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John T Olive
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Birth: Oct., 1850
Georgia, USA
Death: May, 1885
Williamson County
Texas, USA

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This John T. Olive is shown to be one month of age as of the 13th day of November in 1850 . . . that is when he first appears on the census records . . . in the Buena Vista District in Marion County, Georgia . . . that is the only census saying that he was born in Alabama . . . subsequent census records all say that he was born in Georgia . . . he was married 24 November 1875 in Williamson County, Texas to the widowed Mary Elizabeth Townsend nee SIDES . . . they are known to have had three children . . . Littleton Thomas (1876-1961) . . . William Thomas (1879-1969) . . . Amon O. (1882-1955) . . . Mary also had two children from her 1st marriage . . . Lou Etter (1870-1942) and Elizabeth (1874-1961) . . . he is last found on the census records in 1880, when he is living in Williamson County, Texas . . . a handwritten copy of an 1885 newsclipping about his death (newspaper not identified) says that he drowned in May of that year in the Brushy Creek near the Lawrence Crossing . . .
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Probably buried in the Lawrence Chapel Cemetery
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 Parents:
  George W Olive
  Clementine Jordan Olive
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Sides Olive (1851 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Littleton Thomas Olive (1876 - 1961)*
  William Thomas Olive (1879 - 1969)*
  Amon O. Olive (1883 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Olive (1846 - 1917)*
  John T Olive (1850 - 1885)
  Littleton Olive (1862 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: This John T. Olive, husband of Mary, is often confused with Sheriff John T. Olive, who was married to Frances.
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67835296
 


- BeNotForgot
 Added: May. 16, 2013
In memory of my 2nd great-grand-uncle . . .
- BeNotForgot
 Added: Apr. 3, 2011
 
 
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