Looking for this family: Rhoda was the daughter of Issac Ascue/Askew and Mahala Allen:
5. Rhoda Elizabeth Askew. Born in 1824 in Green County, Kentuckyor TN. Rhoda Elizabeth died in 1875 in Pike Co., IL; she was 51. She was a member of the United Brethren Church.
On 16/30 May 1841 when Rhoda Elizabeth was 17, she married Archibald B. McDonald, son of A. B. McDonald ofScotland and Elizabeth Unknown of NC in Baylis, Pike County, IL. Born in 1814 in Sumner Co., Tn. They had twelve children, six of which were living in 1880.
They had the following children: 44i.Josephine (1842-) 45ii. Eliza F. (1844-) 46iii. Mary (1846-) 47iv. Susan (1848-) 48 v.Unknown 1 (d. < 1880) 49 vi.Unknown 2(d. < 1880) 50 vii. Harriet (1851-) Census 51 viii. Martha (1853-) Census 52ix. Robert(1858-) Census 53x. Lydia A.(1859-) Census 54xi. Sarah E. (1860-) Census 55xii. Unknown 3(d. < 1880)
Notes on Archibald B. McDonald: He was a farmer. 1850 Census for Pike Co., IL. He married (2) Mrs. Sarah J. Hull (nee Bowman), widow and mother of four, on 24 Feb 1878 in Pike Co., IL. She was born in 1825; KY. 1880 Census- New Salem, Pike, IL shows stepson Francis Gay, age 21, living with family.