The David Rhodes Home

Location: Two and one half miles east of Maurertown, Virginia; Route 654, then Route 549, near Zion Church

Built: unknown


21 Aug 1830: Jacob Copp and Eve, his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of Daniel Hottel, deceased, sold to Samuel Bauserman. Deed Book JJ, page 269

4 Sep 1869: William H. Bauserman and Barbara Ann, his wife, and Polly Bauserman, widow of Samuel Bauserman, sold to Isaac Bowman for $1,500.00. Deed Book 9, pages 302-303

7 Aug 1878: Isaac Bowman and Martha Ellen, his wife, sold to Nimrod Bowman for $1,300.00. Deed Book 17, page 141

15 Aug 1899: John H. Bauserman and S.C. Golladay, executor of Nimrod Bowman, deceased, by virtue of his will probated June 12, 1899. Deed Book 51, page 309

Physical Description

This two and one half story rectangular weather boarded log home has a metal gabled roof. There are two brick inside chimneys and eighteen windows with twelve 8x10 panes and no shutters. The house also has a plain, one story porch with small round posts.

The interior has eight large rooms with eight foot ceilings. There are two concealed, boxed stairways. The cellar has a packed ground floor.

Source: Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project, 1937

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