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Discovered Olney

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Son of Rev. Thomas Olney and Marie Olney
Brother of Rev. Thomas Olney; Epenetus 'Spencer' Olney; Stephen Olney; Mary Whipple; Lydia Williams and 2 others

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  1. Name: Discovered OLNEY
  2. Sex: M
  3. ALIA: Discovery /[?]/
  4. Birth: ABT 1635
  5. Note:
   Of age by 6 February 1664/5 when he witnessed a statement with James Olney and Thomas Olney (Early Records of the Town of Providence); not seen hereafter.
   [Ancestry of Emily Jane Angell; Dean Crawford Smith and Melinde Lutz Sanborn; NEHGS 1992]
   Perhaps his name was actually Discovery, as there are Olneys given this name in later generations. The story passed down in the family by oral tradition was that Discovery was born at sea as the family was approaching the American shore. I found this story in a county history of Madison County, Ohio, where one of the Olneys was named Discovery.

Father: Thomas OLNEY b: 6 JUN 1600 in St. Albans Abbey, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Mother: Marie ASHTON b: ABT 25 AUG 1605 in St. Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, England

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