Logan County Colorado Pioneers

George S. and Selah (Duley)Rhoades, son Jacob, 9 North 49 West


In 1870 LeSueur County, Minnesota, Jacob Rohdes is 55, born in New Jersey, Mary 55, Charley 22, and George 19 - these three born in Ohio.
In 1880 Mitchell County, Kansas, George S. Rhoades is 29, born in Ohio, farming, Selah 24 Indiana, Maary 7, Minnesota, and Jacob 3 Kansas.
In 1900 Mitchell County, George is 49, Celia 45, with Benjamin D. 18.

George proved up a quarter in 23, 9N 49W in 1914.


In 1920 Mitchell County, George and Celah have Blanche Hiner, 25, granddaughter, a cook.

Next household is Ben Rhodes, 37, a laborer, with Bessie 25 and Mary ten months.


George 1851-1921 is buried in Mitchell County # 67544167.


After a lingering illness which he endured with the quiet patience that was his characteristic, George S. Rhoades passed away at his home at twelve o'clock, noon, today.
He was born May 5, 1851, at St. Paris, Ohio, and when he was a lad of five united with the Methodist church, of which he has since been a faithful, consistent member and whose principles he has exemplified in thought and deed for sixty-five useful years.
In O'Brien county, Iowa, he was married, June 2, 1872, to Miss Celah Duley, the devoted wife who remains to mourn his loss. Three children also survive, Mrs. Mary Hiner, of Scottsville, Jacob H. Rhoades of Fleming, Colorado and Benjamin D. Rhoades of Beloit. There is one sister, Mrs. Kate Flowers of Cleveland, Minnesota. a Mr. and Mrs. Rhoades came to Mitchell county in 1876, and lived on a farm, six miles south west of town until twelve years ago, when they came to Beloit, where Mr. Rhoades found employment and kept at work as long as his physical strength permitted, and until his health failed because of hardening of the arteries, which finally caused his death. His lodge connection was with the Knights and Ladies of Security.
The funeral services will be held at the M. E. church Wednesday afternoon at two-thirty, conducted by H. M. Templin. Interment will be in Elmwood cemetery.

Celah 1855-1929 is also buried in Mitchell County.
Death came at half past eight yesterday evening to Mrs. Celah Rhoades, long a resident of Beloit. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Hiner.
Her maiden name was Celah Duley. She was born November 28, 1855, in Harrison county, Indiana. She was married June 21, 1872, in O'Brien county, Iowa, to George S. Rhoades. They came to Beloit, Kansas, to make their home, in 1876.
Mrs. Rhoades leaves two children, Mrs. Mary Hiner, Beloit, and Benjamin D. Rhoades, Morganville. A sister, Mrs. Nora Hughes, lives in Lanton, Mo., and two brothers, George Duley and C. W. Duley, live in Beloit.
Mrs. Rhoades was a member of the Methodist church, Ladies of G.A.R. and the Security Benefit Association.
The Rev. L. R. Honderick will conduct services at the M. E. church, at a time to be determined after the arrival of relatives. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery.

In 1910 Logan County, Jacob is 32, born in Kansas, with Rosetta 29 Iowa, George 8 Kansas, Louis 6 Kansas, and Clarence 3 Kansas.
Jacob H. Rhoades proved up 80 acres in section 3, 8N 48W, in 1914.
Jacob Henry Rhoades registered for WWI in Fleming, born Sept 6, 1877, farming, with Jozetta.
In 1920 Logan County, J. H. is 42, Rozetta 39, with George H. 18, Louis A. 15, Clarence F. 12- these three born in Kansas, Lawrence B. 9 and Loyd J. 6 were born in Colorado.
In 1930 Rozetta is in Downers Grove, Illinois, 48, with son George 28. a baker, Emma 32, and their Tad 2 and Harriet newborn.
Rozetta is in Denver in 1934, living at 2 South Madison.
In 1940 Downers Grove, Illinois, Rozetta is listed as a "mother" with Normand and Viola Walker, both 22, Rosetta Foote 19, Peter Colonsky 92, and Evelyn Kurtz 19.
Jacob Henderson Rhoades 1877-1922, # 90396402 and Rozetta Emeline (Hulse) Rhoades 1880-1965 are buried in Sterling.

Mrs. Rozetta Emeline Rhoades, 84, a resident of the Fleming and Haxtun area for many years, died Monday in a Sterling nursing home after an illness of one month.
She had lived in Sterling four years.
Funeral will be held at 1:30 p. m. Thursday from Fleming Methodist Church with Rev. Harold Sutton officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside cemetery, Sterling. Radford Funeral Home of Haxtun is in charge.
Mrs. Rhoades was born Sept. 16, 1880, in Marshall county, Iowa. She was married Nov. 17, 1898, in Kansas to Jacob Rhoades.
They moved to a farm north of Haxtun in 1908 and a few years later moved to the Fleming area. Mr. Rhoades died in 1922.
Mrs. Rhoades was a member of the Fleming Methodist church.
She is survived by five sons, George of Lakeland, Fla., Lewis of Yuma, Clarence of Helix, Ore., Lawrence of Wichita Falls, Tex., and Lloyd of Akron; four half-brothers, Charles and Arthur Hulse of Haxtun, Everett and Paul Hulse of Denver; a half-sister, Mettie Hulse of Denver, nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren—Haxtun-Fleming Herald, Wednesday, April 24, 1965

George Henry Rhoades 1901-1976 is buried in Florida

In 1930 Washington County, Lewis A. is 26, married to Clara 18, with Jacob D. 1 and Raymond G. two months.  Brother Lloyd J. 16 is with them.

Lloyd J. Rhoades is a hired hand for Eugene D. Marren in 1940 Yuma County - only a few miles away.


Lewis Alonzo Rhoades 1904-2001 is buried in Yuma, Colorado." Lewis Alonzo Rhoades was born to Jacob H. and Rozetta Hulse Rhoades on March 11, 1904, near Belleville, KS. He passed away at the Wray Hospital on April 18, 2001, at the age of 97.
Lewis was baptized at an early age in a Methodist Church in Kansas. When he was four, the family moved from Belleville to a farm northwest of Haxtun. Two years later, they homesteaded north of Dailey, where he started his formal education. Times were tough; the soil was sandy, and the weather uncooperative, so they moved to the Fleming area and then to the New Haven community in 1918 where Lewis completed his formal education. After the death of his father in 1922, Lewis helped support his mother and four brothers.
In 1927, he began working on the Daniel and Bertha Imhof farm near Lone Star School. He lived in that community until his death.
On Sept. 9, 1928, Lewis married Clara Imhof. They had five sons, one died at birth.
They were members of the New Haven and Fleming Methodist churches. Funeral services were held at the Yuma Methodist Church.--The Yuma Pioneer, Thursday, April 26, 2001"

Clarence Frederick Rhoades 1907-1986 is buried in Helix, Umatilla County, Oregon.
Lawrence B. Rhoades 1910-1990 is buried in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Lloyd J. Rhoades 1913-1977 is buried in the Burdett Cemetery, Washington County, Colorado.

George and Celah's daughter Mary: Mrs. Mary Rhodes Hiner was born April 11, 1873 at Cleveland, Minn., and died at her home in Beloit on Thursday, May 19, 1938, being aged at the time of her death 65 years, 1 month and 16 days. Death followed an illness of 13 weeks.Mrs. Hiner had lived in Kansas since 1876. She was married to Frank Hiner at Beloit on March 17, 1891, and to that union these five children were born: LeRoy, who died in infancy; Mrs. Frank Yeager, Jewell, Kas.; Arthur Hiner, Wymore, Nebr.; Ralph Hiner, Beloit; and LaVern Hiner, Great Bend. Her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 1935. She also leaves one brother, Benjamin Rhodes, of Clay Center, Kansas.The deceased was a member of the Christian church and of the Ladies of the G.A.R. She was a kind and loving mother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Christian church with Rev. A. R. Bemis in charge. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.—The Beloit Gazette, May 26, 1938.
Blanche died in Fort Collins in 1949 "Mrs. Blanche Lillian Yeager, 56, of Route 3, a Fort Collins resident since 1939, died suddenly of a heart attack at her home northwest of Fort Collins Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Yeager was born at Beloit, Kan., June 30, 1891. She married Frank Yeager at Salina, Kan., April 20, 1920. The couple moved here in July, 1939. Mrs. Yeager was a member of St. Joseph Catholic church and the Bellvue Neighborly Club. Besides her husband, survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Rosalie Tamlin of Bellvue, and two grandchildren, [survivors name omitted]. Mass will be said by the Rev. Duane Theobald at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 9 AM Monday. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.—Fort Collins Coloradoan, Friday, April 15, 1949, page 4. "

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