Rhoads, Chester Frank

Rhoads, Chester Frank

Male 1888 - 1962  (73 years)

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  • Name Rhoads, Chester Frank  [1
    Nickname Chet 
    Born 1 May 1888  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Jun 1900  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 26 Apr 1910  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military Draft Registration 5 Jun 1917  Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 5 Jun 1917  Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Railroad Brakeman for Central Indiana Railway 
    Census 5 Apr 1930  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 9 Apr 1940  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Military Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 27 Apr 1942  Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Crossing Watchman for New York Central Railroad, Anderson, Indiana  
    Died 2 Jan 1962  Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I38131  Sackett
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2016 

    Father Rhoads, John Frank,   b. 26 Jul 1863, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Gustin, Luella,   b. Apr 1863, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1940, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1885  Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children
    +1. Rhoads, Chester Frank,   b. 1 May 1888, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1962, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     
    Family ID F23491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hall, Mildred Gertrude,   b. 8 Nov 1891, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 28 Jan 1911  Henry County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F14438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Relfe, Dessie Lorene,   b. 31 Mar 1910, Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1984, Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rhoads, David Lee,   b. 12 Aug 1938, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 2015, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Rhoads, Daniel Dee,   b. 22 Aug 1941, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 2012, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F13522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1888 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1900 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Apr 1910 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jan 1911 - Henry County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 5 Jun 1917 - Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Railroad Brakeman for Central Indiana Railway - 5 Jun 1917 - Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1930 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rhoads, David Lee - 12 Aug 1938 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Apr 1940 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rhoads, Daniel Dee - 22 Aug 1941 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 27 Apr 1942 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Crossing Watchman for New York Central Railroad, Anderson, Indiana - 27 Apr 1942 - Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1962 - Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 2 Photos

  • Sources 
    1. [S1014] WWI Draft Registration, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 19 Apr 2015.
      United States World War I Draft Registration Cards
      Name: Chester Frank Rhoads
      Event Type: Draft Registration
      Event Date: 5 Jun 1917
      Event Place: Pct. 2, Brown Twp., Montgomery County, Indiana, United States
      Gender: Male
      Nationality: United States
      Birth Date: 01 May 1888
      Birthplace: Anderson, Indiana, United States
      Home Address: Waveland, Ind.
      Occupation: Passenger Brakeman
      Employer: Central Indiana Railway Co., Waveland, Indiana
      Married, with wife as dependant
      Short, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair, not bald, no disability
      Affiliate Publication Number: M1509 , Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards , GS Film Number: 1653570 , Digital Folder Number: 005251164 , Image Number: 00391

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com).
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 60138333
      Chester Frank Rhoads
      Birth: May 1, 1888
      Anderson
      Madison County
      Indiana, USA
      Death: Jan. 6, 1963
      Fort Wayne
      Allen County
      Indiana, USA

      Anderson Daily Bulletin, Jan 7, 1963:

      Chester Rhoads, 74, of 2614 Meridian St., died Sunday about 8 p.m. at the Irene Byron Hospital in Fort Wayne after an extended illness. Hew was a retired New York Central employee and for several years was a school traffic policeman at Twenty-ninth Street School.

      He was a member of the Noble Street Methodist Church and the Eagles Lodge.

      Surviving are the widow, Dessie; two sons, David Rhoads of Chicago, and Danny Rhoads of USN, San Diego, Calif.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Wilford Smith of Mountain View, Calif.; eight grandchildren and one aunt, Mrs. Curtis McGranahan of Anderson.

      Friends will be received at the Sells and Bowe Funeral Home after noon tomorrow. Arrangements for services have not been completed pending the arrival of relatives.

      SSN 713-10-8012 (railroad retirement)

      Family links:
      Parents:
      John Frank Rhoads (1863 - 1941)
      Luella Gustin Rhoads (1865 - 1940)

      Spouse:
      Dessie Lorene Relfe Rhoads (1910 - 1984)*

      Children:
      Daniel Dee Rhoads (1941 - 2012)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Anderson Memorial Park
      Anderson
      Madison County
      Indiana, USA

      Maintained by: Ted Smith
      Originally Created by: Phyllis Davis
      Record added: Oct 15, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 60138333

    3. [S116] Social Security Death Index.
      Social Security Death Index:
      CHESTER RHOADS 01 May 1888 Jan 1963 (Indiana) (none specified)713-10-8012 Long-time or retired railroad workers

    4. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census, 18 Apr 2015.
      1900 Census, enumerated 5 Jun 1900 in Anderson Township Anderson city Ward 1, Madison, Indiana, United States

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      John F Rhoads Head M 37 Ohio
      Lulu Rhoads Wife F 35 Ohio
      Chester F Rhoads Son M 12 Indiana

      District: 79 , Sheet Number and Letter: 5B , Household ID: 112 , Line Number: 62 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240385 , Digital Folder Number: 004118636 , Image Number: 00720

    5. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census, 19 Apr 2015.
      Enumerated 26 Apr 1910 in Anderson Ward 1, Madison, Indiana, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Frank J Rhoads Head M 45 Ohio Occupation: Rod Mech
      Lulu Rhoads Wife F 45 Ohio
      Chester Rhoads Son M 21 Indiana Occupation: Electrician

      District: 88 , Sheet Number and Letter: 13B , Household ID: 321 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1374378 , Digital Folder Number: 004328260 , Image Number: 00540

    6. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census, 19 Apr 2015.
      1930 Census, enumerated 5 Apr 1930 at 2614 Meridian Street, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      John F Rhoads Head M 65 Ohio
      Lula Rhoads Wife F 64 Ohio
      Chester F Rhoads Son M 43 Indiana -- Divorced, Occupation = Brakeman

      District: 0015 , Sheet Number and Letter: 5A , Household ID: 147 , Line Number: 21 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T626 , Affiliate Film Number: 605 , GS Film number: 2340340 , Digital Folder Number: 004584700 , Image Number: 00143


    7. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census, 19 Apr 2015.
      1940 Census, enumerated 9 Apr 1940 at 2614 Meridian Street, Ward 2, Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States; all three resided in same house in 1935

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Chester Rhoads Head M 53 Indiana Occupation: Railroad Flagman
      Dessie Rhoads Wife F 31 Indiana Occupation: Board shaker at Wall & Floor Manfacurers
      Mildred Mason Stepdaughter F 13 Indiana
      David Rhoads Son M 1 Indiana

      District: 48-21 , Family Number: 112 , Sheet Number and Letter: 5A , Line Number: 22 , Affiliate Publication Number: T627 , Affiliate Film Number: 1072 , Digital Folder Number: 005459828 , Image Number: 00742

    8. [S102] World War II Draft Registration, (Ancestry.com), 19 Apr 2015.
      United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      Name: Chester Frank Rhoads
      Event Type: Draft Registration
      Event Date: 27 Apr 1942
      Event Place: Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 01 May 1888
      Birth place: Anderson, Ind.
      Residence: 2614 Meridian St., Anderson, Indiana, USA
      Telephone: 2-6398
      Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Emma McGranahan, Mounds Road, Anderson, Indiana
      Place of Employment or Business: Crossing Watchman, New York Central, Anderson, Indiana
      White, 5' 7.5", 130 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion

      Affiliate ARC Identifier: 623285
      Affiliate Publication Title: World War II Draft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Indiana , GS Film Number: 2369896 , Digital Folder Number: 004135693 , Image Number: 02622

    9. [S1136] Gustine - Gustin - et al, Tom Hoot, (World Connect / 2007).

    10. [S829] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, (https://familysearch.org/).
      From Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959:
      Name: Chester Frank Rhoads
      Event Type: Marriage Registration
      Event Date: 28 Jan 1911
      Event Place: Henry, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Anderson Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Age (Estimated): 23
      Race: White
      Race (Original): White
      Number of Previous Marriages: 1
      Birth Date: 01 May 1888
      Birthplace: Anderson Indiana
      Marriage Place: Henry
      Father's Name: John Frank Rhoads
      Mother's Name: Lula Gustin
      Spouse's Name: Mildred Gertrude Hall
      Spouse's Residence Place: Lewisville Indiana
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated): 20
      Spouse's Race: White
      Spouse's Race (Original): White
      Spouse's Birth Date: 08 Nov 1891
      Spouse's Birthplace: Iowa
      Spouse's Father's Name: Harvey Hall
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Lucy Mallory
      Officiator's Name: Chas E Shultz
      Number of Images: 1
      GS Film Number: 001887599 , Digital Folder Number: 004171282 , Image Number: 00268

    11. [S815] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 10 Jun 2917.
      Name Chester Frank Rhoades (signature and data entries match indexed spelling)
      Event Type Marriage Registration
      Event Date 28 Jan 1911
      Event Place Henry, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place Anderson Indiana
      Gender Male
      Age (Estimated) 23
      Race White
      Race (Original) White
      Number of Previous Marriages 1
      Birth Date 01 May 1888
      Birthplace Anderson Indiana
      Marriage Place Henry
      Father's Name John Frank Rhoades, b. in Ohio, Occupation railroader, resides in Anderson, Indiana
      Mother's Name Lula Gustin, b. in Ohio, resides in Anderson, Indiana
      Spouse's Name Mildred Gertrude Hall
      Spouse's Residence Place Lewisville Indiana
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated) 20
      Spouse's Race White
      Spouse's Race (Original) White
      Spouse's Birth Date 08 Nov 1891
      Spouse's Birthplace Iowa
      Spouse's Father's Name Harvey Hall, b. in Raleigh, occupation Mill Right, resides in Lewisville, Indiana
      Spouse's Mother's Name Lucy Mallory, b. in Rush County, Indiana, deceased
      Spouse's first marriage
      Officiator's Name Chas E Shultz
      Number of Images 1

      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXNS-23G : 21 January 2016), Chester Frank Rhoades and Mildred Gertrude Hall, 28 Jan 1911; citing Henry, Indiana, United States, various county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,887,599.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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