John Lonza Odum

11 April 1880–29 June 1964 (Age 84)
Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Lonza

When John Lonza Odum was born on 11 April 1880, in Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred A. "Allen" Odum, was 30 and his mother, Julia Ann Duley, was 23. He married Ida Ray Waters on 15 November 1905, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in White Oak Township, Onslow, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Swansboro Township, Onslow, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 29 June 1964, in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, United States.

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John Lonza Odum
Ida Ray Waters
Marriage: 15 November 1905
Lillian M. Odum
Ralph Kater Odum
Marvin Ginn Odum
Clara Bell Odum
Oleta Hunt Odum
Coy Odum

Spouse and Children

15 November 1905
Onslow, North Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Alfred A. "Allen" Odum


    Julia Ann Duley




    Emma Jane Odum


    William Allen Odum


    Lana Narcissus Odum



    William Mack Odum


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 17

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Odom .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John L Odum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John L Odom in household of Allen Odom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Odom, "United States Census, 1940"

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