Heber Odekirk

5 August 1845–20 November 1929 (Age 84)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Heber

When Heber Odekirk was born on 5 August 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Isaac Carter Odekirk, was 36 and his mother, Eliza Dutcher, was 32. He married Hannah Brown on 27 June 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 20 November 1929, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Odekirk
Hannah Brown
Marriage: 27 June 1870
Isaac William Odekirk
Hannah Elizabeth Odekirk
Mary Adalaide Odekirk
Flora Odekirk
Heber Thomas Odekirk
Hilda Odekirk
Franklin "Ben" Odekirk
Peter Richardson Odekirk
Sarah Amy Odekirk
Wilford Leroy Odekirk
Hettie Fern Odekirk
Afton Odekirk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name of German origin, from Odenkirchen near Rheydt (North Rhine-Westphalia), or from Adinkerke, the spelling Odekirk being a reflection of the local pronunciation.

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

    Story Highlight


    Heber Odekirk was born on 5 August 1845 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois to Isaac Carter and Eliza Dutcher Odekirk. He was the fifth of seven children, three girls and four boys. His father Isaac …

    Sources (43)

    • Heber Odekirk in entry for Isaac Wm Odekirk, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Heber Odekirk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Heber Odekirh or Odekirk en el registro de Franklin Odekirh or Odekirk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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