Olive Elizabeth Giffin

April 1848–November 1926 (Age 78)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Olive Elizabeth

When Olive Elizabeth Giffin was born in April 1848, in Ohio, United States, her father, Matthew Giffin, was 39 and her mother, Lucinda Stewart, was 32. She married Lewis Elza Tucker on 28 October 1874, in Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. In 1880, at the age of 62, her occupation is listed as keeping house in Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States. She died in November 1926, in Lincoln, Benton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Elza Tucker
Olive Elizabeth Giffin
Marriage: 28 October 1874
Ida Ann Tucker
Lucinda Belle Tucker
Charles Steward Tucker
David Oliver Tucker
Myrtle Elizabeth Tucker
Lulu Tucker

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World Events (8)

Age 12
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 22
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1557;2007: 2830; 2010: 4124)Irish (Ulster and Kildare): shortened form of McGiffin , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ‘son of Duibhfionn’.English (mainly southeastern England): variant of Geffen .

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

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Sources (18)

  • Olive E Giffin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Olive E Griffin, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Olive E Tucker in household of Lewis E Tucker, "United States Census, 1920"

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