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G. W. b. abt. 1831 AL. (per 1870 census (age 39) lived in Ward 2 Ouachita, LA.; birthplace is listed as AL.). He was an attorney but had been a blockade runner during the civil war. His wife is listed as N.V OLIVER (I think it is Nancy) and John Walker OLIVER is listed as being 14. John Walker later married Lorinda Anna MOORE who was the daughter of Oliver Fairchild MOORE and Isabel BOOHER (BUGHER) who was the daughter of Samuel BOOHER and Nancy SHAFFER. Lorinda was born in 1853
Rosalind Kelly Sherman


b. 8 Oct 1785 Kent Co. DE. d. Aug 1865 Putnam Co., OH. m. 31 Dec 1803 Randolph Co. VA.(now WV). Mary Ann BOGARD. Children: Anore Catherine (b. 1805 m. James EVANS), Mahala (b. abt. 1805 m. Aaron MERCER), Nancy (b. 1808 m1 Johnson BONHAM m2 Daniel KELLY), Deborah (b. 1810 m. William LATTA), John (b. 1812 m. Mary Jane STOUT) , ELiza (b. 1815 m. Eli HADDOX), Malinda (b. 1816 m. Levi JONES), Susan (b. 1819 m. Troyless CARTER), Julia Ann (b. abt 1822 m. Jeremiah TODD), Barzille M., Minerva B. (b. 1828 m. Phillip A. RADABAUGH), Matilda (b. 1824 m. Wesley G. MONTGOMERY). Lived Harrison Co VA. 1810, Muskingham Co. OH 1820 Licking Co. OH. by 1823. To Putnam Co. OH by 1850. Who were Gallaudet/Golidet's parents. Would like to contact other descendents.

Joleen Axtell


(s/o William and Mary BUTLER (SMITH)) b. Dec 1886 d. Dec 1942. m ? Minnie HUGHES. Need any info on General or William.


b. abt 1818 Finsbury, MDX ENG? m. Eliza BLANCHFLOWER 14 Aug. 1836, at St. Mary Newington, Surrey, ENG.

R. Downing


b. abt 1821 PA. d. 27 Oct 1872 Jacksonville, Jackson Co. OR. m. 16 Apr 1854 Buchanan Co. MO. Sarah HALL. Children: George Jr. (b. 1856); Arthur (b. 1858), Agnes (b. 1860), William (b. 1861), Mary (b. 1865), Eddie (b. 1867) and Addie (1870). ->Del Norte Co. CA abt. 1856; in Del Norte 1860 Census. Who were his parents & siblings and where in PA!!!

Barry Bell


b. abt. 1814 ENG. d. 1894 Sartwell, PA. m. ? Mary MCINTYRE (b. 1815 IRL d. 18814). (Known) Children: Ellen Fitzsimmons (b. 1839 d.1907), George (b. 1841 d. ?), Thomas (b. 1842 d.1919), & James (b. 1843 d.1914). George came to the US 1836 via Canada. George & Mary first settled New Hudson, Allegany Co., NY. -> 1842 they moved to Sartwell, Ceres Twp., McKean Co., PA. (That section of Ceres Twp., became Annin Twp. in 1860). They were Roman Catholic. Who were George's parents?

Paul Oliver


b. ? d. ? m. ? Hanna KENNEDY. (Known) Children: Samuel b. 1894, Margaret & Belle. All b. Chicago, IL.

Lynn Shipley


b.4 Sep 1837 (poss) PA. d. ? m. ? Nancy Loretta STEVES.

Al Serra


b. 19 May 1862 Paris, ONT. d. 30 (?) Jul 1944 m. 27 Jan.1886 Rosabelle KILBERTH (d/o George & Charlotte ? from Willesport, ONT CAN b. abt. 1869). Son: Orville James b. ? d. 13 Oct. 1941 Malartic, Quebec CAN. George was a mechanic by trade.

Jean Schwedelsky


b. abt. 1853 ? d. ? m. Amanda ? Found in the 1880 Town of Taylor, Cortland County census- Male age 27, married, b NY, fa b NY, mo b. NY, Amanda Oliver, wife, age 26, b NY, fa b NY, mo b NY, Lillie Oliver, dau age 7, b NY, Elmer Oliver, son, age 5 b NY, George Oliver, son, age 3, b NY, Nora Oliver, dau, age 2, b NY, Jessie Oliver, dau age 2 m, b NY. Who were his parents, and what is wife's maiden name.

Anne Townsend


b. 1811/1812 VA or OH. d. ? m. 22 Aug 1838 Meigs City, OH. Francis HYSELL (b. 1822 VA. or OH.) Children: Sharon Ann (b. 1842 OH. m. 31 Oct. 1868, Meigs City, OH. Robert FUGATE, b. 1838, OH.); Barbara (b.1844 OH. d. bef. 1860); Ranson (b. 1846 OH. d. bef. 1860); William R. (b. June 1848, Meigs Co., OH.); Mary (b. 1850, Meigs Co., OH.); Stanley (b. 1852 Meigs Co., OH. d. bef. 1910, prob. Washington Co., PA, m. 15 Feb. 1885, Pomeroy, Meigs Co., OH. Ellen BICKLE b. 1864, Meigs Co., OH.); Margaret (b. 1856 Meigs Co., OH. m. 1 Mar 1882, Meigs Co., OH. Hiram HYSELL b. 1857, OH.); Lucy (b. 1859, Meigs Co., OH.). Looking for parents.

Jim Holloway

George b. abt. 1788 NC. (according to the Hardeman Co., TN, 1850 Census) d. ? m. ? Daughter: Elizabeth (m. 1831 Hardeman Co., TN. Thomas Franklin WELCH). Looking for any information on George, his wife's name, where they were married, his parents' names, etc.
Jesse Fisher
George Emigrated to AUS abt 1910 to (poss) a place called Booyong, NSW. Byron Bay also crops up. Was in sheep farming & a bit of a preacher. (prob) never married. Died late 1950s early 1960s. He was my great uncle. Any help please. Ian Scott
George b. abt. 1853 St. George (East, London/Middlesex) per 1881 UK Census d. 1924 Birmingham, UK m. Nov. 1880 Birmingham, UK Jane HETHERINGTON (Jane was the widow of John Baptist AUGUSTUS). Children: Margaret Helen b 1883; David Relton b 1887; Sidney William b 1888; Grace b 1891. George signed Barber George OLIVER on marriage cert. No trace of birth or father (Marriage cert) David OLIVER, Boiler Maker, found despite extensive search. [1881 LDS transcript of David OLIVER, Boiler Maker, is really David OWEN, Boiler Maker.]
David Beecham

George Ernest

b. abt. 1887 Shropshire.

Barrie C. Oliver

George Gilyard

b. 8 Jan 1871 Greensboro, SC (from death cert) d. 19 Apr 1944 Jacksonville, FL. m. ? NY. Are there two Greensboros - one in SC and one in NC?

Charles Oliver

George P.

b. ? d. ? m. ? Nancy P. GOLDEN. Children: Alex (b. 1866 MS), Mary (1868 MS.), Edward (b. 1871 MS.), Ida Myrtice (b. 1877 TX poss Freestone Co. d. 1918 Flu epidemic bur. St Elmo Cemetery, Winkler, TX m. 6 Sep 1897 Corsicana, TX. Robert Edgar RONEY) and one other unknown daughter. Would like to find anyone from this line who might possibly have a picture of Ida. Have lots of her and Robert's descendants and willing to share it with you.

Juanita Waters

George Washington Kelly

b. abt. 1800 VA or NC d. ? m. ? Parthenia HALLIBURTON b. ? Caswell Co NC,. Moved abt 1830 to Dickson Co TN (where their children were born and reared); moved late 1860s to LaClede Co MO where George and Parthenia are buried.

Bettye Heinrich

George Watson b. 24 May 1849 Hartlepool County Durham. d. ? m1 17 Aug 1872 Throston Ann LILLEY (b. ? d. 19 Oct 1881) m2 1 Aug 1882 Elizabeth Ann COATES (Elizabeth Ann remarried 7 Oct 1896). His last child Lily was born 21 Jul 1887. I have found no record of his death. The 1891 census shows his Elizabeth Ann and family, she is shown as married and relation to head of family as Wife. The census also lists her occupation as milk seller and bread baker which is unusual for the wife of a boiler maker/ marine engineer so it is possible he was in an institution. I am looking for a record of his death.
John Hair


(d/o Ezekiel & Isabell HOWARD) b. ? d. ? m. ? Lisa J. SISK. Children: Mary (Mollie) (b. 1863) & Billy (b. 1865). Liza later married twice and had more children. Would like to know when and where Granville was born and where he died and his parents.

Sharron Bonner

Green Clay

b. 11 Jan, 1815 Madison Co., TN. d. ? m. ? Susan GRANT. Children: James, Amanda, Mary, Thomas, Emily, Virginia, Green, Tabitha, Delia and Sarah. Other OLIVERS listed nearby in 1840 census for Madison Co., TN. were James and William (possible brothers) Green OLIVER---1860 Cen Red River Co TX. OLIVERS are mentioned as early families in the Mabry community, located 4 mi.W. of Clarksville, TX. Who were Green's parents, siblings? Need more info on his children.


b. bef. 1767, d. aft. 1807; m. bef.1784 Bath, ME Alexander ROBINSON (s/o Briant ROBINSON & Jane SAVAGE; b.1750 d.1831), Children: Edward, Ann, Bethiah, David, Jonathan, James, Patience, David, Charles, Mary, Elizabeth, Elic, Martha, Oliver. Hannah was the sister of Mary OLIVER who m. her husband's brother, John B. ROBINSON. Does anyone have information on her family or dates of birth and death?

Beverly J. Rumble


b. abt. 1885 Bishop Auckland, County Durham, ENG (age 6 1891 Census living with her cousins, George STRACHAN & Hannah GREGG and their family) d. ? Who were her parents? Will exchange info with interested parties.


Hannah Frances

b. 23 Oct.1845 KY. d. ? m. 28 Nov. 1861 Pendleton Co., KY. John GRIZZLE (b. ? d. 1887). Children: John W.; Eliza Jane; Alice Frances; Robert Lee; Richard; Harriet Rebecca; Martha; Annie; Harrison Minnie Belle; Lewis Leonard. After her husband's death & the sale of her home aft. 1900, she may have moved to MI. or IN. Who were the parents and siblings of Hannah Frances OLIVER? Where is Hannah Frances buried?

Phyllis Grizzell Waddell

Hardy Preston

b. 8 Aug. 1861 Wetunkah, AL. d. 5 Oct. 1937 Tyler, Smith Co., TX. m. abt. 1880 Martha Alabama HAIRSTON (b. abt. 1860-70 d. ?) Children: Jewel Sunbeam (b. abt. 1889, TX?, d. abt. 1939 TX?); others?). Jewel Sunbeam m. Mary MacDougal HARVEY (b. abt. 1889 TX? d. Jul 1978 Dallas, TX.), abt. 1906 TX?). Children: Hardy Preston (b. Dec.1906, Bovina, TX. d. 1991. Memphis, TN. m. Barbara Jean BOATRIGHT b. 1922, Casper, WY; d. Jan 1980, Memphis, TN) Jan 1942, Houston, TX.); Louise (b. 1908 Bovina, TX. d. ?); Hazel (b. abt. 1909, Roswell, NM. d. abt. 1986 Dallas, TX?); poss. Richard Hairston (b/d?).

Bob Oliver
Harold (d/o ? OLIVER & Gladys Gertrude OLIVER grand-daughter of Robert OLIVER commercial traveler) b. 24 Sep 1924 d. ? Who was Harold's father? Any info appreciated.
Neil Wainman


b. ? d. ?. m. abt. 1888 John WILCOX (6) Children. Harriet's sibs: Margaret, Mary, Sarah, William, Emma, Samuel and Thomas Charles. Any information on Harriet and her sibs appreciated.

R.J. Mason

Harriet B.

b. 6 Dec. 1839 ? d. 16 Feb. 1884 Boone Co., MO. (bur. Locust Grove Baptist Cem. near Sturgeon, MO.) m. 8 Mar.1855 Boone Co., MO. Daniel PHILLIPPE. Children: William T.; Marion Francis; George; John Madison; Thomas Daniel; David; Lula; Margaret "Maggie". 

Albert C. Pace

Harrison Arthur

b. 26 Oct. 1890 IL. d. ? m. 6 Nov. 1915 Sikeston, MO. Sarah Emma BAKER (b. 6 Nov. 1915 Sikeston, MO.) (1) child: Arthur Lee b. 11 Sep.1917. Moved to CA. in 1942 or 1943. Any help appreciated.

Charlotte Tyner


b. 1883 MO. d. ? m. 1904 Gentry Co, Minnie MILLER. Children: Chester, Harold, Herbert, Viola, and Ralph. Living at St. Joseph 1920 w/children. Harry was probably a grandson of Wesley OLIVER (listed in "W"). Are there any descendants from this family?

Ray Oliver


b. late 1800's d. ? m. ? Ferdenand BOWDEN. Son: Currie. Hattie may have been of Native American descent. Any information appreciated.

Cheryl McLean


(d/o James & Sara SCOTT) b. 2 Dec. 1839 Sprouston, Roxboroughshire, SCT. m. 22 May 1874 Jedburgh, Rox, SCT. John THOMSON. Would like more info about her parents and ancestors.

John Campbell

Helen (Ellen)

b. abt. 1853 Deptford, Kent, ENG d. 28 Aug 1898 Camberwell, ENG m. 1872 Camberwell, ENG. Alfred THORNTON.

Jeff Jorgensen


b. abt.1786 March, Cambridgeshire, ENG. d. ? m. ? Ann TURNER. Children: John b. 1811; Elizabeth b. 1812; William b. 1815 (m. Jane WALKER. Children: John H. (b. 1840 killed Civil War); Sarah Ann b. 1842; Elizabeth b. 1846; *Anna b. 1848 (1st child born US.); Margaret b. 1851; Mary Jane b. 1852); Susannah b. 1816; Henry b. 1824; Ann b. 1821; Sarah b. 1822; Margaret b.1826; Thomas Matthew b.1831. (all christened in Hamlet of March, Doddington, Cambridgeshire, ENG.) 1841 Census, March. Emigrated 1840's to Saratoga Co., NY.

Kathleen Petersen


b. 1843 TN. d. 1910 CA. m. 1870 ? Amanda MCCORMICK (b. 1853 IN.) Children (include): Ollie b. 1871?, Lenore b. 1875?, Frank b. 1877, Lydia b. 1883, Charlie b.1892, and Rose b. ? Looking for siblings and parents.

Robert Oliver


b. ? d. ? m. ? Melissa WELCH. Daughter: Melissa Daughter Melissa b.1883 CAN m. Charles CHAMBER (s/o George CHAMBERS & Irene CRAWFORD). Lived in Evergreen Twsp., Montcalm Co., MI. in 1892 when Melissa m. Charles.

Henry Brough b. abt. 1773 St. John's (?) Middlesex d.1808 ? (bur. Knarsedale, Northumberland, UK) m. 1798 Brampton, Cumberland Sarah BELL. Son: Richard b. 1800 & (5) daughters. One of his grandsons, Richard Oliver HESLOP, a well-known Victorian antiquary compiled and published "Northumberland Words" and often contributed to and had articles published in Archaeologia Aeliana (the publication of Newcastle Antiquarian Society. Henry Brough OLIVER had a brother named Richard who also was an officer in HM 8th or King's Liverpool Regiment. (Henry was an officer (Captain?) in HM 8th or King's Liverpool Regiment 1793-1798).
Henry Brough Oliver is my 4ggf. Who were his parents? Need confirmation of his birthplace/parish.
Walter Lee


(s/o Charles & Huldha MCINTYRE) b. ? d. ? m. 1857 Jackson Co., OH. Harriet FAULKNER. (at least one) Child: James Sherman (my ggf) b. ? d. ? m. 1890 Jackson Co., OH. Martha Ann ROACH. Looking for any leads to the children of Henderson & Harriet .

Mary Campbell


b. 1867 Schoharie Co. d.1944 ? m ? What was his first wife's name (whom I believe is my ggm)



b. ? d. ? Info: Iris Oliver's parents were cousins to either Annie (Downing) BAWDEN (1860-1920) or William BAWDEN (1860-1926) of Goonhingee, Cornwall, England. Her parents were also cousins to each other. Iris had these siblings: Charlie, Clarace, and Kathleen (blind) Later in life, Kathleen married Mr. RIXON. Both she and Iris are buried in Helston, Cornwall, England. What was the connection between these OLIVER and the DOWNING/BAWDEN families? Are there any living descendants of this OLIVER family?

Shirley Bawden


(poss. s/o Martin [poss. s/o William Nelson & Mary EMERICK] & Maria RADABRUCH/RADEBRAUCH) b. 1847 ? d. ? m. 20 Aug 1880 IL. Louisa Victoria DOTY. Listed on censuses for OH, IN & PA. Any information will be greatly appreciated.


b. ? d. ? m. Dorothy ?; brother John (m. Ellen?) Children: James b.1715 Amelia CO, VA d. ? m. Elizabeth ? (9) Children: James, John, Asa, Isaac, William, Elizabeth, Sarah, Richard and ??? Who were Isaac's father and mother?

Dan Oliver


b. ? d. ? w/son James, moved 1769 to Onslow Co., NC. from Brunswick Co., VA. When did they come to America? Who are the parents of Isaac?

Rusty Oliver


(s/o William or Walter) b 1832-1836, Eng. d 16 Feb.1913, Kearny, NJ. m. 15 Sep.1855, Halifax, Yorkshire, England Mary Ann DOBBING (b.19 Mar.1836, Eng. d. 29 Sep. 1908, Kearny, NJ.) (Isaac was a carpenter). Children: Joseph, Walter, William, John, Henry, Frederick W., Elizabeth. The two emigrated to America sometime between 1855-1858, as Joseph was b. that year in the US. I'm looking for any info at all on Isaac, but especially his birthplace.

Stephen Lignowski


b. abt 1765 (poss) NC. d. 15 Oct. 1835 Clark Co., KY. m. ? Rachael CONKWRIGHT (sister of his brother Richard's wife Hannah; b. 1765-1770, NJ. or Anson Co., NC. d. aft. 1835). Children: John, Jr.; William; Joseph Morning; James; Benjamin A.; Nancy Wright; Elizabeth Miller; Polly White; and Isaac, Jr. Isaac lived during the Revolutionary War in Rowan, NC. Who were the parents of Isaac?

Clark Ruffcorn


b. 18 Jan 1779 Shilmore Farm, Alwinton, Eng. d. 12 Oct 1849 St. Lawrence CO., NY. m. James SHORT 30 May 1799 St. Bartholomew, Whittingham, Eng. (d/o Andrew OLIVER & Alice ? Looking for info on Isabel's parents.



(d/o Dr. James Godfrey OLIVER & Jane CAROTHERS) b. 29 Sep 1831 Carlisle. PA. d. d. 22 Mar 1898 Carlisle, PA. m. 25 Oct 1853 Thomas Urie CHAMBERS. Children: Bell, John, William Parker, James Oliver, Thomas Bryson. Try to go back to John OLIVER b. <1696 in Ireland.

Donald Kinnaman

Isabella (poss d/o Andrew OLIVER & Alice ?) b 18 Jan. 1779, Shillmore, Alwinton, Northumberland d 12 Oct.1849 St Lawrence Co NY. Ian Scott


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