James C. Odell

1814–1891 (Age 77)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James C.

When James C. Odell was born on 30 March 1814, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Caleb O'Dell, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Clevenger, was 35. He married Martha Jane Tipton about 1838, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1840. He died on 23 May 1891, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James C. Odell
1814–1891
Martha Jane Tipton
1819–1845
Marriage: about 1838
Thomas N Odell
1841–1862
Caroline Odell
1843–
Nancy Cordelia Odell
1843–1908

Spouse & Children

  • Male1814–1891Male

  • Martha Jane Tipton

    Female1819–1845Female

MARRIAGE
about 1838
Tennessee, United States
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(24)

+19 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 21

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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)

  • James C Odell, "United States Census, 1840"
  • James C Odell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James C Odell, "United States Census, 1870"

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