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The Oliver Family

1-John Oliver was born in 1610 in Scotland. He had a son: Andrew.

2-Andrew Oliver was born in 1630 in Midlothian, Scotland. Andrew married Marione. Marione was born about 1632 in Roxboroughshire, Scotland. They had two children: John and Agnes.

3-John Oliver was born in 1650 in Midlothian, Scotland. John married Margaret.  They had nine children: Andrew, Elspeth, Marion, John, Isabel, James, Thomas, Jean and Margaret.

4-Andrew Oliver was born on 28 Aug 1670 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Elspeth Oliver was born in 1671 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Marion Oliver was born on 14air Jul 1672 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland. Marion married John Chisholm. John was born on 11 Sep 1682 in Roxburgshire, Scotland. They had two children: John and George.

5-John Chisholm was born on 2 May 1717 in Benthill, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

5-George Chisholm was born on 28 Feb 1726 in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

4-John Oliver was born on 27 Jul 1673 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland. John married Isobel Wright about 1690. Isobel was born in 1655. They had five children: Jennet, John, Jennet, Margaret and Isabell.

5-Jennet Oliver was born in 1691 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

5-John Oliver was born in 1693 in Oxnam, Roxborogh, Scotland and was christened on 19 Nov 1693 in Oxnam, Roxborogh, Scotland. John married Jannett Blaikie, daughter of James Blaikie and Agnes Hitoun, on 16 Dec 1730 in Oxnam, Roxborogh, Scotland. Jannett was born in 1707 in Wilton, Roxburgshire, England and was christened on 21 Sep 1707 in Muirhouselaw, Wilton, Roxburgh, Scotland. They had eight children:

6-Agnes Oliver 1731-

6-John Oliver 1734-

6-James Oliver 1735-1760

6-Isabel Oliver 1736-

6-Walter Oliver 1736-1797

6-Jean Oliver 1741-

6-Mary Oliver 1743-

6-Sarah Oliver 1746-

6-James Oliver was born on 7 Mar 1735 in Oxnam, Roxborogh, Scotland and died on 24 Oct 1760 in England at age 25. James married Janet.  They had a son: Walter.

7-Walter Oliver was born about 1755 in Roxburg, Scotland and died in Scotland. Walter married Isabella Pott, daughter of Andrew Pott and Janet, about 1775. Isabella was born about 1775 in Roxburgh, Scotland and died in Scotland. They had six children: Janet, James, Andrew, Robert, Janet and Isabel.

8-Janet Oliver was born on 3 Apr 1776 in Roxburgshire, Scotland.

8-James Oliver was born in 1777 in Roxburgshire, Scotland.

8-Andrew Oliver was born on 11 May 1784 in Ellingham, Northumberland, England and died after 1832 in Berwickshire, Scotland. Andrew married Sarah Fair, daughter of Thomas Fair and Elspeth Mather. Sarah was born on 30 Mar 1786 in Oxnam, Roxborogh, Scotland, was christened on 28 Apr 1786 in Jedburgh Associate Congregation Church, Jedburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland, and died in 1832 in Scotland at age 46. They had ten children: Walter, Thomas, William, Andrew, Elizabeth, Isabella, Elspeth, James, Sarah and Thomas. Their story is told here.

8-Robert Oliver was born on 2 Feb 1786 in Morebattle, Roxburgshire, Scotland, was christened on 5 Apr 1786 in Roxboroughshire, Scotland, and died on 28 Mar 1863 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at age 77. Robert married Isabella Widom Telfer, daughter of George Telfer and Hannah Hedley,  about 1810 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England. Isabella was born on 18 Jul 1791 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England and died on 10 Mar 1877 in Dumfries, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada at age 85. They had 16 children: Mary Allison, Walter, James Telfer, William, Isabella, Jane, George, Ellen, Joanna, Robert Somerville, Janet, Andrew, Adam Marshall, Thomas, Mary Ann and Elizabeth.

9-Mary Allison Oliver was born on 3 May 1810 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England and died on 11 Mar 1898 in San Fransisco, USA at age 87. Mary married George Helm, son of Thomas Helm and Agnes Crawford, on 3 Jun 1830 in Scotland. George was born in 1806 in Scotland and died on 29 Mar 1878 in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada at age 72.  They had nine children:

10-Isabella Helen Helm 1831-1917

10-Thomas Helm 1833-1919

10Robert Helm 1834-1858

10-William Helm 1837-1919

10-James Helm 1839-1877

10-Agnes Helm 1841-1913

10-Ellen E Helm 1842-1918

10-Mary Helm 1844-

10-George Helm 1847-1918

9-Walter Oliver was born on 15 Jun 1811 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England and died on 28 Feb 1880 in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada at age 68.

9-James Telfer Oliver was born on 15 Jan 1813 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England and died on 6 Mar 1897 in Boston, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada at age 84. James married Mary McInytyre. Mary was born on 6 May 1834 in Skip, Inverness, Scotland and died on 13 Sep 1901 in Buffalo, New York, USAS at age 67.  They had four children:

10-Mary Ellen Oliver 1865-1941 

10-Minto Louisa Oliver 1868-1961 

10-Arthur Franklin Oliver 1870-1957

10-Charles Herbert Oliver 1872-1956 

10-Florence Cecile Oliver 1877-1906

9-William Oliver was born on 29 Jun 1814 in Elsdon, Northumberland, England and died on 11 Mar 1873 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada at age 58. William married Isabella McKay on 3 Aug 1832 in Scotland. Isabella was born about 1804 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland and died on 3 Jan 1883 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada aged about 79.  They had seven children:

10-Robert Oliver 1834 in Scotland 

10-Hughann Oliver 1837-1912

10-Isabella Jane Oliver 1838-

10-Ellen Oliver 1841-1909

10-Jessie Annie Oliver 1842 in New York

10-Kenneth Oliver 1845-

10-Mary Oliver 1847 (USA)

9-Isabella Oliver was born on 31 Jan 1816 in Farr, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 22 Apr 1887 in Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand at age 71. Isabella married Thomas Rae on 16 Aug 1839 in Sutherland, Scotland. Thomas was born on 16 May 1816 in Kirkton, Roxburgshire, Scotland and died on 18 Oct 1899 in Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand at age 83. They had fifteen children:

10-George Rae 1839-1895

10-Robert Rae 1840-1841

10-Robert Rae 1842-1903 

10-John Rae 1843-1912

10-Isabella Rae 1845-1910

10-Alexander Rae 1846-1907

10-Jane Rae 1848-1928

10-Martha Rae 1849-1929

10-Jessie Rae 1850-

10-Thomas Rae 1851-1922

10-William Rae 1853-1917

10-Elizabeth Rae 1855-1876

10-Walter Rae 1856-1857

10-Helen Ann Rae 1859-1947

10-Mary Rae 1863-1942

9-Jane Oliver was born on 2 Oct 1817 in Rogart, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 5 Jun 1901 in Ille De Montreal, Quebec, Canada at age 83.

9-George Oliver was born on 18 Jun 1819 in Scotland and died on 20 Jun 1893 in Perth, Ontario, Scotland at age 74. George married Janet Rutherford on 16 May 1848 in Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada. Janet was born on 19 May 1823 in Farr, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 10 Apr 1863 at age 39.  They had eight children:

10-Helena Smith Oliver 1849-1891 

10-Isabella Oliver 1850-1939

10-Adam Oliver 1851-1933

10-Robert Oliver 1854-1932 

10-John Rutherford Oliver 1856-1943

10-Agnes Oliver 1858-1888

10-Jessie Oliver 1860-1949

10-Elizabeth Oliver 1863-1863

9-Ellen Oliver was born on 19 Jun 1819 in Scotland and died in 1845 in Howick, Quebec, Canada at age 26.

9-Joanna Oliver was born on 10 Jun 1821 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 25 Apr 1910 in Waterloo, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada at age 88. Joanna married Andrew Moscrip. Andrew was born on 4 Dec 1811 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland and died on 17 Mar 1872 in Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at age 60. They emigrated to Ontario, Canada in 1871 and had four children:

10-Andrew Moscrip 1841-1897

10-Isobella Moscrip 1851-1902

10-Agnes Lucina Moscrip 1854-1927

10-Mary Jane Moscrip 1857-1947 

9-Robert Somerville Oliver was born on 5 Jan 1823 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 21 Jun 1891 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at age 68. Robert married Jean Garvin on 11 Aug 1851 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Jean was born on 3 Apr 1830 in Ayrshire, Scotland and died on 28 May 1906 at age 76. They had four children:

10-Margaret Oliver 1854-

10-Robert Walter Oliver 1856-

10-Isabella Telfer Oliver 1858-1940

10-James Edwin Oliver 1861-1883

9-Janet Oliver was born on 19 Apr 1825 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland.

9-Andrew Oliver was born on 1 Oct 1826 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 6 Apr 1911 in Platte City, Missouri, USA at age 84. Andrew married May Ann Bannister. May was born on 1 Sep 1835 in Lancashire, England and died in 1881 in Fall, Oregon, USA at age 46. They had nine children:

10-Robert William Oliver 1857-1941

10-Mary Ann Oliver 1860-1945

10-Agnes Elizabeth Oliver 1862-1945 

10-Hephzibah Jane Oliver 1863-1952 

10-Adam Oliver 1868-1915 

10-Addison Oliver 1869-1946

10-John Oliver 1872- 

10-George H Oliver 1873-1943

10-Alberta May Oliver 1879-1947

9-Adam Marshall Oliver was born on 3 May 1828 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 28 Oct 1917 in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada at age 89. Adam married Agnes McLeish on 26 Sep 1855. Agnes was born in 1834 in Ontario, Canada. They had seven children:

10-Robert Somerville Oliver 1857-1936

10-William Oliver 1863-

10-Walter Oliver 1864-

10-Andrew Moscrip Oliver 1868-1941

10-Alice Oliver 1869-

10-George Augustus Oliver 1870-1880

10-Bertie Oliver 1879-

9-Thomas Oliver was born on 1 Jan 1830 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland.

9-Mary Ann Oliver was born on 22 May 1832 in Farr, Sutherland, Scotland and died on 7 Jan 1890 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at age 57. Mary married David Harvie, son of David Lennox Harvie and Mary Fraser, on 8 Nov 1853 in Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. David was born on 29 Mar 1829 in Dumfries Township, Gore district, Upper Canada and died on 15 Apr 1901 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at age 72. They had ten children:

10-Isabella Telfer Harvie 1854-1935

10-Mary Fraser Harvie 1858-1926

10-David Alexander Harvie 1860-1941

10-Ellen Jessie Harvie 1862-1865

10-Robert Walter Harvie 1865-1909

10-Edwin Oliver Harvie 1868-1951

10-Joanna Harvie 1870-1906

10-Charles Douglas Russel Harvie 1873-1969

10-Emma Agness Gertrude Harvie 1875-1954

10-Bella Harvey 1875-

9-Elizabeth Oliver was born on 18 Mar 1834 in Farr, Sutherland, Scotland and died in 1837 in Scotland at age 3.

8-Janet Oliver was born in 1787 and died on 5 Jul 1862 in Howick, Quebec, Canada at age 75.

8-Isabel Oliver was born on 17 May 1789 in Oxnam, Roxborough, Scotland and died on 27 Dec 1868 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland at age 79. Isabel married William Wood about 1809 in Roxburghshire, Scotland. William was born about 1764 and died on 22 Nov 1820 in Roxburgshire, Scotland aged about 56. They had one daughter: Anne.

9-Anne Wood was born in 1821 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

5-Jennet Oliver was born on 7 Jul 1695 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

5-Margaret Oliver was born on 29 Aug 1697 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

5-Isabell Oliver was born on 30 Jan 1703 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Isabel Oliver was born on 23 Aug 1674 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-James Oliver was born in 1675 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Thomas Oliver was born in 1676 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland. Thomas married Isobel Bell on 2 Jun 1706 in Oxnam, Roxborough, Scotland. Isobel was born in 1677 in Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Jean Oliver was born on 6 Sep 1678 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

4-Margaret Oliver was born on 29 Jun 1682 in Jedburgh, Roxburgshire, Scotland.

3-Agnes Oliver was born on 16 Aug 1658 in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.