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Granny Meg Rhoades

from the collection of Gail Taylor

Granny Meg

Margaret Elizabeth Bates Rhoades
1865 - 1942

Margaret Elizabeth Bates was born October 16, 1865, the daughter of Sam Bates and Nancy Jane Dailey.  She married William (Matt) Rhoades on July 06, 1882 in Perry Co. TN.  Meg and Matt had 10 children with five surviving to adulthood.  Matt died in 1917 after 35 years of marriage.  Meg died May 8, 1942 and is buried beside Matt at Hopewell Cemetery in Decatur Co. TN.

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