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Joseph Hector Rhodes

Male 1810 - 1861  (51 years)


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  • Name Joseph Hector Rhodes 
    Born 11 May 1810  Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1861  Argos, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Argos, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father William Rhodes,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1825, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Susannah,   b. Between 1766 and 1770,   d. Aft 20 Oct 1831  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1785-1788  Hampshire County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Kite,   b. 1811, Rockingham County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1874, Argos, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1831  Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lemuel Rhodes,   b. 7 Aug 1833, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1910, Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Jason D. Rhodes,   b. 3 May 1834, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1909, Kokomo, Howard County;Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Mary Rhodes,   b. 6 Mar 1837, Hamilton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1907, Argos, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Elizabeth Rhodes,   b. Abt 1839, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1904, Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     5. George Washington Rhodes,   b. Abt 1842, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1885, Argos, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     6. Joseph R. Rhodes,   b. 15 May 1844, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1906, Tippecanoe, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Michael Rhodes,   b. 10 Apr 1846, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1907, Tippecanoe, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. William Rhodes,   b. 25 Dec 1850, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1928, Tippecanoe, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Benjamin Franklin Rhodes,   b. 11 May 1852, Thorntown, Boone County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1916, Barron, Barron County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     10. Susan Rhodes,   b. Abt 2 Dec 1853, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1906, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     11. Isaac Rhodes,   b. 1 Feb 1855, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1921, Greensberg, Decter County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph and Sarah (Kite) Rhodes family moved from Urbana in Champaign County Ohio to Hamilton County IN, in about 1835, along with Sarah's father Michael Kite. In the following year they relocated to Boone County near the village of Thornto .it out of the eleven known children of Joseph and Sarah were born there. On March 5, 1852 Joseph H. (Rodes) purchased a farm in Marshall County, IN, for $1,100.00 (Marshall County Deed Book H, page. 509). November of that year he bough t swamp land from the state of Indiana at a $1.25 per acre. In present day Walnut Twp. of Marshall County, IN, Joseph laid out the village of Fremont, on Nov. 6 1856. He named it in honor of Col. John C. Fremont who was voted that day as th e Republican candidate for President. Joseph laid the village of Fremont out along side the community of Sidney. The following year Joseph opened a small grocery store. In 1859 Joseph, along with seventeen others voted to join the two communi ties of Fremont and Sidney into the town of Argos. :Plymouth Pilot-News, Plymouth, Marshall County IN, Nov. 9, 1979 (from the Marshall County Historical Soc., Plymouth IN); Twentieth Century History of Marshall County, Indiana, McDonald, VOL. 1 , page. 119, 120); History of Indiana, Special Edition for Marshall County, Vol. II, Brant, Fuller & County, 1890, page. 65, 66; History of Marshall County, Indiana, 1836 to 1880, by Daniel McDonald, 1881, page. 145, 146; The Story of Marshall C ounty, page. 44. To this day plat maps of Argos bear the name of Joseph Rhodes. Birth and death date from, Marshall County, Ind., Cemeteries Vol. 2, by Wendel C. and Jean C. Tombaugh, page. 120.

  • Sources 
    1. [S42] Obituary of Joseph Hector Rhodes.