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Rhoda (Kelley) (Ross) McMannus. 1810-bef 1880, Lawrence and Vinton counties, OH
Posted by: Thomas Brown (ID *****6773) Date: August 08, 2009 at 13:03:47
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I am looking for information on Rhody (Rhoda) Kelley and Joseph Ross. They married on Feb 8, 1823 in Lawrence County, OH. Rhoda was born around 1810. I have no idea who Rhoda's parents are so any leads would be very helpful. I'll post the timeline of Rhoda's life as I know it. Thanks for any help! I have her census data from 1840, 1850, 1860 and 1870.

Name: Rhody Kelley (Rhody Kelly, Rhoda Kelley, Rhoda Kelly, Rhody Kelley)
Birth: 1810 Ohio, USA (although in 1870 she listed PA and in 1860, VA)

Marriage: 8 Feb, 1823 (Age: 13) Lawrence County, Ohio, USA to Joseph Ross

Jul 1833 (Age: 23) Birth of William F Ross. Ohio, USA
1836 (Age: 26) Birth of John Ross

12 Oct 1840 (Age: 30) - Residence in Aid, Lawrence, Ohio, USA
Description: She apparently has no husband at this time... Rhoda Ross with 2 males under 5 and 1 male between 5 and 10. One female aged 20-30.

1840 (Age: 30) Birth of Francis Marion Ross (before the 1840 census (October 12))
9 November 1842 (Age: 32) Birth of Eliza Ann Ross. Lawrence, Ohio, USA

1850 (Age: 40) Residence in Elizabeth, Lawrence, Ohio, USA
Description: Living with Jesse McMannis, John, Francis and Eliza (age 7)

1860 (Age: 50) Residence in Vinton, Vinton, Ohio
Description: Jesse McMannis (60), Rhoda Ross (60) and Eliza Ross (16)

1863 (Age: 53) Joseph Ross Dies in Lawrence County, Ohio, USA
Description: Tom Cutters, The Lawrence County Register,, 1850-1900 Death Index, Joseph Ross death date 5/28/1863, Lawrence,Ohio. Not sure if same Joseph Ross??

1869 (Age: 59) Marriage in Ohio, USA to Jesse McMannus

1870 (Age: 60) Residence: Vinton, Vinton, Ohio

bef 1880 (Age: 70) Death? Probably somewhere near Wilksville in Vinton Twp, Vinton, OH.

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