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Rhoda Rosetta McKean

Female 1916 - 2013  (97 years)


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  • Name Rhoda Rosetta McKean 
    Born 6 Jan 1916  Providence, Gallia Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Mar 2013  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Rhoda R. Briggs

      Mar 16, 2013
      Rhoda R. Briggs, 97, of 938 First Avenue, Gallipolis, passed away on March 15, 2013 at her home.
      Born January 6, 1916, in Harrison Twp, Gallia County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lenora Porter McKean. Rhoda was a cosmetologist and later worked and retired from the Gallipolis Developmental Center.
      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill Briggs; son, David Briggs; her sisters,  Jewel (Elmer) Caldwell, Rita (Merrill) Sheets; her brothers, Porter (Gladys) McKean, Marcus (Genie) McKean, John (Garnet) McKean, and Stanley (Roberta) McKean and brother in law, Robert Haggerty.
      Surviving are her sisters, Lucille Haggerty of Gallipolis, Ohio and G. Juanita (C. Leon) Saunders of Gallipolis, Ohio. She is also survived by her daughter in law, Betty Briggs of San Diego, California. She is survived by two granddaughters along with several nieces and nephews.
      Rhoda was blessed by her dedicated, skilled and loving caregivers lead by Darren “Gary” Reddy and Angel Kirk.
      A private family service will be held at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home on Monday, March 18, 2013 with Dr. Fred Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Family members will serve as pallbearers.
      In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631.
    Person ID I491  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2013 

    Father Charles Morgan McKean,   b. Sep 1875, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1960, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Lenora Belle Porter,   b. 2 Aug 1883, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1987, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Married CA 1901 
    Notes 

    • 1910 Clay, Gallia, OH # 95-101
      McKean, Charles M 34 m1- 8y OHOHOH
      Nora B 26 m1- 8t 3-3 children OHOHOH
      Porter son 6
      Marcus son 4
      Belva J da 1 11/12

      1920 Harrison, Gallia, Ohio
      McKean, Charley M 44
      Nora B 36
      Porter son 17
      Marcus son 15
      Jewel da 12
      Reta da 8
      John son 6
      Rhoda da 4 1/12
      Stanley son 2 3/12

      1930 Harrison, Gallia, Ohio all OHOHOH
      McKean, Charlie 54 md age 27
      Lenora 46 md age 19
      Reda da 20 s
      John son 16 s
      Rhoda da 14
      Stanley son 12
      Lucille da 8
      Juanita da 4
    Family ID F359  Group Sheet

    Family Merrill Dawson BRIGGS,   b. 22 Sep 1911, Cheshire Twp, OH home of G.H. Briggs (at home) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1988, Home, Cheshire, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1964  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Apr 1964 - Gallia County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S936] Rhoda McKean Briggs.

    2. [S37] Betty Briggs.