Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – the family of Elsie Agnes Oliver Holt

Elsie had 5 children, but 1 of them may still be living so the 4 I am listing are: Reginald John Holt (1914-1960) Eric Victor Holt (1917-1995) Sydney Colin Holt (1926-2016) Allan Raymond Holt (1931-1982) To find articles about the family, I first started my search using the initials of Elsie’s husband, Sydney George Holt.… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – the family of Elsie Agnes Oliver Holt

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Last 3 children of Elizabeth Ann Oliver nee Ball

To finish off my series of posts about the grandchild of Elizabeth Ann Ball, I will quickly mention her youngest 3 children. George William Douglas Oliver (born in 1888) was not yet married when he went off to serve in the First World War.  He was killed in action on 4 July 1918. Yesterday, I… Continue reading Last 3 children of Elizabeth Ann Oliver nee Ball

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Trove Tuesday – Eveline Myrtle Oliver Holt

In my search for grandchildren of Elizabeth Ann Ball, one of my resources has been Trove, and today I will be sharing articles I found for the family of her 9th child Eveline Myrtle Oliver, who married John Vine Holt. When searching for Eveline’s full name, using both the surname Oliver and then Holt, there… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Eveline Myrtle Oliver Holt

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Trove Tuesday – Harry Sylvester Oliver

I have recently been researching the children of Elizabeth Ann Ball, in order to determine if there were more grandchildren I didn’t have in my tree yet.  In this post, I will share articles I found for her son Harry Sylvester Oliver, that helped me determine how many children he had, and what their names… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Harry Sylvester Oliver

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Latest research – Mary Ann Swan, nee Oliver

Over the last few days, I have been doing research on the children and grandchildren of my 2x great grandmother, Elizabeth Ann Ball. Elizabeth Ann Ball was born in 1856, and married in 1875.  Her first child, Mary Ann Oliver, was born in December 1875. Mary Ann Oliver married Alfred Swan in 1898, and I… Continue reading Latest research – Mary Ann Swan, nee Oliver

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Trove Tuesday – Emma Martha Oliver, nee Dew

On Sunday, I did a post about the children/grandchildren in my matrilineal line, and found that more research would be needed to determine if Elizabeth Ann Ball had more grandchildren than I had in my tree.  One of the resources I used to try and find more of her grandchildren was Trove, and in my search… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Emma Martha Oliver, nee Dew

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #51 Silvester Oliver

This week my ancestor is my 4x great grandfather, Silvester Oliver.  Silvester was the father of Frederick Oliver, who I covered in my post on 17 August 2014. Early on in my research, I obtained the marriage certificate of George Oliver, which showed that he had been born in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, and that he was… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #51 Silvester Oliver

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #10 Susannah Campkin

Last week, my ancestor of the week was Frederick Oliver.  This week, my ancestor of the week is his wife, Susannah Campkin.  In my post about Frederick, I had the following information about Susannah: Married Frederick Oliver 2 July 1846 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England.  Her father was listed as Stephen Campkin, shoemaker. Travelled to Australia with husband… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #10 Susannah Campkin