THOMAS SHERMAN RHODES
Researched and compiled by Faye Bell (SLC) 2014
Thomas S Rhodes was born on 18 November 1864 in Missouri.† He married Marietta Allen 2 March 1889 also in Missouri.† The couple had five children:† Sons-- Leo, Arthur and Mayben and daughters Alma Clair and Orah.† However, they raised a motherless niece of his wife and the nieceís son William Lee as well.† They moved from Missouri to Kansas and hence to Wyoming and were in Montana for a few years.† He spent a brief period in Ten Sleep with his son Leo and his sonís wife, Ida prior to his passing.† He died in Burbank, Los Angeles, California on July 22, 1950.† He was preceded in death by his daughter Alma and hiswife Marietta who passed away in 1942 in Billings, MT and his grandson Charles S Rhodes in WW II as a pilot in the U.S. Air Corps.
These data were collected from Northern Wyoming Daily News, Ancestry.com for census and death dates, etc.† In this search there are two birthdates listed:† 1) 11 November; 2) 18 November 1864.
Obituary provided by Terril J. Mills – 2014
Newspaper date: 7/26/1950