S. C. Rhoads, farmer and stock-raiser, lives on Sec. 12; P. O. Liberty Center; born July 18, 1843, in Marion county, Ind.; parents moved to Hancock county, Illinois, in 1852; he was married October 29, 1869, to Martha J. Brown; they have had six children; Ada I., Mamie M., Florence, Homer E., Harvey E., Plinney I; Plinney and Florence are dead; came to this county, and settled on present farm, where he owns 120 acres in 1872.
From the book entitled: History of Warren County, Iowa.
Published by: Union Historical Company in 1879, p. 624