Isaac Odell

1803–1872 (Age 69)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Odell was born in 1803, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, Caleb O'Dell, was 22 and his mother, Rachel Clevenger, was 25. He married Mary Martin Gammill on 8 May 1828, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 10 January 1872, in Lerna, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Trilla, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Isaac Odell
Mary Martin Gammill
Marriage: 8 May 1828
George Washington Odell
Elizabeth Ann O'dell
James Harrison Odell
Mary Jane Odell
Margaret Emeline Odell
Nancy Talitha Odell
Albert Hanson Odell
John Apperson Odell
Martha M Odell

Spouse & Children

8 May 1828
Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 15

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Isaac Odell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Odell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Odell, "United States Census, 1870"

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