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Wonder did he grow up with a chip on his shoulder

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**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 20:35

FELLOWS, Joseph Head M 63 1808 Worcestershire VIEW
FELLOWS, Hannah Wife F 59 1812 Staffordshire VIEW
FELLOWS, Betsy Daughter F 25 1846 Staffordshire VIEW
FELLOWS, George Son M 19 1852 Worcestershire VIEW
FELLOWS, Odd Son M 17 1854 Staffordshire VIEW :-0


AnnCardiff Report 3 Mar 2013 20:47

poor chap :-( :-( :-(


Sharron Report 3 Mar 2013 20:48

You see those newspaper headlines somethimes that say " Evil George Smith who murdered his neighbour" or whatever.

Well,I am sorry but ,if you call your child Evil you are not setting him up for a promising future are you?


MrDaff Report 3 Mar 2013 20:51

Derivation of the Norwegian 'Oddr' = 'Point of a Sword'.
Any Scandanavian links in what you're researching ????

Ah, just had a peek at siblings :

Josepha Fellows 23
Naththali Fellows 20
Gessope Fellows 10
Silena Fellows 12
Odd Fellows 8

Interesting set of names :-D


JoyBoroAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 20:56

maybe he was born a bit strange :-(


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 21:05

Ann this looks familiar Im doing 3 fellows trees in Dudley are Staffs/Worcs based also on one side we have a lot of roman name Septimus, Cephas and Quinarius I wonder if they are connected. If so my Step Dad is a bit Odd lol x


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 21:11

Hi Footie......just messing about with census for my own amusement.....there are some really odd ones out there!

Joy.....I thought that....but you wouldn't....or would you? :-0

This lot look interesting :-0

BULL, Chief Blind Married Married M 30 1881 Actor S Dakola America VIEW
WING, White Wife Married F 25 1886 Actress Sanfresser America VIEW
BULLMAN, Joseph Single Single F 19 1892 Actor S Dakola VIEW
CALF, Black Boarder Single M 46 1865 Actor S Dakola VIEW
CLOUD, White Boarder Single M 15 1896 Actor Pittsburg VIEW
STREAM, Little Boarder Single M 15 1896 Actor Los Angeles VIEW
SKY, Blue Boarder Single M 7 1904 Actor Pittsburg VIEW


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 21:28

Its something I do as well I have this one girl called Helena A F C H K H Bywater the other kids had one name each spend a week researching her before found her name was "Helena Alice Frances Caroline Harison Kesterton Hill Bywater" - she was thier youngest child. and her father was a 'refiner of pig iron' in Netherton - airs and graces aye x


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 21:44

:-D Footie. Here's a good one.....liked his name so much called his son the same :-0

Type Name Birth Year Age Sex Registration District/Parish County Transcript Image
Household GARDINER, Handy 1846 65 M Stroud Gloucestershire


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 21:56

Lol love it x


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 22:02

:-0 :-0 :-0

HOLLIDAY, Happy F 10 1831 Norfolk VIEW


JustJohn Report 3 Mar 2013 22:30

There was an important independent chapel in West Bromwich (Mares Green) and that threw up some strange Old Testament names for a few generations.

Joseph was oldest son of Jacob, Naphthali 6th and Gad 7th. And Selena is also OT.

Now if Gad was called Odd to avoid calling him Gad, that is a possibility.

There was an Odd Fellows married in Birmingham in 1924. Unless it was this one (born 1853) getting married aged 71 it seems to be a name passed down in Fellows family.

Also name Odd is very popular in North East England and seems to be Scandinavian origin. And there was a Swedenborgian church in Birmingham not that far from West Bromwich. And I know there were quite close connections between the Independents (formerly Countess of Huntingdon Connexion) in Mares Green and the Swedenborgian Church in Birmingham.


FootieAngel Report 3 Mar 2013 22:45

I think the one i looked at was Oddious that puzzled me JLC as it sounds an awful name but its not biblical though it may have a good meanng.


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 22:54

Well your never too old to get married.....It may well be him :-)


TheBlackKnight Report 3 Mar 2013 23:01

Loonie Fattelay got married in Lewisham, London in 1908 :-D


JustJohn Report 3 Mar 2013 23:02

FA. Yes, noticed Oddius and Oddy were fairly common on a Free BMD search.

I just know that one of two Mares Green families left that chapel in mid 19th century and began attending the Swedenborgian chapel a couple of miles away in Birmingham.

So just possible they moved just before 1853 when Odd was born and asked the Minister for a Swedish name for youngest.

No idea at all if I could be right, but it does seem significant that most of these Christian names of Odd are in the north east and the surnames are all Scandinavian.

Fellows is a common Black Country name (Fellows Park was Walsall FC's old ground) so I think there is no connection with Odd Fellows society.


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 23:04

Oh that's a good one BK.....male or female?

Odd's father?

FELLOWS, Joseph M 35 1806 Worcestershire VIEW
FELLOWS, Hannah F 25 1816 VIEW
FELLOWS, Uriah M 11 1830 VIEW
FELLOWS, Heber M 9 1832 VIEW
FELLOWS, Zilpha F 4 1837 Worcestershire VIEW
FELLOWS, Napthile M 0 (3 months) 1841 Worcestershire


TheBlackKnight Report 3 Mar 2013 23:19

Ann it was a female.

Others are...

Evil Dennis born Llanelli 1894 male
B Astard born West Brom 1826 male
Nickholas If Jesus Christ Had Not Died For Thee Thou Hadst Been Damned Barebon
born in London in 1640

All the above are real


**Ann** Report 3 Mar 2013 23:21

How on earth did you find the latter BK?


TheBlackKnight Report 3 Mar 2013 23:24

My OH has a book of the most amazing names you can find of real people.