This is the only Rhoden in my tree. Ed Rhoden made the connection to my Kent Tree. RPKA4
I have a handwritten note from her father to Polk Co. JP granting his permission for the underage marriage.
Marriage of John W. Kent & Mary Jane Rhoden, on 12-25-1878, in Polk Co., Texas, on Polk Co. Marriage Book C : 1874-1893, pg. 87, Computer copy of Transcription & Index by Beverly Evins, http//freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~polkcountytxconnections/MarriageBookC.html