Rhoda Eno

Brief Life History of Rhoda

When Rhoda Eno was born on 12 August 1766, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt. Jonathan Eno, was 27 and her mother, Mary Goodrich Hart, was 21. She married Daniel Phelps on 15 March 1787, in Avon, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 July 1837, at the age of 70, and was buried in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Daniel Phelps
Rhoda Eno
Marriage: 15 March 1787
Rhoda Slater Phelps
Canton Phelps
Daniel Pliney Phelps
Canton Phelps
Laura Phelps
Nancy Phelps
Calista Catherine Phelps
George N. Phelps

Sources (4)

  • Rhoda Eno, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Rhoda Eno Phelps, "Find A Grave Index"
  • International Genealogical index

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Adrien, Camille, Pierre.

Altered form of French Canadian Hénault (see Henault 2) and, in some cases, possibly also of the same French surname (see Henault 1). Compare Ano .

Altered form of French (mainly Nord) Henno: variant of Hanno . Compare Enos .

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

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