Joseph Odell

about 1685–1760 (Age 75)
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Odell was born about 1685, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Augustine Austin Odell, was 25 and his mother, Sarah, was 15. He married Elizabeth Greenman in 1710, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in 1760, in Pawling, Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Joseph Odell
Elizabeth Greenman
Marriage: 1710
Augustine Austin Odell Sr
Joseph Newton Odell
Levi Odell
Simeon Odell

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Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States


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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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  • Joseph Odell in entry for Joseph Odell, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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