Oliver H. Olney

Oliver H. Olney (1796-abt. 1845) was born 11 Aug. 1796 in Eastford, Windham Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Ezekiel Olney and Lydia Brown. He married Alice (Elsa) Johnson on 14 Sep. 1820. He met with Wilford Woodruff on 15 Jul. 1841 in Aphek Woodruff's home. He died about 1845.


Oliver H. Olney (2YGB-4VS), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Oliver H. Olney, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/oliver-h-olney, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Oliver H. Olney, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/oliver-h-olney, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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    I wrote the following lines in sister Eunice Woodruff Album in Formington July 18th 1837 ACROSTIC Vera amicitia est sempiterna Esteem those virtues that ornament the human soul Upward seek for aid while dangers round the roll No power can guard thee like a friend divine Increase thy joys or ornament thy mind Celestial joys and peace may God on the[e] bestow Even when called to part with friends below While kindred love our consanguine hearts unite Oft will the scenes of life our sympathy invite O do not withhold a ...
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    & fals rumour from Priest & people of evry sect and party who hav^e^ deluged the whole land with tracts pamphlets & newspaper stories against the Saints but notwithstanding this the work still progresses throughout that land it is doing well in London Manchester & many other places in England, Scotland, Wales &c Elder Hyde has gone to Germany on his way to Jerrusalem, Elder P P. Pratt also ...