Ann Marie Oliver

26 April 1937–10 July 2003 (Age 66)
Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States

The Life of Ann Marie

When Ann Marie Oliver was born on 26 April 1937, in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States, her father, Eulas Morton Oliver, was 28 and her mother, Anice Churchill Faulkinberry, was 24. She married Ralph Smith on 5 September 1953, in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 July 2003, in Devore Heights, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Arlington, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Smith
1937–2013
Ann Marie Oliver
1937–2003
Marriage: 5 September 1953
James Allen Smith
1954–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1953
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Welsh, and German: from the Old French personal name Olivier, which was taken to England by the Normans from France. It was popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages as having been borne by one of Charlemagne's paladins, the faithful friend of Roland, about whose exploits there were many popular romances. The name ostensibly means ‘olive tree’ ( see Oliveira ), but this is almost certainly the result of folk etymology working on an unidentified Germanic personal name, perhaps a cognate of Alvaro . The surname is also borne by Jews, apparently as an adoption of the non-Jewish surname.2 Catalan and southern French (Occitan): generally a topographic name from oliver ‘olive tree’, but in some instances possibly related to the homonymous personal name (see 1 above).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Marie Oliver in household of Eulus M Oliver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ann Marie Oliver, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Ann Marie Oliver, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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