John Rhodes I

John Rhodes I (1630 - abt. 1701)

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John Rhodes I aka Rodes
Born in Ripley, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Barlborough, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Marple, Chester, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2013 | Last significant change: 20 May 2019
08:27: [anon] answered a question about John Rhodes I (1630-abt.1701)
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John Rhodes (Rodes, Rhoads) of Winegreaves, Derbyshire, England, and Elizabeth his wife, had children, Adam, b. 1660, Mary, John, Elizabeth, Jacob, Abraham, Sarah, Hannah and Joseph. Of these Adam and John came to Pennsylvania in 1684, and the father, with Jacob and Joseph, some years later (about 1665).

per Smedley: John Rodes, senior, died in Darby Twp. 8-27-1701.

per Smedley: bio of son Joseph Rhodes JOSEPH RODES, or Rhoads, of Marple, son of John and Elizabeth, was born in Derbyshire, 2-5-1680; m. 7-2-1702, Abigail, dau. of Richard and Mary Bonsall, of Darby, and died in 1732. His widow, d. 11-9-1750. They owned 400 acres of land in Marple. Their children were John, Mary (m.Robert Powell), Elizabeth, Abigail, Rebecca (m. Mordecai Massey), Joseph, Jane, Benjamin (m.Katharine Pugh) and James

per National Cyclopedia: bio of GGG Grandson James E. Rhodes: His earliest American ancestor was John Rhoads of Winegreaves, England, who emigrated to America late in the 17th century and settled on a farm in Delaware county which is still in the possession of the family. He married Elizabeth Jessop,'

Prior to merge: This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Rhodes-2520 was created by Tom Greene through the import of tgreeneftdna1.ged on Jun 29, 2014. Date of birth cited as approx 1620 Date of death cited as 22 November 1701


  • US and Canada Passenger and Immigration Lists Index (1665)
  • US Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records
  • US Quaker Meeting Records, death of John Roads 30 Jan 1701, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Netherlands GenealogieOnline Trees Index
  • Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette, Pennsylvania, Vol II Title Page
  • Source: S146 Author: Heritage Consulting Title: Millennium File Publication: Name: Operations Inc; Repository: #R1

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Listing from Rhodes Family in America
Listing from Rhodes Family in America

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On 26 Apr 2019 at 13:53 GMT SJ Baty wrote:

Set unmerged match with Roades-37 - need to determine correct LNAB.

On 1 Apr 2019 at 12:01 GMT T Stanton wrote:

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies By John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke would seem to indicate he is from Surton, Notts rather than Derby. See link to this in Comments on wife's profile.

On 1 Apr 2019 at 11:40 GMT T Stanton wrote:

Lew Smedley's original website linked from no longer exists and is not captured at Wayback Machine. His information needs to be verified through primary source documentation to meet pre-1700 profile source standards and the user submitted Ancestry citations also need primary source documentation.

On 3 Jul 2016 at 20:11 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Rodes-5 and Rhodes-2091 appear to represent the same person because: same family, only source shown has name as Rhodes

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