Delphia Eliza O'Dell

13 July 1874–9 April 1954 (Age 79)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Delphia Eliza

When Delphia Eliza O'Dell was born on 13 July 1874, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Otis O'Dell, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Elizabeth Parker, was 29. She married John Claus Reoh on 20 November 1895, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Danville Township, Yell, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Hanna, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 April 1954, in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Raymondville Cemetery, Raymondville, Willacy, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Claus Reoh
1860–1950
Delphia Eliza O'Dell
1874–1954
Marriage: 20 November 1895
Maggie Grace Reoh
1896–1958
Randolph O'Dell Reoh
1900–1914
Harry Virgil Reoh
1903–1986
Lois Mae Roeh
1905–1965
Willie Claus Reoh
1906–1983
Claude Eugene Reoh
1908–1987
Bertha Roeh
1911–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1895
Benton, Arkansas, United States
children

(7)

    Female1896–1958Female

    Randolph O'Dell Reoh

    Male1900–1914Male

    Harry Virgil Reoh

    Male1903–1986Male

    Lois Mae Roeh

    Female1905–1965Female

    Willie Claus Reoh

    Male1906–1983Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Otis O'Dell

    Male1845–1898Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Parker

    Female1845–1895Female

siblings

(5)

    Daisy A O'Dell

    Female1872–1901Female

    Female1874–1954Female

    Louisa Maude Odell

    Female1878–1962Female

    Frances E Odell

    Female1881–Female

    Male1884–1957Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 27

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Reoh in household of John C Reoh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delpha Ray in household of John C Ray, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzy Reah in household of Claud Reah, "United States Census, 1920"

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