Odessa Belva Campbell

18 June 1896–March 1992 (Age 95)
Gage, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Odessa Belva

When Odessa Belva Campbell was born on 18 June 1896, in Gage, Nebraska, United States, her father, Hugh L. Campbell, was 47 and her mother, Olive Betsy Hammond, was 38. She married Charles Edwin Munyan on 1 June 1917, in Central City, Merrick, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Comstock, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and School District 37 Shepherd, Yellowstone, Montana, United States in 1940. She died in March 1992, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edwin Munyan
Odessa Belva Campbell
Marriage: 1 June 1917
Hugh William Munyan
Charles R. Munyan
Elizabeth Jane Munyan
Jean Marie Munyan

Spouse and Children

1 June 1917
Central City, Merrick, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Hugh L. Campbell


    Olive Betsy Hammond




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 1

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + beul ‘mouth’. The surname was often represented in Latin documents as de bello campo ‘of the fair field’, which led to the name sometimes being ‘translated’ into Anglo-Norman French as Beauchamp .2 In New England documents, Campbell sometimes occurs as a representation of the French name Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Odessia Munyun in household of Charles Munyun, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Odessa B Munyan in household of Charlie E Munyan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Odessa Campbell in household of Hugh Campbell, "United States Census, 1910"

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