Melissa B Rhodes, wife of George Rhodes. b. August 1840. mother of Cora B. Rhodes. Melissa was born in Belfast Maine, Melissa Wentworth. She married George around 1873 and was living in Blaine Maine in 1900, 1910 and 1920. Her husband, George, was a Civil War Veteran, born 19 Jul 1842 in Northport, Maine and died on 9 Dec 1917 in Blaine Maine. He was the son of Orris Rhodes and Annie Worth.
Melissa died 23 April 1925 and is buried in Mars Hill, Maine.
Sources: Census, 1900, 1910, 1920. Death Certificate- George Rhodes.