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Re: margaret donaldson and john olver
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: July 03, 2010 at 12:33:17
In Reply to: margaret donaldson and john olver by Colleen Evans of 2443

Hello Colleen,

I am not related to this family in any way. Saw your post and this is what I could find:

1881 Census of Canada
about John Olver
Name: John Olver
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 44
Birth Year: 1837
Birthplace: England
Religion: M. C Canada
Nationality: English
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District Number: 164
District: Elgin West
Sub-District Number: C
Subdistrict: Southwold
Division: 3

Household Members: Name Age
John Olver 44
Margret Olver 44
William Olver 17
John Olver 15
Arthur Olver 4
Elizebeth Olver 18
Susan Olver 7

Source Citation: Year: 1881;Census Place: Southwold, Elgin West, Ontario. Roll: C_13266, Page 59, Family No: 279

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1871 Census of Canada
about John Olver
Name: John Olver
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birth Place: England
Marital Status: Married
Religion: W Meth
Origin: English
Province: Ontario
District: Bothwell
District Number: 03
Division: 01
Subdistrict: Camden
Subdistrict Number: c

Household Members: Name Age
John Olver 32, head, b. England, farmer
Margret Olver 34, wife, b. Ireland
Elizabeth E Olver 9, daughter
William H L Olver 7, son
John M Olver 5, son

Source Citation: Year: 1871; Census Place: Camden, Bothwell, Ontario; Roll: C-9893; Family No: 45.
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Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1926
about John Olver
Name: John Olver
Birth Place: England
Residence: Southwold Township
Age: 24
Estimated birth year: abt 1838
Father Name: William
Mother Name: Elizabeth
Spouse Name: Margaret Donaldson
Spouse's Age: 24
Spouse Birth Place: Ireland
Spouse residence: St. Thomas
Spouse Father Name: Mahlon
Spouse Mother Name: Ann
Marriage Date: 21 Jan 1862
Marriage County: Elgin
Archives of Ontario Microfilm: MS248_5 and MS248_6
Source: Indexed by: Genealogical Research Library

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Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1926
about Wm H Olver
Name: Wm H Olver
Birth Place: Canada
Age: 24, batchelor, station master
Estimated birth year: abt 1864
Father Name: John Olver
Mother Name: Margret Olver
Spouse Name: Mary Downing
Spouse's Age: 24
Spouse Birth Place: Canada
Spouse Father Name: Henry Downing
Spouse Mother Name: Mary Downing
Marriage Date: 18 Oct 1888
Marriage Location: Oxford
Marriage County: Oxford
Archives of Ontario Microfilm: MS932_61

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Hope this helps a little.

Regards,
Susan Nass
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