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Nancy B Oliver
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Birth: 1812
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1886
Americus
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

Sumter Co., GA. Index to Wills (1831-1900) page 1004
OLIVER, NANCY B. (of Dougherty Co) daughter: Eliza J. Oliver; son: Perry H. Oliver.
Probated 4/5/1886.
Cause of death pneumonia

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Americus, Georgia
June 6, 1886
A Sudden Death
In our Sunday issue we printed a short item stating that Mrs. Oliver was reported to be dying. She was taken sick Friday morning, with pneumonia, her physician said, and grew worse during the night and Saturday morning until she was reported dying in the afternoon. By her friends it was hoped that she would prove strong enough to withstand the ordeal, and recover, but fate had decreed that she must leave for the better home above, and at eight o'clock Saturday night she quietly breathed her last. Mrs. Nancy B. Oliver was one of the oldest marks of Christianity in this section. She was seventy-four years old, and sixty years of that time had been passed as a devout member of the Presbyterian church. She was born and raised in Baldwin County Ga., and spent a number of years of her life in Macon. For over twenty years she bas been a resident of this city, one of her sons, P. H. Oliver, being the first Mayor of this city. In July, l825, she was married to Mr. John Oliver, who died in 1844. Seven children were born to them. Two of whom survive, Mr. R. L. Oliver. of this city, and Mrs. T. M. Carter, of Albany, who, with two grandchildren, Miss Ellie Oliver, of this city, and Mrs. Hattie Steel, of Albany, followed her remains to their last resting place. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock, as the declining rays of the sun threw their last glimpses over the graves, going to rest, as it was, with a long and useful life. Her life was one full of usefulness and good, and her 'death is mourned by many. May she rest in peace.

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Americus, Georgia
Date: June 6 1886
Death of an Aged Lady
Mrs. Nancy B. Oliver died at her home in this city, at 8 o'clock Saturday night, at the advanced age of 74 years. For sixty years as a member of the Presbyterian church, she has labored. in the Master's vineyard, and now at the end, of a long and useful life she has heard the voices of her loved ones gone before, calling from the other side and has but gone to meet them and rest under the trees in a land of bliss. She was born and raised in Baldwin county, this state, and was married to Mr. John Oliver in 1825. Her husband died in 1844 and she remained true to his memory and remained a widow. She came with her family to Americus many years ago, and one of her son was the first Mayor of the city. The mother of seven children, two only survive her Mr. R. L. Oliver of this city, and Mrs. T. M. Carter, of Albany. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon from the Presbyterian church, the exercises being conducted by Rev. T. M. Lowry, of Eufaula. The remains were followed to the grave by a large concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives, and in the solemn hush of the quiet city of the dead were Iaid away in the family burying ground in Oak Grove Cemetery. The following acting as pall bearers: Dr. E. J. Eldridge, W. H. Dudley, M. Speer, Calvin Carter, N. G. Prince aand J. J. W. Ford.
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Albany, Georgia
A telegram reached here yesterday, from Americus, announcing the dangerous illness of Mrs. Oliver, the mother of Mrs. T. M. Carter, of this place. For a number of years Mrs. Oliver was a resident of Albany, and she has many friends among our older citizens, who will be saddened by this news.
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Albany, Georgia
Mrs. Oliver, whose illness was mentioned in the last issue of the MEDIUM, died in Americus Saturday night. She was the mother of Mrs. T. M. Carter, and the grandmother of Mrs. Harry Steele of this place, both of whom were with her when she died.
 
 
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 Children:
  Eliza Oliver Carter (1844 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Americus
Sumter County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Naomi Snider McFadden
Record added: Dec 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63265382
Nancy B Oliver
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