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Odell Jones

Male 1944 - 1999  (55 years)

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  • Name Odell Jones  [1
    Born 17 May 1944  Marshall, Harrison County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jun 1999  Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6289  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Family Living Tune 
    +1. Living Jones
    +2. Living Jones
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F2237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Odell
      Gender: Masculine
      Usage: English
      Pronounced: o-DEL [key]
      From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "woad hill" in Old English. A woad is a herb used for dying.

      Source: Behind the Name, the etymology and history of first names

      English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988).
      English, Welsh, German, etc.: ultimately from the Hebrew personal name yo?hanan

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Personal Family Information.

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