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OLIVER

Origin of the Surname Oliver

So named from the olive-tree, an emblem of peace.


Descendants of *James OLIVER
As combpiled by
Jane A. Schwarz Combs
Email: jcombs@hot.rr.com
 

Generation No. 1

1. *JAMES1 OLIVER was born 1763.  He married *ELIZABETH ? .

Child of *JAMES OLIVER and *ELIZABETH OLIVER) is:
2. i. *JOSHUA2 OLIVER, b. 1789, MD or NC?; d. 11 July 1853, Quicksand (Breathitt) KY.
 

Generation No. 2

2. *JOSHUA2 OLIVER (*JAMES1) was born 1789 in MD or NC?, and died 11 July 1853 in Quicksand (Breathitt) KY.  He married *RACHEL "BETTY" DUFF Abt. 1814 in Breathitt Co., KY, daughter of *DANIEL DUFF and *NANCY ALLISON.  She was born 1783 in Lee or Perry Co., VA, and died 14 July 1856 in Quicksand (Breathitt) KY               age 73.

Notes for *JOSHUA OLIVER:
Other children not known. Info: Combs Genealogy pg.145.

Names and dates given to me by Brenda C. Daniels  -  561 Bulger Ave. -  Fostoria, OH 44830.  12/1998 e-mail: <bcd17577@bright.net>

Place of death from Bonnie Duff-Smith <Duffsmith@prodigy.net> 427 Hidden Forest, S.; Longview, TX 75605.  Bonnie sent me a 9 page report on the Duff family. Oct.3, 2001.  She has his year of birth as 1786.

Notes for *RACHEL "BETTY" DUFF:
New information from Sandy <Sandyho48@sol.com>: she states that Rachel was b. 1783 in VA and died
1856.

Informatin from Bonnie Smith <DUFFSMITH@prodigy.net> 9 Sept. 2001. Nickname was "Betty"

Taken from William Henry Young's website <Http://kentuckyexplorer.com/nonmembers/00-06030.html> Oct.1,2001. Most of the Olivers, and many of the families of Breathitt, Perry, Morgan and Menifee Counties are descendants (or parallel families of this couple.

Children of *JOSHUA OLIVER and *RACHEL DUFF are:
 i. JOSHUA (JR.)3 OLIVER, m. MARINDA LOVINS, 1879.
3. ii. JAMES OLIVER, b. 1808, NC.
4. iii. DANIEL D. OLIVER, b. 05 February 1815, Lee Co., VA; d. 18 April 1898, Elliott Co., KY                     age 83.
5. iv. *ELIZABETH "BETTY" OLIVER, b. 1818, VA.
 v. RETTIE OLIVER, b. 1823.
6. vi. SHADRICK OLIVER, b. 1828; d. Bef. 1900, Breathitt Co., KY.
7. vii. MATILDA OLIVER, b. 1830.
8. viii. HENRY OLIVER, b. 1832, Perry Co.,  KY; d. Bef. 1910, Breathitt Co., KY.
9. ix. RACHEL OLIVER, b. 1834.
10. x. JOHN D. OLIVER, b. 1839, Perry Co.,  KY.
 

Generation No. 3

3.  JAMES3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1808 in NC.  He married LETHA AMIS, daughter of JOHN AMIS and KATHERINE BOWLING.  She was born 1806 in Redbird (Knox) KY, and died 1855.

Children of JAMES OLIVER and LETHA AMIS are:
11. i. ELIZABETH4 OLIVER, b. 1828, Perry Co.,  KY.
 ii. THOMAS OLIVER, b. 1829, Perry Co.,  KY.
 iii. JOHN OLIVER, b. 1833, Perry Co.,  KY.
12. iv. WILEY OLIVER, b. 1835, Perry Co.,  KY; d. 1913.
 v. SALLY OLIVER, b. 1840, Perry Co.,  KY.
 vi. POLLY OLIVER, b. 1842, Perry Co.,  KY.
13. vii. JAMES OLIVER, b. 1844, Perry Co.,  KY.
14. viii. ALFRED OLIVER, b. 1848, Perry Co.,  KY.
15. ix. JOSHUA OLIVER, b. 15 May 1853, Breathitt Co., KY.

4.  DANIEL D.3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 05 February 1815 in Lee Co., VA, and died 18 April 1898 in Elliott Co., KY                     age 83.  He married (1) ELIZABETH "BETSY" CAUDILL, daughter of JOHN CAUDILL and NANCY ROBERTS.  She was born 1826.  He married (2) MARTHA "PATSY" GILLUM 14 April 1850 in Morgan Co., KY, daughter of CHARLES GILLUM and MARY BUCKNER.  She was born 22 March 1825 in Morgan Co., KY, and died 04 November 1888 in Olive Branch (Elliott) KY.

Children of DANIEL OLIVER and ELIZABETH CAUDILL are:
16. i. MARGARET4 OLIVER, b. 1845.
 ii. MARTHA ANN OLIVER, b. 1847.

Children of DANIEL OLIVER and MARTHA GILLUM are:
 iii. AMANDA4 OLIVER, b. 1852.
 iv. JOSHUA OLIVER, b. 25 June 1854; d. 28 September 1942; m. RACHEL BEAR.
17. v. CHARLES OLIVER, b. 16 November 1855; d. 28 October 1930.
 vi. ELIZABETH OLIVER, b. 1859.
18. vii. SHADRACK OLIVER, b. 16 March 1862; d. 06 March 1937.
19. viii. WILLIAM OLIVER, b. 05 September 1867; d. 08 October 1956.
 ix. MARY OLIVER, b. 1869.
20. x. WINNIE OLIVER, b. 1872.

5. *ELIZABETH "BETTY"3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1818 in VA.  She married *FRANCIS "FRANK" COMBS in VA or KY, son of *HENRY COMBS and *RACHEL CLEMENTS.  He was born 1816 in Perry Co.,  KY.

Notes for *ELIZABETH "BETTY" OLIVER:
Info: Perry Co.KY 1850 Census & Combs bk.
Info from 1840 and 1860 Perry Co.KY census. pg.253.

Bonnie Duff-Smith <Duffsmith@prodigy.net> 427 Hidden Forest, S.; Longview, TX 75605.  Bonnie sent me a 9 page report on the Duff family. Oct.3, 2001.  Bonnie has her birthdate as 1823.
 

Notes for *FRANCIS "FRANK" COMBS:
Info: Daniel Combs death cert. & 1840 Perry Co KY Census. pg 253/254.
Info:Pg.145,151 from "The Combes Genealogy" written by Josiah H. Combs, 2nd printing by Norris K. Combs 1979. Library of Congress card # 76-023567. All information from Francis, back through his ancestors were taken from the above
mentioned book.
 

Children of *ELIZABETH OLIVER and *FRANCIS COMBS are:
21. i. MATTHEW4 COMBS, b. 1840, Perry Co., KY; d. 1925, KY.
 ii. RACHEL COMBS, b. 1846, Perry Co., KY.
22. iii. FRANKLIN COMBS, b. 1848, Perry Co., KY; d. 13 January 1923, Combs Branch (Knott) KY.
23. iv. *JOHN DANIEL COMBS, b. 14 March 1842, Perry Co., KY; d. 04 February 1920, Chattanooga, TN. (Glendale).
24. v. SHADRACH COMBS, b. 1842, Perry Co., KY.

6.  SHADRICK3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1828, and died Bef. 1900 in Breathitt Co., KY.  He married NANCY ALLEN HOWARD 1851 in Breathitt Co., KY, daughter of KATHERINE GAYHEART/GAYHEART.  She was born 1833 in Perry Co.,  KY.

Children of SHADRICK OLIVER and NANCY HOWARD are:
25. i. JAMES4 OLIVER, b. 1856, Quicksand (Breathit) KY; d. 11 January 1911, Quicksand (Breathit) KY.
26. ii. GARRETT OLIVER, b. 1858.
 iii. RETTY OLIVER, b. 1861.
 iv. ELIZABETH OLIVER, b. 1864.
27. v. JOHN OLIVER, b. 1864.
28. vi. DANIEL OLIVER, b. 1865.
 vii. HENRY OLIVER, b. 1868; m. SARAH JOSEPH.
 

29. viii. WILLIAM OLIVER, b. 1872, Bakersfork (Breathitt) KY.
 ix. IRA OLIVER, b. 1873, Bakersfork (Breathitt) KY.
 

7.  MATILDA3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1830.  She married BENJAMIN SMITH 1852, son of THOMAS SMITH and SARAH CLEMMONS.  He was born 1824.
 

Children of MATILDA OLIVER and BENJAMIN SMITH are:
 i. SHADRACH "SHADE"4 SMITH, b. 1855.
 ii. SARAH SMITH, b. 1856.
 iii. WILLIAM SMITH, b. 1859.
 iv. ELIZABETH SMITH, b. 1861.
 v. JOHN D. SMITH, b. 1862.
 vi. HENRY SMITH, b. 1864.
 vii. ELIAS SMITH, b. 1866.
 viii. SAMUEL SMITH, b. 1870.

8.  HENRY3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1832 in Perry Co.,  KY, and died Bef. 1910 in Breathitt Co., KY.  He married ELIZA JANE MANN Abt. 1864 in Breathitt Co., KY, daughter of WILLIAM MANN.  She was born 1842 in KY.
 

Children of HENRY OLIVER and ELIZA MANN are:
 i. MARGARET4 OLIVER, b. 1865.
30. ii. JOHN OLIVER, b. 1867.
31. iii. SHADRICK OLIVER, b. 1869.
32. iv. DANIEL OLIVER, b. 1873.
 v. CANDA OLIVER, b. 1887; m. MARY TRUSTY, 1910; b. 1887.
.

9.  RACHEL3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1834.  She married ALLEN CRAFT 1858.  He was born 1841.
 

Children of RACHEL OLIVER and ALLEN CRAFT are:
 i. IRVINE4 CRAFT, b. 1862.
 ii. LEVI CRAFT, b. 1865.
 iii. ALEX CRAFT, b. 1867.
 iv. SHELBY CRAFT, b. 1869.

10.  JOHN D.3 OLIVER (*JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1839 in Perry Co.,  KY.  He married SEATTIE (SENA) GREEN Abt. 1864 in Breathitt Co., KY, daughter of ELIJAH GREEN and ARTA ALLEN.  She was born 1847 in KY.
 

Children of JOHN OLIVER and SEATTIE GREEN are:
 i. POLLY4 OLIVER, b. 1865, KY.
 ii. MARGARET OLIVER, b. 1868, KY.
 iii. RACHEL OLIVER, b. September 1869, KY.
 

Generation No. 4

11.  ELIZABETH4 OLIVER (JAMES3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1828 in Perry Co.,  KY.  She married LEWIS MORRIS.  He was born 1805 in VA.
 

Children of ELIZABETH OLIVER and LEWIS MORRIS are:
33. i. JAMES5 MORRIS, b. 1852.
 ii. LETHA ANN MORRIS, b. 1854.
 iii. GILBERT MORRIS, b. 1856.
 

34. iv. GREEN B. MORRIS, b. 1864.
 v. REBECCA MORRIS, b. 1866.
35. vi. DAN B. MORRIS, b. 1868.

12.  WILEY4 OLIVER (JAMES3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1835 in Perry Co.,  KY, and died 1913.  He married ARMILDA NAPIER, daughter of ANDREW NAPIER and ALICE HUBBARD.
 

Children of WILEY OLIVER and ARMILDA NAPIER are:
 i. JAMES5 OLIVER, b. 1866.
 ii. JOHN OLIVER, b. 1869.
36. iii. GILLIAN OLIVER, b. 1872, KY; d. 1962, CA.
 iv. SHERMAN OLIVER, b. 1874.
 v. ALICE OLIVER, b. 1877.
 vi. SARAH OLIVER, b. 1879.
 vii. WILLIE OLIVER.
 viii. DAN OLIVER.

13.  JAMES4 OLIVER (JAMES3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1844 in Perry Co.,  KY.  He married POLLY ? (W/O JAMES OLIVER).  She was born 1852..

Children of JAMES OLIVER and POLLY OLIVER) are:
 i. WILLIAM5 OLIVER, b. 1874.
 ii. HALEY OLIVER, b. 1875.
 iii. MARY OLIVER, b. 1878.

14.  ALFRED4 OLIVER (JAMES3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1848 in Perry Co.,  KY.  He married SIS ? (W/O ALFRED OLIVER).

Children of ALFRED OLIVER and SIS OLIVER) are:
 i. ORLENA5 OLIVER, b. 1890.
 ii. BROWN OLIVER, b. 1894.
 iii. MANDY OLIVER, b. 1895.
 iv. BETSY OLIVER, b. 1900.

15.  JOSHUA4 OLIVER (JAMES3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 15 May 1853 in Breathitt Co., KY.  He married RINDA ? (W/O JOSHUA OLIVER).  She was born 1858.

Children of JOSHUA OLIVER and RINDA OLIVER) are:
 i. GEORGE5 OLIVER, b. 1883.
 ii. CHESTER OLIVER, b. 1885.
 iii. HARRISON OLIVER, b. 1889.
 iv. SUSAN OLIVER, b. 1892.
 v. JOE OLIVER, b. 1894.
 vi. HALLY OLIVER, b. 1897.

16.  MARGARET4 OLIVER (DANIEL D.3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1845.  She married WILLIAM MCINTOSH, son of HENLEY MCINTOSH and RACHEL MAYS.  He was born 1848.

Children of MARGARET OLIVER and WILLIAM MCINTOSH are:
 i. MARTHA J.5 MCINTOSH, b. 1868.
 ii. JEREMIAH MCINTOSH, b. 1870; m. LUCINDA MARTIN; b. 1880.
 iii. ARMINA MCINTOSH, b. 1874; m. SAMUEL PETER GROSS; b. 1872.
 iv. CHARLOTTE MCINTOSH, b. 1877.
 v. HENLEY MCINTOSH, b. 1879.
 vi. SYTHANN MCINTOSH, b. 1884.
 vii. ALBERT MCINTOSH, b. 1885.

17.  CHARLES4 OLIVER (DANIEL D.3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 16 November 1855, and died 28 October 1930.  He married JUDY GILLIAM, daughter of ISIAH GILLIAM and NANCY ADKINS.  She was born 23 May 1852, and died 12 February 1922.

Children of CHARLES OLIVER and JUDY GILLIAM are:
37. i. JOHN WILLIAM5 OLIVER, b. 04 June 1886, Newcombe Creek (Elliott) KY; d. 09 March 1965.
 ii. AMERICA OLIVER, m. SAMUEL CONLEY.
 iii. JOHN OLIVER.
 iv. ALBERT OLIVER, m. BESSIE SALYERS.
 v. HESTER OLIVER, m. ? FYFFE.
 vi. LULA OLIVER, m. JOHN RICHARD BRANHAM.

38. vii. ZETTA OLIVER, b. January 1881, KY.
39. viii. ROBERT G. OLIVER, b. August 1884, KY.

18.  SHADRACK4 OLIVER (DANIEL D.3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 16 March 1862, and died 06 March 1937.  He married IBBIE GILLIAM.  She was born 28 April 1868, and died 24 December 1932.

Children of SHADRACK OLIVER and IBBIE GILLIAM are:
 i. MARTHA5 OLIVER.
 ii. DELLA OLIVER.
 iii. NANCY OLIVER.
 iv. FANNY OLIVER.
 v. JOSHUA OLIVER.
 vi. RACHEL OLIVER.
 vii. BESSIE OLIVER.

19.  WILLIAM4 OLIVER (DANIEL D.3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 05 September 1867, and died 08 October 1956.  He married MARTHA ALIFARE ISON 13 January 1893, daughter of ARCHIBALD ISON and NANCY BRICKELY.  She was born 21 December 1874, and died 12 August 1968.

Children of WILLIAM OLIVER and MARTHA ISON are:
40. i. CHARLES ROSCOE5 OLIVER, b. 31 May 1894; d. 13 December 1959.
 ii. NANCY MAY OLIVER, b. 07 November 1895; d. 23 October 1927; m. DANIEL D. OLIVER.
 iii. JAMES DANIEL OLIVER, b. 25 March 1897; d. 11 June 1975; m. EDITH RICHARDS.

41. iv. ALBERT JOSHUA OLIVER, b. 20 March 1899; d. 09 October 1951.
 v. DOCTOR BECKHAM OLIVER, b. 09 March 1901; d. 11 February 1968; m. ETHYL LOGSDON.
 vi. CLYDE MARTIN OLIVER, b. 10 March 1904; d. 03 October 1981; m. JALEY BRICKEY.
 vii. CYNTHIA VIOLET OLIVER, b. 18 May 1906; m. EDWARD HENSLEY.
 viii. LOLA ADELINE OLIVER, b. 12 February 1909; m. HOBSON HUGHES.
 ix. JOHN THURMAN OLIVER, b. 29 February 1912; d. 28 March 1969; m. PEGGY EVANS.
 x. RICHARD MELVIN OLIVER, b. 25 September 1913; d. 17 August 1984; m. (1) RITA MADERIA; m. (2) MABRY DINSMORE.
42. xi. SARAH INEZ OLIVER, b. 18 September 1916.
 xii. WILSON BURDINE OLIVER, b. 01 June 1919; d. 03 November 1921.

20.  WINNIE4 OLIVER (DANIEL D.3, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1872.  She married JOHN OLIVER.

Children of WINNIE OLIVER and JOHN OLIVER are:
 i. FRED5 OLIVER.
 ii. MARY OLIVER.
 iii. MATTIE OLIVER.
 iv. MARTHA OLIVER.

21.  MATTHEW4 COMBS (*ELIZABETH "BETTY"3 OLIVER, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1840 in Perry Co., KY, and died 1925 in KY.  He married (1) ANNIE RITCHIE, daughter of JOHN RITCHIE and SYLVIA SIZEMORE.  She was born 1841 in KY, and died 1925 in KY.  He married (2) ANNIE RITCHIE, daughter of JOHN RITCHIE and SYLVIA SIZEMORE.  She was born 1841 in KY, and died 1925 in KY.

Notes for MATTHEW COMBS:
Shown on 1840 Perry Co.KY census.

Notes for ANNIE RITCHIE:
Info by Brenda C. Daniels.  12/1998.  Annie was pregnant (1873) with George when Matthew left and
never returned.  Henry, Shadrach & George in 1910 Knott Co census.

Notes for ANNIE RITCHIE:
Info by Brenda C. Daniels.  12/1998.  Annie was pregnant (1873) with George when Matthew left and
never returned.  Henry, Shadrach & George in 1910 Knott Co census.

Children of MATTHEW COMBS and ANNIE RITCHIE are:
 i. HENRY5 COMBS.
 ii. SHADRACH COMBS, b. 1871; m. FRANKIE GODSEY; b. 1873; d. 1958.
 iii. GEORGE COMBS.

Child of MATTHEW COMBS and ANNIE RITCHIE is:
43. iv. SHADRACK5 COMBS, b. 18 March 1868, Perry Co.,  KY; d. 06 March 1963.

22.  FRANKLIN4 COMBS (*ELIZABETH "BETTY"3 OLIVER, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 1848 in Perry Co., KY, and died 13 January 1923 in Combs Branch (Knott) KY.  He married SARAH ALLEN, daughter of GAMIMA WHITT.  She was born 1853.

Children of FRANKLIN COMBS and SARAH ALLEN are:
 i. SAMUEL5 COMBS, b. 08 March 1895; m. PARROTT HANDSHOE.

Notes for SAMUEL COMBS:
Info Brenda C. Daniels.  12/1998.  Samuel killed in a hunting accident.

 ii. RACHEL COMBS, b. 18 March 1885; m. BRICEN GREEN.
 iii. ELIZABETH COMBS, b. 24 July 1882.

Notes for ELIZABETH COMBS:
Never married.

 iv. HENDERSON COMBS, b. 01 February 1888; m. UNK (W/O HENDERSON COMBS).
 v. MARY COMBS, b. 03 November 1897; m. TIPP COLLINS.
 vi. DANIEL COMBS, b. 27 August 1876; m. POLLY HANDSHOE.
 vii. NANCY COMBS, b. 01 April 1874.

Notes for NANCY COMBS:
Never married.

 viii. SHADE (SHADRACH?) COMBS, b. 18 May 1880; m. ELLEN TARRY.

23. *DANIEL4 COMBS (*ELIZABETH "BETTY"3 OLIVER, *JOSHUA2, *JAMES1) was born 14 March 1842 in Perry Co., KY, and died 04 February 1920 in Chattanooga, TN. (Glendale) (Source: Have copy death cert. TN.).  He married *ESTHER JANE FRANCES LANE 04 January 1865 in Scott Co.VA. (Source: Have copy of mar.rec.), daughter of JOSEPH LANE and MARY LANE).  She was born 1838 in KY, and died in Chattanooga, TN. (Glendale).

Notes for *JOHN DANIEL COMBS:
Glendale is a suburb of Chattanooga.
Could he have a bro. named Linsey?
Other children if any,not known.
Have copy of Obit from Chattanooga Daily Times 07 Feb 1920, pg.3 col.3.
Buried in Lilvey Cem, Glendale (Chattanooga) TN.

More About *JOHN DANIEL COMBS:
Fact 2: 07 February 1920, Silvey Cem.(Glendale) by Chattanooga, TN
Fact 3: Farmer

Notes for *ESTHER JANE FRANCES LANE:
My husband, Robert Combs and I went to TN to look for the graves.  There were not many headstones in
Silvey Cem.  None for Daniel or Easter.
Donald W. Lane:  Scott Co., Marriage records (gives birthplace as Scott Co., VA)
Scott Co census: 1870 (Dekalb #198, 1 son present; incl Lydia Sexton 13, domestic servant;  gives Easter's birth in KY.

Children of *JOHN COMBS and *ESTHER LANE are:
44. i. NANCY JANE5 COMBS, b. VA..
 ii. HANNA COMBS.
 iii. RACHEL COMBS.
 iv. MARTHA COMBS.
45. v. DANIEL COMBS.
46. vi. *JAMES "JIM" FRANKLIN COMBS, b. 16 October 1865, Scott Co.VA.; d. 07 November 1946, Kerens [Navarro] TX.
 

Sources: Combs Genealogy pg.145;  Brenda C. Daniels <bcd17577@bright.net>; Bonnie Duff-Smith <Duffsmith@prodigy.net>; William Henry Young's website <Http://kentuckyexplorer.com/nonmembers/00-06030.html>;
Perry Co.KY 1850 Census & Combs bk.Info from 1840 and 1860 Perry Co.KY census. pg.253.
 
 

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