Oliver Sturtevant

Brief Life History of Oliver

When Oliver Sturtevant was born on 26 May 1847, in Clayton, Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Alva Sturtevant, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Ann Clark, was 36. He married Fanny E. Cummings on 26 October 1868, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Beaver Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died in 1926, in Alberta, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Sturtevant
Fanny E. Cummings
Marriage: 26 October 1868
Carl H. Sturtevant
May Sturtevant
Fred Sturtevant
Bertha Sturtevant
Emma Sturtevant
Unknown Sturtevant
Lee Sturtevant
infant Sturtevant

Sources (28)

  • Oliver Sturdyfet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oliver Sturtevant, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Oliver Sturtevant, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sturdivant .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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