Ollyver/Oliver

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

Gilbert Ollyver

b.abt.1536 England; parents ukn
d.Oct. 26, 1583
m.29 Nov. 1561 England; Margery Young b.abt.1540 England; parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Magdalene Ollyver b.Aug. 4, 1566 m.Nov. 4, 1594 St. Brides Church, Fleetstreet, London, Middlesex, England; Edward Winslow
  2. Edmund Oliver b.aft.1563
  3. Frances Oliver [female] b.aft.1563
  4. Thomas Oliver b.aft.1563
  5. George Oliver b.aft.1563
  6. Francis Oliver [male] b.aft.1563
  7. Dorothy Oliver b.aft.1563
  8. Edward Oliver b.abt.1579
  9. George Oliver b.aft.1579

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Thomas Oliver

b.of Bristol, Eng; s/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Oliver b.ca.1555

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John Oliver

b.ca.1555 Bristol, Gloucester, England; parents ukn
d.Jan. 31, 1598 Bristol, Gloucester, England
m.Aug. 28, 1577 Bristol, Gloucester, England Elizabeth Rowland

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Oliver b.Apr. 14, 1582

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Thomas Oliver

b.Apr. 14, 1582 Bristol, Gloucester, England
d.June 1, 1658 Boston, MA
m.Aug. 28, 1577 London, England; Ann Purchase

CHILDREN included:

  1. Elizabeth Oliver b.Apr. 12, 1624 Bristol, Gloucester, England d.May 6, 1691 Salisbury, MA m.George Carr

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: THOMAS, son of John O., grandson of Thomas of Bristol, Eng., b.1568, (sic?) one of founders of First Church of Boston, 1632.

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