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Olive Family Cemetery
Wake County, North Carolina

Optimist Farm Road, 100 feet west of the intersection of Pierce-Olive Rd.

Lat:3539'43"N, Lon: 7845'52"W

Contributed by Shirley Olson, Jun 10, 2001 [shirley32olson@yahoo.com]. Total records = 7.

Directions: From Raleigh Hwy.40, go south on Hwy. 401 about 8 miles to Ten-ten Road (1010). Turn west (right) for about 3 miles to West Lake Road. Turn south (left) to the intersection of Optimist Farm Road and turn west (right) for about a mile, just past Pierce Olive Road a little driveway is the cemetery entrance on the right side of the road.

The Olive family has given it's name to a number of roads in southwest Wake County. This lovely rural rise decorated with wild raspberries and queen Anne's lace, on a once dirt road, holds the remains of a few of this family. Just up the road is a cluster of new schools and a number of subdivisions. The road has been paved and more urbanization is soon to come. Recorded by Shirley and Gordon Olson.

- Shirley Olson

Olive, Betty W., b. 4 Jul 1854, d. 30 Jan 1934
Olive, Elmira W., b. 28 Mar 1895, d. 14 Nov 1989
Olive, Enna Ann, b. 8 Dec 1877, d. 20 Sep 1940
Olive, John W., b. 23 Dec 1851, d. 19 May 1920
Olive, Martha Pearl, b. 8 Aug 1888, d. 26 Jun 1908, dau. of J.W. & Elizabeth Olive
Olive, Mathew Adkins, b. 7 Jun 1920, d. 6 Oct 1979, "C P & L 35 years"
Olive, Walter R., b. 25 Oct 1896, d. 9 Apr 1968

 

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