George Bartley CHRISTIAN Howard Samuel CHRISTIAN Emma J CHRISTIAN Clyde Henry CHRISTIAN George Carl CHRISTIAN J Thomas CHRISTIAN Ruby Lee CHRISTIAN Walter W RHODES John William Clemeit CHRISTIAN Mary Odessa CHRISTIAN Mary Frances BELL Mini tree diagram

Sybil CHRISTIAN5,1,2,3,6,4

28th Jul 18961,2,3,4 - 24th Jul 19702

Life History

28th Jul 1896

Born in Bryan's Mill, Cass, Texas.1,2,3,4

24th Jul 1970

Died in Stanislaus County, California.2

Other facts

 

Married Walter W RHODES

Notes

  • 1900 Federal Census, Cass County, Texas, 9 June, Precinct 3, District22, page 8B,  Hse/Fam #135
    Christian, George D [should be B for Bartley] Head  W M July 1853 46Married 22 years MS England Ala Farmer Owns
    Christian, Mary Wife W F Apr 1863 37 Married 22 yrs 9 children/8living GA GA GA
    Christian, Howard Son W M Mch 1880 20 Single Farm Laborer TX MS GA
    Christian, Clyde Son W M Dec 1886 13 Single Farm Laborer TX MS GA
    Christian, Carl Son W M Oct 1888 11 At School TX MS GA [reported asCorah, Dau in 1910]
    Christian, Thomas Son W M Oct 1890 9 TX MS GA
    Christian, Reuben Son W M Sept 1892 7 TX MS GA [Matches later dau Ruby1910-1930]
    Christian, Siver [Sybil] Dau W F May 1895  5 Single TX MS GA
    Christian, John Son W M June 1899  1 Single TX MS GA

    1910 Federal Census, Taylor County, Texas, 22 April, Abilene Ward 1,District 164, Sheet 11B, 725 Pecan St, Hse #216, Fam #219
    Christian, Mary Head F W 47 Widow 9 children/8 living SC SC SC NoOccup Renting
    Christian, Sybil Dau 13 Single TX MS SC [cf "Siver" age 5 in 1900, babt 1895]

    Sybil married Walter W Rhodes.  They lived on the Gulf Coast of Texas,in Refugio County, near her brother, who married Walter's sister.

    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Walter Rhodes
    Residence Bayside, Refugio County, Texas
    Birth 1 Sep 1895 Waco, Texas
    Occupation Farming
    Wife and child (should have been two children by this time, accordingto the 1920 census)
    Medium Height, Slender, Brown Eyes, Dark Brown Eyes
    Registered 5 June 1917 Refugio, Refugio County, Texas

    But before the 1920 census, Walter and Sybil moved to Jones County,Texas, near Abilene, where the Christian family had lived when Sybilwas a teenager before her family moved to Arizona.

    In 1920. they are found in Texas, with three children.  From the ageof the oldest child, it appears they married about 1923.

    1920 Federal Census, Jones County, Texas, 19 January, Justice Precinct1, District 123, Page 4B, Hse/Fam #78
    Rhodes, Walter W Head Rents M W 23 TX NC NC Farmer
    Rhodes, Syble Wife F W 22 Single TX US US
    Rhodes, Ada Dau F W 5 Single AZ TX TX
    Rhodes, Amos Son M W 3yrs0mos Single TX TX TX
    Rhodes, Edith Dau F W 1yr5mos Single AZ TX TX

    1930 Federal Census, Jones County, Texas, [no date], Justice Precinct1, District 2, page 8A, Hollis Hill & Anson Rd South, Hse/Fam #173
    Rhodes, Walter W Head Rents Has no Radio M W 34 Married at age 18 TXNC NC [b abt 1896] Farmer
    Rhodes, Sybil Wife F W 33 Married at age 17 TX TX GA [b abt 1897]
    Rhodes, Ada R Dau F W 15 Single TX TX TX No Occup [b abt 1915]
    Rhodes, Howard A Son M W 12 Single TX TX TX No Occup [b abt 1918]
    Rhodes, Edith O Dau F W 10 Single TX TX TX No Occup [b 1920]
    Rhodes, Irvin E Son M W 7 Single TX TX TX No Occup [b abt 1923]
    Christian, Joseph B Nephew M W 17 Single TX TX TX Farm Laborer [b abt1913]

    Note that one of Sybil's brothers has named his son after someancestors of this name, Joseph Benjamin Christian.

    Before 1936, they moved back to Arizona.  Walter and Sybil were listedin the Phoenix City Directory in 1936.

    U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
    Phoenix, Arizona, City Directory, 1936, p 387
    Rhodes Walter W (Sybil) h 2488 W Willetta

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Sybil E Rhodes
    Birth 28 Jul 1896 Texas
    Death 24 Jul 1970 Stanislaus County
    Social Security #526077560

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Sybil Rhodes
    Born 28 Jul 1896
    Died Jul 1970
    Last Residence Riverbank, Stanislaus, California 95367
    SSN 526-07-7560 issued Arizona (Before 1951)

Sources

  • 1. 1910 Federal Census, Taylor County, Texas
    • 22 April, Abilene Ward 1, District 164, Sheet 11B, 725 Pecan St, Hse
  • 2. California, Death Index, 1940-1997
  • 3. 1920 Federal Census, Jones County, Texas
    • 19 January, Justice Precinct 1, District 123, Page 4B, Hse/Fam #78
  • 4. 1930 Federal Census, Jones County, Texas
    • [no date], Justice Precinct 1, District 2, page 8A, Hollis Hill &
  • 5. 1900 Federal Census, Cass County, Texas
    • 9 June, Precinct 3, District 22, page 8B,  Hse/Fam #135
  • 6. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Phoenix, Arizona, City Directory, 1936, p 387

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