Biography

George W Rhodes was born 16 September 1823 in Pennsylvania, United States of America to Philip Rhodes (c1790-1845) and Rachel B Miller (1802-1879) and died 6 May 1907 Logan, Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States of America of unspecified causes. He married Julia A ? (1828-1911) in Pennsylvania, United States.

Private, Co. H. 202 Pa. Infantry, Civil War.

Altoona Mirror, 7 May 1907:

"George Rhodes died yesterday morning on the anniversary of his birth at his home near Three Culverts. Deceased was born on May 6, 1824 and had passed many years of his life in the vicinity of this city. He was for a number of years employed by the Pennsylvania railroad company and his last position was that of a switchman at Seventeenth street. He was retired several years ago. He served three months int eh army during the war. He is survived by his wife, one son, Albert, of this city, one brother, Brice Rhodes of Livermore, Pa., and one sister, Mrs. Mary Shade of Leamersville, Pa. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Services will be conducted at the house. Interment will be made in Dilford (sic) cemetery."

(Stevens Mortuary Records - Altoona, "interred Guilford")



Children



Offspring of George W Rhodes and Julia A ? (1828-1911)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Aramanda Rhodes (1869-1883)
Albert E Rhodes (1872-1944)










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Footnotes (including sources)

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Sources & Notes

  • Veteran Burial Card
    • George W Rhodes - Civil War - 7/29/64-7/3/1865, 202 PA Inf, Co. H
  • United States Federal Census
    • 1870 Altoona Ward 6, Blair County, Pennsylvania
      • George Rhodes, 44 PA
      • Julia Rhodes, 39 PA
      • Aramanda Rhodes, 1 PA
    • 1880 Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania #88, 94
      • Geo. W Rhodes, 52 PA, laborer
      • Julia A Rhodes, 42 PA
      • Aramanda Rhodes, 11 PA
      • Albert E Rhodes, 7 PA
    • 1900 Logan, Blair County, Pennsylania #404, 404
      • George W Rhodes, 76, May 1824, PA, m30, no job
      • Julia A Rhodes, 70, Jul 1829, PA, 1 of 2 children living
      • Albert Rhodes, 27, Jun 1872, PA, son, m6/12, Laborer RR
      • Mary Rhodes, 20, Apr 1880, PA, 0 children
  • Death Certificate - Father Philip Rhodes, Mother Rachel Miller, died of heart disease, Albert Rhodes is informant
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