Maxine Odell

17 May 1812–
Maulden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maxine

Maxine Odell was christened on 17 May 1812, in Maulden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Ann Dix.

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Ann Dix
1775–
Sophia Odell
1808–
Marina Odell
1812–
Maxine Odell
1812–

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World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

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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