Newton Cicero Oliver Sr

7 January 1913–20 January 2002 (Age 89)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Newton Cicero

When Newton Cicero Oliver Sr was born on 7 January 1913, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Baxter Oliver, was 21 and his mother, Lillie L Myers, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Karen Savage. He lived in Hall, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 810, Hall, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 20 January 2002, in Lula, Hall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Skitts Mountain Cemetery, Lula, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Newton Cicero Oliver Sr
Karen Savage
Newton Cicero Oliver Jr

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    Newton Cicero Oliver Jr


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    Shelton Oliver




    James D. Oliver


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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  • N C Oliver in household of William B Oliver, "United States Census, 1920"
  • N C Oliver in household of William B Oliver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Neuton C Oliver, "United States Census, 1940"

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