Louise O'Dell

10 November 1907–10 December 1978 (Age 71)
Vandalia, Cass, Michigan, United States

The Life of Louise

When Louise O'Dell was born on 10 November 1907, in Vandalia, Cass, Michigan, United States, her father, James Lincoln O'Dell, was 42 and her mother, Rosella Austin, was 33. She married Harold E Price on 9 June 1949, in Union City, Branch, Michigan, United States. She lived in Penn, Cass, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Union Township, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 10 December 1978, at the age of 71.

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Harold E Price
Louise O'Dell
Marriage: 9 June 1949

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    Harold E Price



9 June 1949
Union City, Branch, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 3

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Louise Odell in household of James L Odell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louise Odell in household of James L Odell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise O Dell, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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