Olive Tracy

1800–1857 (Age 57)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Olive

Olive Tracy was born about 1800, in Connecticut, United States. She married Ambrose Dodge on 7 September 1820. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in LeRoy Township, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died in 1857, in Madison Township, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Madison, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Olive Tracy
Ambrose Dodge
Marriage: 7 September 1820
Elihu Dodge
Nancy Lucretia Dodge
John Tracy Dodge
Mordecai Dodge
Adaline E Dodge
Mary Dodge
Charles W Dodge

Spouse & Children

7 September 1820


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive Dodge in household of Ambrose Dodge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Olive Tracy in entry for Nancy Lucretia Winchell, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Olive Tracey in entry for John Dodge, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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