Mary Frances Odom

16 December 1855–23 March 1914 (Age 58)
Atchison, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Odom was born on 16 December 1855, in Atchison, Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Jacob Odom, was 26 and her mother, Maranda Jane Sapp, was 22. She married Henderson Isaac Alexander in 1876. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 12 daughters. She lived in Marble Hill, Bollinger, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Minton Township, Holt, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 March 1914, in Fortescue, Holt, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Henderson Isaac Alexander
1856–1949
Mary Frances Odom
1855–1914
Marriage: 1876
Sarah Hester Alexander
1877–1877
Liza May Alexander
1879–1879
Lula JANE Alexander
1881–1941
Laura Elala Alexander
1883–1902
John Allen Alexander
1885–1924
Ada Opal Alexander
1887–1956
Dora Bell Alexander
1890–1930
Martha Ann Alexander
1892–1945
Samuel Jacob Alexander
1894–1959
Edna Mae Alexander
1896–1975
Dolla F Alexander
1896–
Carrie Manila Alexander
1898–1985
Charles Ora Alexander
1901–1982
Beulah Beatrice Alexander
1903–1981
Effie Rosalie Rose Alexander
1905–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1876
children

(15)

    Sarah Hester Alexander

    Female1877–1877Female

    Liza May Alexander

    Female1879–1879Female

    Female1881–1941Female

    Laura Elala Alexander

    Female1883–1902Female

    Male1885–1924Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861

Age 6

Kansas is the 34th state
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone who had done well for himself by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English āðum).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Odom in household of Samuel J Odom, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Alexander in household of Henderson Alexander, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary S Alexander in household of Henderson Alexander, "United States Census, 1900"

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