Below is a connection to Barack Obama on the Maternal side incidentally thru the family of the first African American Slave

4th cousin 6x removed of wife of 2nd great grandfather of husband of 3rd cousin 2x removed
Barack Hussein Obama (1961 - )
Stanley Ann Dunham (1942 - 1995)
mother of Barack Hussein Obama
Madelyn Lee Payne (1922 - 2008)
mother of Stanley Ann Dunham
Leona Belle McCurry (1897 - 1968)
mother of Madelyn Lee Payne
Margaret Isabel Bell Wright (1869 - 1935)
mother of Leona Belle McCurry
Frances Ann Allred (1834 - 1918)
mother of Margaret Isabel Bell Wright
Anna Bunch (1814 - 1893)
mother of Frances Ann Allred
Nathaniel Bunch (1793 - 1859)
father of Anna Bunch
Charles Bunch (1765 - 1792)
father of Nathaniel Bunch
Samuel Bunch (1726 - 1782)
father of Charles Bunch
John Bunch III (1690 - 1742)
father of Samuel Bunch
John Bunch (1662 - 1729)
father of John Bunch III
Henry Bunch Sr. (1710 - 1775)
son of John Bunch
Embrey Bunch (1737 - 1788)
son of Henry Bunch Sr.
Micajah Bunch (1765 - 1808)
son of Embrey Bunch
Asa Bunch (1794 - 1872)
son of Micajah Bunch
Lavinia Bunch (1822 - 1897)
daughter of Asa Bunch
John Harbison (1809 - 1827)
husband of Lavinia Bunch
Joshua Thomas Harbison (1834 - 1862)
son of John Harbison
George Washington Harbison (1856 - 1896)
son of Joshua Thomas Harbison
Arthur Elmore Harbison (1876 - 1969)
son of George Washington Harbison
George Hampton Harbison (1905 - 1978)
son of Arthur Elmore Harbison
Mildred Louise Spraker (1903 - 1990)
wife of George Hampton Harbison
George W. Spraker (1862 - 1950)
father of Mildred Louise Spraker
John George Spraker (1836 - 1897)
father of George W. Spraker
Martha Miller (1816 - 1859)
mother of John George Spraker
Elizabeth Swope (1778 - 1834)
mother of Martha Miller
Mary "Polly" Miller (1803 - 1845)
daughter of Elizabeth Swope
George Miller Riffe (1825 - 1900)
son of Mary "Polly" Miller
John W Riffe (1855 - 1937)
son of George Miller Riffe
Grace Alice Riffe (1890 - )
daughter of John W Riffe
Jacqueline Alice Walker (1921 - 1999)
daughter of Grace Alice Riffe
John Frederick Rhodes
You are the son of Jacqueline Alice Walker

Below is a Paternal Connection some of Barack Obama's relatives in the 1800's


2nd great grand nephew of 4th cousin of husband of 1st cousin of husband of 1st cousin 5x removed
Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham sr. (1894 - 1970)
Jacob William Dunham (1863 - 1936)
father of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham sr.
Jacob Mackey Dunham (1824 - 1907)
father of Jacob William Dunham
Jacob Dunham (1795 - 1865)
father of Jacob Mackey Dunham
Samuel Dunham (1742 - 1824)
father of Jacob Dunham
Mary Dunham (1717 - 1791)
mother of Samuel Dunham
Ephraim Dunham (1732 - 1732)
son of Mary Dunham
Samuel Dunham (1730 - 1748)
father of Ephraim Dunham
Jonathan Dunham (1694 - 1777)
father of Samuel Dunham
Edmund Dunham (1661 - 1734)
father of Jonathan Dunham
Benajah Dunham (1641 - 1680)
father of Edmund Dunham
John Dunham (1589 - 1668)
father of Benajah Dunham
Jonathan Dunham xxx (1625 - 1717)
son of John Dunham
Jonathan Dunham (1661 - 1745)
son of Jonathan Dunham xxx
Hezekiah 4th Dunham (1693 - 1738)
son of Jonathan Dunham
Samuel Dunham (1722 - 1789)
son of Hezekiah 4th Dunham
Samuel Dunham (1751 - 1822)
son of Samuel Dunham
Martha S. A. Wright (1763 - 1842)
wife of Samuel Dunham
Gilbert Wright (1736 - 1825)
father of Martha S. A. Wright
Ann Henry (1673 - 1736)
mother of Gilbert Wright
John Wright (1729 - 1794)
son of Ann Henry
Obadiah Wright (1756 - 1794)
son of John Wright
Jane Sayre (1759 - 1824)
wife of Obadiah Wright
Bethia Cooper (1716 - 1784)
mother of Jane Sayre
Bethia (1690 - 1717)
mother of Bethia Cooper
Abraham Cooper (1717 - 1776)
son of Bethia
Hannah Cooper (1765 - 1836)
daughter of Abraham Cooper
Foster Rhodes (1794 - 1846)
son of Hannah Cooper
Robert Roger Rhodes (1828 - 1890)
son of Foster Rhodes
Walter B. Rhodes (1871 - )
son of Robert Roger Rhodes
Howard Edgar Rhodes (1903 - 1978)
son of Walter B. Rhodes
John Frederick Rhodes
You are the son of Howard Edgar Rhodes

For info about brave Sheriff William Rhodes

click trees above

(Black Kidnappings in South Illinois)

To the left an example of what happened when we changed my grandmother to Grace Alice Riffe. There are about 30 of these now where there were none with Grace Lilly.

What is assumed to be my Paternal tree although I suspect it to be different at least major changes needed

-John Rhodes - Public Domain- Classic Movies and TV-Opera TV Channel-also Poetry TV

                    -Poetry from the Poetry Activist-Relative to Obama-

Possible info related to Sheriff William Rhodes-Click above.

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Sir Godfrey Rhodes (1607 - 1663)
is your 7th great grandfather
William Rhodes (1650 - 1724)
son of Sir Godfrey Rhodes
William Rhodes (1675 - 1722)
son of William Rhodes
Simon Rhodes (1716 - 1784)
son of William Rhodes
Henry Rhodes (1762 - 1848)
son of Simon Rhodes
Foster Rhodes (1794 - 1846)
son of Henry Rhodes
Robert Roger Rhodes (1828 - 1890)
son of Foster Rhodes
Walter B. Rhodes (1871 - )
son of Robert Roger Rhodes
Howard Edgar Rhodes (1903 - 1978)
son of Walter B. Rhodes
John Frederick Rhodes
You are the son of Howard Edgar Rhodes