Joseph Oliver1

#3949, (circa 1805 - circa 1874)
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of William David Lewis
Father*John Oliver1 (bt 1760 - 1770 - b 1840)
Mother*Nancy Jane Reese1 (bt 1760 - 1770 - bt 1831 - 1839)

Family 1

Ruth Downen b. 1816, d. 1845
Children 1.Josiah Oliver9 (c 1836 - )
 2.John Oliver9 (c 1838 - )
 3.Elizabeth Oliver9 (c 1840 - )
 4.David Oliver9 (c 1842 - )
 5.Jane Oliver+9 (c 1844 - 1929)
 6.William Oliver9 (c 1845 - )

Family 2

Lureny Moore b. c 1827
Children 1.Harriet Oliver9 (c 1847 - )
 2.Felix Oliver9 (c 1849 - 1878)
 3.Lewis Oliver4 (c 1858 - )
 4.Lutha Oliver4 (c 1859 - )
Joseph Oliver was also known as Josiah.2 
Birth*circa 1805He was born circa 1805 at KentuckyG.3,4,1 
1811He removed with John Oliver and Nancy Jane Reese in 1811 Knox County (now Posey Co.) IN, poss. with the Downen brothers.5 
1820He appeared on the census of 1820 in the household of John Oliver and Nancy Jane Reese at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, age 10-15; hh may incl. child's family; nei. John and Susannah (Oliver) Lewis.6 
Marriage*16 August 1833He married Ruth Downen, daughter of Josiah Downen Jr and Ann Barton, on 16 August 1833 at Posey Co., IndianaG.7 
Marriage*April 1846He married Lureny Moore in April 1846 at Posey Co., IndianaG.8 
September 1850He and Lureny Moore appeared on the census of September 1850 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.3 
10 July 1860He and Lureny Moore appeared on the census of 10 July 1860 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.4 
Death*circa 1874He died circa 1874 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1 

Citations

  1. [S48] Gerald Ray Lewis Family Tree, Gerald Ray Lewis, owner, online Ancestry.com, has birth in NC.
  2. [S737] History of Posey County (Goodspeed) (Chicago: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1886), p. 475.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (45), b. KY, farmer; "Louisa" (23), b. IN.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (48), b. KY; Lurena (33), b. DE.
  5. [S565] Josiah Downen Family, online Ancestry.com, "In 1811, Timothy accompanied his brothers David [sp. of John Oliver's dau. Elizabeth], William, Job, and Josiah Jr. to the southwest corner of the Indiana Territory, which was soon to become Posey County."
  6. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. M (45+) [John]; F (45+) [Nancy]; M (18-25) [poss. John Jr.], m (16-17) [William]; m (10-15) [Joseph], m (<10); f (<10) [last two poss. children of John Jr.].
  7. [S566] Ancestry.com Captain Huebert Harrison Benner Family Tree, Chojo42, owner, online Ancestry.com, no source given. Hereinafter cited as HH Benner FT.
  8. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Lureny Moore and Joseph Oliver; marr. Apr 1846, Posey Co.; Posey County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A Original Record Located: County Clerk's Of; Book: C- 3; Page: 13.
  9. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (45), b. KY, farmer; Louisa (23), b. IN.