, James M (I370)
 
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Death Record
Name: William Henry/Raines
Sex: Male
Death Date: 17 Dec 1957
Death Place: Spencer, Roane, West Virginia
Age at Death: 84y
Cemetery: Mt. Herman Cemetery
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1873
Birth Place: Roane Co., W. Va.
Marital Status: W
Occupation: Retired
Residence: Gandeeville, Roane, W. Va.
Mother: Mary E./Thomas
Father: Stephen/Raines
Informant: Sybil Raines 
Raines, William Henry (I1103)
 
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Death record: Benta Rhodes, 6/10/1924, 71y 7m 10d, d Gay, p Peter, b WV, farmer, M


Name:     Benta Rhodes
Sex:     male
Death Date:     10 Jun 1924
Death Place:    Washington Dist, Jackson, West Virginia
Age at Death:   71y 7m 10d 
Cemetery:     Siniaville
Funeral Home:   Ben Waybright, Gay WV 
Birth Date:     10/30/1852
Birth Place:     Jackson Co
Marital Status:     m 
Mother:     Lethia Rhodes
Mother's Birth Place:    
Father:     Peter Rhodes
Father's Birth Place:     Rockbridge Co
Informant: Ola Casto, Staats Mill

Old Sinaiville Cemetery: William Bennett Rhodes 1853-1924

Sue Moore has his name as Benson

Census indicates he was born c 1850-51 
Rhodes, William Bennett 'Benty' (I72)
 
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Jackson County Marriage License
Sept 26, 1879
License issued to Wm M Miller aged 23 years and Celia Jane Rhodes aged 23 years both of this county.

Marriage Record
Sept 27, 1879
Wm M Miller, 23
Celia Rhodes 23
both residents of Jackson Co.

1880 Dist 43, Jackson, WV # 77 5 June 1880
Miller, Wm C 24 KY KY KY
Celia 25 VA KY VA
Laura S 6/12 WV

1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 70
Miller, William M 5/1855 45 m 21y KY KY KY
Celia 4/1855 45 m 21y 5-5 children WV KY WV
Laura S da 11/1880 19 WV
Mary E da 4/1883 17 WV
James S son 6/1886 13 WV
Harry M sno 5/1892 8 WV
Florence E H da 9/1894 5 WV
[Laura's age is off by a year so the other kids' may be as well]

1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 164-168
Miller, William M 54 m1- 31y
Seliah J 55 m1- 31y 5-5 children
Harry son 19
Florence da 15
Levasseur or Levassum, May C gd 7 Oh VA WV

1920 Ripley, Jackson, WV #71
Miller, William 63
Celia J 64

1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 315-319
Miller, William 73 m age 23 KYKYKY
Selia J 75 m age 25 WVWVWV 
Family F222
 
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James was one of the first three constables in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

James was also a constable in Fairfax County, Virgina in the years 1769 and 1771.

In 1759, John Rhodes (James' father) was Constable and Undersheriff in Fairfax County.

There is a marriage record from Montgomery County, Maryland that shows a James Rhodes marrying Mary Garrett (also spelled Garrott).

Both James and Sanford lived/owned land on or near Fisher or Fishing Creek in Rockingham County, which would put them on the Mayo River in the Price/Stoneville area of the county.

James Rhodes had only one son, according to the 1790 and 1800 census records of the same county. The year the son disappears is the first year that Sanford appears for the first time as head of his own household.
 
Rhodes, James (I01656)
 
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JCDR
Andrew Jackson Anderson, d 11/5/1939, 88y,
d Ripley Dist, b WV, P - George Anderson (W)


JCDR
Andrew Jackson Anderson, d 11/5/1939, 88y,
d Ripley Dist, b WV, P - George Anderson (W)

1900 JC page 149, Ripley dist??? 
Anderson, Andrew Jackson (I518)
 
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JCMR
Rhodes, John A, 24, Jackson (Staats Mill)
Price, America, 20, Jackson, res Staats Mills 9/2/94

1900 JC Washington Dist # 122 (nest to Ben Price)
John H 4/1872, m 6y
Anna A, 9/1873 3-3 [must be 1874]
Lizzie B 7/1895
Lucy M 1/1898
Cora C, 12/1899

1910 Jackson Co, wV Washington Dist
Rhodes, John R 40 m 16y
Merica M 36 m 16y 8-6 children
Lizzie B 13
Lucy M 11
Cora C 9
Corda E 7
Iva L 3
Margie L 1 6/12

1920 Washington, Jackson, WV # 90
Rhodes, John 50
Merica 44
Lizzie da 21
Lucy da 19
Cora da 18
Corda da 17
Vesta da 12
Verta da 10
Oshel son 8.1
Oval son 6.2

1930 Washingon, Jackson, WV # 68-73 Elk Fork Rd all born WVWVWV
Rhodes, John A 61 m age 26
America M 55 m age 20
Bessie I 22
Margie L 20
Frederic O 18
Edward O 16 
Family F378
 
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KINGSPORT - Billie Joe Bellamy, 76, passed away on Saturday (Nov. 22, 2003) at Wilcox Hall at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Born in Speers Ferry, Virginia., (Scott County), he had lived in the Kingsport area for over 60 years. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and also during the Korean conflict. He was employed as a truck driver.

Mr. Bellamy was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsia Tignor Bellamy; his parents, Worley D. Bellamy and Alphie Sue Gray Bellamy.

Surviving are his sisters, Frances N. Peters and Brenda C. Tunnell, both of Kingsport, and Sandra Sue Scott of Rock Springs; as well as several nieces and nephews. 
Bellamy, Billie Joe (I03396)
 
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Marriage Record
Date: 11/12/1896 at home of John Litton
Place: Jackson, West Virginia
Virgil Cunningham, 22, Jackson, Jackson
Debby Litton, 17, Jackson, Jackson

1900 Washington, Jackson, WV # 375
Cunningham, Virgil 10/1875 m 3y
Dovey 12/1879 m 3y 2-2 children
Otis son 9/1897
Oshal son 10/1899

1910 Washington, Jackson, WV #301
Cunningham, Virgile 35 m1- 13y WVWVVA
Dovie 30 m1- 13y 4-4 children WV VA VA
Otis son 12
Ochol son 10
Major C son 6
Oarie da 1 9/12

1920 Washington, Jackson, WV # 148
Cunningham, Virgil 47 WVWVV
Debby 40 WV VAVA
Odus son 22 WV m
Oshel son 20
Clarence son 15
Audra da 10
John son 7
Theodore son 4 2/12
George 1 0/12
Jennie dil 22 OHOHOH

1930 Washington Jackson, WV #86-91 all WVWVWV
Cunningham, Virgil 58(?) md age 21
Debby E 50 md age 17
Major son 25 s
Audra E da 21
John W son 16
Theodore son 14
George M son 11

JCBR
Lissie 7/4/1909 [Audra?] 
Family F261
 
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Marriage Record
Date: 11/7/1872
Place: Roane, West Virginia, United States
Virgil G Rhodes, 26, Jackson, Roane, Samuel & Palknice
L R Boice, 19, Harrison, Ronae, William & Sarah

1880 Roane Co
Boice- Sarah A. 50 WV
Aaron 19 F/L WV
Minnie 16
Lloyd 13
Ruhama 25 dau
James 25 son
Rhodes- Wm P 6 grandson
Alonzo 4 grandson
Arminda 2 granddaughter 
Family F135
 
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Name: Jonathan S. E Harper
Sex: Male
Death Date: 12 Feb 1923
Death Place: Harper, Roane, West Virginia
Age at Death: 64y10m24d
Burial Date: 2/14/1923
Cemetery: JH Harper Cem
Funeral Home: GL Harper
Birth Date: 3/19/1858
Birth Place: Roane Co, VA (WVa)
Marital Status: wd
Mother: Mary Ann Greene
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia (WVa)
Father: Epison Harper
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Informant: F-- Harper, Ryan, WV

Prominent Man of Harper Dies (2/21/1923) Roane Co. Obits A-L RCHS
Jonathan S. Harper died Monday morning at his old home near Cierone. Pneumonia was the cause of his death.
Mr. Harper had made his home with his daughter Ribecca Wilson, who lives below Charleston until a few days ago when he came home with his son, Del Harper, who had been in a hospital.
Mr. Harper was well known in this county where he lived for a number of years. He was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and leave his children ? Harper and Ola Davis by his first wife and Del Harper, Rebecca Wilson and Harper to mourn thier loss. He was the son of Epoch Harper who was killed at ? ? many years ago. (The print is very faints and hard to read)
More About JONATHAN SMITH EPPERSON HARPER:
Burial: J. H. Harper Cemetery 
Harper, Jonathan Smith Epperson (I92)
 
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Name: Minnie Muriel Raines
Sex:
Death Date: 14 Dec 1955
Death Place: Gandeeville, Roane, West Virginia
Age at Death: 70y
Burial Place:
Burial Date:
Cemetery: Mt Herman
Funeral Home:
Birth Date: 1/16/1885
Birth Place: Honaker, WV
Marital Status: married
Spouse:
Occupation:
Address:
Residence:
Mother: Mary Jane Whited
Mother's Birth Place:
Father: Wm. Patton Whited
Father's Birth Place:
Informant: Miss Sybil Raines 
Whited, Minnie Muriel (I1399)
 
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Name: Tennie M. Casto
Sex: female
Death Date: 09 Feb 1939
Death Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia
Age at Death: 58y
Cemetery: Fairview
FBirth Date: 1881
Birth Place: Given, WV
Marital Status: married
SMother: Florence Casto
Mother's Birth Place: Given, WV
Father: Samuel Seymore
Father's Birth Place: USA
Informant: E E Casto, Ripley
Cause: Maglignant tumor of digestive tract 
Seymour, Tennie Mae (I951)
 
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Roane Co marriage
Date: 8/28/1856
Place: Roane, West Virginia, United States
Taylor, Elmore , 19, Lewis, Roane, David & Sarah
Rhodes, Elizabeth , 15, Jackson, Roane, Joseph & Sarah [May or Mary written in small script above , E]
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11551994&Type=Marriage

1860 Roane Co VA
Taylor, Elmore 22 VA
Mary E 18 VA 
Family F316
 
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WWI Draft Registration - Charleston
Jerhome Ezra Rhodes, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV, age 38, born 8/22/1880, carpenter for Thompson & Starret in Nitro, nearest relative Jane Rhodes, Dunbar, 5'11", blue eyes, brown hair, registered 9/12/1918

Name: J. E. Rhodes
Sex: M
Death Date: 07 Oct 1935
Death Place: Roane, West Virginia
Age at Death:
Spouse: Maried
Mother: Sarah Rhodes
Mother's Birth Place:
Father: W. A. H Rhodes
Father's Birth Place:
Informant: by son 
Rhodes, Jerome Ezra (I1054)
 
37
 
Carroll, Archie Lee (I139)
 
38
 
Carroll, Sherry Lyn (I186)
 
39
 
Carroll, Glen Archie (I196)
 
40
 
Source Source: S541 (S541)
 
41
 
Harpold, David William (I808)
 
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4th wife of S Noah Westfall b. Apr 1821:
m. Agnes P Litton Jun 7 1869, b. Jan 1831
* Columbus Westfall b. Jun 1865 Upshur Co WV
* Walter Westfall b. Dec 1868
* Deborah Westfall b. abt 1872
* Holly Westfall b. Jun 1877
m. Martha Rhodes in Roane Co WV
* Malinda Westfall b. Jul 31 1882 Jackson Co WV
additional [Isabel b 1876 from 1880 Roane Co census age 16 pg 92]

Noah buried Bellgrove Cemetery, Jackson Co WV 
Westfall, Noah (I302)
 
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Funeral services for Albert Jenkins LITTON, 83 years old, were held at Gay Sunday with Rev. Boyd SCOTT in charge and burial was in the LITTON cemetery. The Vail mortuary had charge of arrangements. Mr. LITTON, a farmer, was a native of the community, and had spent his life there. His wife, the former, Mary PRINGLE, preceded him in death. (Jackson Herald, Fri., 30 Oct 1942) 
Litton, Albert Jenkins (I317)
 
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02 May 1907 - George MERRICAL name on license
RHODES, M. [Murphy] D. 65 born Va./residing Jackson Co. [widower]
MERRICAL, Sadie 22 born Jackson Co./residing Jackson Co.

Home Guard, CW, Rb 
Rhodes, Murphy D (I220)
 
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1880 census
George A, 26
Phebe, 24
Christopher S, 5
Charles W, 3
Martha A, 9mo, Sept 1879
Anderson, Charles, 16, cousin

1880 Census Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia
George A. RANDOLF Self M M W 26 WV
Occ: Farmer Fa: WV Mo: WV
Phebe A. RABDOLF Wife F M W 26 WV
Christopher S. RANDOLF Son M S W 5 WV
Charles W. RANDOLF Son M S W 3 W
Martha A. RANDOLF Dau F S W 9M WV
Charles ANDERSON Cousin M S W 16 WV
Occ: Laborer Fa: WV Mo: WV

1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson, WV # 159-167
George A, 6/1854, 25y
Phoeba, wi, 10/1855, 25y, 8-8
Anabell, da, 9/1879
Isadora, da, 1/1882
Adam P, 8/1885
Mary O, 6/1890
Hiram T, 10/1893
George A, 6/1897

1910 Jackson co WV
Randolph, George A 55 M 37y
Phoeba 53 M 37y 8-8 children
Adam P 24 Wd
Hiram T 16
George A 12
Lona P gd 13 [children of Chris and Anna]
Brady C gs 11
Ezra C gs 9

1920 Jackson, WV, pg 235
GA, 66
Phoebe, 66
HT, 26, son
G A, Jr, 23, s, married
Nancy, 25, dil
EC, 18, g/s
Bessie, 8, g/d
Eli S, 3, g/s
Ada E, 1.6, g/d
Herman N, .1, g/s

1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV #129-130 all born WVWVWV
Randolph, Hiram T 36 md age 25
Dessie 34 md age 23
Junior son 6
Delton son 3
Ray son 0/12
Phoebe mother 75 wd

Pleasant Grove - Goff Church Cemetery, Romance, WV -located on Middle Fork near Rippling Waters Recreation Area.
Randolph, Christopher S. July 31, 1874 - July 26, 1970
Randolph, Guy Winford 1913
Randolph, Daisy Dec 11, 1881 - June 25, 1913

Kiser Cemetery has Ann Bell Randolph, b 9/14/1878, d 5/31/1963
JCBR:
Randolph, Anna Bell, 9/14/1887, George A & Pheba Ann (Parsons) Randolph, Kenna (fpob) Aplin (mpob) Kenna, delayed bc
Randolph, MA, 1879, Geo & Phebe, Jackson Co, female 
Family F9
 
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Louisa (HORNER) LITTON, daughter of David HORNER, deceased, was born April 30, 1845, and died December 6, 1922, age 77 years, 7 months and 6 days. She was united in marriage to Abraham LITTON, July 3, 1864, and to this union 13 children were born, of whom 9 survive her: William and B. F. LITTON, of Gay, Mrs. Everette PHILLIPS of Reedy, Roane County, Mrs. B. F. COX of Hereford, Mrs. James E. EVANS of Thirteen, Mrs. P. C. GREENLEAF, Irving, Clinton and Levi LITTON, of Charleston.

Aunt Louisa was converted early in life and joined the M. P. Church. Some time after the death of her husband she united with the U. B.Church at Gay. Her highest aspirations were to walk in the paths of truth and right as were evidenced by her many friends who had learned of her Christian influence and good deeds. After funeral services conducted by Rev. PAYNE of Spencer, the body was quietly laid to rest beside her husband in the family cemetery. The deceased leaves 9 children, 2 sisters and a host of friends to mourn the loss of a loved one. (Mountaineer, Friday, January 12, 1923) 
Horner, Louisa Virginia (I389)
 
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Nickname: Bett

Name: Elizabeth/Casto
Sex: Female white
Death Date: 20 Jan 1923
Death Place: Ripley Dist, Jackson, West Virginia
Age at Death: 76y11m19d
Burial Place: Plum Orchard
Burial Date: Jan 22, 1823
Cemetery:
Funeral Home: T. Hawbrick, Kenna WV
Birth Date: Feb 1, 1846
Birth Place: Russell Co, VA
Marital Status: married
Spouse:
Occupation:
Address:
Residence:
Mother: Virginia Farrell
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Father: Valentine Kinser
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Informant: Jno E. Casto, Plum Orchard
Cause: Pneumonia 7 days, Tuberculosis (duration) 20-30 years
Signed: F S Casto, MD, Kenna 1 "21" 1823

1870 census shows she was 25, and born in Oct.

According to Aunt Elva, she had 2 brothers killed in the Civil War 
KINSER, Sarah Elizabeth (I29)
 
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War of 1812 Pvt 5th Rgt VA militia 3 months service
Farmer

Records from Archives for Christopher Rhodes:

State of Virginia
Jackson county
On this first day of May 1855 before me, a justice of the peace in and for the county and state aforesaid personally appeared Christopher Rhodes aged about 63 years who being duly sworn according to law. Declares that he is the identical Christopher Rhodes who was a private in the company commanded by Cap David Rowlan (and afterward by Joel Rowlan) in the Regiment (no. Not recollected) of Virginia Militia commanded (as well as now recollected) by col McDowel that he was drafted in Botetourt County in the state of Virginia on or about the fifteenth day of September 1814. He further states that he has received for said service Bounty Land Warrant No, (not recollected) of forty acres issued under the Act of 1850, by reason of said service which he has since legally disposed of and cannot now return.
He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the additional Bounty Land to which he is entitled under the act of the 3rd March 1855, never having received Bounty Land except as above stated, and he hereby constitute(?) And appoints A. Waugh his atty to prosecute his claim and procure his warrant.
Christopher (his mark) Rhodes
Sworn to subscribed and acknowledged before me the day and year first above written and on the same day personally came John Welch and Edmund H Jones, residents of Jackson County, to me known as credible witnesses, who being duly sworn according to law, declare that they are personally acquainted with Christopher Rhodes who has made and subscribed the foregoing declaration, that they were present and saw him make his mark to his name to said declaration and that from their personal acquaintance with him they believe that he is the identical person who performed the military services therein named and who has received a warrant therefor nad they further state and swear that they are disinterested in this claim.
John Welch
Edmond (his mark) Jones
Sworn and subscribed before me and I certify that I an not intered in the claim or concerned in its prosecution and that I believe that the claim and in the person he represents himself to be.
John Greenlee (?), JP
State of Virginia
Jackson county
I, James Greer, clerk of court in the county and state aforesaid do hereby certify that John Greenleaves (?), Esq, before whom the foregoing affidavits were made and who has hereto signed his name was at the time of so doing a justice of the peace in and for the county and stae aforesaid duly commissioned and sworn tat all his official acts as such were intered to full faith and credit in that his signature thereon is gurantee.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal of office this 21st day of Mat 1855
James Greer Clk

Jackson C H, Jackson
Co, Va Dec 23, 1852
To the Commissioner of
Pensions
Washington, DC
Sir,
We enclose herewith papers in the care of Christopher Rhodes of this county a claimant for bounty land under act of Sep 28, 1850. Please acknowledge the receipt of them.
Yours very Respectfully
Smith Smith, attorney AL

State of Virginia
County of Jackson
On this 20th day of December A.D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty two personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the county and state aforesaid, Christopher Rhodes aged sixty years, a resident of Jackson County state of Virginia who being duly sworn according to law declare that he is the identical Christopher Rhodes who was a private in the company commanded by Captain David Rowland in the 5th regiment of Virginia Militia in the service of the United States 3rd Brigade commanded by Colonel James McDowell in the war with Great Britain declared by the United States on the 18th day of June 1812 that he was drafted at Fincastle Botetourt County Virginia on or about the __day of August 1814 for the term of three months and continued in actual service in said war for the term of three months to wit from the 1st day of September 1814 to the 1st day of December 1814 and was honorably discharged on issuance of orders from a Major General Winfield Scott commanding the 10th military district at Cross Roads, Maryland on the 1st day of December 1814 as will appear by his original certificate of discharge herewith presented.
He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the Act granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military servicer of the United States passed September 28th 1850.
Witness Christopher (his mark) Rhodes
Wm W Lewis
Joseph Harrison

Sworn to and subscribed before me this day and year about written and I hereby certify that I believe the said Christopher Rhodes to be the identical man tho served as aforesaid and that he is of the age above stated.
F.A. Holt, JP

Virginia, Jackson County, to wit
Know all men by these presents that I Christopher Rhodes do hereby constitute and appoint Smith & Smith of Jackson County aforesaid to be my true and lawful attornies for me and in my name to demand and receive from the Secretary of the Interior of the US a warrant for the quantity of land due me as aforesaid under Act of Congress of Sep 28th 1850 and my said attornies are hereby fully authorized and empowered to act in the _______ as if I were personally present at the doing thereof.
Attest Wm W Lewis
J.L. Armstrong Christopher (his mark) Rhodes

The above power of attorney personally subscribed and acknoledged by Christopher Rhodes before me this 20th day of Dec 1852
F A Holt, JP

In testimony that the foregoing written FA Holt - _____ was a magistrate authorized to administer oaths and take acknowledgments in the state of Virgina at the time of the foregoing written dates and that his name there subscribed appears to me to be his usual and genuine signature I have hereunto affixed the County Seal and subscribed my name and quality at Jackson Court House, Jackson County Virginia this 20th day of December 1852.
James Greer
Clerk County Court of Jackson County Virginia


No. Cross Roads, Maryland
First day of December 1814
Christopher Rhodes, a private, detailed from the 48th regiment of Virginia Militia, having performed a tour of duty, in the service of the United States, commencing about the 1st of September last, is this day discharged, in pursuance of orders from major-general W. Scott, commanding the 10th Military District.
James McDowell Joel Rowland (word I can't make out)
Comdr 5th Regt 3rd Brig 5th Regt 3rd Brigade

Vol 99 (letter that looks like fr or sr) 16
July 24/54 - Lett(scratched out) Dupl & Circular to I.H.G. McCutcheon -Pre
note and describing warrant and showing depos of evidence
July 28/54 - lett: to I>H>G> McCutchen - prest,- Heirs to make application for duplicate - enclosure of Cir, No 9 % Duplicate circular returned
Note (above letters have reference to 30.191 for 80 ar)

158.534 Jan 11/53
157.938
Christopher Rhodes
Private
Cap. David Rowland
Col. James McDowell
5 Reg Va Militia
Ent'd Sep 1814
Dis. dec 1814 1812
Discharge within
Third _____ office
March 1853
Christopher Rhodes served under Capt Rowland from 3 Sept to 14 Dec 1814




M Gallaher for 3 ____
Admrd 40 A
(Hd:) JPC
Warrant 85709
___ April 1/53
Smith & Smith
Jackson CH
Va

157.938 Act Mar 3/53
158.534 June 4/55
Christopher Rhodes pvt
Capt David Rowland
Col McDowell
Ent Sep 1 - 1814

Recd Wart
85.709 rec
050.438
A Waugh
Ripley Jackson

Lewisburg Jany 13th 1853
D Sir;
(remarks about other people)
Christopher Rhodes received a warrant for 80 – should have been 160 so say his ______

I regret having to trouble you in reference to these matters but it is th only remedy I have to present being __________ myself. I should be pleased to hear from you at your earliest convenience.
Very Respectfully,
Your obt sert
Joel (Sam'l) McPherson 
RHODES, Christopher (I16)
 
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Went by Sarah
Buried at Parkersberg, WV
1870 census shows she was 13, born in May

Wood Co Det Records, 68 yrs, 7 mo, 8 days, La Grippe

Obituary for Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth (Green) Randolph - Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah E. Randolph, 69, wife of William Randolph, which occurred at the home in Almeda Court, North Parkersburg, were held yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the North Parkersburg Baptist Church and interment was in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Rev. Clarence Figgatt officiated.
Mrs. Randolph is survived by her husband, two sons, Ransom Randolph of Charleston, Jasper Randolph of Jackson County; five daughters, Mrs. Mary Hartin of Parkersburg, Mrs. Minerva Casto of Jackson County, Mrs. Ruth Lowe of North Parkersburg, Mrs. Anna Dixon of Island Branch, West Virginia and Mrs. Lucy Harris of Charleston. 
GREEN, Sarah Elizabeth (I27)
 
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"Jackson County in the Wars"
War of 1812
John Hamon was born in Russell county, VA, and was living on Poca in 1860. His wife was Margaret Kiser. Children in 1860: Joseph L, Samuel, David A, who married Amelia, d/o Isaac Cunningahm; Nancy A, married Marcus, s/o John F and Ruhama Sayre Parsons; Robert P and Margaret.

1830 Russell, VA p 154
John Hammons
1m 20-30
2f 0-5
1f 15-20

1840 Russell Co, VA
John Hamon
1m 0-5 [Joseph - baby]
1m 5-10 [Andrew - 6]
1m 30-40
1f 0-5 [Cynthia - 4]
1f 5-10 [Martha - 10]
1f 10-15 [Mahala 11]
1f 20-30

1850 Jackson, VA 66-68
Hammon John 42 M Farmerr Va
Hammon Margaret 40 F Va
Hammon Mahala 20 F Va
Hammon Andrew 15 M Farmer Va
Hammon Cynthia 13 F Va
Hammon Joseph 10 M Va
Hammon Samuel 8 M Va
Hammon David 6 M Va
Hammon Jonathan 3 M Va

1860 Jackson, VA # 1273-1204
John 52
Margaret 49
Joseph L, 20
Samuel 18
David 16
Nancy A 10
Robert P 7
Margaret 5
Skeen, Charles, 11

1870 Washington Dist, Jackson, WV # 198
John 62
Margaret 60
Samuel G, 26
Robert P 17
Margaret 15
Martha 10

1880 Washington, Jackson, WV #227
Hamon, Marget 68 VAVAVA
Samuel 30 son rheumatism VAVAVA
[son David is just before Martha and Joe Kiser are next] 
Family F105
 

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