|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1814|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1889|
Rhonda was the daughter of the farmer James Mathews and Martha McCarry of Virginia.
She married the millwright William James Ellis on 15 July 1833 in Highland Co., Virginia.
They had 13 children that they named in the order of their births: James William, Nancy, Martha, Susan, Harriet, Eliza, John M, Rhoda, Mary, Joanna, Sarah J, George F and Francis Marion Ellis.
In November 1849 the family relocated to Mahaska Co., Iowa and that is where Rhoda and William now rest side by side forever in the White Oak Grove cemetery.
James Mathew (1778 - 1864)
Martha McCarey Mathew (1783 - 1860)
William James Ellis (1813 - 1895)*
James W. Ellis (1834 - 1911)*
Martha Ellis Gay (1837 - 1915)*
Harriet Ellis Paul (1841 - 1863)*
Jesse Mathew (1807 - 1894)*
Mary Mathew Francis (1812 - 1898)*
Rhoda Mathews Ellis (1814 - 1889)
Emanuel Mathews (1817 - 1885)*
Harriet Matthew Dever (1821 - 1881)*
Rhoda Wife of Wm Ellis Died Sept. 30, 1889 Aged 75Y 3M 22D
Note: Birth date calculated from gravestone inscription.
White Oak Grove Cemetery
Maintained by: Jack Gilchrist
Originally Created by: Sharon Welch
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40032581