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John Oliver, Jr.[1, 2]

Male 1855 - 1934


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  7 Aug 1855  , Manhattan, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  21 Jun 1870  , Buck, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    at a hotel 
    • 1) James Mcasy?, white male age 43, hotel keeper, $2,000 real estate, $7,110 personal estate, born in Ireland, parents of foreign birth
      2) Ann Mcasy?, white female age 31, keeping house, born in Ireland, parents of foreign birth
      3) John Oliver, white male age 15, bar tender, born in NY, parents of foreign birth, attended school
      4) Harry Hoag, white male age 13, hoslter, born in NY, parents of foreign birth, attended school
    Census: Federal  25 Jun 1880  , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) John Oliver, single white male age 24, farmer, born in NY, father born in Ireland, mother born in Scotland
      John was also the census taker for this town in 1880!
    Census: Federal  15 Jun 1900  , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) John Oliver, head, white male age 45, married 19 years, born Aug 1855 in NY, father born in Ireland, mother born in Scotland, farmer, owned farm #92
      2) Ida Oliver, wife, white female age 41, mother of 4, 3 living, born Nov 1859 in PA, parents born in PA
      3) Bessie Oliver, daughter, single white female age 16, born Jun 1883 in PA, attended school 5 months
      4) Fannie Oliver, daughter, single white female age 12, born Nov 1887 in PA, attended school 5 months
      5) George Oliver, son, single white male age 6, born Jun 1893 in PA, attended school 7 months
      6) Charlotte Gregory, sister-in-law, single white female age 58, born May 1842 in PA, parents born in PA, house guest
    Census: Federal  15 Apr 1910  , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) John Oliver, head, white male age 54, married 27 years, born in PA, father born in Ireland, mother born in Scotland, farmer, owns farm #7
      2) Luella Oliver, wife, white female age 50, mother of 4, 4 living, born in PA, parents born in PA
      3) George Oliver, son, single white male age 17, born in PA, attended school
    Census: Federal  20 Mar 1920  , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) John Oliver, head, white male age 65, born in NY, parents born in NY, farmer, owns farm #118
      2) Luella Oliver, wife, white female age 60, born in PA, parents born in PA
    Census: Federal  19 Apr 1930  , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Rd #1 
    • 1) John Oliver, head, white male age 74, married at 26, born in NY, parents born in NY, farmer, owns farm #20, owns a radio
      2) Luela Oliver, wife, white female age 70, married at 22, born in PA, parents born in PA
    Died  11 Jan 1934  , Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: primary: chronic myocarditis (2 years); contributory: chronic nephritis with hypertension 
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    Obituary  12 Jan 1934  , Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    The Wilkes-Barre Record 
    • "JOHN OLIVER: John Oliver, a lifelong resident of Hunlock Township, died on Wednesday at his home following an illness of general debility and heart disease. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 2 with burial in Oakdale Cemetery.

      Surviving are his wife, and the following children: Mrs. William Nestor, Franklin, N. J.; Mrs. H. M. Buckalew, Kingston; Miss Mary Oliver, New York City and James Oliver, Lynwood. He also leaves three grandchildren and one great grandchild."
    Funeral Notice  13 Jan 1934  , Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    The Wilkes-Barre Record 
    • "John Oliver, from late home, Hunlock Township, this afternoon at 2. Oakdale Cemetery."
    Occupation  farmer  [1
    Buried  13 Jan 1934  Oakdale Cemetery, Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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    Notes 
    • A search of the 1855 birth records for the burough of Manhattan failed to locate a birth record for John Oliver, Jr. No other NY boroughs kept records for this time period.
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [1]
    Person ID  I94  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  John Oliver, Sr.,   b. Est 1834, , , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Moffat,   b. Est 1834, , , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F985  Group Sheet

    Family  Ida Luella Gregory,   b. 8 Nov 1859, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1935, , Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1881  , , Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    • According to Dianne Nestor Jone, a descendant of this couple, as reported 9 May 2006, "The bible I have was a gift from John Oliver to Ida Louella Gregory, purchased July 4, 1876." No inscription was present, listing their date of marriage.
    Children 
     1. Bessie Oliver,   b. 5 Jun 1883, , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1946, , Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Moore Oliver,   b. 5 Sep 1885, , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1978, , Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Fannie Oliver,   b. 21 Nov 1888, , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1962, 1701 North George Mason Drive, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Gregory Oliver,   b. 10 Jun 1893, , Sweet Valley, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1950, , Meshoppen, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F54  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1855 - , Manhattan, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - at a hotel - 21 Jun 1870 - , Buck, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 25 Jun 1880 - , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1881 - , , Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Jun 1900 - , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Apr 1910 - , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 20 Mar 1920 - , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - Rd #1 - 19 Apr 1930 - , Hunlock, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: primary: chronic myocarditis (2 years); contributory: chronic nephritis with hypertension - 11 Jan 1934 - , Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Wilkes-Barre Record - 12 Jan 1934 - , Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Notice - The Wilkes-Barre Record - 13 Jan 1934 - , Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jan 1934 - Oakdale Cemetery, Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S808] Pennsylvania State Department of Health, (Division of Vital Records, New Castle, Pennsylvania), certificate of death for John Oliver, registration district no. 40/21/84, registered no. 3, certificate 7536.

    2. [S487] Oakdale Cemetery, between Prichard and Roaring Brook (Hunlock Township), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, joint grave marker for John & Ida Luella Gregory, photographed by Linda Kozic, 21 Oct 2004.

    3. [S1504] 1870 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2003), M593, roll 1369, Buck Township, p. 224A-224B, dwelling 21, family 21, James Hcasy? household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1455] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 1148, Hunlock Township, enumeration district (ED) 83, p. 80C, dwelling 144, family 146, John Oliver household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    5. [S1419] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1432, Hunlock Township, enumeration district (ED) 72, p. 7B, dwelling 125, family 125, John Oliver household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    6. [S1390] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1368, Hunlock, enumeration district (ED) 55, p. 1A, dwelling 7, family 7, John Oliver household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    7. [S1366] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1592, Hunlock Township, enumeration district (ED) 97, sheet 7B, dwelling 151, family 154, John Oliver household, accessed 29 Jun 2008, 29 Jun 2008.

    8. [S1344] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 2066, Hunlock Creek, enumeration district (ED) 94, sheet 7A, dwelling 145, family 153, John Oliver household, accessed 29 Jun 2008, 29 Jun 2008.

    9. [S406] The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on microfilm, (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Osterhaut Library), obituary for John Oliver, Friday, 12 Jan 1934, page 15 of 30, Osterhaut Library microfilm box no.251 (Jan-Feb 1934).

    10. [S406] The Wilkes-Barre Record, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on microfilm, (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Osterhaut Library), funeral notice for John Oliver, Saturday, 13 Jan 1934, page 26 of 26, Osterhaut Library microfilm box 251 (Jan-Feb 1934).

    11. [S808] Pennsylvania State Department of Health, (Division of Vital Records, New Castle, Pennsylvania), certificate of death for Ida Louella Oliver, registration district no. 40/13/01, registered no. 93, certificate 40101.