Isabella Rothrock

Brief Life History of Isabella

When Isabella Rothrock was born on 27 March 1850, in Bellefonte, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Rothrock, was 40 and her mother, Matilda Prudence Thurston, was 20. She married Dennis Ashby Rhodes on 21 September 1877, in Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Orrick, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Liberty Township, Clay, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 8 April 1928, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in South Point Cemetery, Orrick Township, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Dennis Ashby Rhodes
Isabella Rothrock
Marriage: 21 September 1877
Merab Ashby Rhodes
Mathilda Rothrock Rhodes
Richard Ashby Rhodes
Phillip Ashby RHODES
Phillip Monroe Rhodes
Gertrude Etchison Rhodes
Jeannie Ray Rhodes
Howard S. Rhodes

Sources (12)

  • Joabelle R Rhodes in household of Dennis A Rhodes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mabel Rothrock in entry for Jeanne Rhodes Ellis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Isabel Rhodes in household of Dennis Rhodes, "United States Census, 1880"

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Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German rōt ‘red’ + roc ‘tunic’; hence a nickname, probably for someone who habitually wore a red tunic. This surname is no longer found in Germany. Compare Rodrock and Rotruck .

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

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