Brian Odom

17 February 1897–25 May 1971 (Age 74)
Medaryville, White Post Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Brian

When Brian Odom was born on 17 February 1897, in Medaryville, White Post Township, Pulaski, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Odom, was 29 and his mother, Mary Louisa Swisher, was 28. He married Mary Margaret Pullins on 31 March 1916, in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Gillam Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 May 1971, in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 74.

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Brian Odom
Mary Margaret Pullins
Marriage: 31 March 1916
Georgia Hope Odom
Olive Louise Odom
Charles Elmer Odom
Max B Odom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1916Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    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.
    1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
    Age 1
    Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
    Age 20
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    from Middle English othom, odam (Old English āthum, ādam) ‘son-in-law’ or ‘brother-in-law’.habitational name from Odam in Highampton or from Odam Barton in Romansleigh (both Devon). The placenames probably derive from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.English:

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Head Bryan Odom, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Bryan Odom in entry for Raymon J. E. Houston, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Bryan Odom, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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