Dinah Rhodes (c. 1810), one known son, James Rhodes born c1845 (see below)
James "JR" Rhodes (c. 1845) married Nancy Stevens (c. 1850). Both from Barnwell, SC. George Rhodes, Sr., stated orally (1960s) that both his parents were slaves (to W. Rhodes Kelley): his mother Nancy Stevens worked as a cook, and his father James Rhodes (JR) drove the "buggy" and looked after the horses. The 1870 census report shows that James Rhodes's mother, Dinah Rhodes (c. 1810) lived with her son at that time, at age 60 years. This would place her date of birth at about 1810, and born in Barnwell/Allendale. JR's mother, Dinah Roberts (c1810 - ?), was living with the family up until 1880. (She also appeared in the 1870 census.) James "JR" Rhodes and Nancy Stevens Rhodes had at least 11 children:
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