Edward Oliver1

#2390, (1809 - 1871)
FatherRichard Oliver1 (1766 - 1831)
MotherSarah Mogridge1 (1770 - 1851)
RelationshipGrandson of William Oliver
ChartsWilliam Oliver (born ~1730) & Ann Wilson - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart

Children of Edward Oliver and Maria Chamberlain

Life Events

BaptismEdward Oliver was baptized on 6 Feb 1809 in Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon.1 
(Heir) WillHe was named an heir in the will of his father Richard Oliver dated 2 Oct 1831. Edward and his brother William were bequeathed two dwelling houses now building in the Village of Cheriton Fitzpaine on the north side of Richard's present house, including the timber lying in the orchard to complete the building, all in his estate called Pynes. They were also to receive £20 each out of the surplus of Pynes when sold. Edward was to have first choice of the houses being built.2 
MarriageRegistrationThe marriage of Edward Oliver and Maria Chamberlain was registered in the quarter ending Mar 1838 in Exeter RD.3 
Note.Their daughter Eliza was baptised in 1839 in Stoke Canon. Edward's brother Thomas, a schoolmaster, also lived there at that time.4 
1841 CensusEdward and Maria Oliver appeared on the 1841 Census of Cadeleigh, Devon, at Catlake. Edward was 30, a Farmer, and born in the county. Maria was 25 and born in the county. They had a two year old daughter, Eliza.5 
(Heir) WillEdward Oliver was named an heir in the will of his mother Sarah Oliver dated 17 Jan 1844. He was noted to be of the parish of Thelbridge, Devon and was bequeathed £50.6 
1851 CensusEdward and Maria appeared on the 1851 Census of Cruwys Morchard, Devon, at Penny Moor, No 6. Edward was 41, an Agricultural labourer, and was born in Cheriton Fitzpaine. Maria was 33 and born in Stockleigh English. Their sons were William (9) and Richard (6). Their daughter Eliza was visiting her Pasmore cousins in Thorverton [about 8 miles away].7 
ImmigrationEdward Oliver immigrated to Canada in 1856. This was the date reported by his sons in the 1901 census. His daughter Eliza and wife Maria reported 1857. 
1861 CensusEdward and Mariah [sic] appeared on the 1861 Census of Sidney Township, Hastings County, Ontario. Edward was 50 and a farmer. Maria was 40. With them were their sons William (18) and Richard (16). The whole family was born in England and their religion was Episcopal Methodist. They lived in a one story frame house.8 
DirectoryAn Edward Oliver was listed in the 1864 Sidney, Hastings County, directory as
Oliver, Edward, yeoman, 3d concession, part lot 8.9
 
1871 CensusEdward and Maria appeared on the 1871 Census of Huntingdon, Hastings County, Ontario. Edward was 65 and a farmer. Maria was 50. They were both born in England and their religion was Methodist Episcopal. With them was their son Richard (23, farmer).10 
DeathEdward died on 23 Nov 1871.11
 
BurialHe was buried in Bethel United Church Cemetery, Hungerford Township, Hastings County, Ontario.11 
Last Edited1 Nov 2015

Citations

  1. Microfilm of the Parish Register of Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, 1610-1835 (Family History Library, 0916835).
  2. Will and Administration of Richard Oliver of Cheriton Fitzpaine, 2 October 1831, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter, 14 May1832 (Family History Library, film #1278965).
  3. FreeBMD. Edward Oliver & Maria Chamberlain, Mar Q 1838, Exeter RD.
  4. Parish Register lookup by Online Parish Clerk.
  5. 1841 Census for England & Wales, HO107/225 Book 2 Folio 5. Image viewed at Ancestry or Findmypast.
  6. Will and Administration of Sarah Oliver of Cheriton Fitzpaine, 17 January 1844, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter, 5 February 1852 (Family History Library, film #1278965).
  7. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1889 folio 415. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  8. 1861 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Canada West, Hastings County, Sidney Township, Page 37.
  9. 1864-65 Directory of the County of Hastings (Belleville: Mackenzie Bowell, 1865). Digitized copy viewed online at Randy Saylor's site "Transcribed Records of the Bay of Quinte", page 334.
  10. 1871 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Ontario, Hastings North, Huntingdon, Page 42.
  11. Cemetery information viewed at the website CemSearch.ca. Edward Oliver.
  12. Province of Ontario Marriage Registers: John McMaster & Eliza Oliver, 1864, film #1030057, Family History Library.
  13. Province of Ontario Marriage Registers: William Oliver & Alicia Roblin, 1866, film #1030057, Family History Library.