Family Group Sheet
James C. Oliver
1. JAMES C.2
was born Abt. 1750, and died Oct 7, 1802 in Abbeville, SC. He married (1) MARGARET
CHEVERS. He married (2) MARY
THOMPSON Abt. 1770. She was born
Abt. 1752 in SC. He is the son of Samuel Oliver and Elizabeth.
Notes for JAMES C.
James Oliver rendered service in the South Carolina Militia as a wagon
driver. In 1785, he received a grant of land in the Abbeville District of that
Names of 7 of the children are from the will of James Oliver, dated 19 June
1799, recorded 4 March 1803. Two of the children are not named, but are
separately mentioned. These two, Jane and Robert, plus Samuel are shown as
minors, their guardians being Nathan M. Strickland and his wife , Mary (page 242
"Abstracts of Old Ninty-Six and Abbeville District Wills and Bonds", compiled by
Willie Pauline Young).
Also in his will he mentioned Samuel McElvaney possibly husband to another
Found this marriage:
Marriage: Samuel McElvaney and Elizabeth Oliver, 1800, Abbeville Dist, SC.
Could his daughter Margaret be Margaret Elizabeth?
Children of JAMES OLIVER
and MARY THOMPSON
b. 1771, Abbeville, SC.
1. JAMES3 OLIVER (JAMES
Notes for JAMES OLIVER:
Possible marriage to Alice Clark June 26, 1800. Abbeville, SC.
From SC Gazette. Marriage to Elizabeth Limehouse Nov 7, 1801.
2. JOHN C.3
was born 1772 in Abbeville, SC, and died Apr 1854 in Lowndesville, SC. He
married ELIZABETH EDWARDS
1792 in Abbeville Dist, SC.
Notes for JOHN C.
Possible marriage to Sarah Harris Dec 18, 1816 in Abbeville, SC.
Children of JOHN OLIVER
and ELIZABETH EDWARDS
i. ELIZABETH4 OLIVER.
ii. SARAH OLIVER.
iii. SUSAN OLIVER.
iv. ELIJAH OLIVER, b. Bef. 1800.
v. JAMES OLIVER, b. 1800.
vi. GEORGE W. OLIVER, b. Sep 9, 1810, SC; d. Bet. 1870 - 1880;
m. MARTHA ??; b. Abt. 1827, SC; d. Aft. 1880.
Notes for GEORGE W. OLIVER:
1860 census - Lafayette Co, MS age 50
1850 census - Lafayette Co, MS age 39
3. WILLIAM3 OLIVER
was born Dec 20, 1781 in Abbeville, SC, and died Jan 11, 1863 in Hampton,
Calhoun Co, AR. He married BETSY.
She died Nov 8, 1826 in Ashville, St. Clair Co, AL.
Notes for WILLIAM OLIVER:
1850 census -Living with son Joseph in Polk Co, Ark. age 68
William bought land from BLM in St. Clair Co, AL in 1824. Then he bought
land in Calhoun Co, AR in 1852 while he lived in Dallas, Polk Co, AR with
son, Joseph. He bought more land while in Calhoun Co, AR.
Children of WILLIAM OLIVER
and BETSY are:
i. MARGARET4 OLIVER.
ii. JOHN OLIVER.
iii. BENJAMIN OLIVER.
iv. NANCY OLIVER.
v. JOSEPH OLIVER, b. Abt. 1811, SC; m. SARAH ??; b. Abt. 1811,
Notes for JOSEPH OLIVER:
Wife and children from 1850 census Dallas, Polk Co, Arkansas and 1860
census from Calhoun Co, Ark.
vi. IRA OLIVER.
vii. HARRY OLIVER.
viii. THOMAS OLIVER.
ix. JEPTHA OLIVER, b. Dec 20, 1821, Al; m. LUCINDA ELIZABETH
MCCANTS, Aug 3, 1843, St. Clair Co, AL; b. Abt. 1826.
Notes for JEPTHA OLIVER:
Children from 1850 Census from Polk Co, AR.
x. ANN OLIVER.
4. MARGARET OLIVER (JAMES
b. 1785, Abbeville, SC.
Notes for MARGARET OLIVER:
James C. Oliver mentions Samuel McElvaney in his will of 1802. Could he
be the husband of a daughter of James?
Found the following marriage in Abbeville, SC:
Marriage: Samuel McElvaney and Elizabeth Oliver, 1800, Abbeville Dist, SC.
Could Margaret be Margaret Elizabeth?
5. MARY OLIVER (JAMES
b. 1785, Abbeville, SC; m. NATHAN M. STRICKLAND, Abbeville,
Notes for MARY OLIVER:
Mary and Nathan Strickland were awarded gaurdianship for Samuel, Jane,
and Robert on the death of their father, James in 1802.
6. ALEXANDER3 OLIVER
was born 1794 in Abbeville, SC, and died Mar 2, 1877 in Lowendesville, SC. He
married SARAH C.
Oct 1837 in Abbeville, SC - SC Gazette.
Notes for ALEXANDER OLIVER:
1850 - Abbeville, SC
Marriage from OLD 96 and Abbeville Districts, SC - Marriages 1774-1890
Alexander Oliver and Sarah C. Caldwell Bowman OCT - no date.
Children of ALEXANDER OLIVER
and SARAH BOWMAN
i. JOHN F.4 OLIVER, b. 1835.
ii. WILLIAM A. J. OLIVER, b. 1841.
iii. PERMENIO ERASTUS OLIVER, b. 1843.
iv. CASPER W. OLIVER, b. 1845.
v. MASON PRICE OLIVER, b. 1848.
7. THOMAS OLIVER (JAMES
b. 1794, Abbeville, SC.
8. ANDREW3 OLIVER
was born 1796 in Abbeville, SC. He married RUTH.
She was born 1796 in SC.
Notes for ANDREW OLIVER:
Andrew bought land from BLM in MS.
1850 census - Choctaw Co, MS - Western Div.
1860 still in Choctaw Co, MS. age 64 living with daughter Martha age 32
Children of ANDREW OLIVER
and RUTH are:
i. JOHN A.4 OLIVER, b. 1822, MS.
ii. MARTHA OLIVER, b. 1828, MS.
iii. MARY OLIVER, b. 1831, MS.
iv. EDWARD OLIVER, b. 1833, MS.
v. JANE OLIVER, b. 1834, MS.
vi. SUSAN OLIVER, b. 1836, MS.
9. SAMUEL3 OLIVER
was born Jul 15, 1797 in Abbeville Dist. SC, and died Jul 15, 1869 in Gwinnet
Co, GA. He married CHARITY CAIN
Sep 15, 1818 in Abbeville, Sc.
Notes for SAMUEL OLIVER:
Birth: 15 July 1797-- Abbeville, In, SC
Death: 25 July 1869 -- Gwinnett Co, GA
Spouse: Charity Cain
Parents: James Oliver, Mary Thompson
Other wives?: Susan Braswell, 1841, Gwinnett or Newton - Susan Brown abt
More About SAMUEL OLIVER:
Burial: Braswell Cem., Loganville, Walton Co, GA
Children of SAMUEL OLIVER
and CHARITY CAIN
i. CHARITY MARGARET4 OLIVER, b. Dec 25, 1832.
ii. ELIJA J. OLIVER, b. Jul 14, 1835.
iii. ELIZA JANE OLIVER, b. Jul 14, 1835.
iv. WILLIAM THOMAS OLIVER.
v. JOHN ANDREW OLIVER.
vi. MARY JANE OLIVER.
vii. SAMUEL ALEXANDER OLIVER.
viii. JAMES THOMPSON OLIVER.
ix. SARAH HAMILTON OLIVER.
10. JANE3 OLIVER
was born Abt. 1798 in Abbeville, SC, and died Aft. 1860 in Washington Co, GA.
She married JOHN BOATWRIGHT
Bef. 1823 in SC, son of WILLIAM BOATWRIGHT
and JOHNSON. He was born Abt.
1786 in SC, and died Aft. 1860 in Washington Co, GA.
Notes for JANE OLIVER:
Probably not ours but interesting.
1838 Land Lottery
12 2 246 Oliver Jane w.r.s. Lunceford's Elbert
Children of JANE OLIVER
and JOHN BOATWRIGHT
i. ZELPHA4 BOATWRIGHT, b. 1823, GA; m. (1) JACK
HARTLEY; m. (2) JAMES LAYTON, 1838, Washington Co, GA; b. 1812, NC.
ii. PERMELIA BOATWRIGHT, b. Dec 1824; d. Jul 1, 1880; m. RAIFORD
HARTLEY, Sep 28, 1841, Washington Co, GA; b. Aug 7, 1819; d. Jun 16, 1886.
iii. GEORGE D. BOATWRIGHT, b. Abt. 1827, GA; m. ARTAMASSA
MASSEY, Dec 16, 1848, Washington Co, GA.
iv. JAMES THOMAS BOATWRIGHT, b. Jul 2, 1828, Washington Co., GA;
d. May 16, 1863, Baker's Creek, MS; m. RACHEL JOINER, Jan 10, 1850,
Washington Co., GA; b. Jan 8, 1825, Washington Co, GA.
Notes for JAMES THOMAS BOATWRIGHT:
Note: The following information comes from John Rutledge.
James enlisted as a private in Company C, 57th Regiment Georgia Infantry
May 8, 1862. He died on May 16, 1863 from wounds received at the Battle of
Baker's Creek, Mississippi on May 16, 1863. He served for the Confederate
States of America. He was enlisted in Savannah, Ga. by Col. H. Cleveland
for a period of three years or the duration of the war. He was paid his
$50.00 bounty on July 15, 1862.
Source: Confederate Archives, Chapter 10, File No 4, Page 27: Shows
place of birth as Washington, Georgia. Also the following: The 57the
Regiment Georgia Infantry was originally known as the 2nd Regiment,
Georgia State Troops (Col. Barkuloo). It was mustered into the service of
the Confederate States in May, 1862, as Colonel Barkuloo's Regiment and
subsequently became the 54th Regiment Georgia Infantry. Early in 1863 this
designation was changed to 57the Regiment Georgia Infantry.
More About JAMES THOMAS BOATWRIGHT:
Military service: Bet. May 8, 1862 - May 16, 1863, Killed May 16,
1863 Baker's Creek, MS
v. MARY JANE BOATWRIGHT, b. Abt. 1830, GA; m. JOHN LEONARD
LAYTON; b. 1823, GA.
vi. ZACKY ANN BOATWRIGHT, b. Abt. 1835; m. HARRISON.
vii. SUSAN ANN BOATWRIGHT, b. Abt. 1839; m. PERKINS.
11. ROBERT P.3
was born 1801 in Abbeville, SC. He married SARAH.
She was born Abt. 1799.
Notes for ROBERT P.
Possible marriage: Elizabeth Cosby - 1830 - Abbeville, SC.
Bought land from BLM while he lived in AL and more after moving to MS.
1850 census Choctaw county, MS - Western DIv.
Occupation: 1850, Mechanic
Children of ROBERT OLIVER
and SARAH are:
i. ELIZA A.4 OLIVER, b. 1824, SC.
ii. GEORGE P. OLIVER, b. 1830, SC.
More About GEORGE P. OLIVER
Occupation: 1850, Carpenter
iii. SARAH A. OLIVER, b. 1831, SC.
iv. ROBERT L. OLIVER, b. 1833, SC.
v. WILLIAM A. OLIVER, b. 1835, AL.
vi. JOHN E. OLIVER, b. 1838, MS.