This stern looking gentleman is Philander Odell. He seems to have arrived in Whitewater Twp. in the middle 1850's. His wife was Fidelia.
The children that we know of include:
Betsey J., born circa 1845, who married Aaron Essex in 1862 at Elk Rapids before John B. Spencer, JP, with Sylvia and George Wood as witnesses and Henry, born circa 1841, who enlisted in the Civil War.
James was born about 1848 and married Mary McVicar, the daughter of Alexander. Another daughter, known variously as Lilon or Sylvia, born around 1840, married George Wood in 1856. She later married Frederick Burberry in 1866.
Francis was born circa 1851 and married Vestaline Case, daughter of Daniel Case in 1892.