George Odd


Brief Life History of George

When George Odd was born in 1808, his father, Thomas Odboye, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Cooke, was 39.

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Thomas Odboye
Elizabeth Cooke
Sarah Odd
Mary Odd
Susan Odd
William Odd
John Cook Odd
George Odd

Sources (1)

  • George Odd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 0

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


Age 7

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Age 35

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: relationship name from the Middle English personal name Ode, Odd(e). This is either from Anglo-Norman French Ode ( see Oates ) or from Old English Od(d)a and Old Scandinavian Oddr, Oddi, which was probably confused with and absorbed into the Norman name. Compare Oddy . Some of the following bearers may alternatively belong with (2).

2 English: nickname, perhaps from Middle English od(e), odde ‘odd, outstanding, brave’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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