OLIVER will abstracts from PRONI

My notes (may need rechecking – done quickly). Sorted by date


Death Date




My notes

1857 Apr 3

OLIVER, Martha

Dowlands, Co. Londonderry

Widow. Granted 20/03/1858 to John TURBETT & wife Jane – son-in-law & daughter. Effects under ₤200


1864 Nov 11

OLIVER, Turner Barrett

Dundalk, Co. Louth

Gr. 23/12/1864 to Elizabeth OLIVER, widow of Warrenpoint, CO. Down. Effects under ₤1500

This is part of Richard OLIVER’s line.

1867 May 4

OLIVER, Thomas

Killynure, Co. Armagh

Farmer. Bachelor. Letters of Administration granted to William OLIVER of Killynure, brother 29/10/1867. Effects under ₤800.00


1870 Dec 30

OLIVER, Elizabeth

Dowland, Co. Londonderry

Proved by oath of Joseph DUNLOP of Ballyvarsal (Bushmills) Co. Antrim, Farmer, one of the executors. Effects under ₤100


1873 Oct 15

OLIVER, William

Killynure, Co. Armagh

Proved by Wm. COUSER & Wm. MENARY. Effects under ₤3000. Gr. 11/11/1873

Wife Mary died 1892

1875 Oct 3

OLIVER, Mary Jane

Ballybay, CO. Monaghan – but she lived at Cavananore, Co. Louth

Spinster. Will was proved at Armagh by the oaths of Alexander Dickie of Roachdale (Hackballscross) Co Louth & Eliezer Gilmore of Liscalgot (Crossmaglen) Co Armagh, Farmers & Executors. Effects under ₤3000.

DICKIE was a solicitor in Dundalk & GILMORE was a nearby nephew.

She was a sister of Eliza JACKSON & aunt of Sir Thomas JACKSON.

1881 Apr 14

OLIVER, Margaret

Aughrafin, Co. Armagh

Spinster; will proved by Thompson BROWN of Killynure, sole executor. Effexts: ₤364.5.8 Gr. 30/11/1881

Parish of Eglish. Likely daughter of Andrew OLIVER, hence cousin of wife of Thompson BROWN

1889 Aug 12


Meencaragh, Co. Tyrone

d. at Tattysallagh

Grocer. Gr. @ Londonderry to Robert OLIVER of Meencaragh, Farmer & brother.

This is Maria’s area of interest.

1890 Jan 1

OLIVER, Margaret

Drumenny, Co. Tyrone

Widow. Proved at Armagh by Andrew M’CARTNEY of Drumenny & Abraham HARKNESS of Drumconvis, both executors of Co. Tyrone, farmers. Effects ₤5.1 shilling

This is Maria’s area of interest.

1892 Jan 24


Killynure, CO. Armagh

Wife of William OLIVER; granted 23/02/1892 to Mary Anne MULLEN of Killynure, spinster. Effects ₤54

NOTE: Oliver snippets –  a William OLIVER had an illegitimate child (Sarah) by Anne MALLON. Is there a connection? He died 1873. They did not seem to have children.

1892 Feb 14


Urney, Co. Tyrone

Farmer. Proved @ Londonderry by John James OLIVER of Creggan, Farmer & Rev Matthew NEIL of Sion Mills Presb. Minister in said County. Effects ₤187

I am guessing this Creggan is the one in Tyrone, not Co. Armagh.

1892 May 23

OLIVER, Alexander

Crossaghy, Co. Monaghan

Farmer. Wife: Margaret. Effects ₤254

Parish of Clontibret

Link to Richard OLIVER?