Olive Tracy

1795–1840 (Age 45)
Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Olive

When Olive Tracy was born about 1795, in Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Henry Tracy, was 26 and her mother, Martha Martin, was 22. She married David Searl in 1816, in Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1840, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Shelby, Illinois, United States.

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Olive Tracy
David Searl
Marriage: 1816
Oliver H Perry Searl
Alzina Searl

Spouse & Children

Steuben, New York, United States


  • Oliver H Perry Searl


  • Female1819–1849Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1769–1846Male

  • Martha Martin




  • Female1795–1840Female

  • Male1795–Male

  • Mary Ann Tracy


  • Female1799–1875Female

  • Rachel Tracy


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

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