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Oliver Perry Shirar

Male
b. 16 August 1862, d. 2 March 1946


Father Charles Shirar1,2 b. 8 May 1832, d. 25 January 1911
Mother Lucinda Barnard1,2 b. 25 June 1832, d. 26 December 1914
Pop-up Pedigree

Family Ida Mae Post b. 26 August 1867, d. 11 October 1951
Marriage* circa 1890  Saline Co., KS, Principal=Ida Mae Post6,7 
Children  1. Bernice Myron Shirar b. c 1894, d. 18 Oct 1991
  2. Elsie Dare Shirar b. 15 Feb 1899, d. 21 Nov 1980

Note*   Oliver and Ida are not found in the 1900 census. They most likely came to Texas from Saline, Kansas at the same time as Ida's parents, Stephen and Melissa Post. Oliver and Ida are found in 1910 living next door to the Posts on Eli St. but the Posts are found at the same address in 1900 but Oliver and IDa are not found nearby. In 1920 they moved a few blocks south to Rose Ave. In 1930 they are found on Capital Ave in another part of Houston. 
Birth* 16 August 1862  Carroll Co., IN1,3 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Kansas, Douglas County, Wakarusa Township, Series: M593, Roll: 433, Page: 449B, Jine 3
(enumerated with father, Charles Shirar)
17, 41, 41, Shirar, Lenny, 8, M, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , 1, , , , ,4 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Kansas, Saline County, Walnut Township, ED: 299, Series: T9, Roll: 396, Page: 186B, June 7
(enumerated with father, Charles Shirar)
26, 40, 44, Shirar, Oliver P, W, M, 17, , Son, 1, , , , Farm Laborer, , , , , , , , 1, , , Ind, Ohio, Ind5 
Marriage* circa 1890  Saline Co., KS, Principal=Ida Mae Post6,7 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Texas, Harris County, Justice Precinct, ED: 40, Series: T624, Roll: 1561, Page: 31A, May 2
Sheet 31A, 4406 Eli
40, 397, 408, Shirar, Perry O, Head, M, W, 48, M1, 20, , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, English, Contractor, Carpenter, Emp, , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, 4, 0, 9, 8
41, 397, 408, Shirar, Ida M, Wife, F, W, 42, M1, 20, 3, 2, Wisconsin, New York, Wisconsin, , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
42, 397, 408, Shirar, Bernie, Son, M, W, 16, S, , , , Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
43, 397, 408, Shirar, Elsie, Daughter, F, W, 11, S, , , , Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
44, 397, 408, Neal, Paul, Nephew, M, W, 10, S, , , , Texas, Texas, Kansas, , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,7 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Texas, Harris County, Justice Precinct, Houston, Ward 6, ED: 99, Series: T625, Roll: 1815, Page: 125A, January 20
Sheet 19A, 4316 Rose Ave.
03, 413, 447, Shirar, Oliver P, Head, O, F, M, W, 58, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Ohio, , Indiana, , Yes, Bicycle Shop, Owner, OA,
04, 413, 447, Shirar, Ida, Wife, , , F, W, 51, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Wisconsin, , New York, , Wisconsin, , Yes, None, , ,
05, 413, 447, Ott, Albert, Son-in-Law, , , M, W, 23, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Texas, , Unknown, , Unknown, , Yes, Cannery Pressing?, Owner Shop, OA,
06, 413, 447, Ott, Elsie, Daughter, , , M, W, 19, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Texas, , Indiana, , Wisconsin, , Yes, None, , ,
07, 413, 447, Ott, Arteina, (grand)Daughter, , , M, W, 2, S, , , , , , Texas, , Texas, , Texas, , , None, , ,6 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Texas, Harris County, Justice Precinct No 2, Houston, ED: 101-130, Series: T626, Roll: 2351, Page: 38B, April 16
Sheet 38B, Block 5368, 7869 Capital Ave.
80, 565, 573, Shirar, Oliver P, Head, O, 4000, , No, M, W, 67, M, 27, No, Yes, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, Repair, Bicyle Shop, 7628, W, Yes, , No, ,
81, 565, 573, Shirar, Ida M, Wife-H, , , , No, F, W, 68, M, 21, No, Yes, Wisconsin, New York, Vermont, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,8 
Death Cert 2 March 1946  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Name: Oliver Perry Shirar
Death date: 02 Mar 1946
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 84 years 6 months 14 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 16 Aug 1862
Birthplace: Carol County, Indiana
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Unknown
Father's birthplace:
Mother's name: Unknown
Mother's birthplace:
Occupation: Minister
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: Glenwood Cemetery
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 04 Mar 1946
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2218354
Digital GS number: 4030566
Image number: 3350
Reference number: 12983
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Informant=Bernice Myron Shirar3
Death* 2 March 1946  Houston, Harris Co., TX, Dorcas Beaver reports the date as 3 Mar 1946.9,3 
Burial* 4 March 1946  Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX3 

Citations
  1. [S31] The Shirar Family, Ara Shirar.
  2. [S34] Gil Gaumer Personal Research, Gil Gaumer.
  3. [S838] Texas Deaths 1890-1976, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org.
  4. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S142] Dorcas Beaver Personal Research, Dorcas Beaver.


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