|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1811|
Rhoda Ann Graves was born in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, the daughter of Anson Graves and Asenath Slade, and married Lyman Stearns on September 8, 1834. For their wedding tour they traveled to Ohio to visit with Lyman's brother, John Cooledge Stearns, and his family in Copley, Ohio. In 1848, they moved to Copley, Ohio, and then in 1856 to Parma, Ohio. Rhoda and Lyman established a farm that still stands today as the Stearns Homestead in Parma, Ohio. It is a 48 acre "museum farm" open to the public to enjoy, in the midst of the Cleveland suburbs.
Rhoda and Lyman had 2 children:
George N. Stearns who died in the Civil War
Charles H. Stearns of whom no more is known
Genealogy and Memoirs of Isaac Stearns and his Descendents, by Avis Stearns Van Wagenen, p. 508
Graves Families from Walpole, As it Was and As it Is, by George Aldrich, 1880
Lyman Stearns (1808 - ____)
Created by: Barbara Hanno
Record added: Mar 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106122427
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