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Posted by: Rose Mticham (ID *****7900) Date: October 05, 2009 at 08:49:56
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Descendants of Lydia Rhodes
Generation No. 1
1. LYDIA2 RHODES (PETER1) was born 15 Jun 1777 in Weatherton, MA, and died in ON Snake Hill, Warren Co.,
PA. She married REV. NATHANIEL MESSENGER. He was born 13 Oct 1777 in Connecticut, and died 13 Jun 1870
in Wrightsville, Warren Co., PA.
Notes for REV. NATHANIEL MESSENGER:
Research notes from Warren Co., PA
1850 Census Stillson Hill area, Sugar Grove TWP., PA
Nathaniel Massenger age 71 born CT
Lydia Messenger age 70 born MA
Listed in 1860 Census
Nathaniel 81
Lydia 80
record
Hiram b. 29 year old March 1785
had Chauncy and Harvey
Hiram son Col. Bela and Meranda
Children of LYDIA RHODES and REV. MESSENGER are:
2. i. CHAUNCEY3 MESSENGER, b. 25 Apr 1802, Worthington, MA; d. 12 Aug 1891, Wrightsville, Warren Co.,
PA.
ii. HARVEY MESSENGER, b. 1806; d. Apr 1874.
iii. HIRAM MESSENGER, b. 1812; d. 21 Jan 1850.
Generation No. 2
2. CHAUNCEY3 MESSENGER (LYDIA2 RHODES, PETER1) was born 25 Apr 1802 in Worthington, MA, and died 12
Aug 1891 in Wrightsville, Warren Co., PA. He married ROXANNA WRIGHT 03 Feb 1827 in Wrightsville,
Warren Co., PA, daughter of JOSHUA WRIGHT and SYBIL LOOMIS.
Children of CHAUNCEY MESSENGER and ROXANNA WRIGHT are:
3. i. RACHEL ROXANNA4 MESSENGER, b. 01 Jun 1829, Warren Co., PA; d. 02 May 1907, Warren Co., PA.
ii. HORACE M. MESSENGER, b. 09 Jul 1833, Warren Co., PA; d. Feb 1844, Warren Co., PA.
iii. OSCAR M. MESSENGER, b. 09 Aug 1835, Warren Co., PA; d. 11 Apr 1837, Warren Co., PA.
4. iv. OSCAR C. MESSENGER, b. 25 Mar 1838, Warren Co., PA; d. 12 Nov 1887, Warren Co., PA.
5. v. ALFRED F. MESSENGER, b. 01 Mar 1842, Warren Co., PA; d. 1915, Warren Co., PA.
vi. GERTRUDE MESSENGER, b. 02 Oct 1847, Warren Co., PA; d. 21 Oct 1917, Warren Co., PA.
Generation No. 3
3. RACHEL ROXANNA4 MESSENGER (CHAUNCEY3, LYDIA2 RHODES, PETER1) was born 01 Jun 1829 in Warren Co.,
PA, and died 02 May 1907 in Warren Co., PA. She married DR. CORNELL GIFFORD 19 Jan 1848 in Wrightsville,
Warren Co., PA. He was born 18 Sep 1826 in Warren Co., PA, and died 03 Jun 1896 in Warren Co., PA.
Child of RACHEL MESSENGER and DR. GIFFORD is:
i. CLARENCE GIFFORD5 GIFFORD.
4. OSCAR C.4 MESSENGER (CHAUNCEY3, LYDIA2 RHODES, PETER1) was born 25 Mar 1838 in Warren Co., PA, and
died 12 Nov 1887 in Warren Co., PA. He married (1) ADELIA BLY 05 Sep 1863. She was born 06 Dec 1839,
2
and died 07 Aug 1864. He married (2) ADELIA BALRYMPLE 15 Oct 1865 in Wrightsville, Warren Co., PA. She
was born 12 Oct 1848, and died 01 May 1927.
Child of OSCAR MESSENGER and ADELIA BLY is:
i. ADELIA MAUDE5 MESSENGER, b. 12 Jun 1863, Warren Co., PA; d. 08 Jan 1925.
Children of OSCAR MESSENGER and ADELIA BALRYMPLE are:
ii. MYRA BELLE5 MESSENGER, b. 1866.
iii. MYRTLE CORRINE MESSENGER, b. 19 Aug 1868.
iv. MARK DALRYMPLE MESSENGER, b. 23 Jan 1871.
v. MELVIN E. MESSENGER, b. 1873.
vi. METT C. MESSENGER, b. 1875.
5. ALFRED F.4 MESSENGER (CHAUNCEY3, LYDIA2 RHODES, PETER1) was born 01 Mar 1842 in Warren Co., PA,
and died 1915 in Warren Co., PA. He married ADELINE M. SEELEY 21 Jan 1861 in Wrightsville, Warren Co.,
PA.
Children of ALFRED MESSENGER and ADELINE SEELEY are:
i. COIT DON5 MESSENGER, b. 17 Mar 1864.
ii. CARL SHURZ MESSENGER, b. 25 Sep 1873.
iii. BLANCHE MAY MESSENGER, b. 03 Apr 1873.
iv. CLAUDE MESSENGER, b. 30 Dec 1884.


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