When Sarah Elizabeth Odell was born on 7 March 1862, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, her father, Harris Walter Ward Odell, was 45 and her mother, Isabella White Ferguson, was 29. She married Joseph Staffanson on 24 April 1882, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 February 1907, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Upper Hill Cemetery, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States.
English: habitational name from Odell, a place in Bedfordshire, which derives from Old English wād ‘woad’ (a plant collected for the blue dye that could be obtained from it) + hyll ‘hill’. The spelling O'Dell is not Irish, but a creation by folk etymology, found first among English migrants to Limerick. Compare Waddell . — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau does not distinguish between the surnames O'Dell and Odell .
Altered form of Swedish Odell , as if of Irish origin.
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