Oliver Van Buren Dearing

1840–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Oliver Van Buren

When Oliver Van Buren Dearing was born in 1840, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Jabez Abraham Dearing, was 38 and his mother, Nancy A Stewart, was 35. He married Missouri Matilda Franklin on 16 October 1860, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bedford, Kanawha, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Trigg, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Van Buren Dearing
1840–
Missouri Matilda Franklin
1842–1906
Marriage: 16 October 1860
Edward Dearin
1861–
Robert Dearin
1862–
Robert Lee Deering
1863–1926
Annie Dearin
1864–
Albert Sidney Deering
1865–1950
Ellen Nora Dearing
1868–1946
Mary R Dearing
1869–1946
Ethro Lynn Dearing
1874–1880
Edgar M Dearing
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 October 1860
Bedford, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Edward Dearin

    Male1861–Male

    Robert Dearin

    Male1862–Male

    Robert Lee Deering

    Male1863–1926Male

    Annie Dearin

    Female1864–Female

    Male1865–1950Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Diering, a variant of Döring ( see Doering ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • O V B Deearing in household of P C Marshall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • O V B Deaning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Van B Dearin in household of Jabez Dearin, "United States Census, 1850"

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