1798–1872 (Age 74)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
When Nehemiah Odell was born on 15 June 1798, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, Caleb O'Dell, was 17 and his mother, Rachel Clevenger, was 19. He married Nancy Ann McGuire on 8 October 1818, in Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States. He lived in Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 August 1872, in Excelsior Springs, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74.
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Nehemiah Odell was one of Four Captains for Missouri Militia, leading a company during Battle of Crooked River against Mormon Latter Day Saints in Ray County, MO