The Olver Family

A Family History

Grace Olver

Was most probably born during 1795. Grace was baptised in St Pinnock, Liskkeard, Cornwall on 15th November 1795.

Grace married a Samuel DONY on December 7th 1820 in St Pinnock. John and Hannah Dony and Thomas Barnecut were the witnesses to the marriage.

Samuel DONY - was most probably born during 1797. Samuel was baptised on November 12th 1797 or 1798 in Calstock, Cornwall.

During the 1850 US Census Samuel [53] a Farmer and Grace [55] were living in the Township of Texas in Wayne County. Pennsylvania. Also in the household was Mary H Dony [25], Eliza Dony [18], Ann Dony [13], Laura Dony [3]. Amos Dony [2], Thomas Olvan [62] a Labourer, Wm Henry [16] and Grace Doney [20].

During the 1870 US Census Samuel [72] a Farmer was in Dyberry, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. In the household as well were Henry Bowden [36] a Farm Laborer, Ann Bowden [34] Keeping House, Laura Hurd [23] a Domestic Servant, Amos Hurd [22] a Laborer and John Hanery [13].

Family Connections


William Olver

Sarah Warn(e)

James Dony

Jennifred ?