Olive Strong

18 February 1819–12 January 1881 (Age 61)
Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Olive

When Olive Strong was born on 18 February 1819, in Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Ezra Strong IV, was 30 and her mother, Olive Lowell, was 24. She married Nathan Cram Tenney on 18 March 1841, in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Virgin, Washington, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 12 January 1881, in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Cram Tenney
Olive Strong
Marriage: 18 March 1841
George Alma Tenney
Ammon Meshach Tenney
Nathan Cram Tenney Jr
Olive Eliza Tenney
Nancy Ann Tenney
Phoebe Relief Tenney
Abby Celestia Tenney
John Lowell Tenney
Samuel Benjamin Tenney Sr.
Marvelous Flood Tenney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1841Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 8
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English strong(e), strang(e) ‘strong, powerful’ (Old English strang).Americanized form of French Trahan .Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Stark .

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

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    Nathan Cram Tenney and Olive Strong - History

    NATHAN CRAM TENNEY and OLIVE STRONG TENNEY – HISTORY Note: 10 pages total. Each page is numbered at the bottom and section headings are provided. VITAL INFORMATION Nathan Cram Tenney was born Jul …

    Sources (34)

    • Olive Fenny in household of Nathan C Fenny, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Olive Strong in entry for Ammmon M. Tenney, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Olive Jermey in household of Nathan C Jermey, "United States Census, 1850"

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