David Crewdson Rhoads was born 163 years ago – February 21, 1850 – in Logan County, Kentucky. David was the son of Jacob Vaught Rhoads and Elizabeth Linton. He married Harriet E. Rhoads, daughter of Christopher V. Rhoads and Sarah A. Downing, in 1880. They had at least one son, Waldon M. Rhoads.