Mayetta Pearl Ellison

1883–1964 (Age 81)
Blount, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mayetta Pearl

When Mayetta Pearl Ellison was born on 3 March 1883, in Blount, Alabama, United States, her father, Frances Turner Ellison, was 32 and her mother, Winnie Bagwell, was 39. She married Richard Riley Odum on 19 April 1903, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Beat 2, Lamar, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Lamar, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 19 February 1964, in Forrest, Attala, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coal Town Cemetery, Purvis, Lamar, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mayetta Pearl Ellison
1883–1964
Richard Riley Odum
1879–1953
Marriage: 19 April 1903
Loraine Odum
1904–
Odum
Wilton P Odum
1906–
Lane Odum
1908–1929
Velma Odum
1912–
Winnie Idell Odum
1913–1982

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1903
Blount, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

  • Loraine Odum

    Female1904–Female

  • Wilton P Odum

    Male1906–Male

  • Lane Odum

    Male1908–1929Male

  • Velma Odum

    Female1912–Female

  • Winnie Idell Odum

    Female1913–1982Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Frances Turner Ellison

    Male1850–1913Male

  • Female1844–1944Female

siblings

(8)

  • Dorsella Ellison

    Female1872–Female

  • Female1874–1959Female

  • Essolina Ellison

    Female1875–Female

  • David J. Ellison

    Male1879–Male

  • Male1881–1963Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 12

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marietta Pearl Odom in household of Richard R Odom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Odum in household of R R Odum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • May P Odum in household of Richard R Odum, "United States Census, 1920"

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