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George Olney
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1745
Death: Apr. 3, 1831

George Olney was a civilian auditor who worked as quartermaster and secretary for Major General Nathanael Greene.

Many of the official letters from General Greene were signed by George Olney. His signature was recognized as being equivalent to the signature of General Greene.

He was with General Greene at least through the wintering over at Morristown when Mr. James Abeel, " provided quarters for Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Olney near his house, and will do everything to make their situation agreeable."

He was the brother of Col Jeremiah Olney (1749-1812) and the half brother of Capt Joseph Olney, Jr(1737-1814)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Olney (1706 - 1777)
  Elizabeth Mawney Olney (1714 - 1777)
 
 Spouse:
  Deborah Paget Olney (1752 - 1824)
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Olney Hopkins (1732 - 1785)**
  George Thomas (1735 - 1738)**
  Joseph Olney (1737 - 1814)**
  Infant Son Olney (1740 - 1740)**
  Mercy Olney (1742 - 1742)**
  George Olney (1745 - 1831)
  Jeremiah Olney (1749 - 1812)*
  Tilley Merrick Olney (1752 - 1787)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Jul 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20231302
George Olney
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
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My second cousin 7 times removed. Personal secretary to General Nathanael Greene. Thank you for your service.
- Michael Ratliff Lutz
 Added: Mar. 9, 2013

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Nov. 18, 2007
 
 
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