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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John Claus Reoh
Delphia Eliza O'Dell
Marriage: 20 November 1895
Maggie Grace Reoh
Randolph O'Dell Reoh
Harry Virgil Reoh
Lois Mae Roeh
Willie Claus Reoh
Claude Eugene Reoh
Bertha Roeh

Spouse and Children

20 November 1895
Benton, Arkansas, United States



    Randolph O'Dell Reoh


    Harry Virgil Reoh


    Lois Mae Roeh


    Willie Claus Reoh


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Otis O'Dell


    Margaret Elizabeth Parker




    Daisy A O'Dell



    Louisa Maude Odell


    Frances E Odell



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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