Olivers of Ballycrummy and environs
OLIVERS of BALLYCRUMMY
See also Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Memorial Library for much of the original source material that enabled my start on this tree. Kieran McConville deserves significant credit for starting me on the right path.
1 John OLIVER b: Abt 1841 d: 17 Dec 1909 NOTE: Oral history from the branch of the family in Birmingham indicates that he converted to the Catholic faith. His father, according to his marriage cert, was a John OLIVER.
+ Margaret ROCK b: Abt 1837 d: 23 Aug 1905 m 8 May 1863 St. Patrick's Cathedral (RC), City of Armagh.
2 James OLIVER b: 21 Jan 1864 d: 22 Apr 1913
2 Anne OLIVER b: 2 Jan 1866 d: 24 Aug 1925 NOTE: I have more work to do here, but it seems from the census records that she & her children were Presbyterian. Much of the info I have comes from some legal documents concerning land transfers, and the ages are not always in agreement with the census records.
+ William KANE d: 9 Nov 1891 m 26 Aug 1861.
3 Thomas KANE d: 27 Apr 1934
+ Thomas BURNS d: Aft 1943
3 Jane Anne KANE b: 1878 d: Aft 1962
2 John OLIVER b: 1 Feb.1868 d: Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
+ Margaret DONNELLY b. abt 1876 Ballycrummy d 16 Jul 1917 at Ballycrummy.
3 John OLIVER b: 9 Jul 1897 d. btw 1976-1977 Armagh. m. Sep 21 1926 Susan McGLONE of Lurgyvallen. He went to America, and then returned. He died at St. Luke's Mental Hospital,. Co. Armagh. She remarried.
4 Living Son - name not yet known
3 Margaret OLIVER b: 18 Mar 1899 d: 5 Apr 1899
3 Mary OLIVER b: Jan 1901 d: 14 Dec 1905
3 Francis OLIVER b. Dec 8, 1902 Ballycrummy, Co. Armagh d. Dec 1993 Birmingham, England.
+ Unknown Name
4 Unnamed Baby buried at Yardley Cemetery
4 Terence OLIVER 1945-2015
+ Jane CONNOR b. 28 Jan 1916 Birmingham m. 8 Aug 1955. d. 24 Apr 2013
4 Living OLIVER
3 Margaret OLIVER b.13 Apr 1905 d. (probably) btw 1911-1925
3 Henry OLIVER b: Jun 1908 d. btw 1976-1977 Belfast
+. Lily (last name not known)
4 Unnamed Daughter.
3 Anne OLIVER b: Nov 1910 d. 23 Dec 1910
2 Patrick OLIVER b: 4 Mar 1870 d: Aft 1911
+ Sarah DONNELLY b: Abt 1874
3 Patrick OLIVER b: Mar 1909
2 Bernard OLIVER b: 30 May 1872
2 Joseph OLIVER b: 30 Jul 1874 d: Aft 1911
+ Mary Jane MCCOY b: 1877 d: Aft 1911 NOTE: I Still need to look up her birth cert.
3 John OLIVER b: 13 Aug 1898
3 Thomas James OLIVER b: 12 Oct 1900
3 Joseph OLIVER b: 21 Nov 1903
5 Hugh OLIVER d: 22 Sep 1991
+ KATHLEEN d: 13 Apr 2005
5 Stephen SHERRY b: Abt 1976 d: Abt 1996
3 Francis OLIVER b: Abt 1910
2 Simon Francis OLIVER b: 4 Oct 1876 d: 10 Jun 1952
+ Esther DONALDSON b 12 Jan 1881 Ballinahonemore, Co. Armagh d: 6 Jun 1950 (daughter of John DONALDSON & Margaret WELSH)
3 James OLIVER b: 22 Sep 1916 d: 19 Nov 2009
+ Elizabeth MCCRILLY b: 13 Jul 1922 d: 13 Aug 2012
4 Mary Bridget OLIVER b: 1963 d: 1963
3 Patrick OLIVER b: 1925 d: 11 Sep 2001
5 Kevin MCCARTEN b: 18 Sep 1982 d: 16 May 1999
4 Cathal OLIVER b: 31 Aug 1955 d: 15 May 2013
3 Francis OLIVER d: 22 Oct 1987
+ Phyllis MCCOY d: 22 May 1999
3 John Anthony OLIVER b: 1912 d: 26 Oct 1999
+ Mary Eliza MCGILL b: 1908 d: 9 Oct 1992
+ Kathryn d: 10 Mar 2005
5 Patricia OLIVER d: 17 Aug 2007
5 Bernadette OLIVER b: 1975 d: 8 Feb 2004
3 Josephine OLIVER d: 8 Feb 1963
3 Margaret OLIVER
4 Francis Oliver TONER d. Feb 2014
4 James aka Jim TONER d. bef Feb 2014
4 Living TONER aft 1951
2 Thomas OLIVER b: 19 Mar 1879 d: 24 Aug 1880
1909 Will of John Oliver Ballycrummy
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Oliver of Ballycrummy in the County of Armagh made this sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine. I hereby revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made, appoint my two sons Simon Francis Oliver and James Oliver to be my Executors and I direct that all my just debts and funeral and Testamentary Expenses shall be paid as soon as possible after my decease. I hereby give and bequeath unto my son James Oliver my farm of land in Ballycrummy, and will and bequeath unto my son Simon Francis my farm of land in Drumcoot and I also allow him his share of my house in Ballycrummy if he works agreeable with my son James Oliver to work together as now for at least five years till the stock and chattels to be equally divided between my two sons Simon Francis and James Oliver of Ballycrummy. To my son Joseph Oliver ten pounds. To my son Patrick Oliver ten pounds. To James Lynch a boy now living with me ten pounds provided he stays here for five years. All monies to be paid not later than five years. In case my son Simon Francis succeeds my son James my farm of land in Ballycrummy to go to my son Simon Francis. In case my son Simon Francis dies without heir my farm of land in Drumcoot to go to my son James Oliver and if my two sons Simon Francis and James dies without heir my two farms of (over) land to go to my son Patrick Oliver if alive if not my son John Oliver to succeed. The word succeed on Fourth line of first page should be survive instead of succeed as written.
Signed published and declared by the said Testator and for his last Will and Testament, in presence of me, who, at his request, in his presence, and in presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
George Loughran, Ballycrummy, farmer
Michael Garvey, Farmer, Ballyrath
Thomas W. Cowan Deputy District Registrar.
 John OLIVER b abt 1841. Died December 17, 1909. He was probably born at Tullymore. His wife, Margaret ROCK was alive in 1901, but may have died before this will. More research is needed. It is possible that a son Bernard died as a child, since there is no further reference to him. Another son, John is not mentioned. He was married with children. There is also no mention of a daughter Anne, who died as a spinster. There is also no mention of the youngest son, Thomas.
 Ballycrummy, Parish Armagh, Co. Armagh. It is on the southern border of Drumcoote
 Simon Francis OLIVER born October 8, 1876 at Ballycrummy and probably died there on June 10th, 1952. He was the 7th child, and 6th son.
 James OLIVER, eldest son b. 1864.
 Drumcoot aka Drumcoote, Parish Armagh, Co. Armagh. it is on the northern border of Ballycrummy.
 Joseph OLIVER born July 30th, 1874. . He was the 6th child and 5th son . He was already married with 3 children at the time of this will. It is possible that he already had his share of the estate.
 Patrick OLIVER born March 4, 1870 at Ballycrummy. He was already married with a son Patrick born in March of the year of this will. It is possible that he already had his share of the estate.
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