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Rhoda (Ogden) Lewis (1796 - abt. 1880)

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Rhoda Lewis formerly Ogden
Born in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1816 in New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Brooklyn, NYmap
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2020 | Created 14 Nov 2018
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Sources cite Rhoda’s birth year as either 1796, 1798 or 1800. She passed away about 1880. She was born in Newark, NJ. Her parents were Isaac Ogden and Abigail Baldwin. She married James Lewis in 1816 in New Jersey. They had a daughter named Sarah Frances. Rhoda and her husband James Lewis are on the federal 1850 census as living in Brooklyn in a multi-family dwelling with two other small families.

A New York Presbyterian church record of attendance was found of daughter Sarah Frances with Rhoda Lewis November 1828.

Rhoda is on the 1860 New York census, living in Brooklyn, NY. She was living with her daughter’s family. James her husband had died in January of 1858.

Rhoda died about 1880 in Brooklyn, NY.


  • Presbyterian Historical Society; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1907; Book Title: 1811 - 1841
  • 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 pg 34
  • Baldwin, Charles Candee, Baldwin Genealogy. Cleveland, 1881. (974p.): 521
  • New York, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790- 1860
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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