James E Odom

about 1866–
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of James E

When James E Odom was born about 1866, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John Wesley Odum, was 33 and his mother, Lucinda Ann Atwood, was 35. He lived in Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Odum
1834–1903
Lucinda Ann Atwood
1832–1887
Sarah Jane Odum
1858–1942
James E Odom
1866–
John Owen Odum
1859–1879
Edith Virginia Odum
1860–
Charles W. Odum
1864–
William Thomas Odum
1868–1905
Edgar Erastus Odum
1871–1963
Milton G. Odum
1873–

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 0
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created
Age 11
In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 32
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

from Middle English othom, odam (Old English āthum, ādam) ‘son-in-law’ or ‘brother-in-law’.habitational name from Odam in Highampton or from Odam Barton in Romansleigh (both Devon). The placenames probably derive from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.English:

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

Possible Related Names

Odam
Odham
Odem
Odoms
Odum

Sources (3)

  • James E Odum in household of John W Odum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James E Odom - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James E Odom
  • J W Odum in entry for John Owen Odum, "Louisiana Tombstone Inscriptions, 1812-1970"

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