Dencie Rowena O'Dell

30 July 1854–26 April 1928 (Age 73)
Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dencie Rowena

When Dencie Rowena O'Dell was born on 30 July 1854, in Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States, her father, Dr John Lincoln Odell, was 29 and her mother, Harriet Ellen Zimmerman, was 21. She married Wesley James Clizbe on 12 September 1877, in Fulton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and York Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 26 April 1928, in Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Delta, Fulton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley James Clizbe
Dencie Rowena O'Dell
Marriage: 12 September 1877
Roscoe James Clizbe
Floyd Odell Clizbe
Harry John Clizbe

Spouse and Children

12 September 1877
Fulton, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dr John Lincoln Odell


    Harriet Ellen Zimmerman





    Ida May Odell


    John Lincoln Odell, Jr.


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire, also called Woodhill, from Old English wād ‘woad’ (a plant collected for the blue dye that could be obtained from it) + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Waddell . 2. ( O’Dell ) of the same origin as 1, but altered by folk etymology as if of Irish origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dency R Cliyby in household of John Odell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Deneis Clizbe in household of John Odell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Deney Odell in household of John Odell, "United States Census, 1870"

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