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John S. Rhodes

Male Abt 1786 - Abt 1824  (~ 38 years)


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  • Name John S. Rhodes 
    Born Abt 1786  Hampshire County, [West] Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1824  Bellefontaine, Logan County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6  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 Mary Johnston,   b. Abt 1797, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Mar 1817  Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Minerva Rhodes,   b. Abt 1817, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nelson Rhodes,   b. 24 Oct 1817, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1878, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. James Rhodes,   b. Abt 1819, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John was a merchant in Urbana, Champaign County, Oh. from about 1817-1822 and in
      Bellefontaine, Logan County, OH, from about 1822 till his death. He mentioned in "The History of Champaign and Logan Counties, from their first settlemet:" by Joshua Antrim, 1872, page 270, listed as one of Champaign County first electors in 1 811. Also in "History of Logan County and Ohio" by O.L. Baskin & County, Historical Publishers", 1880, page 338, "William Scott built a two-story log house...... He there kept the first tavern in town. This he soon sold to John Rhodes, of Urb ana, who kept the first stock of merchandise in Bellefontaine." In the book "History of Champaign County" by Unigraphic Pul., 1881, John Rhodes is mentioned as Urbana township Clerk in 1815. In going over early town records of Urbana, OH, the re is found that John Rhodes was a town Trustee as early as 1816.

      Record Book 10 pg 90 Filed Oct 2 1827 Partition
      William H Fyffe
      vs
      William Glenn, Nelson Rhodes, james Rhodes and Minerva Rhodes
      On 22 Mar 1817 William Ward converyed In-lots 6 and 7 and Out-lot 4 in Urbana to Fyffe, Glenn and John Rhodes. John Rhodes died leaving Nelson Rhodes, James Rhodes and Minerva Rhodes as heirs, all of Logan Co and Elisha Tabor was appointed guard ian ad litem. The appraisers were Adam Mosgrove, Edmund B Cavalier and Daniel Helmick, who divided the lots on 9 Feb 1828

      Champaign Co, Guardianship & Indentures Vol 1 pg 216 22 April 1833 Israel hamilton gdn of Nelson Rhodes 15yr; james Rhodes 14yrs, children and minor heirs of John Rhodes, dec'd. Surities Samuel Taylor and William Vance.