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John T Olive

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death May 1885 (aged 34)
Williamson County, Texas, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 67835296 · View Source
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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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Gravesite Details This John T. Olive, husband of Mary, is often confused with Sheriff John T. Olive, who was married to Frances.

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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 3 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67835296
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John T Olive (Oct 1850–May 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67835296, ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) Non-Cemetery Burial.