Gazlay Family History
 

Family HistoryFamily History - Mary Morse

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Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features Mary Morse and 17 of her descendants down to the fourth generation.


First Generation
1. Mary Morse,1 born 12 January 1756 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts (parents not determined);1 died 1838 in Medina County, Ohio.1 Mary married, 21 November 1773 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Samuel Rhoades1 (born 25 September 1753 in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Rhoades and Abigail Thorpe;1 Samuel died 9 February 1832 in Guilford, Medina County, Ohio1).

+2i. Elias Rhoades, Sr., born 17 March 1794 in Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; died 11 December 1874 in Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio. Married Phoebe Safford.

  1. Email from Mary Fetter to Lee Gazlay, various dates in April and June 2013. The emails include as attachments 18 pages of hand-written family history notes containing the names, birth, marriage and death dates and places, primarily centered around the ancestors and descendants of Carl Adolph Hildebrand (1886-1965) and his wife Maria Elizabeth Gazlay (1883-1973). The pages include surnames Gazlay, Hildebrand, Rhoades, Morgan, Zehner, and Fetter, among many other surnames. The information in these pages matches the same information found in other (primarily public) records, so is considered highly reliable.
Second Generation
2. Elias Rhoades, Sr.2 (Mary1), born 17 March 1794 in Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts;1, 2 died 11 December 1874 in Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio.1, 3 Elias married, 21 November 1816, Phoebe Safford1 (born 24 October 1798 in Salem, Washington County, New York, the daughter of Gideon Safford and Lucy Freeman1, 2).

+3i. Elias Rhoades, Jr., born ca. 1822 in New York. Married Elizabeth _____.
 4ii. Samuel Rhoades, born ca. 1826 in New York.
+5iii. Gideon Rhoades, born March 1828 in New York. Married Mary A. _____.
 6iv. Mary Rhoades, born ca. 1831 in New York.2
+7v. Phoebe Lucy Rhoades, born 2 June 1833 in Sandy Hill, Washington County, New York; died 10 November 1908 in Bellevue, Sandusky County, Ohio. Married (1) Henry R. Morgan Married (2) Samuel Wolverton Married (3) James Carter.
 8vi. James Rhoades, born ca. 1836 in New York.2
 9vii. Maria Rhoades, born ca. 1838 in Ohio.2
 10viii. Charles Rhoades, born ca. 1840 in Ohio.2
 11ix. Henry Rhoades, born ca. 1848 in Ohio.2

  1. Email from Mary Fetter to Lee Gazlay, various dates in April and June 2013. The emails include as attachments 18 pages of hand-written family history notes containing the names, birth, marriage and death dates and places, primarily centered around the ancestors and descendants of Carl Adolph Hildebrand (1886-1965) and his wife Maria Elizabeth Gazlay (1883-1973). The pages include surnames Gazlay, Hildebrand, Rhoades, Morgan, Zehner, and Fetter, among many other surnames. The information in these pages matches the same information found in other (primarily public) records, so is considered highly reliable.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, Ohio, Medina County, Guilford, Page 292, family of Elias Rhodes Sen. (57, Mass., farmer); Phebe Rhodes (51, N.Y.); Samuel Rhodes (24, N.Y., daguereotypist); Gideon Rhodes (22, N.Y., laborer); Mary Rhodes (19, N.Y.); Phebe Rhodes (17, N.Y.); James Rhodes (14, N.Y.), Maria Rhodes (12, O[hio]); Charles Rhodes (10, O[hio]); Henry Rhodes (2, O[hil]). They are living next door to the family of Elias Rhodes Jr. (28, N.Y., daguereotypist); Elizabeth Rhodes (24, O[hio]); Phebe Rhodes (5, O[hio]); Orpha Rhodes (3, O[hio]).
  3. Obituary Index, Ohio Obituary Index, available at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (website); Elias Rhoades, Sr., died 12/11/1874 in Clyde, Ohio, age 80.
Third and Fourth Generations
3. Elias Rhoades, Jr.3 (Elias,2 Mary1), born ca. 1822 in New York.1 Elias married, ca. 1826 in Ohio, Elizabeth _____1 (born ____, parents not determined).

 12i. Phebe Rhoades, born ca. 1845 in Ohio.1
 13ii. Orpha Rhoades, born ca. 1847 in Ohio.1

5. Gideon Rhoades3 (Elias,2 Mary1), born March 1828 in New York.1, 2, 3 Gideon married, ca. 1861, Mary A. _____2, 3 (born July 1840 in Ohio, parents not determined2, 3).

Children of Gideon Rhoades and Mary A. _____:

 14i. Charles E. Rhoades, born ca. 1862 in Ohio.2
 15ii. Sophie A. Rhoades, born ca. 1867 in Ohio.2

7. Phoebe Lucy Rhoades3 (Elias,2 Mary1), born 2 June 1833 in Sandy Hill, Washington County, New York;1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 died 10 November 1908 in Bellevue, Sandusky County, Ohio.8, 9 Phoebe married, first, 19 January 1853 in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, Henry R. Morgan4, 8, 9, 10 (born 4 August 1833, the son of Reuben Morgan and Elmira Knickerbocker;4, 8 Henry died November 18534, 8). Phoebe married, second, 23 November 1859 in Sandusky County, Ohio, Samuel Wolverton9, 11 (born ca. 1824 in Ohio, parents not determined5). Phoebe married, third, 30 October 1866 in Sandusky County, Ohio, James Carter9, 12 (born ca. 1826 in New York, parents not determined6).

+16i. Henrietta Elmira ‘Etta’ Morgan, born 13 November 1853 in Medina, Medina County, Ohio; died 10 January 1913 in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio. Married John Arvin Gazlay.
 17i. Samuel C. Wolverton, born March 1861 in Ohio.2, 6, 7
 18i. George Carter, born March 1870 in Ohio.2, 6

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, Ohio, Medina County, Guilford, Page 292, family of Elias Rhodes Sen. (57, Mass., farmer); Phebe Rhodes (51, N.Y.); Samuel Rhodes (24, N.Y., daguereotypist); Gideon Rhodes (22, N.Y., laborer); Mary Rhodes (19, N.Y.); Phebe Rhodes (17, N.Y.); James Rhodes (14, N.Y.), Maria Rhodes (12, O[hio]); Charles Rhodes (10, O[hio]); Henry Rhodes (2, O[hil]). They are living next door to the family of Elias Rhodes Jr. (28, N.Y., daguereotypist); Elizabeth Rhodes (24, O[hio]); Phebe Rhodes (5, O[hio]); Orpha Rhodes (3, O[hio]).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Ohio, Sandusky County, Clyde, Enumeration District 73, Page No. 26; family of Phoebe L. Carter (46, New York, widow); son Samuel Woolverton (19, Ohio); son George Carter (10, Ohio); Gideon Rhoades (52, New York, clerk in grocery); wife Mary Rhoades (39, Ohio); son Charles E. Rhoades (18, Ohio, works in ____); daughter Sophie A. Rhoades (13, Ohio). [Phoebe Carter and Gideon Rhoades are siblings.]
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Ohio, Sandusky County, Green Creek Township, Clyde Village, Enumeration District 80, Sheet No. 18B; family of Gideon Rhoades (72, New York, Mar. 1828, huckster); wife of 39 years Mary A. Rhoades (59, Ohio, July 1848, 2 children, 2 living).
  4. Email from Mary Fetter to Lee Gazlay, various dates in April and June 2013. The emails include as attachments 18 pages of hand-written family history notes containing the names, birth, marriage and death dates and places, primarily centered around the ancestors and descendants of Carl Adolph Hildebrand (1886-1965) and his wife Maria Elizabeth Gazlay (1883-1973). The pages include surnames Gazlay, Hildebrand, Rhoades, Morgan, Zehner, and Fetter, among many other surnames. The information in these pages matches the same information found in other (primarily public) records, so is considered highly reliable.
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, Ohio, Sandusky County, Clyde, Green Creek Township, Page 105, family of Solomon Wolverton (36, Ohio, artist); Phebe L. Wolverton (26, Ohio); Mary J. Wolverton (11, Ohio); Henrietta J. Wolverton (6, Ohio). [This is believed to actually be the family of Samuel Wolverton and his wife Phoebe (nee Rhoades) Morgan Wolverton, who was born in New York. The child Mary is probably from a previous marriage of Samuel. THe child Henrietta is believed to be the daughter of Phoebe from her first marriage to Henry Morgan.]
  6. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Ohio, Sandusky County, Green Creek Township, Page No. 62, family of James Carter (44, New York, carpenter + joiner); Phebe Carter (37, New York); George Carter (3/12, Ohio, Mar[ch]); Etta Morgen (16, Ohio); Saml. Woolverton (9, Ohio).
  7. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Ohio, Sandusky County, Green Creek Township, Clyde Village, Enumeration District 80, Sheet No. 18B; family of Phebe L. Carter (66, New York, June 1833, widow, 3 children, 3 living); son Samuel C. Wolverton (39, Ohio, Mar. 1861, widow, laborer, day).
  8. Gazlay Family Tree, available at ancestry.com; owner: Charles Lee Gazlay. Although this online family tree is unsourced, public records and other sources provide confirmation of many of the event dates and places presented in this family tree, with few conflicts. Therefore, the information in this family tree is considered highly reliable.
  9. Obituary Index, Ohio Obituary Index, available at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (website); Phoebe Carter, died 11/10/1908 in Bellevue, Ohio, age 75. Spouse: Joseph; first husband: Henry Morgan; second husband: Samuel Wolverton; third husband: Joseph Carter. The entry lists three newspapers that carried the obituary.
  10. Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, available at familysearch.org. Henry Morgan and Phebe L. Rhoades, 19 January 1853 in Medina [County], Ohio.
  11. Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, available at familysearch.org. Samuel Woolverton and Phebe L. Morgan, married 23 November 1859 in Sandusky [County], Ohio.
  12. Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, available at familysearch.org. James Carter and Phebe S. Wolverton, married 30 October 1866, Sandusky [County], Ohio.