James Oliver (1805 - 1886)
Oliver (circa 1820 - 1873)
The day of this
update marks the 179th anniversary of the arrival
of the Oliver brothers, James and Samuel, to New
Plymouth on the barque 'Amelia Thompson' on the
3rd September 1841.
James arrived with his wife Ruth and six children.
Unfortunately one child died on the voyage over.
Samuel was single and met his wife, Elizabeth, in
New Plymouth. She sailed on the barque 'Blenheim'
with her family the following year and they
married two years after that!
We have major updates to the descendants of James'
son Francis Oliver and major updates to the
descendants of Samuel’s granddaughter Frances Maud
Corrections, and Additions to The Tree:
Oliver side for:
details for up to five generations of the
descendants of Frances Maud ANDREWS
and Ernest Henry GRAY. Frances was the
daughter of Matilda (Tilly) OLIVER. Matilda
was the daughter of Samuel OLIVER b. circa
1820, who built the first flour mill in New
Plymouth. Also, the parents and grandparents
of Ernest Henry GRAY have been added. The chart for Matilda OLIVER
is also updated.
the descendants of Francis (b.1840) and
Elizabeth (nee LANGMAN) OLIVER
including the CHATTERTON family from
extensive NZ Birth Death & Marriages
databases and research by descendant Joshua
KEIJSERS. Francis OLIVER was the son of
James OLIVER b. 1805. The chart for Francis OLIVER
is also updated.
identity of brother’s James and Samuel
OLIVER's maternal grandfather from John
BRAYLEY to James BRAYLEY. This is
based upon details for James BRAYLEY’s
children and grandchildren mentioned in a Will for “James BRAYLEY”.
Further research of baptism and marriage
records support this change.
details of the descendants of Ivor James Clark OLIVER
b.1907, including details of the SHUTE and
FLORANCE families. Ivor OLIVER was the
grandson of Samuel OLIVER b.1833. Ivor’s
mother was Olive Nesta Eleanor SHUTE. Ivor’s
wife was Loma Elizabeth FLORANCE.
the descendants of Joseph (b.1874) and Emily
(nee JOHNSON) WOOLFORD. Joseph’s
sister, Mary Jane WOOLFORD was the
great-grandmother of Brian of nzolivers.
On my Carol's
- Addition of
details of the MONTEZINO and YOUNG families. These
are the ancestors of the husband of our
daughter Sarah FERGUSON (nee CHURTON).
thank you to those that have contributed with
additions since the last update.
In 'The Tree',
you may navigate up and down through family
relationships. To get more information on a
particular person - click on their name when
they appear in the middle section of the tree
webpage. Here, a new 'Person Sheet' will open
often giving sources of information and notes. An
example here of a Person Sheet.
Information on living people has been filtered
out for privacy reasons.
We maintain the
latest version of software (Reunion 12.0 build
200602) used to generate 'The Tree'.
Functionality includes a responsive design' for
optimising the web pages for whatever device
being used, ability to search by name, ability
to generate pedigree charts for
Carrell, Carrel Book
A book titled, ’John
and Talitha Carroll - From Jersey to
Wanganui’, published in 2019 by Anthony Carrell
is highly recommended. Anthony has written this in an
informative, detailed, and
describing the life of John and Talitha and
their children. They immigrated to
Wanganui New Zealand in 1874 from Jersey,
Channel Islands. John Carroll was born in
Tipperary, Ireland and wife Talitha was born
in Somerset, England. They met and married in
Jersey. Read a book review here, and
find details on how to purchase.
This website is dedicated
to Brian and Carol Oliver's children: Nigel
Churton, Sarah Ferguson (nee Churton), Emma
Oliver and Marie Oliver; our seven
grandchildren, and to all the family members
that appear in our genealogy pages!
last updated: 3 September 2020
Previous 5 updates:
7 March 2020,
3 July 2019,
2018, 4 July
2018, 14 July