Welcome to my little project

Family history is meant to be shared, especially with our siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews. This blog is dedicated to the ancestors who left traces of their lives for us to find and share.

An interactive Rhoades family trees is available to view here, but it is a password protected website that I wish only to share with immediate family. If you are a member of my immediate family and you do not already have the password, please call or e-mail me.

I am happy to share my source citations and answer any questions about internal family lore, items in the family’s private collection, or collaboration on allied lines. Just reach out to me via the Contact link.


Descendants of Philip Batey

Note: You’ll see a variety of spellings for the same names. I used the spelling found for the record used to support the statements. All records can be found at Ancestry.com. All newspaper articles can be found at Newspapers.com. If it can’t be found it’s because I got the information direct from my father-in-law, who … Continue reading Descendants of Philip Batey