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Obediah Rhodes
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Birth: May 13, 1693
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1781
New London County
Connecticut, USA

The son of SAMUEL & ABIGAIL (COATES) RHODES, he married Abigail Stanborough in 1717 in Voluntown. He was one of the first settler of Voluntown & served as a selectman. He was licensed to keep an inn on June 6, 1726.

In 1733, Obediah and Abigail Rhodes were arrested & accused of murdering their apprentice, Oliver Carpenter. They were jailed for more than a year and never tried (anyway no court records were found).

Obediah was admitted to the First Church in Voluntown on September 15, 1728, and Abigail was admitted in 1729.
Family links: 
  Samuel Rhodes (1642 - 1718)
  Abigail Coates Rhodes (1663 - 1743)
  Abigail Stanborough Rhodes (1707 - 1789)*
  Abigail Rhodes Thurston (1719 - ____)*
  Martha Rhodes (1725 - 1725)*
  Abigail Rhodes (____ - 1684)*
  Sarah Rhodes (1690 - 1690)*
  Obediah Rhodes (1693 - 1781)
  Sarah Rhodes (1696 - 1698)*
  Joseph Rhodes (1701 - 1765)*
*Calculated relationship
Voluntown Cemetery
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jun 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38297303

RIP my 7th Great Grandfather. I finally found you
- Patty Cody
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016
Thinking of you. My sixth great grandfather.
- LaDonna Barnes Tassin
 Added: May. 25, 2016

- Donna B.
 Added: May. 7, 2015
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