Rhodes Cemetery, in Ripley



Located behind the Ripley Middle School.


I found 5 graves that had stones, could only read 2 of them as the other 3 did not have any markings.

Photographs and transcription by Clement Matheny

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  • Rhoads, Benjamin,   Died Nov 12, 1851   In the 67th Year of His Age
  • Rhoads, Nancy,   Wife of B. Rhoads,   Died Sept 20, 1849,   In the 53rd Year of Her Age
  • Unreadable stone


Transcribed, with permission, from "Jackson County Cemeteries, Vol 2" by the Jackson County Historical Society.

By Ripley Middle School
3 stones - 1 rock back of them, and a sunken place that might have been a grave about 10-15 feet in front. A wooded place, now nicely fenced, some daffodils were blooming in late March.

  • Nancy, Wife of B. Rhoads, died Sept 20, 1949, in the 53rd year of her age
  • William, son of B. & N. Rhoads, died Oct 9, 1844, in the 20th year of his age




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