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Ch 1 - Sterling   |   Ch 2 - Martha   |   Ch 3 - Elizabeth   |   Ch 3.7 - Andrew W Halford   |   Ch 4 - Joel   |   Ch 5 - Frances
Ch 6 - Benjamin   |   Ch 7 - William B.   |   Ch 7.1 - Frances Jane   |   Ch 7.1.2 - Cynthia F. Sears   |   Ch 7.3 - Thomas D.
Ch 7.4 - William Marble   |   Ch 7.6 - Mary A.   |   Ch 7.7 - Benjamin A.   |   Ch 7.8 - Elizabeth M.   |   Ch 7.11 - Mahala E.
Ch 8 - Catherine   |   Ch 8.1 - Alfred R. Hicks   |   Ch 8.2 - Mary A. Hicks   |   Ch 8.3 - Mahala Hicks   |   Ch 8.4 - Martha J. Hicks
Ch 8.5 - James J. Hicks   |   Ch 8.6 - William B. Hicks   |   Ch 8.7 - Catherine Hicks   |   Ch 8.8 - Frances Hicks   |   Ch 9 - Mary

Descendants of Martha Jane Hicks

Chapter 8.4 of Part III, Descendants of Wooten Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson

CHILDREN OF MARTHA J. HICKS AND ELLIOTT W. RHODES
(Child #4 of Catherine Harris and James Thomas Hicks)

Martha Jane Hicks4 (Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born December 29, 1826, in Hickman County, Tennessee. She married Elliott Wilburn Rhodes, son of Alexander Rhodes and Elizabeth Pettitte, on October 5, 1843, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born March 22, 1822, in Tennessee, and died April 14, 1893. She died on November 11, 1890. They were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois. The source for his name is the Jonathan F. Davis book, in which the name was spelled "Elette" Wilburn Rhodes.

    Children:
    1. + Thomas Alexander RHODES   b 22 Sep 1845, Fayette Co., IL; m Sarah Ann COLE
    2. + Elizabeth RHODES   b 12 Jun 1847, Fayette Co., IL; m Jonathan Franklin DAVIS
    3. + Catherine RHODES   b 10 Jan 1851, Fayette Co., IL; m Elzey M. COLE
    4. + James Jerdan RHODES   b Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Mary Elizabeth LOVEGROVE, m 2nd Nancy Drucilla HICKS
    5. + John William RHODES   b 11 Jan 1857, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Lucinda Eleanor RHODES5, (Robt. H.4, Susannah Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1), m 2nd Telethew Jane CULBERTSON
    6. Edna Jane RHODES b 15 Feb 1859, Fayette Co., IL
    7. Elliott Wilburn RHODES b 5 Mar 1862, Fayette Co., IL
    8. Martha Ann RHODES b 17 May 1866, Fayette Co., IL; m 4 Jan 1891, Fayette Co., IL; m John Mitchell COLE [s/o Richard Tillman COLE and Edna Jane RHODES3 (Thos.2, Alex.1)] b 10 Apr 1863, Fayette Co., IL, d 24 Oct 1891, Fayette Co., IL; he m 2nd 22 Apr 1897, Flora Ellen RHODES6   (James J.5, Martha E. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1); John and Flora's children listed under her name in this chapter

      Children of Martha A. Rhodes and John M. Cole:
      1. Ida Jean COLE b abt 1892, Fayette Co., IL, d in infancy
      2. Ernest Leroy COLE b abt 1893 (17-1910), Fayette Co., IL, d 1946, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 19 Jul 1914, Lilly Mae RHODES5   [d/o Thomas Anderson RHODES5 (Mary A. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Mary Jane MERRIMAN] b 10 Jun 1895, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Jan 1985, Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL; see obit of Lilly Mae (Rhodes) Cole under her name, this Part, Ch. 8.2, Descendants of Mary A. Hicks ;   [note: Thomas A. Rhodes3 (also s/o James E.2, Alex1)]

        Children (not listed in order of birth):
        1. Victor Ralph COLE; m Pearl Irene ELLER
        2. Gladys COLE
        3. Verna COLE; m Mr. ELLER
        4. Vern Leroy COLE b 10 Dec 1922 Fayette Co., IL, d 19 Dec 1969
        5. Claud COLE
        6. Reuben COLE
        7. Martha COLE; m Mr. SIDES


CHILDREN OF THOMAS A. RHODES AND SARAH A. COLE
(Child #1 of Martha Jane Hicks and Elliott Wilburn Rhodes)

Thomas Alexander Rhodes5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 22, 1845, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died there on January 22, 1923. He married Sarah Ann Cole, daughter of William O. Cole and Rebecca Jane Harris4 (Ancil M.3, Zach.2, Isaac1) on October 29, 1868, in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born March 24, 1850, in Montgomery County, Illinois, and died January 23, 1928. They were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Rebecca Jane RHODES b 29 Dec 1869, Fayette Co., IL, d 31 Aug 1945; m Thomas Jefferson "Shorty" HICKS   (s/o Jacob HICKS and Lucinda Emily HARRIS4 (Thomas W.3, Zach2, Isaac1)]; children listed under his name in Part VIII, Ch. 10, Descendants of Thomas Wooten Harris
    2. Hiram Buttler RHODES b 20 Dec 1870, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Dec 1953; m 22 Oct 1899, Fayette Co., IL, Myrtle M. ROBERTSON   [d/o Orville A. ROBERTSON and Clarissa F. WILLIAMS5 (Cath. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 1881, Fayette Co., IL, d 10 Jan 1954, Taylorville, Christian Co., IL; lvd Nokomis Twp., Montgomery Co., IL, when 1910 census taken

      Children:
      1. Nellie RHODES b 1903 (7-1910), IL; m F. B. BROOKS
      2. Orville RHODES b 1908 (2-1910), IL

    3. Joseph Aaron RHODES b 10 Aug 1872, Fayette Co., IL, d 25 Oct 1879
    4. Sylvester Smith RHODES b 16 Jul 1875, Fayette Co., IL, d 1 Nov 1959; m 1 Dec 1909, Harriet "Hattie" CRAIG (d/o William Bramwell CRAIG and Marilla Elen SWISHER) b Jun 1882 Montgomery Co., IL, d 1971
    5. Albert Alexander RHODES b 8 Sep 1877, Fayette Co., IL, d 14 Mar 1910, Fayette Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    6. (male child) RHODES b 10 Aug 1879, Fayette Co., IL
    7. Otie Jerden RHODES b 21 Feb 1882, Fayette Co., IL; m Elizabeth M. HICKS [d/o Alexander J. HICKS5 (Alfred R.4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Catherine Isabell SCRIBNER5 (Elizabeth M. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b Mar 1890, Fayette Co., IL; they divorced; she m 2nd 1909, William BASS; she m 3rd Niles BESS; lvd Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, when 1910 census taken

      Child of Otie J. Rhodes and Elizabeth M. Hicks:
      1. Millard RHODES b 1906 (4-1910), IL

    8. Ida O. Belle RHODES b 21 Jul 1884, Fayette Co., IL, d 21 Mar 1954; m 1st 16 Jan 1901, Thomas Jefferson CASEY [s/o John CASEY and Theresa RHODES3, Thos2., Alex1)] b 2 Oct 1875, Fayette Co., IL; m 2nd Jesse DAVIS; m 3rd Tony VACCO

      Child of Ida O. B. Rhodes and Thomas J. Casey:
      1. Fred CASEY


CHILDREN OF ELIZABETH RHODES AND JONATHAN F. DAVIS
(Child #2 of Martha Jane Hicks and Elliott Wilburn Rhodes)

Elizabeth Rhodes5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born June 12, 1847, in Fayette County, Illinois, and died November 3, 1926. She married Jonathan Franklin Davis, son of Eliphis R. Davis and Angeline Harriet Halford, on July 4, 1865, in Fayette County, Illinois. He was born January 3, 1844, in Wayne County, Tennessee, and died April 22, 1932.

    Children:
    1. + Willis Franklin DAVIS   b 5 Aug 1866; m Emma Lou VIRDIN
    2. Mary Helen "Hettie" DAVIS b 17 Oct 1868, Fayette Co., IL, d 1946; m 2 Oct 1889, Fayette Co., IL, Thomas Johnson WHITTEN (s/o Martin H. WHITTEN and Clarissa WILLIAMS) b 8 Oct 1867, Fayette Co., IL; no children
    3. + James Norris DAVIS   b 23 Jun 1871; m 1st Amanda Elizabeth BOLYARD; m 2nd Alice B. HICKS
    4. + Nancy Elizabeth DAVIS   b 4 Apr 1875; m Ashley Rathal HALFORD
    5. Naomi Arrabell DAVIS b 11 Sep 1879, Fayette Co., IL; m 27 Dec 1897, LeRoy Edward COLE (s/o Elzey M. COLE and Catherine RHODES5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) [Note Catherine Rhodes3 also d/o Elliott W. Rhodes2 (Alex1)]

      Children:
      1. Dessie May COLE b 15 Sep 1898, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Emery McGRAW; m 2nd Robert LANSDELL, of Houston, Harris Co., TX
      2. Vade Jennings COLE b 28 May 1904, Fayette Co., IL; m 28 Jun 1926, Pearl Etta BROWN, b 16 May 1901
      3. Victor Johnson COLE b 2 Feb 1908, d 28 Feb 1912, bur Little Hickory Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
      4. Buelah Beatrice COLE b 15 Jan 1920; m 1st Marvin OVERBY; m 2nd James HARRIS, his folks natives of West TX

    6. Walter Ferrin DAVIS b 1 Sep 1881, Fayette Co., IL, d 24 Jun 1919; m 1906 Bertha A. CARLOCK6 [d/o James R. Carlock5 (Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Frances E. WOLF (Note: Thersy Rhodes also d/o Alexander Rhodes, a possible son of Alexander Rhodes and Elizabeth Pettitte)] b 9 Sep 1888 Buckhart Twp., Christian Co., IL; Bertha's 2nd marriage listed under her name   in Part VIII, Ch. 6, Descendants of Lucinda Harris

      Child:
      1. Dorothy Izetta DAVIS b 11 Dec 1911 Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m John W. FISH (s/o John Calvin FISH)

    7. Clara May DAVIS b 8 Aug 1885, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 25 Oct 1904, Robert Sylvester LLOYD (s/o J. M. LLOYD and Mary MITTS) b 29 Jun 1864, d 29 Apr 1907, bur Little Hickory Cem., Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; this was his 2nd marriage, he m 1st Mattie  ? , by whom he had 3 children, 1. Clara Belle LLOYD, 2. Clarence A. LLOYD, 3. Edith A. LLOYD

      Child:
      1. Lona Opal LLOYD b 19 Aug 1906; m 4 Feb 1928, Ned Morgan ALEXANDER (s/o John James ALEXANDER and Sarah L. BUTLER) b 16 Aug 1905, d 1 Sep 1964


CHILDREN OF WILLIS FRANKLIN DAVIS AND EMMA LOU VIRDIN
(Child #1 of Elizabeth Rhodes and Jonathan Franklin Davis)

Willis Franklin Davis6 (Eliz. Rhodes5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 5, 1866 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died July 5, 1947. He married Emma Lou Virdin, daughter of Levi David Virdin and Martha Ann Thorp, on December 2, 1896 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 17, 1875 in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois, and died April 5, 1945.

    Children:
    1. Roland Ray DAVIS b 28 Nov 1897, Fayette Co., IL, d 7 Mar 1943; m 5 Nov 1920, Bessie May NEWCUM b 10 Apr 1898

      Children:
      1. Juanita Dare DAVIS b 13 Jul 1922; m 10 Jan 1946, Carl Francis JACKSON b 21 Feb 1920
      2. Wilma Joyce DAVIS b 27 Mar 1925; m 29 Jun 1946, Oscar David TAYLOR, Jr., b 25 Sep 1923

    2. Ernest Vern DAVIS b 3 Oct 1899, Fayette Co., IL; m 3 Jan 1925, Mattie Elloite DAVIDSON
    3. Nola Elmira DAVIS b 5 May 1904, Fayette Co., IL, d 20 Nov 1950; m 1st 20 Aug 1921, Louie Edward MATTHEWS (s/o Orris MATTHEWS and Pearlie SUPINGER of Fillmore, Montgomery Co., IL) b 19 Sep 1903, d 21 Jan 1925; m 2nd 1932, Gordon CARLOCK


CHILDREN OF JAMES NORRIS DAVIS AND AMANDA E. BOLYARD
(Child #3 of Elizabeth Rhodes and Jonathan Franklin Davis)

James Norris Davis6 (Eliz. Rhodes5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born June 23, 1871 Fayette County, Illinois, and died April 21, 1921. He was married to his first wife, Amanda Elizabeth Bolyard, daughter of Holly Bolyard and Mary Young, on April 21, 1895 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born April 28, 1875 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died August 10, 1898. He later married Alice B. Hicks, daughter of Henry Hicks and Emily B. Sears5, (Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B3., Wooten2, Isaac1) on March 8, 1899 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born February 15, 1877 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died July 7, 1909. She was buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children of James N. Davis and Amanda E. Bolyard:
    1. Freda Sylvia DAVIS b 25 Mar 1896, Fayette Co., IL; m 19 Jan 1916, Guy F. MERRIMAN
    2. Edith Jeanette DAVIS b 5 May 1898, Fayette Co., IL, d 1972; m 19 Jan 1916, Fayette Co., IL, Martin "Jay" Henry WHITTEN (s/o Woodford William WHITTEN and Lavina Elizabeth CASEY) b 31 Dec 1895, d 1972

      Children:
      1. Elsie Elizabeth WHITTEN b 17 Jul 1919, d 30 Sep 1936
      2. Betty Louise WHITTEN b 30 Dec 1925, d 18 Nov 1926
      3. Charles Edward WHITTEN b 21 Apr 1928


CHILDREN OF NANCY ELIZABETH DAVIS AND ASHLEY RATHAL HALFORD
(Child #4 of Elizabeth Rhodes and Jonathan Franklin Davis)

Nancy Elizabeth Davis6 (Eliz. Rhodes5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born April 4, 1875 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died May 13, 1936. She married Ashley Rathal Halford, son of Mary Frances Halford who was the daughter of Jonathan A. Halford and Martha Riley. They were married February 12, 1894 in Charleston, Coles County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. (infant son) HALFORD b 8 Jan 1895 IL, d 10 Jan 1895
    2. Roy Ralph HALFORD b 9 Feb 1896 IL, d Oct 1960; m 23 Feb 1916 Noi HAYES (d/o Romulus HAYES and Elizabeth PRATER), b 1 Jul 1901

      Children:
      1. Nelson Ralph HALFORD b 1 Aug 1916; m 3 Jul 1948, Leona Welch MATTERN, b 14 Oct 1914, d 22 Sep 1967
      2. Arnold Hayes HALFORD b 10 Feb 1919; m 1st Mary Joan HICKMAN, d 19 Nov 1944; m 2nd 5 Jul 1948, Kathleen Mae DUGGAN, b 19 Jan 1926
      3. Harlan Odell HALFORD b 8 Jan 1823; m 21 Feb 1948, Alberta KUKER, b 26 Aug 1923
      4. Mildred Shirley HALFORD b 11 Nov 1924; m 24 Oct 1945, Harlan Lewis FREEBERN, b 30 Jan 1925
      5. Marjorie Jane HALFORD b 31 May 1926, m 3 Feb 1946, Richard LaVern SOULES

    3. + Ray Watson HALFORD   b 28 Aug 1899; m Georgia "Grace" WHITTEN
    4. Verna Mae HALFORD b 10 Apr 1905, IL; m 29 Sep 1923, Louis STOVROFF b Mar 1892, Macedonia, Hamilton Co., IL
    5. Vera Lynn HALFORD b 31 Oct 1909, IL, d 4 Jan 1926


CHILDREN OF RAY WATSON HALFORD AND GEORGIA WHITTEN
(Child #3 of Nancy Elizabeth Davis and Ashley Rathal Halford)

Ray Watson Halford (Nancy E. Davis6 (Eliz. Rhodes5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born August 28, 1899 in Fayette County, Illinois. He married Georgia "Grace" Whitten, daughter of William Woodford Whitten and LaVina Elizabeth Casey, on October 20, 1920. She was born December 11, 1900 in Fayette County, Illinois.

    Children:
    1. Harry Donald HALFORD b 3 Apr 1921, IL, d Feb 1969; m Anna Marie KARSON
    2. Glova LaVine HALFORD 24 Jun 1924, IL; m 1st 24 Jun 1942, Howard FLETCHER; m 2nd 24 Nov 1965, Nelvin EDWARDS
    3. Robert Ray HALFORD 11 May 1928 IL; m 22 May 1964, Polly Anna BUTLER
    4. William Maurice HALFORD (liv)
    5. James Earl HALFORD (liv)
    6. Thomas Whitten HALFORD (liv)
    7. Richard Nelson HALFORD (liv)
    8. Philip Eugene HALFORD (liv)


CHILDREN OF CATHERINE RHODES AND ELZEY M. COLE
(Child #3 of Martha Jane Hicks and Elliott Wilburn Rhodes)

Catherine Rhodes5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 10, 1851 in Fayette County, Illinois. She married Elzey M. Cole, son of Alfred W. COLE and Alice Drucilla Casey, on September 2, 1869. He was born in Fayette County, Illinois in about 1852; he was age 8 when the 1860 census was taken. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the censuses were taken in 1860, 1870, and 1880.

    Children:
    1. Celia Ann COLE b 1871 (9-1880), Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    2. Thomas COLE b 1872 (8-1880), Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    3. Clarence COLE b 1874 (6-1870), Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    4. LeeRoy Edward COLE b 1876 (4-1880), Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 23 Dec 1938; m 27 Dec 1897, Montgomery Co., IL, Naomi Arrabell DAVIS (d/o Jonathan Franklin DAVIS and Elizabeth RHODES5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 11 Sep 1879, Fayette Co., IL; LeeRoy and Naomi were first cousins - their mothers were sisters

      Children:
      1. Dessie May COLE b 15 Sep 1898, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Emery McGRAW; m 2nd Robert LANSDELL, of Houston, TX
      2. Vade Jennings COLE b 28 May 1904, Fayette Co., IL; m Pearl Etta BROWN
      3. Victor Johnson COLE b 2 Feb 1908, Fayette Co., IL, d 28 Sep 1912
      4. Bulah Beatrice COLE b 15 Jan 1920, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st Marvin OVERBY; m 2nd James HARRIS, his parents are natives of West Texas

    5. Wesley COLE b 1879 (1-1880), Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF JAMES JERDAN RHODES AND WIVES
(1)   MARY E. LOVEGROVE   AND   (2)   NANCY D. HICKS

(Child #4 of Martha Jane Hicks and Eliott Wilburn Rhodes)

James Jerdan Rhodes5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born July 27, 1853 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died there on October 18, 1928. He was married twice. He and his first wife, Mary Elizabeth Lovegrove, daughter of Ulysses and Nancy Lovegrove, were married on November 5, 1879 in Fayette County. She was born November 6, 1855 in Fayette County, Illinois. His second wife, Nancy Drucilla Hicks, was born September 5, 1866 in Illinois, and died in 1906. She was the daughter of Jacob Hicks and Lucinda Emily Harris4 (Thos. W.3, Zach.2, Isaac1). She was previously married to John McCaslin. See descendants of that marriage under her name in Part VIII, Chapter 10, Descendants of Thomas Wooten Harris. Nancy and James were buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

    Child of James J. Rhodes and Mary E. Lovegrove :
    1. Flora Ellen "Florella" RHODES b 6 Nov 1881, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 12 May 1956, bur Glendale Cem., Montgomery Co., IL; m John Mitchell COLE   [s/o Richard Tillman COLE and Edna Jane RHODES3, (Thos2, Alex1)] b 10 Apr 1863, Fayette Co., IL, d 24 Oct 1943, Fayette Co., IL; lvd Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, in 1900 and 1910

      Children:
      1. Edna E. COLE b Aug 1898, Fayette Co., IL
      2. Zella COLE b 4 Dec 1910, Fayette Co., IL; m 16 May 1942, St. Charles Co., MO, Edward Franklin JERDAN [s/o Alexander Franklin JERDAN4 (Alex.M.4, Mary Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Arlena GARLAND] b 10 Feb 1906, IL

    Children of James J Rhodes and Nancy D. Hicks:
    1. Elliott Floyd RHODES b 19 Mar 1889, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 31 Dec 1967, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 6 Sep 1912, Polly REVIS   [d/o James H. B. REVIS and Nancy RHODES5 (Mary A. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b Mar 1893, Fayette Co., IL; [Note: Nancy Rhodes also d/o James Ewing Rhodes2 (Alex.1)] Notes from his obituary follow:

      Floyd E. Rhodes, 79, Nokomis, died 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Pana Community Hospital. He leaves sons Sherman, Tampa Fla.; Clarence, Texas; James, Milwaukee, Wisc., daughters, Opal and Nina. Brothers, Chester, Nokomis; Clarence, Bingham; Frank McCaslin, Pana; sister, Mrs. Lilly Revis, Rock Falls; burial Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Ramsey.
    2. Lilly Amber RHODES b 24 Jan 1893, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; m Charles REVIS
    3. Chester Arnel RHODES b 27 May 1896, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL; m 26 Aug 1919, Lottie R. RHODES   [d/o Charles Ferrin RHODES6 (Lucinda E.5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Anna BOYD] b 1903 (7-1910), Fayette Co., IL [Note: Charles Ferrin Rhodes3 (also s/o Elliott W2., Alex1.)]

      Child:
      1. Sylvia Lucile RHODES b 10 Oct 1920, Taylor Springs, Montgomery Co., IL, d 19 Dec 1977; m 1st Mr. WARD; m 2nd Mr. MERRIFIELD
      2. Moriene RHODES; m Mr. SPINDEL

    4. Clarence Leslie RHODES b 4 Oct 1899, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL, d 20 Apr 1970, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; m 12 May 1923, Elsie Bell RHODES   [d/o George Jefferson RHODES5 (Mary A. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)], and Harriet Etheline DAVIS b 1903, d 1962; [Note: George J. Rhodes also s/o James Ewing Rhodes2 (Alex1.)]

      Children:
      1. George Nelson RHODES b 9 Nov 1924, Fayette Co., IL; m 1st 5 Jan 1952, Gladys McGOWAN; m 2nd Betty Jean DOWNS
      2. Hoyt Voyle RHODES b 29 Oct 1929, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 4 Nov 1951, Lavonne HART


CHILDREN OF JOHN WILLIAM RHODES AND LUCINDA ELENDER RHODES
(Child #5 of Martha Jane Hicks and Elliott Wilburn Rhodes)

John William Rhodes5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born January 11, 1857 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died there June 6, 1936. He married Lucinda Elender Rhodes, daughter of   Robert H. Rhodes and Sarah Jane Carlock, on November 15, 1876 in Fayette County, Illinois. Robert H. Rhodes was the son of McComas Rhodes4 (Susannah Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Sarah Jane Williams. McComas Rhodes's father was Anderson Rhodes,   son of Alexander Rhodes and Elizabeth Pettitte.

Lucinda was born August 30, 1861 in Illinois, and died December 30, 1926. They were buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois.

After her death he married Telithew Jane Culbertson, daughter of John Thomas Culbertson and Mary Pope. This was her third marriage. Her first husband was Campbell C. Harris, and her second husband was James Asberry Rhodes3, son of McComas Rhodes2 (Alex1.) and Sarah Jane Cole, daughter of John Cole and Rutha Caroline Conner. She was born in 1830 and died October 17 1900.

    Children of John W. Rhodes and Lucinda E.Rhodes:
    1. + Charles Ferrin RHODES   b 22 Jun 1875, Fayette Co., IL; m Anna BOYD
    2. + Elmer Smith RHODES   b 4 Mar 1881; m Lucy BOYD
    3. + Joseph A. RHODES   b 20 Sep 1884; m 1st Ivy BOYD; m 2nd Ina P. RHODES
    4. Sarah E. RHODES b Mar 1891, IL, d 1920; m 4 Jan 1910, Jesse Bell COLE (s/o Alemeda Rosetta COLE, d/o William O. COLE and Dorothy Eleanor SCRIBNER) b 22 Aug 1889, Fayette Co., IL, d 6 Mar 1979, Decatur, Macon Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; Jesse m 2nd Aug 1920 Montgomery Co., IL, Myrtle Elizabeth RHODES b 1903, d 20 Jun 1970; obituary of Jesse B. Cole follows:
      Jesse B. Cole Dies March 6

      Mr. Jesse Bell Cole, 89, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Tuesday March 6, (1979) at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Mr. Cole was born Aug 22, 1889 in Fayette County, a son of Alemeda Cole. A truck driver, Mr. Cole spent 60 years of his life in Montgomery County, living in Nokomis, Witt, and Hillsboro. In 1909 he was married to Sarah Rhodes, and she passed away in 1919. His second marriage was to Myrtle Elizabeth Rhodes in Hillsboro in August 1920. She also preceded him in death June 20, 1970.

      Surviving are eleven children, Ella Pratt, Mrs. Lawrence (Reba) Washburn, Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Fogleman, Lawrence Cole and Geneva Roady, all of Decatur, Mrs. Edward (Bertha) Pinkston of Moweaqua, June Lehnen of Irving, Sherman Cole of Springfield, 40 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Three sons preceded him in death.

      Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 9, at Bass Funeral Home, with Rev. Kenneth Blankenship officiating. Burial will be after 5 p.m. today, Thursday March 8, at the funeral home.
    5. William Woodford RHODES b 29 Jun 1897, IL, d 1949; m Freda BALDWIN( d/o William R. BALDWIN and Cora HILL) b 25 Sep 1903, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL, d 4 May 1975, Harrisburg, Saline Co., IL, bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Fayette Co., IL; she m 2nd June 1950, Bill HALL, he d 1969; her obituary follows:
      Mrs. Freda Hall

      Mrs. Freda Hall, 71, a former Ramsey resident, died Sunday May 4, (1975) at a Harrisburg Hospital. Her funeral was to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Church northwest of Ramsey, with the Rev. Kenneth Blankenship officiating and burial in the church cemetery.

      Mrs. Hall was born in Ramsey September 25, 1903, a daughter of William L. and Cora Hill Baldwin. Her first husband, Woodford Rhodes, died in 1949. She was married to Bill Hall in June 1950 and he died in 1969. Surviving are three sons, Murvin Rhodes, Nokomis; Donald Rhodes, Shabbona; William Rhodes, Marina, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Irene Loehr, Aurora; Mrs. Frances Carlock, Lee; Mrs. Arlene Uzzle, Harrisburg; 22 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Washburn and Mrs. Sadie Jackson, Ramsey; and Mrs. Blanch Cole, Tonica. Three children and seven brothers and sisters preceded her in death.
    6. Eva A. RHODES b Jan 1898 IL; m 1st Ray CASEY; m 2nd Jesse DAVIS
    7. Clara RHODES b 1907


CHILDREN OF CHARLES FERRIN RHODES AND ANNA BOYD
(Child #1 of John William Rhodes and Lucinda Eleanor Rhodes)

Charles Ferrin Rhodes6 (John W.5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born June 22, 1875 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died in 1967. He married Anna Boyd, daughter of Charles Albert Riley Boyd and Sarah Ann Spears, on July 5, 1899 in Montgomery County, Illinois. She was born in March, 1881 in Montgomery County, Illinois. They were living in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois when the 1910 census was taken. Charles later married Hester O. Earl, who was born in 1893, and died in 1956. He and his wives were buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. He had no children by his second wife.

    Children of Charles F. Rhodes and Anna Boyd:
    1. Louis Earl RHODES b 9 Jul 1899, Montgomery Co., IL, d Apr 1949, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL; m Jennie HICKS b 9 Feb 1924

      Children:
      1. Lowell RHODES
      2. Junior RHODES
      3. Beatrice RHODES
      4. Grace RHODES
      5. William E. "Billie" RHODES
      6. Blanch RHODES
      7. Clarabell RHODES
      8. Darel RHODES
      9. LeRoy RHODES

    2. Lottie R. RHODES b 1903 (7-1910), Fayette Co., IL; m 23 Aug 1919, Chester Arnel RHODES   [s/o James Jerden RHODES5 (Martha J. Hicks4, Catherine Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Nancy Drucilla HICKS] b 27 May 1896, Fayette Co., IL' children listed under his name

      Children:
      1. Sylvia Lucile RHODES b 12 Oct 1920, Taylor Springs, Montgomery Co., IL, d 19 Dec 1977, Pana, Christian Co., IL; m 1st Mr. WARD; m 2nd Mr. MERRIFIELD
      2. Moriene RHODES; m Mr. SPINDEL

    3. Lena Viola RHODES b 27 Mar 1905, Fayette Co., IL, d 18 Dec 1989, Nokomis, Montgomery Co., IL; m 24 Jul 1922, Roy Everett RHODES   (s/o George Jefferson RHODES and Harriet Etheline DAVIS) b 1 Aug 1899, IL, d 1970, both bur Mt. Carmel Cem., Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL
      Obituary of Lena Rhodes:
      "Mrs. Roy (Lena V. Rhodes) Rhodes, 84, of Nokomis died 8:15 a.m. Monday December 18, 1989 at Golden Manor Nursing Home, Nokomis... Mrs. Rhodes was born in Fayette County, daughter of Charles and Anna Rhodes. She was a real estate agent and a member of the Coulton Baptist Chapel. She married Roy Rhodes in 1922. He died in 1970. Surviving are her brothers, Arthur, of Indianapolis, Ind.; Burnell, of Walker; sisters, Lottie Rhodes, of Nokomis; Nellie Riks, of Georgia; Dermeline Marvick, of Leland; Imogene Walker, of Decatur. One son, two brothers, and three sisters preceded her in death."
    4. Charlie RHODES b 1907 (3-1910), Fayette Co., IL
    5. Elma RHODES b 1909 (age 13m 1910), Fayette Co., IL
    6. Jennebell RHODES; m Mr. MAYFIELD
    7. Leon RHODES
    8. Nellie RHODES; m Mr. RIKS
    9. Violet RHODES; m Mr. JORGENSON
    10. Dermaline RHODES; m Mr. MARVICK
    11. Imogene RHODES; m Mr. WALKER
    12. Bernell RHODES
    13. Arthur RHODES


CHILDREN OF ELMER SMITH RHODES AND WIVES
(1)   LUCY IRENE BOYD   (2)   ESTELLA PRATER   (3)   BERTHA A. CARLOCK

(Child #2 of John William Rhodes and Lucinda Eleanor Rhodes)

Elmer Smith Rhodes6 (John W.5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born March 4, 1881 in Fayette County, Illinois and died November 15, 1957. He was buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois. He was married three times. He married Lucy Irene Boyd, daughter of Charles Albert Riley Boyd and Sarah Ann Spears, on January 19, 1902. She was born February 19, 1882 in Illinois, and died April 19, 1911 in Fayette County, Illinois. Elmer Smith Rhodes and Estella Prater, daughter of William Dudley Prater, Jr., and Ruth Jane Williams, were married April 25, 1912. They later divorced. His third wife was Bertha A. Carlock, daughter of James Robert Carlock5 (Thersy Rhodes4, Lucinda Harris3, Zach.2, Isaac1) and Frances E. Wolf. She was born September 10, 1888 in Buckhart Township, Christian County, Illinois.

    Children of Elmer S. Rhodes and Lucy I. Boyd:
    1. Bessie Edith RHODES b 23 Apr 1904, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m 10 Dec 1924, Oren Amos HICKS   [s/o Cyrus HICKS6 (Wm. R.5, James J.4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Cynthia Malissa MEYER5 (Cynthia F. Sears4, Frances J. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1)] b 14 Jan 1903, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; her great-grandmother, Martha J. Hicks, was the sister of his great- grandfather, James Jerdan Hicks; children listed under Oran Amos Hicks's name, this Part, Ch. 8.5, Descendants of James Jerdan Hicks
    2. Mollie Eleanor RHODES b 1906 (4-1910), IL, m 22 Dec 1926, Wilber Lawrence MEYER [s/o Ora Theodore MEYER6 (Cynthia F. Meyer5, Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Ina Roberta COLE] b 22 May 1906, Hurricane Twp., Fayette Co., IL
    3. Ruby RHODES b 1908 (2-1910), IL; m 1927, Everette MEYER [s/o Joseph Ervin MEYER (Cynthia F. Sears5, Frances J. Harris4, Wm. B.3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Dora K. MERRIMAN]
    4. (son) RHODES (Bessie mentioned her brother)

    Children of Elmer S. Rhodes and Estella Prater:
    1. Selma RHODES b 14 Feb 1910, IL; m 1st Charles John SHEETS (3 ch); m 2nd Homer BRYANT, b 5 Sep 1898, (2 ch); (Note: I was told Selma went by the name Rhodes, but was actually the daughter of Estella Prater by a previous husband.)
    2. Eva RHODES; m Jesse ADAMS

    Children of Elmer S. Rhodes and Bertha A. Cearlock:
    1. Buelah L. RHODES b 18 Sep 1923, Bingham, Fayette Co., IL; m Ray SANDERS (s/o J. Bradley SANDERS and Rose BAUERLS)
    2. Marcella RHODES b 25 Aug 1925, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL; m 4 Jan 1947, Kenneth CUTHERN (s/o Thomas CUTHERN and Maud YOUNGER) b 27 Apr 1918, Ramsey, Fayette Co., IL


CHILDREN OF JOSEPH A. RHODES AND WIVES
(1)   IVY BOYD   (2)  INA P. RHODES 

(Child #3 of John William Rhodes and Lucinda Eleanor Rhodes)

Joseph A. Rhodes6 (John W.5, Martha J. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) was born September 20, 1884 in Fayette County, Illinois, and died March 6, 1931. He married Ivy Boyd, daughter of Charles Albert Riley Boyd and Sarah Ann Spears, on August 17, 1902 in Fayette County, Illinois. She was born August 18, 1887, died June 3, 1905, and was buried in Little Hickory Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. He and his second wife, Ina P. RHODES, were married in 1907. She was born in January 1898 in Fayette County, Illinois, the daughter of Thomas Alexander Rhodes5 (Mary A. Hicks4, Cath. Harris3, Wooten2, Isaac1) and Mary Jane Merriman. She died in 1957, and was buried beside her husband in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Fayette County, Illinois. They lived in Hurricane Township, Fayette County, Illinois at census time in 1910.

    Children of Joseph A. Rhodes and Ivy Boyd:
    1. Elizabeth B. RHODES b 1904 (8-1910) IL, d 1920
    Children of Joseph A. Rhodes and Ina P. Rhodes:
    1. Cecil J. F. RHODES b 1908 (2-1910) IL; m 15 Jan 1926 Ruby Marie FISH (d/o Joe H. FISH and Lilly REAVIS)
    2. Helen Idell RHODES b 23 Nov 1910, Fayette Co., IL, d 17 Oct 1926
    3. (infant) RHODES b 8 Dec 1912, Fayette Co., IL, d 11 Dec 1912
    4. Alice RHODES; m Brian COLE
    5. Ezra RHODES; m Miss MURKIN
    6. Lonnie Earl RHODES b 2 Nov 1921, IL, d 23 Dec 1940; m Jaunita SPEARS (d/o Pete SPEARS and Miss HUNTER)


Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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