Jacob Roth

The last time I wrote about our Rhoades line, I covered John "Henry" Rhodes who came to Westmoreland County from Bucks County with his entire family (adult and minor children). I have also teased a little about how I connected him to Bucks county in additional miscellaneous. posts discussing the use of DNA in Genealogy … Continue reading Jacob Roth

Should be a movie: The Roth Redd Rhoades

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Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of [living] individuals. Cha Chung. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfXCb9hSBMg Ok, so maybe this shouldn't be a movie...but then maybe it would make a great historical period piece; a commentary on old world to new world immigration and changing of a family's identity through generations. What am I talking about!? In … Continue reading Should be a movie: The Roth Redd Rhoades

John Henry Rhoads

John’s father, Henry Rhoads/Roth (2nd), arrived in Westmoreland County with his father, Henry (1st). This story is well documented by several earlier researchers, the earliest of which was published in Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1912), though source citations were not provided. This is one of those county histories where a genealogical … Continue reading John Henry Rhoads