Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

Oda

Oda[1, 2]

Female Abt 806 - 913  (~ 107 years)

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  • Name Oda  
    Born Abt 805/6 
    Gender Female 
    History Oda was born about 805 or 806, the daughter of Count Billung and his wife Aeda. She married Liudolf, a count in Saxony, about the year 836 and they had eleven or twelve children. Oda died on 17 May 913, aged 107, and was buried in the Abbey of Gandersheim, which she had founded in 881.

    In the tenth century, more than half a century after Oda\'s death, Oda\'s descendant Gerberga, who was abbess of Gandersheim, recorded some family details. Hrotsvita, a nun at Gandersheim, wrote a poem _Carmen de primordiis coenobii Gandersheimensis_ which stated that Oda died aged 107 in 913. Hrotsvita also named Oda\'s parents as the ruler (or prince) Billung and Aeda (_\'fila Bilungi cuiusdam principis almi atque bonae famae generosae scilicet Aeda\'_). 
    Died 17 May, 913 
    Buried Abbey of Gandersheim, which she founded Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1150  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2018 

    Father Graf Billung I,   d. yes 
    Mother Aeda,   d. yes 
    Family ID F837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Liudolf,   b. Abt 805,   d. 11 Mar, 866  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Otto von Sachsen,   b. Abt 836,   d. 30 Nov, 912  (Age ~ 76 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Liudolf,   b. Abt 805,   d. 11 Mar, 866  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Abt 836 
    Children 
    +1. Oda, von Sachsen,   d. 874
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Abbey of Gandersheim
    Abbey of Gandersheim

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Genealogics, Leo Van de Pas, http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00020479&tree=LEO.

    2. [S12] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandersheim_Abbey.