John Odell

1798–1866 (Age 68)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John

When John Odell was born on 25 June 1798, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Odell, was 48 and his mother, Abigail Mansfield, was 49. He married Dorothy Dolly Petree on 27 November 1817, in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ray, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Fishing River Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 9 August 1866, in Excelsior Springs, Ray, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wood Heights, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Odell
1798–1866
Dorothy Dolly Petree
1796–1877
Marriage: 27 November 1817
Mary Polly Odell
1817–1900
Isaac Odell
1828–1847
Esther Odell
1818–
Esther O'Dell
1819–
Sarah Ann O'Dell
1821–1900
Simon Odell
1822–1864
George O'Dell
1825–1864
William “Stickney” Odell
1827–1865
Emily O'Dell
1828–1908
George W. O'Dell
1828–1864
Henry Odle
1830–1909
Mary Odell
1833–1913
John Odle
1838–1916

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1817
Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States
children

(13)

  • Female1817–1900Female

  • Female1818–Female

  • Esther O'Dell

    Female1819–Female

  • Sarah Ann O'Dell

    Female1821–1900Female

  • Male1822–1864Male

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jno Odell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Odell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Odle, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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