Elijah OLIVER: Birth: 1748.
Note: several men who have been Y DNA tested believe they descend from this George Oliver
see the Pale Yellow Group in the Oliver Y DNA project at FTDNA
"Sketches of the Olivers, A Family History 1726 to 1966, First Permanent Settlers of Cades Cove 1821" by H R & M.T. Oliver 1978. Self published but available from Mrs. Oliver by mail order focuses on the Olivers of Cades Cove, TN. Their conclusion is that that branch descends from John Oliver, son of George Oliver and Jemima Reagan.
see p. 229 - 239
p. 234 sold all land in Albermarle Co, VA by November 13, 1760
sold land in Prince Edward Co, VA May 18, 1767 p. 235 suggest he could be the George Oliver in Rowan Co, NC in 1766
p. 236 marriage to Martha Withworth 31 Jan 1772 in Guilford Co, NC
p. 238 purchased land from John Reagan in Rockingham Co, NC in 1782
p. 239 Rockingham Court appoints Martha Oliver, wife of the deceased George Oliver administrator of his estate in Nov. 1786
p. 241 says "The heirs, that is the seven sons of George by Jemima and three sons by Martha, did become involved in a dispute over the remainder of this estate for many years as we shall discuss later."
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 on Ancestry
Groom: George Oliver
Bride: Martha Whitworth
Bond Date: 31 Jan 1772
Bond #: 000058386
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Record #: 02 328
Bondsman: Joel Walker; Samuel Henderson
Witness: Tho Henderson
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