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Odom in SC, NC, TN, AL, TX 1810-Present
Posted by: Jay Odom (ID *****8416) Date: July 31, 2002 at 15:33:12
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Looking for any help on these families:

1. WILLIAM ODOM was born 1781 in SC.



Notes for WILLIAM ODOM:

1820 Buncombe Co., NC Census



William Odam

males 0-10 10-16 16-18 16-26 26-45 45-up

3 1 0 0 1 0

fem 0-10 10-16 16-26 26-45 45-up

2 0 0 1 0



1830 Buncombe Co., NC Census



William Odam

0-5 5-10 10-15 15-20 20-30 30-40 40-50

Males 1 1 1 1 1 1



Females 1 2 1



1840 Cocke Co., TN



William Odem

10-15 15-20 20-30 50-60

Males 1 1 1 1

Females 1 1 1



Living next door to Tilghman Odom (probably older son)

On same census John Odem (probably a son as well, ends up in Marion Co., TN in 1850 near Aaron.)







1850 ????????????????????



The following children are all possibilities. The most confirmed are Aaron and Micajah Odom.



Possible Children of WILLIAM ODOM are:

i. TILGHMAN ODOM, b. Abt. 1808; m. AMY.

ii. JOHN ODOM, b. Abt. 1810; m. MARY BUCKNER.

2. iii. WILLIAM ODOM, b. Abt. 1815, SC/NC.

3. iv. AARON ODOM, b. Abt. 1823, Buncombe County, NC; d. March 24, 1865, Marine USA General Hospital, New Orleans, LA.

4. v. MICAJAH/MICHAEL/MIKE ODOM, b. Abt. 1824, NC; d. Bet. September 04 - November 11, 1884, AL.

vi. LASLEY ODOM, b. Abt. 1826.



Notes for LASLEY ODOM:

May be related as well., he was living near Mike Odom in 1880 Marshall Co., AL Census, and purchased land in 1884 near Mary Odom after Mike Odom died. Lasley purchased it on the same day and the corners touch.





Generation No. 2



2. WILLIAM ODOM (WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1815 in SC/NC. He married ORLENA. She was born Abt. 1825 in TN.



Notes for WILLIAM ODOM:

1880 Jackson Co., AL Census



William Odom 70 NC NC NC

Pauline 56 TN -- --

Mary Jane 32 TN NC TN

James M. 20 TN NC TN

Lizzie 16 TN NC TN





Children of WILLIAM ODOM and ORLENA are:

5. i. WILLIAM B.3 ODOM, b. 1843, Greene Co., TN; d. October 12, 1898, Texas.

ii. MARY J. ODOM, b. Abt. 1849.

iii. SARAH A. ODOM, b. Abt. 1852.

iv. JOHN ODOM, b. Abt. 1854.

v. JAMES M. ODOM, b. Abt. 1860.

vi. ELIZABETH ODOM, b. Abt. 1863.





3. AARON ODOM (WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1823 in Buncombe County, NC, and died March 24, 1865 in Marine USA General Hospital, New Orleans, LA. He married LOUIZA HOUSE/LEWIS September 09, 1858 in Sequatchie, TN, daughter of HOUSE and ELIZABETH HOUSE/MARTIN/MARONEY. She was born June 14, 1834 in Alabama/Tennessee, and died January 20, 1897 in Langston, Jackson Co., AL.



Notes for MR. AARON ODOM:



Chalmette Cemetary, New Orleans, LA is buried here. Died during the Civil War.



Pvt. in 4th Tennessee Calvary Volunteers.

Resident of Marshall County, AL



Marine General Hospital New Orleans, LA of Chronic Diahhrea.



1860 Sequatchie, TN Census Sq-12-261

Aaron Odom 36

Louisa 23

George W. 9/12

William 79





More About MR. AARON ODOM:

Burial: Chalemette National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA



More About LOUIZA HOUSE/LEWIS:

Burial: Rhehobeth Cemetery, Guntersville, Marshall Co., AL



Children of AARON ODOM and LOUIZA HOUSE/LEWIS are:

6. i. GEORGE WINSTON3 ODOM, b. August 17, 1859, Chattanooga, Tennessee; d. February 23, 1930, Northwest of Eldorado, Lowes Cemetary.

7. ii. WILLIAM ANDREW ODOM, b. December 31, 1860, Tyner, Chattanooga, Tennessee; d. February 26, 1954, Halfway, Hale Co., TX.

8. iii. SARAH JANE ODOM, b. January 28, 1865, Tennessee; d. 1952, Guntersville, AL.

iv. AMANDA D. ODOM, b. 1868, Tennessee; m. JAMES LANG.



Notes for AMANDA D. ODOM:

1881-1884 Marshall Co., AL Marriage Records





407-117 James LANG to Amanda D. ODOM on September 22, 1883, by W. L. Weaver, MG. Bond: James

Land and Thomas Patteson (sic).





4. MICAJAH/MICHAEL/MIKE ODOM (WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1824 in NC, and died Bet. September 04 - November 11, 1884 in AL. He married MARY MATHEW 1856 in Either TN or AL. She was born September 1830 in TN.




1860 Meltonville, Marshall Co., AL

Micajah Odom 34 NC Farmer

Mary C. 29 TN

Elitha N. 3 AL

Eliza L. 2 AL

Malissa P. 6/12 AL



1870 Scottsboro, Marshall Co., AL

Mike Odon 40 M W NC Farmer (it says Odon in the index, but it looks

enough like Odom

Mary C. 41 F W TN

Elitha N. 13 F W AL I believe this is Naomi, at least this age

matches up with her 1880 census

Eliza L. 11 F W AL

Mary R. 6 F W AL I don't think this is Malissa P. mentioned

above, because in the 1870 census there is a Malissa

Charles 4 M W AL

living with the Williamson family age 10 FW AL, this

fits her age from the 1860 census.



1880 Kirbys, Marshall Co., AL

Mike Odam 56 NC SC SC

Mary C. 49 TN NC VA

Naomi 23 AL NC TN

Mollie B. 16 AL NC TN

Charlie 14 AL NC TN





More About MICAJAH ODOM:

Burial: Possibly in Rainy Cemetery, Marshall Co., AL



More About MARY MATHEW:

Burial: Possibly in Rainy Cemetery, Marshall Co., AL



Children of MICAJAH ODOM and MARY MATHEW are:

i. ELITHA NAOMA3 ODOM, b. Abt. 1857.

ii. ELIZA N. ODOM, b. Abt. 1858; m. (1) ISAAC JOHNSON; m. (2) JAMES L. JOHNSON, May 06, 1877, Marshall Co., AL.



Marriage Notes for ELIZA ODOM and JAMES JOHNSON:

James L. JOHNSON to Eliza L. ODOM on May 6, 1877, by T.S. May, MP, at the residence of

E.W. Sublett. Bond: James L. Johnson and James S. Pool.







iii. MALISSA P. ODOM, b. Abt. 1860.

9. iv. MOLLY B. ODOM, b. December 1864; d. 1915, AL.

10. v. CHARLIE LEE ODOM, b. April 07, 1866, Marshall Co., AL; d. September 23, 1921, Jackson Co., AL.





Generation No. 3



5. WILLIAM B. ODOM (WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1843 in Greene Co., TN, and died October 12, 1898 in Texas. He married (1) JANE LEMONS October 02, 1861. She died June 14, 1864 in Nashville, TN. He married (2) RACHEL ANDREWS July 31, 1866 in Hamilton Co., TN. She was born November 1843 in TN, and died January 12, 1913 in Texas.



Notes for WILLIAM B. ODOM:

Pvt. 4th Tenn. Cavalry. Enlisted on same day as Aaron Odom in Chattanooga, TN.



Moved to Texas with William Andrew Odom and George Winston Odom. Lived near each other in 1900 and 1910 Collin Co., TX census.



Children of WILLIAM ODOM and RACHEL ANDREWS are:

i. LILLIA4 ODOM, b. Abt. 1870.

ii. JAMES A. ODOM, b. Abt. 1872.

iii. WILLIAM ODOM, b. April 1875.

iv. DANIEL TRUITT ODOM, b. November 1877.

11. v. MORDECAI ODOM, b. January 01, 1880, AL; d. August 27, 1959, Crosbyton, Crosby Co., TX.





6. GEORGE WINSTON ODOM (AARON2, WILLIAM1) was born August 17, 1859 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and died February 23, 1930 in Northwest of Eldorado, Lowes Cemetary. He married (1) LOUISA BROWN. She was born 1859, and died 1895 in Buried in Farmersville, TX. He married (2) NANNIE PAGNTER 1904 in Farmersville, TX. She was born 1879 in KY, and died June 11, 1955 in Northwest of Eldorado, Lowes Cemetary.



Notes for GEORGE WINSTON ODOM:

1911 moved to Tinsprings, TX



Moved to OK in 1929



1910 Collin Co., TX Census ED 27 Sheet 18

George W. Odom 50 B: Tenn

Nannie 29 B: KY

William A. 10/12 B: Texas



1920 Bowie Co., TX Census ED 16 Sheet 14 Line 42

George W. Odom 60 B: Tenn

Nannie 42 B: KY

William A. 10 B: Texas

Raymon 6 4/12 B: Texas







Children of GEORGE ODOM and NANNIE PAGNTER are:

i. WILLIAM A.4 ODOM, b. June 10, 1909, Farmersville, TX; d. May 28, 1955, Eldorado, OK.

12. ii. GEORGE RAYMON ODOM, b. June 11, 1913, Tinsprings, TX.





7. WILLIAM ANDREW3 ODOM (AARON2, WILLIAM1) was born December 31, 1860 in Tyner, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and died February 26, 1954 in Halfway, Hale Co., TX. He married LAURA KATHERINE WOOD December 24, 1893 in Collin Co., TX, daughter of THOMAS WOOD and SARAH MASSEY. She was born October 01, 1874 in Summerville, Chattooga Co., Georgia, and died March 29, 1960 in Eldorado, OK.



Notes for WILLIAM ANDREW ODOM:

1900 Census Collin Co., TX Precinct #7 E.D. 22, Sheet 21, Line 4B

William A. Odam b: Dec. 1860, TN Married 6 years (1894) Father b:AL Mother b:AL

Laura wife b: Oct. 1874, GA Father b: GA Mother b:GA

Hallie b: Apr. 1894, TX

Willie b: Aug. 1898, TX

Thomas Bryan b: Jan. 1897, TX

Oma Sister b:May 1878, AL

George Bro b: Aug. 1859, TN

Louisa b: 1895







William's father was in the service during the Civil War, and Aunt was a spy for the South.



Had a blind mule to get ground corn.



Moved to Altus, OK near a town named Blair.



Bows blocked and just layed down and died while visiting son Thomas Bryan in Halfway, TX



Buried in Eldorado, OK.



Moved to Hollis area, OK and then onto Eldorado, OK.



Moved to Collin Co., TX in abt. 1900



Went in 1950 to Langston, AL and met his sister for the first time in 50 years.



Lemons Funeral Home in Plainview held him until he went back to Eldorado.



More About WILLIAM ANDREW ODOM:

Burial: Eldorado, OK

Census: 1900, Collin Co., TX



Notes for LAURA KATHERINE WOOD:

Buried in Eldorado, OK



More About LAURA KATHERINE WOOD:

Burial: 1960, Eldorado, OK



Children of WILLIAM ODOM and LAURA WOOD are:

13. i. HALLIE4 ODOM, b. September 30, 1894, Greenville, Hunt Co., TX; d. December 19, 1982, Lubbock, TX.

ii. LOUISA ODOM, b. 1895, Hunt Co., TX; d. 1911, Farmersville, TX.



Notes for LOUISA ODOM:

McMinn Cemetary, Farmersville, TX



14. iii. THOMAS BRYAN ODOM, b. January 19, 1897, Greenville, Hunt Co., TX; d. January 17, 1974, Lubbock, TX.

15. iv. WILLIE ODOM, b. August 1898, Josephine, Collin, TX; d. 1966, Lubbock, TX.

16. v. JESSE AARON ODOM, b. 1903, Josephine, Collin, TX.

vi. GEORGIA CATHRINE ODOM, b. 1909, Josephine, Collin, TX; d. 1985; m. EARL WOOD.





8. SARAH JANE ODOM (AARON2, WILLIAM1) was born January 28, 1865 in Tennessee, and died 1952 in Guntersville, AL. She married JOHN THOMAS WARD September 04, 1884 in Marshall Co., AL, son of WALTER WARD and MARY TATE. He was born July 1861 in Alabama, and died 1942 in Jackson Co., AL.



Notes for SARAH JANE ODOM:

Stayed back in AL when brothers George and William came to Texas



Married in Marshall Co., AL



#568-109 John T. WARD to Sarah J. ODOM on September 4, 1884. NOT EXECUTED. Bond: John T. Ward

and J. H. Gardner (his mark).





More About SARAH JANE ODOM:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Langston, Jackson Co., AL



Notes for JOHN THOMAS WARD:

Below is a list of Ward's at the Rainy Cemetery, Langston, Jackson Co., AL



There is a grave that had W.H. Ward CO. I. 8 CONF. CAV. CSA. I did not see

any dates, but the stone wasn't very legible.



Lizzie J. Wilkey Ward

12/31/1904

William Oliver Ward 2/18/1893 - 1/26/1961



Rita D. Ward

11/22/1933

Wm Boyd Ward 3/18/1927 - 6/17/1993



Sarah J. Odom Ward 1865-1952

John Thomas Ward 1861-1942



Markus Jeff Ward Infant son of J.T. and S.J. Ward 12/5/1895-1/25/1896



Aaron Lawrence Ward 2/8/1886-6/26/1965



Julia F. Ward 11/3/1890-10/8/1981

Emma L. Maness 5/22/1888-8/20/1982

The stone on this grave says SISTERS



Virginia Louise Ward 1935-1997



Clyde Freeman Ward 1922-2001

(these two are side by side and no headstone is there, just a marker that

says CARR FUNERAL HOME at the head of both of them)



George T Ward 2/18/1893

Maggie Ward 2/23/1903-8/29/1981



More About JOHN THOMAS WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Langston, Jackson Co., AL



Marriage Notes for SARAH ODOM and JOHN WARD:

1881-1884 Marshall County, AL marriages:



John T. WARD to Sarah J. ODOM on September 4, 1884. NOT EXECUTED. Bond: John T. Ward

and J. H. Gardner (his mark).





Children of SARAH ODOM and JOHN WARD are:

i. AARON LAWRENCE4 WARD, b. February 08, 1886, AL; d. June 26, 1965, AL.



More About AARON LAWRENCE WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



ii. EMMA L. WARD, b. May 22, 1888, AL; d. August 20, 1982, AL; m. MANESS.



More About EMMA L. WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



iii. JULIA F. WARD, b. November 03, 1890, AL; d. October 08, 1981, AL.



More About JULIA F. WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



17. iv. GEORGE TOLIVER WARD, b. February 18, 1893, AL; d. AL.

v. WILLIAM OLIVER WARD, b. February 18, 1893, AL; d. January 26, 1961, AL; m. LIZZIE J. WILKEY; b. December 31, 1904; d. AL.



More About WILLIAM OLIVER WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



More About LIZZIE J. WILKEY:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



vi. MARKUS JEFF WARD, b. December 05, 1895, AL; d. January 25, 1896, AL.



More About MARKUS JEFF WARD:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



vii. LAURA WARD, b. June 1897.

viii. ELMIRA WARD, b. May 1900.





9. MOLLY B. ODOM (MICAJAH2, WILLIAM1) was born December 1864, and died 1915 in AL. She married JOSEPH GRADEN. He was born 1860, and died February 1896 in AL.



More About MOLLY B. ODOM:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



More About JOSEPH GRADEN:

Burial: Raney Cemetery, Jackson Co., Langston AL.



Children of MOLLY ODOM and JOSEPH GRADEN are:

i. JAMES CREDEN4 GRADEN, b. November 1885.

18. ii. WILLIAM WALLACE GRADEN, b. August 1891.

iii. JOE GRADEN, b. January 1896; m. MAY CLAYTON.





10. CHARLIE LEE3 ODOM (MICAJAH2, WILLIAM1) was born April 07, 1866 in Marshall Co., AL, and died September 23, 1921 in Jackson Co., AL. He married (1) MELISSA NELSON Abt. 1888, daughter of ISAIAH NELSON and EMILY MIRLERS. She died in Rainy Cemetery, Marshall Co., AL. He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH SMITH January 03, 1899 in Langston, Jackson Co., AL, daughter of SEVIERE SMITH and SARAH WRIGHT. She was born January 31, 1877 in Jackson Co., AL, and died September 24, 1919 in Jackson Co., AL.



Notes for CHARLIE LEE ODOM:

Cancer of Liver



More About CHARLIE LEE ODOM:

Burial: Langston Cemetery, Jackson Co., AL



Notes for MARY ELIZABETH SMITH:

Mary E. Odom was an Eastern Star...her headstone has

that emblem on it. But also on the headstone is a circle that says "In

memoriam supreme woodmen of the forest"



More About MARY ELIZABETH SMITH:

Burial: Langston Cemetery, Jackson Co., AL



Children of CHARLIE ODOM and MELISSA NELSON are:

i. OLLIE B.4 ODOM, b. 1889; d. February 13, 1968, Langston, Jackson Co., AL.

ii. INFANT SON ODOM.





Children of CHARLIE ODOM and MARY SMITH are:

19. iii. LILLIE4 ODOM, b. November 27, 1900; d. Arab, AL.

iv. CHARLIE ODOM, b. 1902; d. March 13, 1932; m. BEATRICE ARNOLD.

v. LUCY ODOM, b. September 1904; d. September 10, 1934; m. JAMES KING.

20. vi. ELIZA NAOMA ODOM, b. July 04, 1908; d. 1986, Skyline, AL.

21. vii. GEORGE BEESON ODOM, b. March 29, 1911, Langston , Jackson Co., AL; d. September 23, 1988.

22. viii. EMILY MARY ODOM, b. November 27, 1912, Langston, Jackson Co., AL.

23. ix. KITTY VIRGINIA ODOM, b. February 15, 1916, Langston, Jackson Co., AL; d. December 2001, Tyler, TX.

24. x. JOHN SYDNEY ODOM, b. August 29, 1919; d. 1989.

xi. JIM ODOM.





Generation No. 4



11. MORDECAI ODOM (WILLIAM B.3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born January 01, 1880 in AL, and died August 27, 1959 in Crosbyton, Crosby Co., TX. He married (1) NORA GRIFFIN. She died in Maybe in Collin Co., TX. He married (2) IDA MAE BATES, daughter of W.E. BATES and ELIZABETH WATTS. She was born May 30, 1896, and died February 23, 1948.



Notes for MORDECAI ODOM:

Odom, Mordicai 1 Jan 1880 27 Aug 1959

" Ida May 30 May 1896 23 Feb 1948



Odom, Lillian Lucille 23 Sep 1912 27 Mar 1970



Odom, William Cooper "Bill" 8 Jan 1913 8 Apr 1979

Odom, Lois M. 4 Apr 1911 --



Odom, Griffin, Infant Son 19 Aug 1944 19 Aug 1944

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Griffin Odom

Odom, Griffin, Infant Son 21 Feb 1947 22 Feb 1947

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Griffin Odom



Obituary



Funeral services for M.O. Odom, 79, were held in the First Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Rev. Wayland Boyd, pastor, officiated and was assisted by Rev. Virgil Chron, Cone Baptist pastor.

Odom died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Crosbyton Clinic Hospital following a long illness.



First coming to Crosby County in 1926, he first moved to Texas when 2 years old. He resided 4 miles north of Crosbyton in the Big Four Community.



Survivors include five daughters: Mrs. Allen Mize, Crosbyton; Mrs. Willard Moses, Ralls; Mrs. O.W. Richardson, Lamesa; Mrs. Alton Ainsworth, Bledsoe; Mrs. Allie O'Brian, Paris.



Four sons: W.C. and Griffin, Crosbyton; Francis, Big Lake, and James (Dutch), Fort Worth; 22 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren



Burial was in Crosbyton cemetery. King Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements





More About MORDECAI ODOM:

Burial: Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosby Co., TX

Residence: 1926, Came to Crosby Co., TX

Social Security Number: SS# 458-62-9718



Children of MORDECAI ODOM and NORA GRIFFIN are:

i. WILLIAM COOPER5 ODOM, b. January 08, 1913, Sterling City, TX; d. April 08, 1979, Crosbyton, Crosby Co., TX; m. LOIS MITCHELL, October 07, 1934, Vernon, TX; b. April 04, 1911, Childress Co., TX; d. October 21, 2000, Crosbyton, Crosby Co., TX.



Notes for WILLIAM COOPER ODOM:

Personal

Odom, William Cooper "Bill" 1/8/1913 4/8/1979

Born: Sterling city,Tx. SS# 457-07-8977 Vet: WWII Army

Father: Mordecai Odom

Mother: Nora Griffin Odom

Religion: Bapt.

Source: Adams Funeral Home

Transcribed by Bettye Odom





More About WILLIAM COOPER ODOM:

Burial: Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosby Co., TX



More About LOIS MITCHELL:

Burial: Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosby Co., TX



ii. GRIFFIN ODOM, b. November 11, 1915, Sterling City, TX; d. October 21, 1993, St. Peters, MO; m. WILLIE RUTH DUNN, March 28, 1937, Crosbyton, TX.



More About GRIFFIN ODOM:

Burial: Crosbyton Cemetery, Crosby Co., TX



iii. FAY ODOM, m. AINSWORTH.

iv. FRANCIS ODOM.

v. JAMES ALPHIOUS ODOM.



Notes for JAMES ALPHIOUS ODOM:

Buried in a Moseleum in Fort Worth.



vi. DANIEL TRUITT ODOM, b. June 14; d. 1951; m. BLANCH TERGERSON.

vii. CATHERINE ODOM.


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