Bertie Co., NC and Caldwell/Christian/Trigg Co. KY
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The 1810 Caldwell Co., Tax List shows:
Apparently Ephraim Rhodes died abt 1813. After his death, Nancy married William Husk on 21 Apr 1814 in Christian Co., KY. At a Christian Co., KY Court session on 1 Jan 1816, William Husk was appointed guardian for Robert Wiley Rhodes. In 1823 there were court actions in Trigg Co., KY to provide guardianship for Nancy and Jane Rhodes, minor children of Ephraim Rhodes, then deceased. Information on Ephraim's wife and children appears in "Rhodes-Barnett and Mitchusson-Ingram" by Norma Jean Ladd [Simmons Historical Publications, Melber, KY 42069, 1998, p. 2], who in turn credits Micki Weaver for it. Their children are said to be:
--Robert Wiley Rhodes [b: Bertie Co., NC] [see generation below]
--ROBERT RHODES [b: abt 1818]--m: Nicy Jane Higgins in 8 October 1840 in Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY.
--EPHRAIM RHODES [b: abt 1821]--m: Virginia J. Mitchell 2 March 1844 in Trigg Co., KY.
--THOMAS RHODES [b: abt 1822]--m: (1) Elizabeth J. Doles on 21 May 1845 and (2) Elizabeth Bryant in Trigg Co. on 19 Sept 1853. [My descent is traced through Thomas and his first wife, Elizabeth J. Doles]
--DICEA RHODES [b: abt 1830]--m: (1) William Henry Ingram on 16 April 1852 in Cadiz, Trigg Co., KY and (2) F. J. Hughes on 22 June 1868.
--WILEY ROBERT RHODES [b: abt 1835]--m: Clarinda M. Cook on 20 August 1853 in Trigg Co., KY. Clarinda was the daughter of William W. Cook and Nancy Doles. [SEE DOLES PAGE]
--CHARITY RHODES [b: abt 1839]--m: (1) William H. McQuade on 2 July 1853 in Dover, Stewart Co., TN and (2) Thomas D. Lofton on 27 November 1865 in Trigg Co., KY. Thomas was born abt 1840 in Franklin Co., MS/MO.
The children of Charity and William were:
--ELIZA ELLIOTT RHODES [b: abt 1845] may have died young.
|FRANCES COLE WILL|
Frances Cole had a will in Trigg Co.., KY, dated 23 Nov 1821, which named the following people and their relationships to her:
--Sisters: NANCY HUSK, GRACY HOLLAND
--Nieces: ELIZABETH SAVELLS, ELIZABETH HOLLAND, MARY DOLES, and NANCY RHODES and JANE RHODES who are named as children of EPHRAIM RHODES.
--Executor: friend ABSOLAM SAVELLS
--Testators: DANIEL SAVILLS, D. C. HOLLAND, THOMAS DOLES
Here are the surmised identities of those named in the will:
regarding the disposition of Frances' will:
Monday, 16 June 1823--p.113: William Husk, Absalom Savells, Moses McWaters, John Warton appointed Comrs. on motion of William Hogan to allot & set apart to Jane Rhoades & other heirs of Ephraim Rhoades, deceased, their equal part of real & personal estate of said Ephraim Rhoads.
Page 114--and also to divine & set apart their equal shares of the land willed to said Nancy wife of said Hogan & said Jane by their aunt, Frances Cole, deceased. Court adjourned. William Scott. J.P. [Unless I am missing something "to said Nancy" is not referred back to earlier in the court record of that day.]
Page 118--Monday, 15 September 1823: Comrs. appointed to set apart to the heirs of Ephraim Rhoades their parts of said decedent's estate & also to the lands willed by Frances Cole, decd, to Nancy & Jane Rhoades, this day made their report, same examined and approved, etc. On motion of William Hogan who intermarried with Nancy Rhoades one of the heirs of Ephraim Rhoades it is ordered....
Page 130--Monday 16th day of February 1824: ZADOCK THOMAS granted license to keep a tavern.
Page 132--On motion of Augustine W. Holland who intermarried with Jane Rhodes one of the heirs of Ephraim Rhoades, it is ordered...
A MALE Frances Coles appears in the 1820 Trigg Co. census beside the household of Zadock Thomas. Who is this Frances? It seems there may be a mistake in the gender listed here. This Frances is listed as a household of 1 white male 45+, no white females, and with the mark "1" in a far right column, the category of which I cannot decipher:
Louisa Thomas was the daughter of Zadock Thomas and his wife Dicea Bazemore. Louisa married Robert Wiley Rhodes, son of Ephraim Rhodes.
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