Alice Odom

16 February 1877–26 March 1926 (Age 49)
Bear Creek Township, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Odom was born on 16 February 1877, in Bear Creek Township, Henry, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Odom, was 29 and her mother, Jenny Evans, was 28. She married John Robert Hughey about 1892, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Washington Township, Dade, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 March 1926, in South Greenfield, Dade, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Pennsboro, Dade, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Robert Hughey
Alice Odom
Marriage: about 1892
Elmer Hughey
Boyd Elmer Hughey
Mack Rastus Hughey

Spouse and Children

about 1892
Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    James Allen Odom


    Wiley F. Odom


    Cora Elizabeth Odom




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Olene Hughey in household of John R Hughey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice I Hughey in household of John Robert Hughey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Odom in household of Thomas Odom, "United States Census, 1880"

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