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"Jennie" Oliver
Shelton Oliver [submitted by Rosalie Wertz]
Father:John Oliver
Mother:Margaret Miller
Father: Samuel A Bishop (1786-1864)
Mother: Sarah Via (1788-1840)

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Dau: Hattie Oliver (m Charles Dillard)
Son: Charles A Oliver (1851-1852)
Dau: Sarah M Oliver (1853-1855)
Son: William Samuel Oliver (1855-1931)
Dau: Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Oliver (1858-1888) (m1874 Edward Carter Poindexter)
Son: Jefferson Davis Oliver (1861-1869)
Son: Lee T Oliver (1863-1945)
Dau: Ella M Oliver (1866-1945) (m Emmett T Walker)
Son: Edwin Shelton Oliver (1869-1935) (m1897 Sarah Josephine Bosley)

Photo probably 1890s. Sarah Virginia "Jennie" Bishop (1827-1904) was married 6 Nov 1850 to Shelton Alben Oliver (1822-1882). Shelton came to Montgomery County with his parents in the Autumn of 1826 at age four from Clark County, Kentucky. Jennie came to Montgomery County with her parents when she was eight years old in 1835 from Albemarle County, Virginia. Living in the west Montgomery County area they raised six children with two children dying in infancy and one child at age nine. The Thomas Bishop Day Book passed down thru this family living in the Montgomery County area. Shelton and Jennie Oliver are buried in the Bethel Cemetery in Montgomery County. Some of the children are buried in the Oliver Family Cemetery.

Obituaries   Cemeteries   Families    Sources

Obituary Shelton Alben Oliver, Montgomery County, Missouri, 3 Oct 1882
Obituary Sarah Virginia (Bishop) Oliver, Montgomery County, Missouri, 17 Jun 1904
Cemetery Bethel - 1966, Montgomery County, Missouri
Cemetery Oliver - 1969 & 1932, Montgomery County, Missouri
Thomas Bishop Day Book (1729-1774 & 1804)
Olivers in England, Massachusetts, Virginia, Kentucky and Missouri - Oliver W Lienhard

Family Notes


From: Beverly Robinson beverly@ktis.net
To: William F Bishop wbishop@mlug.missouri.edu
Subject: Re: Parents of Shelton Alben Oliver
Date: Friday, December 08, 2000 5:18 PM

Bill,  Parents of Shelton Oliver are:  John and Margaret (Miller)
Oliver from Clark Co., KY and moved to Montgomery Co., in 1826
with 7 children, having 5 more, for a total of 12.  John's parents
were Isaac and Rachel (Conkwright) Oliver,   Isaac's parents were
James and Elizabeth Oliver.  Hope this helps, have a little more
if you need more on some of the side lines.  I want to let you
know that I have not researched this line myself, just collected
it when I ran across it.  Have a happy holiday,  Beverly

  Subject: Parents of Shelton Alben Oliver
  Beverly, do you by any chance know who Shelton A Oliver's parents
were and/or anything about them?...  Shelton being the husband in
the Shelton Alben and Sarah Virginia "Jennie" (Bishop) Oliver Family)...

IGI http://www3.familysearch.org/Search/searchigi.asp Husband's Name John OLIVER (AFN:1T64-L7G) Born: 28 Jan 1792 Place: , Clark, Kentucky Died: Sep 1870 Place: , Montgomery, Missouri Married: 3 Jan 1816 Place: , Clark, Kentucky Father: Isaac OLIVER (AFN:1HD0-9BW) Mother: Rachael CONKWRIGHT (AFN:1HD0-9GQ) Wife's Name Margaret "Peggy" MILLER (AFN:1T65-FJL) Born: 1795 Place: , Clark, Kentucky Died: 20 Jul 1860 Place: Married: 3 Jan 1816 Place: , Clark, Kentucky Father: Abraham MILLER (AFN:1T65-FKS) Mother:
1860 (26 Jul) MO Census Montgomery, Upper Loutre Twp, PO Wellsville #716 p409 Oliver, Shelton 38 M KY farmer Virginia 32 F VA William S 5 M MO Mary E 2 F MO Bishop, Saml 75 M VA Countz, Rebecca 64 F VA
1870 (10 Sep) MO Census Montgomery, Upper Loutre Twp, PO Danville #118 p113 Oliver, Shelton 48 M KY farmer Virginia 43 F VA keeping house William 14 M MO school Mary 11 F MO school Harry 7 M MO Ella 5 F MO One 1 M MO Count, Rebecca 78 F VA at home