Olive Mc Allister

26 May 1808–
Lovell, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Olive

When Olive Mc Allister was born on 26 May 1808, in Lovell, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Daniel McAllister, was 45 and her mother, Lucy Whiting, was 25. She lived in Lovell, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1808.

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Daniel McAllister
Lucy Whiting
Olive Mc Allister
Frances McAllister
Moses McAllister
Nathan Mc Allister

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World Events (3)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

Age 12

Maine is the 23rd state.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive Mcallaster, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Olive Mcallaster, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Olive Mcallaster, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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