John Wellington Odom

2 May 1815–23 April 1887 (Age 71)
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Wellington

When John Wellington Odom was born on 2 May 1815, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Wesley Odom Sr, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Weatherly, was 43. He had at least 6 sons and 1 daughter with Malinda "Lintsey" Wallace. He lived in Brightsville, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 23 April 1887, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wellington Odom
1815–1887
Malinda "Lintsey" Wallace
1816–1896
Evander Wallace Odom
1834–1911
John Odom
1846–1864
Leggett Odom
1836–1861
James Thomas Odom
1838–1864
Noah Odom
1839–1911
Philip Wellington Odom
1842–1878
Martha Jane Odom
1844–1928

Spouse and Children

    Male1815–1887Male

    Malinda "Lintsey" Wallace

    Female1816–1896Female

children

(7)

    Evander Wallace Odom

    Male1834–1911Male

    Leggett Odom

    Male1836–1861Male

    James Thomas Odom

    Male1838–1864Male

    Noah Odom

    Male1839–1911Male

    Philip Wellington Odom

    Male1842–1878Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Male1789–1850Male

    Nancy Odom

    Female1790–Female

    William Odom

    Male1792–1856Male

    James W. Odom Jr.

    Male1794–1856Male

    Female1796–1871Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 7

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 20

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone who had done well for himself by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English āðum).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Odom, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John W Odom in household of Evander Odom, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Odom, "United States Census, 1860"

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