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FAMILY OF JEFFERSON ODENBAUGH, M.D.
Father: Thomas Jefferson Odenbaugh
Census Notes for ALFRED C. ODENBAUGH:
In 1920 census of Proviso Twp, Cook County, IL, were Alfred C (38, b. Ohio, occupation bond dept of banking co.) and Mila F. (35, b Ohio from German father).
In 1930 census, Alfred (48, b OH; an insurance agent) and Mila (46, b OH) are in Proviso Twp, Cook County.
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J. ODENBAUGH, M. D., a native of Washington County, Penn., was born May 24, 1849. His parents, Thomas J. and Susan (Craig) Odenbaugh,
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were natives of Maryland and Pennsylvania respectively. His (great) grandfather, Von Odenbaugh, a titled nobleman, immigrated with his family from Germany and located at Baltimore, Md. Thomas J. was born soon after their arrival in this country. When a young man, he came to Washington, Penn., where he engaged in the mercantile trade, and subsequently married; he was very successful in business, and amassed large wealth. He served as Postmaster under Presidents Jackson and Lincoln. He was the parent of nine children, of whom Dr. Odenbaugh is the youngest. Mr. Odenbaugh died in 1876, at the age of sixty-five years. Mrs. 0. resides at Urbana, Ohio. in the seventy-seventh year of her age. Dr. Odenbaugh acquired his education in the Union Schools of Washington, Penn., and Bethany and Vermillion Colleges, attending, the latter three years. He then went to Goshen, Ind., where he entered a book store with his brother. in-law, C. J. Madden. He then took up the study of medicine and in 1873 returned to Ohio and prosecuted his medical studies under Dr. J. A, Stansell, of Forest. He graduated at the Miami Medical College of Cincinnati in March, 1880, and soon after came to Wharton, where he has established a good practice. October 12, 1870, he was united in marriage to Miss Jennie L. Mansfield, daughter of Dr. B. and Mary (Shafer) Mansfield, of Mt. Blanchard, Ohio. Mrs. Odenbaugh is the eldest of a family of three children. To Dr. Odenbaugh and wife three children have been born-Edward U., born August 8, 1871; Lena G., born July 29, 1874, and died at the age of twenty months; and Alfred C., born May 26, 1882. Dr. 0. is a member of the IOOF. and Masonic fraternities, and Ohio State Medical Society; he owns a fine residence opposite the Methodist Episcopal Church, and is an influential citizen. Mrs. 0. is a member of the Presbyterian Church.