|Birth: ||1814, USA|
|Death: ||May 5, 1873|
Rhoda was born about 1814 in Ohio according to the 1850 and 1860 censuses, but according to her son James in later censuses, she was born in Rhode Island. She was 18 when she married William R. BANCROFT Jan. 1, 1833 in Portage Co., Ohio. They had 4 children: Orpha Jane Bancroft (b. Nov. 2, 1834), Horace Elizur Bancroft (b. 1837), Eliza Ann Bancroft (b. 1839), and Laura A. Bancroft (b. May 1842). William R. Bancroft died Oct. 14, 1843, and three of the four children died young: Laura in Aug. 1843, Horace in Nov. 1844, and Eliza Ann in Feb. 1845.
Rhoda married secondly, James BARBER, on Dec. 26, 1844 in Portage Co., Ohio. James was born in Ireland in 1808. He had a son, William A. Barber, from a previous marriage. He and Rhoda had 4 children together: James Knox Barber (b. Oct. 6, 1845 in Portage Co., Ohio), Angeline Barber (b. May 25, 1851 in Crawford Co., Penn.), John H. Barber (b. May 29, 1854 in Michigan), and Mary J. Barber (b. Apr. 28, 1859 in Webster Co., Iowa).
Rhoda and James Barber were listed in the 1850 Census in Sadsbury Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, then in the 1860 Census in Webster Township, Webster County, Iowa. Ancestry.com's "Iowa Cemetery Records" database shows that James Barber died 11 Apr 1862 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Burnside town, Webster County, Iowa.
Mrs. Rhoda Barber remarried to Anderson LUMPKIN on Mar. 4, 1863 in Webster Co., Iowa, a third marriage for both of them. Rhoda is listed as Anderson's wife in the 1870 census, and her Barber children were Anderson's step-children. She and Anderson had no children together. Ancestry.com's "Iowa Cemetery Records" database shows that Rhoda Lumpkin or "Mrs. A. Lumpkin" died 5 May 1873 at age 58 in Douglas township, Webster County, Iowa.
William R Bancroft (1809 - 1843)
James Barber (1808 - 1862)
Anderson Lumpkin (1812 - 1899)*
Horace E Bancroft (1837 - 1844)*
Eliza Ann Bancroft (1840 - 1845)*
Laura A Bancroft (1842 - 1843)*
Old Lizard Cemetery
Created by: Karen Bray Keeley
Record added: May 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52512291