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Rhoades, Thomas, 1794 or 1795-1869



  • Existence: 1794 or 5-1869 - 1869

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Norma B. Ricketts biography of Thomas and Elizabeth Rhoades

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325885]
Identifier: MSS SC 2722
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Thomas Rhoades and his wife, Elizabeth. Thomas was a Mormon who lived near Nauvoo, Illinois, migrated to California in 1846, participated in the rescue of the Donner-Reed Party, mined for gold in California, came to Utah in 1848, became the first treasurer of Salt Lake City, Utah, found gold in the Uinta Mountains of Utah, and was a polygamist. The material on Elizabeth is very sketchy.

Dates: 1972

Mary Vible : Smyrna to Scipio

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045037]
Identifier: MSS 1024
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography with photographs and genealogical group sheets. Walch writes about Mary Vible Walch Rhoades, the wife of Thomas Rhoades. Mary joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; moved to Utah; settled near Kamas, Utah; and spent her last days in Scipio, Utah.

Dates: 1968

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