Peter Ollom

1 January 1799–8 May 1873 (Age 74)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Ollom was born on 1 January 1799, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Ullom, was 26 and his mother, Millicent Villers, was 30. He married Elizabeth Emry about 1820, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Perry Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 8 May 1873, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Ollom
1799–1873
Elizabeth Emry
1800–1872
Marriage: about 1820
John Ollom
1820–1898
James Ollom
1825–1865
Jacob Ollom
1826–
Amanda Ollom
1828–1882
Hannah Ollom
1832–1883
Mary Elizabeth Ollom
1836–1907
Catherine E Ollom
1839–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1820
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    John Ollom

    Male1820–1898Male

    James Ollom

    Male1825–1865Male

    Jacob Ollom

    Male1826–Male

    Amanda Ollom

    Female1828–1882Female

    Hannah Ollom

    Female1832–1883Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1816

Age 17

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Oldham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peter Olum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Oldham in entry for James Oldham, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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