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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Peter Ollom
Elizabeth Emry
Marriage: about 1820
John Ollom
James Ollom
Jacob Ollom
Amanda Ollom
Hannah Ollom
Mary Elizabeth Ollom
Catherine E Ollom

Spouse and Children

about 1820
Pennsylvania, United States


    John Ollom


    James Ollom


    Jacob Ollom


    Amanda Ollom


    Hannah Ollom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+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.

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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