Caleb O'Dell

1781–1864 (Age 83)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb O'Dell was born in 1781, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Odell, was 31 and his mother, Abigail Mansfield, was 32. He married Rachel Clevenger about 1797, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1798 and Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1817. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 9 October 1864, in Coffey, Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in New Garden, Ray, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb O'Dell
1781–1864
Rachel Clevenger
1778–1827
Marriage: about 1797
Nehemiah Odell
1798–1872
John Odell
1798–1866
Rhoda Thizziah O'Dell
1800–1837
Deborah O'Dell
1800–1857
Edwin O'Dell
1802–1886
Isaac Odell
1803–1872
John Odell
1803–1877
Francis Odell
1803–
Francis Dell
1805–1847
Benjamin Francis Odell
1805–1881
Jacob Odell
1810–
Lourena Odell
1811–
Isaac Odell
1811–1890
Soloman C. Odell
1812–
James C. Odell
1814–1891
Orpha O'Dell
1814–1880
Elizabeth Betsy Odell
1816–1882
Nancy Sookey Odell
1817–1898
Abigail O'Dell
1818–1858
Elizabeth O Dell
1818–
Sally O'Dell
1820–1900
Lourena O'Dell
1822–1900
John M O'Dell
1824–1858
Andrew Jackson O'Dell
1827–1910

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1797
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1781

Age 0

The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1803

Age 22

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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 (1)

  • Caleb O'Dell, "Find A Grave Index"

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