Rhoda Nelson Kennedy

April 19, 1828–December 27, 1891

Born at Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois; daughter of Jane Taylor and Edmond Nelson. Died at Alliance, Box Butte County, Nebraska. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 327, Jane Nelson. Lyman De Platt, Nauvoo: Early Mormon Records Series, vol. 1 (Highland, UT: Lyman De Platt, 1980), 16. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed May 2023), Rhoda Elizabeth Nelson LLM9-K2F. 1880 U.S. census, South Fork, Pawnee Co., Nebraska, ED 258, p. 16B, Rhody Kenedy, NARA. Snake Creek Cemetery records, Box Butte County, Nebraska (http://nebraskagravestones.org, accessed Feb. 2014), Rhoda Nelson Kennedy. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Aug. 2013), memorial no. 45613098, Rhoda Nelson Kennedy; Snake Creek Cemetery, Box Butte Co., NE.