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Oliver Breckenridge Gwinn
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1860
Fayette County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1949
Illinois, USA

Oliver may be the son of John G. and Parcenia Gwinn.

Oliver is listed in the 1930 Census of Coles Co. Dist 23 as the superintendent of City Streets.

Oliver was married to Henrietta Blankenship in Summers Co. West Virginia on 25 Jan 1883.

Oliver and Henrietta are listed in the Mattoon Coles County Census for the years 1900, 1910, 1920.

According to the 1910 census Oliver and Henrietta had 15 children of which only 5 were living.

Trying to piece together the information on these lost infants this much is found from this same cemetery. Small stones are all near the parents. Most are still standing but a couple or so are broken and gone.

In the 1910 Census Oliver and Henrietta were in Ward 7 Mattoon Coles County with their five living children. They are Rosetta Jan 1886, Roy July 1893, Mollie or Mattie Oct 1896, Howard May 1897, and Theodore 1902.

Some of the missing children were: Lena Blanch 1884-1885, Infant son 1885-1885, Infant son 1887-1887, Maudie 1888-1892, Mary 1890-1892, Infant son 1890-1890, Infant son 1892-1892, Molly 25 Oct 1895, Infant son died May 12 1908.
This leaves one unidentified. 
 
Burial:
Mount Zion General Baptist Cemetery
Wabash Point
Coles County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: LSB
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16177493
Oliver Breckenridge Gwinn
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