Great-grandfather: Adam Rhodes who
settled in Allegany County Maryland
about 1785 - to Ohio later.
Grandfather: Rev. Ebenezer Rhodes
Mary Starr Rhodes born Maryland.
All children deceased 1952 except William
Named as follows
Carpenter Ellsworth, born 1862, married Dora Ellen Brock
Lenora, born 1864, died age 5 months
Mary Etta, born 1866, married Herman Julius Brohm
William Estel, born 1868, married
Lillie May, born 1871, married
Henry A. Grout
Leston Clark, born 1873, died age 21
Myrtle Edith, born 1877, married
William A. Moerer
James Nathaniel, born
1879, died age 4 months 28 days
Marion Rhodes had 127 1/2 acres of land in Webster Township,
Madison County, Iowa.
Served as Justice of the Peace, gave a
portion of his land to county for a cemetery, which is located about
12 miles southwest
of Winterset. Arch over entrance bears dates, Clark Cemetery
1863-1930. His parents, the children who died young and many of
wife's people, the Clarks are buried there. For further detials -
trip to Oregon, life in Kansas, etc. see record in Vertical file folder:
Rhodes V.F. #318
Went to Kansas and thought to have died at Neosho, kansas.
His father had four brother, John, Jeremiah, Ebenezer, and Samuel.
Cousin of John Monroe Rhodes, also Co A 39 Iowa Inf