Surname: Oliver

Biography of A. K. Oliver

A. K. OLIVER. Eminently worthy of mention in this work is A. K. Oliver who has devoted his life to farming, and now has a comfortable home and a fine estate in Pike Creek Valley. He is a native of Smith County, Tennessee, and there first opened his eyes on the light of day in 1825. A son of Bluford and Polly (Link) Oliver, natives of Virginia, who were born in 1782 and 1784 respectively, and were reared and married in the State of their birth. They eventually removed to Smith County, Tennessee, and in that section they resided until

Biographical Sketch of Hiram W. Oliver

HIRAM W. OLIVER. – Mr. Oliver is a native of Indiana, and was born in 1827. He is the son of a farmer. In 1849 he moved to Illinois, farming until the fall of 1853, when he changed his residence to Iowa. In 1864 he crossed the plains to the Pacific coast, and located a claim in the Grande Ronde valley, Oregon, at the north end of the broad, timbered flat northwest of Summerville, and purchased a sawmill there which he is still operating. He manufactures a large quantity of excellent lumber, and also conducts large farming operations. He married

Biography of William Oliver

William Oliver has been a resident of Kansas more than thirty years, and during the past fifteen years had carried on some very prosperous activities as a farmer and truck raiser in the vicinity of Topeka. He was born in Iowa County; Wisconsin. His father Evan Oliver was born in Wales in 1830, and came to America in 1836 when a boy of six years, his parents settling near Dodgeville, Wisconsin. The Olivers were pioneers in Wisconsin Territory, and pursued farming and developed a fine homestead which members of the family occupied for a great many years. In 1856 Evan

Biography of Elijah W. Oliver

ELIJAH W. OLIVER. – One of the land kings of Union county, the subject of this sketch, has wrought his magnificent success in our midst by honest endeavor directed by consummate skill in financiering and untiring attention to the business in hand,and it is very gratifying to note, that Mr. Oliver is practically a product of our county, being educated in its schools and having his life directed by the influences brought to bear here, while his estimable moral qualities do credit to him in all his enterprises. Mr. Oliver was born in Marion county,Iowa, on September 1, 1857, being

Biography of Hiram W. Oliver

HIRAM W. OLIVER. – It is with pleasure that we are enabled to grant to the esteemed pioneer and capable citizen whose name is at the head of this article a representation in the history of the county of Union, where he has labored long and faithfully, both for its advancement and development and for the successful culmination of his various business enterprises, wherein he has demonstrated a consummate wisdom in handling the raw resources of the wild country and in subduing it and bringing forth the wealth that lay wrapped in its coffers of natural stores, while also he

Biographical Sketch of John Hemwood Oliver

Oliver, John Hemwood; general contractor; born, London, Eng., April 14, 1868; son of John and Sarah Burnham Oliver; educated, Cleveland public schools and business college; married, Cleveland, June 13, 1900, Lydia Schneider; issue, two sons, Chester Henry, and Karl Hemwood Oliver; five years in military, Co. I, 5th regiment, Cleveland, and one year 1st sergt. in the Euclid Light Infantry, Cleveland; learned the contracting business with his father, who was proficient in all lines of building; has been a building contractor for twenty years, for the past five years mostly in building, jobbing and remodeling, taking all branches of the

Oliver, Charles R. – Obituary

Word was received here yesterday that Charles R. Oliver, a Wallowa (black mark through line and unable to read) California, last Friday, December 24. Deceased was a brother of B.B. Oliver of Wallowa and H.W. Oliver of this city, and was born December 14, 1866, in Scotland County, Missouri. Several years ago he left this state and has since resided in California, yet had made occasional visits to relatives in this county. Surviving are his widow, two daughters, a son and several grandchildren, all residing in California. In addition to the brothers above mentioned, is another brother, A.V. Oliver of

Oliver, L. C. – Obituary

Mr. Oliver died Wednesday Morning of Pneumonia L. C. Oliver who had been ill a few days with pneumonia at his home, died early Wednesday morning. L. C. Oliver was born in Ohio July 25th, 1851 and died February 18th, 1920 at the age of sixty-eight years, six months and twenty-three days. He was married to Catherine E. Holloway in 1876 and they resided in Kansas for a number of years. To this union ten children were born, seven boys and three girls. The wife, three sons and three daughters survive him. He came to Oregon in 1884 and has

Oliver, Ned – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Former Cove Resident Taken by Long Illness Word was received by Mrs. Charles Hancock of the death of Ned Oliver, Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver were proprietors of the Cove Corner Grocery for several years, leaving here a year ago in March for a location in Halfway, Ore. Mr. Oliver had been seriously ill in a Boise hospital for some time, but recently seemed much improved and was taken home. After a short time he became worse and Mrs. Oliver and their son, Bill, started with him for Boise but he became so much worse that

Adlai S. Oliver

1st Lt., Med. Corps. Born in Johnston County; son of J. W. and Peakie Oliver. Husband of Camille Debnam. Entered service Aug. 7, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Phila. General Hospital. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., as Psychiostrist, then to Newport News. Sailed for France August, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. Returned to USA Dec. 24, 1918. With Mobile Neuralgic Unit No. 3 while in France. Mustered out at E. Norfolk, Mass., Feb. 15, 1919.