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Descendants of Jacob O'Dell
Submitted by Greg Belcher


Generation No. 1

1. Jacob3 O'Dell (Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born Abt. 1787 in Shenandoah Co., Va, and died 11 August 1874. He married Martha Ann McClung 28 January 1813 in Greenbrier Co., WV, daughter of John McClung and Catherine ?.



Children of Jacob O'Dell and Martha McClung are:

+2i.William H.4 O'Dell, born 31 January 1815 in Nicholas County, Va; died 27 November 1886 in Nicholas County,WV.
+3ii.Jeremiah O'Dell,Jr., born Abt. 1817; died 25 September 1887.
4iii.Catherine O'Dell, born Abt. 1819. She married Andy McClung.
5iv.Barbara O'Dell, born Abt. 1821. She married William Wisman.
+6v.Samuel B. O'Dell, born Abt. 1827.
7vi.Rachel W. O'Dell, born Abt. November 1827.

Notes for Rachel W. O'Dell:

Rachel O'Dell, Martha O'Dell, Francina O'Dell, Rebecca O'Dell, Cyrus O'Dell, to Wm. H. Robinette: 11.5 acres of land. Sold for 11 dollars. 10 July 1884, Nicholas County Land Deeds Book 18 -pg 448.

8vii.Rebecca Jane O'Dell, born Abt. 1830.
+9viii.Alexander O'Dell, born Abt. 1835 in Nicholas Co., WV; died Abt. 1859 in Nicholas Co., WV.
10ix.Martha Ann O'Dell, born Abt. 1836.
11x.Evaline F. O'Dell, born Abt. 1837.
12xi.Francina E. O'Dell, born Abt. 1840.

Generation No. 2

2. William H.4 O'Dell (Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born 31 January 1815 in Nicholas County, Va, and died 27 November 1886 in Nicholas County,WV. He married Ellen McClung, daughter of Sam McClung and Sarah Hinton.



Children of William O'Dell and Ellen McClung are:

13i.Martha5 O'Dell, born 1834.
14ii.Sarah Ann O'Dell, born 1836. She married Edmund Casset Ramsey.
+15iii.Francis Marion O'Dell, born 13 December 1838; died 17 January 1919 in Wilderness District, Nicholas Co., WV.
16iv.Rachel O'Dell, born 30 October 1839 in Mt. Nebo, Nicholas Co., WV; died Abt. 1923. She married Wesley Marion Ramsey.
17v.Jacob O'Dell, born 1845.
+18vi.Tobias O'Dell, born 25 August 1845 in Nicholas County, Va.
19vii.Barbara O'Dell, born 1846. She married Leftridge Bailey.
20viii.Nancy O'Dell, born Abt. 1848. She married John Bailes.
21ix.William H. O'Dell, Jr., born 1849 in Nicholas County, Va. He married Malcene E. Shawver 13 June 1867 in Nicholas Co., WV.



3. Jeremiah4 O'Dell,Jr. (Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born Abt. 1817, and died 25 September 1887. He married Albina.



Children of Jeremiah O'Dell and Albina are:

22i.Jacob E.5 O'Dell, born 29 September 1856 in Wilderness, Nicholas Co., WV.
23ii.Newman M. O'Dell, born 09 October 1864.



6. Samuel B.4 O'Dell (Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born Abt. 1827. He married Nancy Ellen ?.



Children of Samuel O'Dell and Nancy ? are:

24i.John W.5 O'Dell, born December 1855.
25ii.James W. O'Dell, born 1862.
26iii.William A. O'Dell, born 1866.
27iv.Malinda O'Dell, born 1868.
28v.Solomon O'Dell, born 1869.
+29vi.Henry H. O'Dell, born 27 February 1875.
30vii.Gordon O'Dell, born 05 October 1878 in Nicholas County, Va.



9. Alexander4 O'Dell (Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1)1,2,3 was born Abt. 1835 in Nicholas Co., WV, and died Abt. 1859 in Nicholas Co., WV. He married Elizabeth Jane Bennett4,5, daughter of John Bennett.



Notes for Alexander O'Dell:

According to family tradition, Alex O'Dell died during the Civil War ( 1861-65). His death , however, occurred between (1858-59). This date is based on the Nicholas County Land Tax records, which list the heirs of Alexander O"Dell as owning his property.



More About Alexander O'Dell:

Residence: 1856, Wilderness, Nicholas County,WV



Notes for Elizabeth Jane Bennett:

Elizabeth O'Dell drowned while crossing a bridge over a swollen creek. After the death of their parents, Cyrus and Evaline were raised by two of their aunts, who never married.



Children of Alexander O'Dell and Elizabeth Bennett are:

+31i.Cyrus Rupert5 O'Dell, born December 1855 in Wilderness, Nicholas Co., WV; died 28 August 1939 in Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co., WV.
32ii.Evaline Florence O'Dell, born 26 July 1858; died 06 December 1935 in Nicholas Co., WV. She married (1) William Henry Robenette 28 April 1883 in Nicholas Co., WV. She married (2) Joel W. Thomas 26 April 1909 in Nicholas Co., WV.



Marriage Notes for Evaline O'Dell and William Robenette:
William's surname was listed as Roberts on their marriage record.



Generation No. 3

15. Francis Marion5 O'Dell (William H.4, Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born 13 December 1838, and died 17 January 1919 in Wilderness District, Nicholas Co., WV. He married Rachel O'Dell, daughter of John O'Dell and Mary Ball.



Children of Francis O'Dell and Rachel O'Dell are:

33i.Thomas Oren Allen6 O'Dell, born Abt. 1862. He married Lucy L. Rider 01 June 1882 in Clay Co., WV.
34ii.Mary Euphera O'Dell, born Abt. 1865 in Nicholas County, Va.
35iii.Gratins Goat D. O'Dell, born 23 January 1867 in Nicholas County, Va.
36iv.Alonso O'Dell, born Abt. 1870.
37v.Rebecca M. O'Dell, born Abt. 1870.
38vi.Alphonso Fony O'Dell, born 23 September 1873.
39vii.Valentine H. O'Dell, born 03 February 1876.
40viii.Jeremiah Worth O'Dell, born 11 February 1879 in Nicholas County, Va.
41ix.Ophelia O'Dell, born Abt. 1881.



18. Tobias5 O'Dell (William H.4, Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born 25 August 1845 in Nicholas County, Va. He married Susan E. Nichols 13 November 1874 in Nicholas Co., WV.



Children of Tobias O'Dell and Susan Nichols are:

42i.Homer H.6 O'Dell, born 07 October 1875 in Nicholas County, Va.
43ii.Rozetta A. O'Dell, born 11 December 1876 in Nicholas County, Va.
44iii.Everet O. O'Dell, born 20 October 1879 in Nicholas County, Va.



29. Henry H.5 O'Dell (Samuel B.4, Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1) was born 27 February 1875.



Child of Henry H. O'Dell is:

45i.John Rozzle6 O'Dell, born 16 February 19106; died August 1983 in West Virginia. He married Carmie O'Dell.

Notes for John Rozzle O'Dell:

[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: 9 Jan 2000, Internal Ref. #1.112.6.34260.46]

Individual: Odell, John
Social Security #: 236-09-9614
Issued in: West Virginia

Birth date: 16 Feb 1910
Death date: Aug 1983

Residence code: West Virginia

ZIP Code of last known residence: 25981
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:
Quinwood, West Virginia



More About John Rozzle O'Dell:

Fact 1: Social Security #: 236-09-96146
Fact 2: Issued in: West Virginia6
Fact 3: Residence code: West Virginia6
Fact 4: Last residence ZIP: 259816



31. Cyrus Rupert5 O'Dell (Alexander4, Jacob3, Jeremiah2, Elijah1)7 was born December 1855 in Wilderness, Nicholas Co., WV, and died 28 August 1939 in Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co., WV. He married (1) Siquera J. Eagle 1887 in Nicholas Co., WV. He married (2) Naoma L. Childers 10 March 1892 in Nicholas Co., WV, daughter of James Childers and Mary Quarry.



Notes for Cyrus Rupert O'Dell:

More About Cyrus Rupert O'Dell:
Burial: 30 August 1939, Hominy Falls, WV



Notes for Naoma L. Childers:

Naoma's death date is approximate. It has been told that she died the very day Cyrus was divorced from her.

More About Naoma L. Childers:
Burial: Hominey Falls, WV

Marriage Notes for Cyrus O'Dell and Naoma Childers:

Cyrus and Naoma were married at her father's house. They were married by F.H. Thomlinson, a Baptist minister. Cyrus and Naoma were separated three years before they were finally divorced.



Children of Cyrus O'Dell and Naoma Childers are:

46i.Mary Jane6 O'Dell, born February 1893; died 18 October 1917 in Nicholas Co., WV. She married O. Ivan Lamb 13 April 1913 in Nicholas Co., WV.
47ii.Melvina F. O'Dell, born 31 March 1899; died 07 February 1906 in Nicholas Co., WV.
48iii.James Edward O'Dell8, born 09 July 1903 in Hominy Falls, Nicholas Co., WV; died 30 April 1970 in Richwood, Nicholas Co., WV. He married Bessie Arbula Nutter 31 October 1927 in Quinwood, Greenbrier Co., WV.

Notes for James Edward O'Dell:

Jim hauled coal with horse and wagon for the Margarete Coal Company as a young man. He later delivered groceries for the Company store. Jim was born two years later, than he thought.

More About James Edward O'Dell:
Burial: Wallace Memorial Cemetary, Greenbrier Co., WV
Residence: 28 December 1954, Crichton,Greenbrier County, WV

Notes for Bessie Arbula Nutter:

Bessie was born between Gatewood and Oak Hill, near a sawmill where her father worked.

More About Bessie Arbula Nutter:
Burial: Wallace Memorial Cemetary, Greenbrier Co., WV

49iv.Vadan E. O'Dell, born 06 May 1906 in Nicholas Co., WV; died 30 April 1928 in Nicholas Co., WV. He married Bessie Pitzenbarger 27 December 1925 in Nicholas Co., WV.
50v.Inis O'Dell, born June 1909. She married Harley Robinson 07 November 1925 in Nicholas Co., WV.

Endnotes

1. Nicholas County Clerk's Office, Land Tax records..

2. Nicholas County Clerk's Office, Land Records..

3. Nicholas County Clerk's Office,Book of Deeds..

4. Bessie O'Dell Nutter.

5. Nicholas County Clerk's Office, Official Marriage records..

6. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: 9 Jan 2000, Internal Ref. #1.112.6.34260.46

7. Nicholas County Circuit Court.

8. Loretta O'Dell Belcher.

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