When Lucy Anna Olney was born on 28 December 1830, in Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Davis Mack Olney, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Sally Downey, was 26. She married Alvin Sheldon Nichols on 3 January 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 16 November 1909, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
English: habitational name from Olney in Buckinghamshire. The placename derives from an Old English personal name Olla + Old English ēg ‘island’.
The Olney, Downey and Robinson Families had been at Far West little more than 2 weeks when Church leaders Joseph Smith, Sidney Ridgeon, Parley p Pratt, and Lyman Wright were taken into custody by the …
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