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Elizabeth Traver "Betty" Tennant Rhode
Birth: Mar. 30, 1917
Bethlehem
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1979
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Elizabeth T Tennant
Age: 2 6/12
Estimated birth year: 1917
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: daughter
Home in 1920: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 2327 East 1st Street
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's birthplace: Minnesota
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: none
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T625_858; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 148
Date: 10 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Elizabeth Tennant
Age: 13
Estimated birth year: 1917
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1930: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 2221 Second Street
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mothers' birthplace: Minnesota
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Jean (age 9) and Robert H (11/12)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: 1126; Page: ; Enumeration District: 43; Image: 231.0
Date: 3 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Betty Tennant
Age: 23
Estimated birth year: 1917
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1940: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 221 23rd Avenue East
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: college 4 years
Living on farm: no
City of residence in 1935: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: other
Has other income of more than $50: no
Siblings living at home: Jean (age 19) and Robert (11)
Census place: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1972; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 88-35
Date: 5 Apr 1940

She met her husband when he was a civil engineering student at the University of Minnesota and she was attending the Minneapolis School of Arts.

Obituary from the "Duluth News-Tribune" of Duluth, Minnesota dated Tuesday 6 Nov 1979:
Elizabeth T. (Robert) Rhode, 62, of 3620 E. Third St., died Monday in a Duluth hospital. She was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and had lived in Duluth for 60 years. She was a member of Pilgrim Congregational Church and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She had served as executive secretary for the Duluth Association for Retarded Citizens and was a former member of the board of directors of the Duluth Sheltered Workshop. She was a member of the Minnesota Retarded Children's Association and the Duluth Regional Care Center. Surviving, besides her husband, are a daughter, Katherine (Peter) Cassioppi, Rockford, Ill.; three sons, Peter and Richard, St. Paul, and Christopher, Duluth; her father, Robert H. Tennant, Duluth; a sister, Jean (Richard) Spicer, Duluth; a brother, Robert Tennant, Jr., Owatonna, and six grandchildren.

She married Robert Berg Rhode 25 May 1940 in Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota.

Children:
(1) Peter Severan Rhode
(2) Richard Hamilton Rhode
(3) Katherine Tennant Rhode
(4) Christopher Williams Rhode.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1891 - 1985)
  Helen Elizabeth Williams Tennant (1892 - 1968)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Traver Tennant Rhode (1917 - 1979)
  Jean Griffith Tennant Spicer (1920 - 2000)*
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1929 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Elizabeth Tennant
Rhode
1917 - 1979
 
Burial:
Park Hill Cemetery
Duluth
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Rhode
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Oct 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6815692
Elizabeth Traver Betty <i>Tennant</i> Rhode
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Elizabeth Traver Betty <i>Tennant</i> Rhode
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Elizabeth Traver Betty <i>Tennant</i> Rhode
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