Thomas Odell

7 August 1799–
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Odell was born on 7 August 1799, in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Odell, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Rickett, was 24. He married Ann Twitchell on 8 June 1822, in St Albans St Michael, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Thomas Odell
Ann Twitchell
Marriage: 8 June 1822
Sarah Odell
James Odell
William Odel
Ann Odell
Ann Odell
James Odle
Jane Odell
Elizabeth Odell
Mary Anne Odell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1822St Albans St Michael, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 2
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 16
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 31
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Thomas Odell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Thomas Odell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Marriage Record, and UK-GRO record of Thomas Odell and wife, Ann Twitchell

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