This web page was first mounted on December 1, 2009 by Sheila Schmutz. email@example.com and updated on November 10, 2012. This is a private webpage that is connected to the Oliver Y DNA Project of Family Tree DNA. Please address corrections and additions to her. If you wish to correspond with other participants whose lines are shown, she will forward your message to them.
This webpage focuses on the men who have submitted genealogy data or posted it via their FTDNA personal page. Oliver is a very common name and was used and/or adopted several times, in several countries. Therefore it is not surprising that many men do not yet have a match. We hope that by presenting their genealogy here, others will be encouraged to participate and have their Y DNA tested, especially if they have ancestors coming from some the places shown around the same time period.
The detailed data on their markers appears on the Oliver Y DNA project homepage under Y-DNA results.
Lines of descent of some of the Oliver men whose ancestor lived in the Southern United States are shown below.
Lines of descent of some of other Oliver men who do not yet match another Oliver are shown below. Note that 175738 matches some Oliphant men at 34 or 35 of 37 markers. That suggests they may share a common ancestor with 99% confidence about 20 generations back.
Note that the names of the participants and their Fathers are not shown to protect the privacy of the individuals. If individuals do not wish their line to be shown at all, please contact me and I will respect your wishes.
Links to Sites with Information about Specific Ancestors Shown on this page
HeritageQuest Online Revolutionary War Penison Application Series: M805 Roll: 622 Image: 256 File: S31282 Page: 1 of 11 Richard Oliver, Resident of Clarke Co, KYNotes of Sheila Schmutz
Reverend John Oliver born in 1784 in North Carlonia is the ancestor of Kit 42441. He lived most of his life in Robeson County, North Carolina. A window in the Olivet Church is dedicated to him and other windows to other family members. There is a RootsWeb gedcom in support of this line. Much of the data in this gedcom came from the book entitled "The John Oliver Family of Robeson County, NC 1784-1974" by Miss Helen Jane Oliver.
William F Oliver was born about 1790 in Carolina and died in 1854 in Chatham Co, Georgia. The RootsWeb gedcom in support of this line is by Sandra Oliver Becker.
Links to Other Related Sites
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