The Tree - Person Sheet
The Tree - Person Sheet
NameJohn Oliver
Birth21 Aug 1847, New Plymouth, NZ
Death11 Apr 1861
Burial12 Apr 1861, Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
FatherSamuel Oliver (ca1820-1873)
MotherElizabeth Baker (1827-1920)
Misc. Notes
Name, year of birth, and date of death from reliable information (CB/January 2002) collected by Brian Oliver of (b.1950) on his April 2008 visit to Devon.

John died age 13 on 11 April 1861. Neville Richards, grandson of Ivy Grace Oliver says cause of death was during diptheria epidemic.

Diptheria also confirmed by Graeme Kenyon, whose great grandfather was James George Kenyon b.1861 whose second wife was Ada Oliver b.1864, daughter of Samuel Oliver b.1833. Graeme also references Taranaki Herald 13 April 1861.

Cemetery in Devon Road, also references Taranaki Herald 13 April 1861.

Exact date of death and baptism of 30 October 1847 from David Eric Lloyd (born 15 Feb 1943) which he gleaned from the New Plymouth archives from the Registry of Baptisms Wesleyan.

Information from Clarence (Clarry) George Oliver b. 09 Sep 1928 says place of burial Te Henui Cemetery. Place of birth from Clarry.

From Brian (of trip to New Plymouth February 2009, the Headstone at Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Zealand:
Memory of John Oliver
Who died April 11th 1861
Aged 14 Years
Also in memory of
Anabella Oliver
Who died April 28th 1861
Aged 16 Years
He shall gather the lambs with
his arm, and carry them in his bosom
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