Rev. John Oliver

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John Oliver, Sr.

Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Thorpe Achurch, Northamptonshire, England
Death: April 12, 1646 (33)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Thomas Oliver, “Elder” and Agnes Oliver, widow Henson
Husband of Elizabeth Jackson
Father of John Oliver; Elizabeth Wiswell; Hannah Oliver; John Oliver, Jr. and Thomas Oliver
Brother of Elizabeth Woodfull; Thomas Oliver; Jonathan Oliver; Anne Oliver and Peter Oliver, Sr.
Half brother of James Oliver; Nathaniel Oliver; Abigail Johnson; Samuel Oliver; Daniel Oliver and 3 others

Occupation: Minister, Reverend, Arrived 1632
Managed by: Mary Kay Stephens
Last Updated:

About Rev. John Oliver

Admitted as Freeman, Boston, May 1634; married (by 1638) to Elizabeth Newgate; Harvard Class of 1645; died 1646, shortly after becoming minister.

WILLIAM AND FRANCIS, Captain...... Thomas, Master. She left London 1632 March 9 and arrived June 5, 'with about sixty passengers.'

  • 'Mrs. Anne Oliver
  • John Oliver
  • James Oliver
  • Peter Oliver
  • ...... Oliver
  • ...... Oliver

See article by Leslie Mahler, JAN. 2003, 157 New England Hist. Gen. Register, pp. 34-36, indicating that Thomas Oliver had four wives: (1) Agnes, (2) Elizabeth (d. 1624), (3) Anne (d. 1635), (4) Anne Squire Purchase (d. 1662).

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Rev. John Oliver's Timeline

Thorpe Achurch, Northamptonshire, England
July 29, 1638
Age 25
Boston, Suffolk Co, MA
February 28, 1639
Age 26
Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 3, 1641
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, MA
February 12, 1644
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 12, 1645
Age 32
"Little Cambridge" now Brighton, Mass.
April 12, 1646
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
St. Stephan's, London, London, England