John Oliver McEntire Sr

1832–1866 (Age 34)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Oliver

When John Oliver McEntire Sr was born in 1832, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Champion Daniel McEntire, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Black Waters, was 26. He married Elizabeth Watkins on 22 December 1859, in Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marion, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1850. He died in 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Utah, United States.

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John Oliver McEntire Sr
Elizabeth Watkins
Marriage: 22 December 1859
James M Mc Entire
William Champion McEntire
Alice Katherine McEntire
George McEntire
John Oliver McEntire Jr

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22 December 1859
Marion, Crittenden, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (6)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 0

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Scottish McIntyre .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Oliver J Mcintire in household of Champion Mcintire, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Oliver McEntire, "Find A Grave Index"

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