When Rhoda Stonecipher was born in 1788, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Marion Stonecipher, was 34 and her mother, Salome Fairchild, was 33. She married John Braswell on 15 July 1811. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Morgan, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1860, in Crookedfork, Morgan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.
Americanized form of German Steinseifer, a topographic name composed of Middle High German stein ‘stone, rock’ + sīfe ‘swampy creek’.