Roy Farley O'Dell


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1. Mary Gladys Beecher

Roy Farley O'Dell 2 3 4

  • Born: 1 Feb 1881, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Gladys Beecher on 25 Jun 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 1
  • Died: 2 Apr 1943, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA at age 62 4
  • Buried: Glendale: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Issue: No children.

2. Occupation: manager of Owl Drug Company on 25 Jun 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. 1

3. Newspaper: Mohave County Miner: Marriage of Gladys Beecher and R. F. O'Dell, 6 Jul 1912, Kingman, Mohave, AZ. 1 It will be a surprise to many friends of Miss Gladys Beecher, in this county, to learn of her marriage last week Tuesday, at San Francisco, to R. F. O'Dell, manager of the Owl Drub company, in that city. Miss Beecher is a native of Arizona and is one of the most beautiful and amiable daughters of our fair land. Miss Beecher was born in Kingman, and her father, brothers and sisters still reside here. The many friends of the young couple wish them all the good things that married life may bring to them.

4. Occupation: druggist on 12 Sep 1918 in Oakland, Alameda, CA. 3

5. Residence: 5634 College Avenue, Oakland, CA on 12 Sep 1918 in Oakland, Alameda, CA. 3

6. Census in 1920 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. 5 The 1920 census recorded renting at 460 Ellis Street: Roy F. Odell, pharmacist in drug store, 37, living with wife Gladys M., 28. Roy was born in Nebraska, his father in Wisconsin, and mother in South Dakota. Gladys was born in Arizona, her father in Ohio and mother in Iowa.

Roy married Mary Gladys Beecher, daughter of Gustavous Winfield Beecher and Angeline Feeler, on 25 Jun 1912 in San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.1 (Mary Gladys Beecher was born on 11 Feb 1891 in Willcox, Cochise, AZ,2 6 7 died on 4 May 1982 in Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 7 and was buried in Fair Oaks: Mount Vernon Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA 7.)


1 <i>Mohave County Miner</i> (Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona), 6 Jul 1912, page 2. Marriage of Gladys Beecher and R. F. O'Dell.

2 <i>Family Bible of Gustavous Winfield Beecher</i> (Bible in possession of Linda Meyers, a descendant of Gustavous Beecher.), Email from Linda Meyers, 15 Jul 2008.

3 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, Roy Farley O'Dell.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

5 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Roy F Odell, San Francisco Assembly District 32, San Francisco, California, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 99.

6 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman, Series: T623 Roll: 46 Page: 18.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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