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  • Sarah Sherman (1612 - 1681)
    Please read this note: Sarah is the 10th Great Grandmother of George W. Bush . Sarah Odding (daughter of William Odding and Margaret Odding )2378, 2379 was born Bef. 21 Oct 1612 in Madron, Cornwall...
  • William Odding (c.1585 - c.1612)
    Please read this note:= William is George W. Bush's 11th Great Grandfather. John Porter’s English origins have not been found.  His birth year is estimated between 1590-1608.  While in England he m...
  • Albert Odding (deceased)
  • Andries Odding (deceased)

About the Odding surname

The first known person named "Odding" was the father of William Odding named John Odding. He and his wife lived in Braintree, Essex, England. His son William brought the name further and it ended up in the U.S. with her son's widow Margaret and her daughter Sarah Odding who emigrated in 1630.

The name has since spread to many countries:

Norway: Hakon Odding received by the Justice Department's licensing 17 August 1927, permission to assume that Odding family name instead of Eilertsen. This message is the profile of all those who have the name in Norway.