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Descendants of John H. OLIVER


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN H.2 OLIVER (ELIAS1) was born Abt. 1832 in Illinois. He married MARY ANN HARRISON 17 Nov 1853 in Hancock County, Illinois (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.), daughter of JOHN HARRISON and MARTHA UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1833 in England/Illinois.

Notes for JOHN H. OLIVER:
1850 U.S. Census • Illinois • Hancock • Other Townships
1860 Census Il Hancock County Walker Township pg 608 James E. Oliver age 6 listed with neighbor.
1870 Census IL Hancock County Warson Post Office pg 433 children listed: James,Elias, Albert, Michal, Benjamin
1880 Census IL Hancock County Walker Township pg 316C
Notes for M
ARY ANN HARRISON:I have no proof other than a marriage license in Hancock County, IL that her surname was Harrison.

Children of JOHN OLIVER and MARY HARRISON are:

2. i. JAMES E.3 OLIVER, b. Jul 1854, Illinois.

ii. ELIAS W. OLIVER, b. 1861, Illinois.    Notes for ELIAS W. OLIVER:
1900 U.S. Census • California • San Francisco • Other Townships • ED# 48 unknown if this is the same Elias. birth year is wrong, parents birth places are right. Listed with wife and children.
1910 Census OK  Ellis   Morgan twp   District 151 

iii. ALBERT M. OLIVER, b. 1863, Illinois. Notes for Albert Oliver:  1900 United States Federal Census > Missouri > Ray > Crooked River > District 126 unknown if this is the same Albert Oliver he is listed with wife Emma, Children; Mabel, Ethel, Nellie, Silva B. 1910   Census  MO  Ray Hardin  District 129 unknown if this is the same Albert Oliver. He is listed with wife Emma, children; Etta, Nellie, Sylvia, Stella, Avery
1920  Census MO Ray Crooked River District 132 is listed as Albert M. Oliver so this is probably the right one but no proof. Listed with wife Emma, Etta, Stella and Avery.
1930 Census MO Ray Crooked River> District 3 listed as Albert M Olivery with wife Emma and brother in law George Lawe(?) It is a La but unsure about the w

iv. E. MARTHA OLIVER, b. 1865, Illinois.

v. MICHAEL OLIVER, b. 1867, Illinois.

vi. F. BENJAMIN OLIVER, b. 1870, Illinois.

vii. B. MARY OLIVER, b. 1872.

viii. ANNA OLIVER, b. 1875, Illinois.


Generation No. 2

2. JAMES E.3 OLIVER (JOHN H.2, ELIAS1) was born Jul 1854 in Illinois. He married MARINDA "AMANDA" CALHOUN 28 Jun 1876 in Hancock County, Illinois (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.), daughter of JESSE CALHOUN and SHELBY UNKNOWN. She was born 19 Mar 1855 in Illinois (Source: name and birthdates written in childhood Bible.).

Notes for JAMES E. OLIVER:
1880 Census IL Hancock County Walker Township pg 316C
1900 MO Census Greene Co Campbell Township - all children listed except Nora
1910 Kansas, WASHINGTON, Roll 459 Book 2, Page 101b -listed Amanda's mother born in Kentucky - 3 children all living - if this is true then which children are not hers?
1920 KS Washington County  pg 8B - states James parents were born in OH
Oliver Cemetery   Haddam, Washington County, Kansas
Located 2 miles west, 1 mi. south of Haddam, Ks, Haddam Township. Sec 29
Lat: 39°50'34"N, Lon: 97°20'56"W
Contributed by Marlene L. (Cross) Skipton, Jul 06, 2001 [mlskipton@hotmail.com]. Total records = 7.
I walked this cemetery and later compared my work with the records held by Washington County Historical Society, Washington, Kansas.
There have been no new burials since the 1800's.
- Marlene L. (Cross) Skipton
Enoch, Edwin, b. 20 Oct A.D. 1843, d. 4 May A.D. 1870
Enoch, L. J., b. 30 Jul 1869, d. and departed (unreadable)
Johnson, H., b. in the year of our Lord 10 May A.D.1868, and departed this life 2 Mar A.D. 1869
Oliver David S., d. 29 May 1887, 84Y.3M 25D
Oliver, Jane, d. 24 Sep 1890.76Y 5M 2D., w/of D.S.Oliver
Oliver, John H., d. 17 Sep 1850, 38Y.3M.1D
Oliver, Roddie, d. 16 Mar 1869, 22Y., w/of J.H. Oliver

Notes for M
ARINDA "AMANDA" CALHOUN:  1930 census Tulsa, Tulsa pg 9A one page over from Orin with daughter Eve? born in MO age 38. Listed Amanda's mother as born in KY. Everything seems to fit but is Sarah Eva?

I had last name listed as Culligan but the Illinois Marriage Archives shows last name as Calvin. I have seen Miranda AdelaideCalhoun's childhood Bible.


3. i. WILLIAM E.4 OLIVER, b. Sep 1876, Illinois.

4. ii. NORA CORNELIUS OLIVER, b. 18 Feb 1877, Illinois; d. 19 Aug 1964, Guthrie, Oklahoma.

iii. ORIN OLIVER, b. May 1879. Notes for ORIN OLIVER: possible census 1930 OK Tulsa, Tulsa pg 9B

iv. SARAH OLIVER, b. Feb 1881, Missouri.

v. JESSE W. OLIVER, b. Apr 1883, Missouri.

vi. MARY OLIVER, b. Apr 1885, Missouri.

vii. SALLEE P. OLIVER, b. 1887, Kansas.

viii. IDA GRACE "AUNT SKEET" OLIVER, b. 13 Oct 1893, Missouri; d. 23 Dec 1989, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Notes for IDA GRACE "AUNT SKEET" OLIVER:
Never married. Lived and died in Tulsa.  Buried Owasso, Oklahoma
1920 OK Tulsa, Tulsa County Census pg 98
Sent a western union Mar 17, 1932 to Ida Oliver 188 East First Pl Care Cliston Welding Works from Jess- funeral to be Saturday
Lived at 1403 South Rockford Apt 202 Tulsa in 1938
Lived at 1403 South Rockford Tulsa, Ok in 1940
1941 mail to Ida Oliver to 870 South Jamestown-Tulsa

Found in Ida's positions held by Donald Oliver a 1931 Tulsa Central High School Commencement program. The only Oliver listed is a Neve Oliver 705 S. Lewis


Generation No. 3

3. WILLIAM E.4 OLIVER (JAMES E.3, JOHN H.2, ELIAS1) was born Sep 1876 in Illinois. He married MATTIE ______________, daughter of UNKNOWN and UNKNOWN. She was born 1884 in Missouri. Notes for WILLIAM E. OLIVER: 1920 OK Tulsa County Census pg 38  Sand Springs

Children of WILLIAM OLIVER and MATTIE ______________ are:

i. LELA5 OLIVER, b. Abt. 1905, Missouri.

ii. LEONARD WILLIAM OLIVER, b. 02 Aug 1906, Missouri; d. 06 Dec 1988.

iii. CLARENCE OLIVER, b. Abt. 1907, Missouri.


4. NORA CORNELIUS4 OLIVER (JAMES E.3, JOHN H.2, ELIAS1) was born 18 Feb 1877 in Illinois, and died 19 Aug 1964 in Guthrie, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Gardens Tulsa, Ok.). She married JAMES WALLACE GOUMAZ (Source: 1920 Census Tulsa County, OK, vo. 72 ED29 sheet 8 Line 26, Goumaz, James W. 40 KS.) 1903, son of JOSEPH GOUMAZ and MATILDA JEFFRIES. He was born 17 May 1879 in Mound Valley, Labette, Kansas, and died 21 Nov 1960 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Gardens Tulsa, Ok.).

Notes for NORA CORNELIUS OLIVER: Not listed with parents in 1900 census. Death Records from funeral home states birthplace as Carthage, Missouri. Buried Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, OK.

Had beautiful hands and was very proud of it. Called James Wallace Dickie! Had bad scare on head from bad car wreck. Had a chow when they lived in west Tulsa

Notes for JAMES WALLACE GOUMAZ: Was a Methodist, Professional Boy Scout, Worked as Janitor, A member of the Mason Lodge
1910 Oklahoma, TULSA, Roll 1274 Book 2, Page 116a - listed under W. James
1920 OK Soundex gives birthplace as Kansas  Vol. 72 E.D.29 sht.8 line 26
1930 Census OK  Tulsa District 79 states race as Mixed Cherokee

1913 Goumaz, James W. (Nora) janitor North Side School 202 Xanthus
1914 Goumaz, James V. (Nora) janitor 202 S. Xanthus
1915 Goumaz, James (Nora) janitor Central 202 S. Xanthus
1917 Goumaz, James. W (Nora) janitor Central H.S. r. 202 S. Xanthus Ave
1919Goumaz, James W. (Dick)(Nora C.) janitor Central Grade School r. 202 S. Xanthus
1920 Goumaz, James W. (Nora C.) janitor Central Grade School r. 113 E. 5th
1923 Goumaz, James W. (Nora)janitor r. 202 S. Xanthus Ave
1925 Goumaz, Jas. W, (Nora C.) custodian r. 40 N. Gillette Ave
1926-1930 Not listed
1931 Goumaz, J.W. (Dick)(Nora) custodian Cleveland School r. 40 1/2 N. Gillette
1932 Goumaz, J.W. D. (Nora) 40 S. Gillette Ave
1933 Goumaz, James (Nora) Custodian Cleveland School r. 40 N. Gillette
1934 Goumaz, James (Nora) custodian Bd. of Education 40 1/2 N. Gillette
1935 Goumaz, James (Nora)
1936 Goumaz, James W. (Nora) custodian 40 N. Gillette
1937 Not listed


Former Employee of Schools Dies
Funeral services for James Wallace Goumaz, 81, of 1549 E. 10th St., a retired public school custodian-building engineer and pioneer resident will be held at 10am Wednesday in the Moore Funeral Home chapel.
He died at his home Monday of an apparent stroke.
He attended Tulsa's first public school when it opened in 1885. Coming to Tulsa with his parents.

Children of NORA OLIVER and JAMES GOUMAZ are:

i. E. ROY5 GOUMAZ, b. 05 Sep 1904, Oklahoma (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 19 Feb 1998, Internal Ref. #; d. 21 Feb 1987, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: 19 Feb 1998, Internal Ref. #; m. MARY JO MCDOWELL; b. 27 Jun 1920.
Notes for E
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record
Name: Roy E Goumaz    Birth Year: 1904
Race: White, citizen Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma State: Oklahoma
Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1942 Enlistment State: Oklahoma Enlistment City: Tulsa
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 71 Weight: 178

ii. FLOYD FRANCES GOUMAZ, b. 01 Oct 1906, Springfield, Greene, Missouri; d. 21 Apr 1979, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Garden Cemetery Tulsa 51st and Memorial); m. RUTH MADELINE WYGANT, 24 Dec 1924, Tulsa Tulsa, Oklahoma; b. 22 Nov 1909, Kolcomo, Howard, Indiana; d. 22 Feb 1981, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Gardens Tulsa, Ok.). Notes for FLOYD FRANCES GOUMAZ: 1930 Census OK Tulsa County pg 7B   Picture of Ruth and Floyd 50 anniversary

Floyd was a Janitor for Tulsa Public Schools. He enjoyed his work and the children. He collected everything and anything. He had a wonderful collection of coins he spent all of his life collecting. Just before his death his house was robbed of the coin collection. His S.S.# 442-01-6895

Notes for RUTH MADELINE WYGANT: 1910 U Census > Indiana > Howard > 4-wd Kokomo > District 128 with parents

OBIT Tulsa Tribune Monday February 23, 1981
GOUMAZ-Ruth Madeline, 71, 2425 S. Memorial passed away Sunday. Survived by 4 sons: Floyd Goumaz, Jr., Donald J. Goumaz, Robert G. Goumaz all of Tulsa, James E. Goumaz of Cleveland, Oklahoma: 9 grandchildren: 4 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday 1 p.m. Moore's Eastlawn Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Moore's Eastlawn




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