Silas M. V. RHODES


1880 federal census, Macoupin co. Illinois (page 275, Polk township):

1900 federal census, Macoupin co. Illinois (1 June 1900, Polk township, dwelling 9, family 9):

Macoupin co. Illinois deaths (Wednesday, 10 January 1917, certificate 22557, filed 8 February 1917):

Silas Martin RHODES, male, Carlinville.

Macoupin County Enquirer (Wednesday, 17 January 1917, page 8 column 4):


On Wednesday evening at 10:20 at his home in Burke addition in this city Cyrus M. Rhoads passed to the great beyond after a sickness of only a few months. He was born Feb. 22, 1879, at Macoupin Station, where he resided until about eight years ago when he made his home in Carlinville. He was the son of William H. Rhoades of Macoupin. He was well and favorably known in this city and in the community surrounding Macoupin and Plainview.

He was 37 years, ten months and 18 days of age, at the time of his death, and leaves to mourn his departure a wife formerly Miss Helen Schane, of Girard, to whom he was united in marriage the past fall, besides his father, W. H. Rhoades, two brothers and two sisters, Mrs. Anna E. Gugger, of Bunker Hill, and George C. Rhoads, Joseph A. Rhoads and Daisy May Rhodes of Macoupin Station. His mother preceded him in death two years ago. He is also survived by his grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Rhoads of Macoupin Station.

The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., Rev. A. H. Rhodes officiating. There was a large attendance of relatives and friends and the members of the Gillespie Nest of Owls and the members of the Carlinville Nest of Owls attended in a body. The remains were laid to rest in the city cemetery and the services at the grave were in charge of the Gillespie Nest of Owls of which he was a member. Bert Rice, the president of the lodge, conducting the services which were fitting and impressive. The pallbearers were members of the Owls, and from Gillespie.

Girard Gazette (Thursday, 18 January 1917, page 1 column 3):


Cyrus M. Rhoads [sic], aged 37 years, died at his home in Carlinville last Wednesday evening at 10:20 o'clock, after a number of weeks illness. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the residence under the auspices of the Gillespie Nest of Owls.

Mr. Rhoads was the husband of Miss Helen Schoen of this city to whom he was married only last November.

Girard Gazette (Thursday, 18 January 1917, page 3 column 3 "LOCAL NEWS ITEMS"):

Mrs. Bertha Bock, Mrs. H. C. Rathgeber, Misses Edith and Daisy Yerrington attended the funeral of Cyrus Rhodes [sic] at Carlinville, Sunday afternoon.

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