Mary Ann Lee

25 September 1878–5 December 1956 (Age 78)
Washington Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Lee was born on 25 September 1878, in Washington Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States, her father, Wiley Brown Lee, was 37 and her mother, Mary Jane Graham, was 31. She had at least 1 daughter with Joshua Odell. She lived in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 1956, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Quintes O'Dell
Mary Ann Lee
Eugene O'Dell
Albert O'Dell
Gordon Odell
Cleo O'Dell
Cecil Harmon O'Dell
Clarence O'Dell
Calvin O'Dell
Darleen O'Dell
Leola O'Dell
Ida M O'Dell
Mary Frances O'Dell

Spouse and Children



    Eugene O'Dell


    Albert O'Dell


    Gordon Odell


    Cleo O'Dell



+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Odell in household of Joshua Q Odell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary A Odell in household of Joshua Odell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary O'Dell in household of Josh O'Dell, "United States Census, 1930"

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