Elizabeth Jane Odom

Female28 April 1838–11 July 1907

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Odom was born on 28 April 1838, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Asa Charles Odom, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca M. Grimsley, was 32. She married Arthur Dudney on 5 August 1858, in Bossier, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1850. She died on 11 July 1907, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Plain Dealing Cemetery, Plain Dealing, Bossier, Louisiana, United States.

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Arthur Dudney
Elizabeth Jane Odom
Marriage: 5 August 1858
Elizabeth Rebecca Dudney

Sources (4)

  • Jane Adam in household of Assee Adam, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Odom in entry for Elizabeth Dudney New, "Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1959"
  • Jane Dudney in household of H Dudney, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1858Bossier, Louisiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 25

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

    Age 30

    Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

    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’.


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

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