In the 1850 US Federal Census for Montgomery, Jennings, Indiana, 57-year-old Virginia-born Agnes [Wykoff] Rhodes [Rhoads] owns $500 worth of real estate. She has in her household her farmer sons, 30-year-old Kentucky-born Thomas and 28-year-old Indiana-born Peter W Rhodes [Rhoads]. Living next door is her youngest son, 26-year-old Indiana-born cooper Samuel H Rodes [sic] Samuel's 22-year-old Indiana-born wife, Virlinda [sic] [maiden name unknown] and their 3 month old Indiana-born unnamed son. Samuel and Verlina have been married "within the year". In the 1860 US Federal Census for Montgomery, Jennings, Indiana, 67-year-old Virginia-born Agnes Rhodes owns $500 worth of real estate and $300 worth of personal property. Living with her is her 40-year-old Kentucky-born farmer son, Thomas. Living next door is Agnes' youngest son, 36-year-old Samuel H Rhodes, who owns $400 worth of real estate and $250 worth of personal property. Samuel and his 33-year-old Indiana-born wife Malinda [Verlinda Phillips] have in their household their Indian-born children, 10-year-old Henry S, 8-year-old Rachel A, and 6-year-old Ann E. All of the children have attended school in the past year.