Minerva Alice Oliver

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Born in Omega, Marion, Illinois, USA on 1859 to Wesley Oliver and Mahala Wilson. Minerva Alice married William Henry Hale and had 7 children. She passed away on 1932 in Missouri, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Oliver"

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.

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