Categotry Archives: Oliver Family

Charles Samuel Oliver

Charles was born on 17 March 1875 according to U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.  He was born in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky.  He had blue eyes and dark hair. In 1880, Charles lived in Allen, Kentucky with his parents and siblings according to the 1880 Census.  He was 5 years old.  His parents were Thomas J age 52 and Phoebe A Oliver age 40.  His siblings were Jesse W. age 23, John T. age 18, Willis Leon age […]

Oliver Family History

Oliver Surname The Oliver Family is going to be an interesting bunch.  I mentioned the Buchanan Estate scam when I posted the Buchanan Family History page.  Well, the Oliver family ties into this as well.  In two ways…one, there are some Buchanan’s that married into the Oliver family.  And two, there was one Oliver person that I know of that claimed it was from the Oliver side that we were related to former President James Buchanan. In fact, he stole the […]

Lester Otis Oliver – Up Close and Personal

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To protect the living, I have removed names from the photos in Lester‘s gallery.  Please enjoy his family’s memories of him with his children and grandchildren. Click the image to view in full size. If you have memories of Lester that you would like to share, please don’t hesitate to share them.  I am a firm believer that our future generations would enjoy hearing the stories of their ancestors, at least as much as I do.  We are the only […]

Lester Otis Oliver

Documented History Lester Otis Oliver was born 13 April 1909 according to the U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current. Also, the 1910 Census lists him as 1 year old and there are several Ancestry Trees that list this birthdate as well. He was born in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky.  He is the first person I am researching from the Oliver family tree. In 1910, Lester was 1 year old and lived in Allen, Kentucky with his parents, Charles S. Oliver and […]