Henry Beecher Sr.
(Cir 1728-After 1795)
(Bef 1752-After 1820)
Philip Garner Sr.
Barbara Elizabeth Winkler
Henry Beeker Sr.
(Abt 1759-1837)
Barbara Garner
Sophia Deborah Beeker


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1. Levi Roads

Sophia Deborah Beeker 1

  • Born: 10 Jan 1808, , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): Levi Roads on 31 Jul 1835 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Died: Hedrick Grove, Davidson, NC, USA

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Western Carolinian: United In Wedlock. In Davidson County, on Friday, July 31st, by Philip Hedrick, Esq., Mr. LEVI RHODES to Miss OPHIA BUCKER., 8 Aug 1835, Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA. 2

2. Census in 1850 in , Davidson, NC, USA. 3 The 1850 census recorded in the Southern Divison of Davidson County: Sophia Rhodes, 42, living with her children: Sarah, 14; Isaac, 13; John, 7; and Mary, 5. Everyone was born in North Carolina. Sophia's real estate was valued at $100. Her next door neighbors are Daniel Beck, 35, and Petery Tysinger, 65.

3. Census in 1860 in Southern Division, Davidson, NC, USA. 4 The 1860 census recorded Sophia Roads, 50, living with her children: Sarah, 23; Isaac, laborer, 22; John, 17; and Mary, 15. Everyone was born in North Carolina. The post office was Cotton Grove. Sophia's real estate was valued at $100 and personal estate $50. She could not read or write, but her children could.

4. Book: The Heritage of Davidson County 1982, 1982. 1
by Elise Rhodes Honeycutt
Sources: family records

Charles Lindsay Rhodes, b. 27 Sept. 1862, d. 2 Jan. 1952, m. Margaret Cornelia Shaw, b. 15 Sept. 1871, d. 23 Nov 1965, dau. of John Shaw, the son of Robert Shaw and Neaty Henrick, dau. of Daniel and Peggy Younts Hedrick. The parents of Charles were Isiac, b. 14 Feb. 1837, d. 10 July 1893, and Hulda Stockinger Rhoads, b. 12 Mar. 1837, d. 27 Oct. 1911. The children were Henry, Eli, Charles, Matchias and Eliza Jane.

Isiac Rhoads was the son of Levi Roads, b. 1815, and Sophia Depopha Beeker, b. 10 Jan. 1808. Levi, who was raised by Henry and Barbara Garner Beeker near Denton m. 31 July 1835 Sophia Beeker, the dau. of Henry and Barbara. Their children were Sally (12 Oct.), Isiac (14 Feb. 1837), John (6 Jan. 1843), Mary (29 May 1845), and Frank. John and Frank were killed in the Civil War. Levi, his wife and children lived 1 mile southwest of Hedricks Grove.

Hulda Stockinger Rhodes, my great grand-mother was drowned when crossing a creek on a log.

Sophia married Levi Roads on 31 Jul 1835 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Levi Roads was born in 1815 1 and died between 1845 and 1850 in Hedrick Grove, Davidson, NC, USA 1.)


1 <i>The Heritage of Davidson County 1982</i> (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), 939, RHODES (ROADS, RHOADS) and SHAW.

2 <i>Western Carolinian (Salisbury, NC)</i>, 8 Aug 1835, page 3. Marriage of Levi Rhodes and Sophia Bucker.

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4BM-D14 Sophia Rhodes, Davidson county, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing family 374.

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD6M-85 Sophia Roads South Division, Davidson, North Carolina Household 421.

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