Rhoda Schermerhorn

7 January 1812–17 January 1902 (Age 90)
Cortland, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Rhoda

When Rhoda Schermerhorn was born on 7 January 1812, her father, Jacob T Schemerhorn, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Schultz, was 42. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Calvin Wiltse. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Pierce Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 17 January 1902, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cortland, DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Wiltse
1806–1858
Rhoda Schermerhorn
1812–1902
Sarah Evalyne Wiltsie
1842–1916
Henry N Wiltse
1847–
James L Wiltse
1849–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Female1842–1916Female

    Henry N Wiltse

    Male1847–Male

    James L Wiltse

    Male1849–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob T Schemerhorn

    Male1764–1845Male

    Sarah Schultz

    Female1769–1846Female

siblings

(9)

    Hendricca Schermerhorn

    Female1790–Female

    Abigail Schermerhorn

    Female1793–1882Female

    Mary Polly Schermerhorn

    Female1795–Female

    Eleanor Schemerhorn

    Female1799–1873Female

    Teunis Schermerhorn

    Male1801–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 6

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in the area of the Schermermeer of northern Holland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Wiltse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rhoda Wiltse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rhoda Wiltse, "United States Census, 1900"

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