Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

James Orville Oliver

Male 1898 - 1983  (85 years)


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  • Name James Orville Oliver 
    Born 4 Jul 1898  Richwood, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    Residence 1911  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Episcopal 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-194931 
    Died 2 Aug 1983  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I194931  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Samuel Oliver,   b. Jul 1868, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Bateman,   b. Jan 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 Mar 1895  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F186707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jean Belle "Jeannie" Veitch,   b. 2 May 1899, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1925, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1921  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F42657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Maude "Maude" Blancher,   b. 1909, Burford, Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 Jan 1928  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F249165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Kathleen Maquire 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F249166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Oliver

      James Orville Oliver of London, formerly of Ayr, passed away on August 2nd. He was in his 86th year. Born in Richwood, he was a son of the late Samuel Oliver and Margaret Bateman. Mr. Oliver spent his early years in Ayr, attending school here. He served overseas with the army and then returned to Ayr where he worked at Ramsey's Store. In the 1930's Mr. Oliver moved to London where he worked as a maintenance man at the old federal building for the post office. He also enjoyed helping with a stand at London market which he did until three years ago. While in Ayr, he was a fine hockey player with the outstanding Ayr hockey team of the 1920's. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Masonic Lodge and Christ Anglican Church. Predeceased by his first wife Jean Veitch and second wife Maude Blancher; two sisters Myrtle Bricklin and Florence Hamlyn; brothers Ted, George and Sam. Surviving are his wife Kathleen McGuire; two daughters Dolores Shelton and Joan Forster, both of London; and a sister Theresa Pritchett of London. Funeral service was held in London with interment in Ayr Cemetery.

      The Ayr News 17 Aug 1983 pg 11

  • Sources 
    1. [S1282] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1911, p 3.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: James Orville Oliver Date of Birth: 4 Jul 1898 Gender: Male Birth Place: Oxford, Ontario, Canada Father's name: Samuel Oliver Mother's name: Maggie Bateman

    3. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 13360 (1895), Oliver-Bateman.
      Samuel Oliver, laboroer of Brantford, Birth Place: Canada Age: 26 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869 Father Name: James Oliver Mother Name: Isabella Oliver Spouse Name: Maggie Bateman, residence Brantford, Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father Name: John Bateman Spouse Mother Name: Johanna Bateman Marriage Date: 28 Mar 1895 Marriage Location: Wentworth, Hamilton

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: James Owille Oliver Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1898 Birth Place: Richwood Marriage Date: 3 Dec 1921 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Sam Oliver Mother: Margaret Bateman Spouse: Jean Veitch Spouse's Age: 22 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1899 Spouse Birth Place: North Dumfries Twp Spouse Father: Andrue Veitch Spouse Mother: Isabell Swan

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: James Orville Oliver Age: 29 Birth Date: abt 1899 Birth Place: Oxford County, Ontario Marriage Date: 13 Jan 1928 Marriage County or District: Waterloo Father: Samuel Oliver Mother: Margaret Bateman Spouse: Sarah Maude Blancher Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1909 Spouse Birth Place: Burford, Ont Spouse Father: Charles Blancher Spouse Mother: Emily May Short

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Episcopal - 1911 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Dec 1921 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1928 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1983 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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