Early history of the Oliver Family of Perry County, Alabama

August 15, 2012 at 8:06 pm Leave a comment

The most important thing in the world is family and love” ~ John Wooden, basketball player and coach
NOTE: Dennis and Margaret “Muggie” Wyatt Oliver are the parents to Louvenia “Lula” Oliver Reid.
Lula married John Perry (Perry and Brent County, Ala). One of their children is Ora Dee Perry Ford, my grandmother.


Perry County, Alabama, near Marion and Old Town


Reubin Oliver b. 1845, farmer (Father from AL, Mother from GA)  married Edith “Edie” b. 1830 (both parents from TN)


Clarisy b. 1830

Jessie (son) b. 1851

Dennis b. Jan. 1857

Scott b. May 1863

Alferd/Alfred b. June 1866


Scott Oliver lived in Old Town, farmer dies May 5, 1915

wife Lou T b. Jan 1875

daughter, Francis b. 1897

son, Tom b, March 1899

son, Clifton, b. 1908

son (not named at time of census) b. 1910


1880 Census Old Town

Eady Oliver (widow) b. 1830, farmer

son, Dennis b. 1858, farmer
daughter-in-law, Emma, b. 1860

son, Scott b. 1865

son, Alferd b. 1866


Dennis Oliver married Margaret/Muggie b. Dec. 1860

Farmer, Marion (Off Mail Route 5)
Lula b. Dec 1896
Hattie b. 1902
Bertha b. 1903

Dennis Oliver died Feb. 17, 1937
He is buried in Camolite Cemetary

I just started this..please feel free to add in where needed. Or contact me if you are a relative. 🙂


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