Peter Brown Family History

Benjamin Rhodes (1640) & Grace Smith

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General History

Benjamin Rhodes were one of my 9th generation ancestors.

Key Dates:

Benjamin Rhodes birth details are unknown but he was probably born in about 1640, possibly in Woodkirk, Yorkshire (derived as no birth records found). He probably married Grace Smith on 2nd December 1665 (source is Family Search and is unconfirmed).

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Benjamin & Grace had possibly four children (but maybe more due to gap -source is IGI in all cases and is unconfirmed)

Israel John Ephraim Joseph
  1. Israel Rhodes was baptised on 1st January 1666 in Woodkirk, Yorkshire (son of Benjamin). He married Martha Brathwaite. Details of Israel Rhodes & martha Brathwaite are shown separately as they are direct ancestors.
  2. John Rhodes (Johannes) was baptised on 10th March 1671 in Woodkirk, Yorkshire (son of Benjamin).
  3. Ephraim Rhodes was baptised on 30th August 1674 in Woodkirk, Yorkshire (son of Benjamin).
  4. Joseph Rhodes was baptised on 30th August 1674 in Woodkirk, Yorkshire (son of Benjamin).

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No information available

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  1. There were numerous differant spellings of "Rhodes" in the parish registers e.g Roades, Roads, Rodes, Roide, Roids, Roodes, Royde, Roydes, Rhods, Rhodes, Rhoods.
  2. The parish of Woodkirk encompasses West & East Ardsley as well as Woodkirk
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No information available
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  1. Ancestry Yorkshire Parish Records CD (North Riding & West Riding)
  2. Rothwell Parish Register transcripts
  3. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see LINKS-Research Web sites
  4. Latter day Saints - Family Search: For initial identification of details only