Thelma Margaret Rhodes

31 December 1906–13 June 2005 (Age 98)
Wayne, Missouri, United States

The Life of Thelma Margaret

When Thelma Margaret Rhodes was born on 31 December 1906, in Wayne, Missouri, United States, her father, Charles Monroe Rhodes, was 49 and her mother, Laura Buehler, was 39. She married Harold Laird Marsh on 9 March 1925, in Wayne, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Francois Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Greenville, St. Francois Township, Wayne, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 13 June 2005, in Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Sun Land Memorial Park, Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Harold Laird Marsh
Thelma Margaret Rhodes
Marriage: 9 March 1925
Mary Carolyn Marsh
William Rhodes Marsh

Spouse and Children

9 March 1925
Wayne, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Monroe Rhodes





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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 25

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 26

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing in woodland ( see Rode 3). This, the most common form of the name, has been influenced in spelling by the English name of the Greek island of Rhodes (Greek Rhodos), with which there is no connection. There is no connection, either, with modern English road (Old English rād ‘riding’), which was not used to denote a thoroughfare until the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Rhodes in household of Laura Rhodes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma Rhodes in household of Charley Rhodes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thelma Marsh in household of Laura B Rhodes, "United States Census, 1940"

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