Robert Alexander Odle

23 February 1870–26 September 1916 (Age 46)
Washington Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Robert Alexander

When Robert Alexander Odle was born on 23 February 1870, in Washington Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Jeremiah Odle, was 49 and his mother, Margaret B Hunton, was 42. He married Sarah Jane Hess on 14 February 1895, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ball Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Salina, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 26 September 1916, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 46.

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Robert Alexander Odle
Sarah Jane Hess
Marriage: 14 February 1895
Ervin Luther Odle
Ervin A. Odle
Delie Ethel Odle
Audrey M. Odle
Clyde Clarence Odle
Grace Mae Odle
Lizzie I Odle
Robert Alexander Odle
Jane Kathryn Odle

Spouse and Children

14 February 1895
Washington, Arkansas, United States


    Ervin Luther Odle


    Ervin A. Odle



    Delie Ethel Odle


    Grace Mae Odle


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Odle





+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 13

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Name Meaning

English (Surrey): possibly a variant of Odell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Odle in household of Jerry Odle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert A Odle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R. A. Odle, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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