Name: Peter OLIVER
Oliver, Peter SC File S21904
Birth: ABT 1753 in Orangeburg Dist., SC
Death: AFT 1832 in Orangeburg Dist., SC
Series: M805 Roll: 622 Image 238
Declaration of Peter Oliver Senr in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed 7th June 1832, State of South Carolina, Orangeburg District.
Peter Oliver resident of St. Mathews Parish Orangeburg District?.aged 80 years or nearly?
Entered the service of North Carolina in the militia ?.against the tory in 1774
Enlisted in Capt. Eli Kershaw?s company in the third Regiment of South Carolina troops called Rangers?.
Became Captain, then Major
He was born in St. Mathews Parish not far from where he now lives. He has no record of his age. His mother told him he was born in 1752, but his ??? told him he was born in 1754.
There is no mention of family in this file, other than that he his called Peter Oliver, Senior.
(transcribed by Sheila Schmutz, Dec. 2009. Found on Heritage Online.)
Jo Oliver Mesplay reported on the Oliver Message Board
in "The Sketches Of The Olivers " book by Col Hugh and Margaret Oliver in 1790 South Carolina State Census there is a Peter and Thomas Oliver living in Orangeburg on page 95
Peter has 2 males ages 21-60 and 2 males 21 and over 60 and 3 females living in his household.
Thomas has 1 male 21-60 3 males 21 and over 60 ,2 females.
1830 South Carolina > Orangeburg > Not Stated > Image 19
Oliver William - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - // 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - //
Oiver Peter - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - // - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - //
1830 South Carolina > Orangeburg > Not Stated > Image 55
Oliver Peter 2 2 2 2 - - 1 - - - - - - // - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - //
- Peter OLIVER b: ABT 1790 in Orangeburg Dist., SC