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Olive Joyce HILL

Female 1907 - 1952  (44 years)


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  • Name Olive Joyce HILL 
    Born 5 Feb 1907  6 Lawson Street, Stockton On Tees Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    _UID 7697E4B9C58D42448E200DDD8F938C7E46D3 
    Died 1952  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Olive and her brother Stanley emigrated to Canada in 1924. They were passengers on the 'Montreal' which departed from Greenock on 18 April 1924 bound for Quebec & Montreal. Stanley was 23, a driver, and Olive 17, a domestic. They gave their address as 1 Stanly Drive, Bellshill (Scotland). Stanley apears to been travelling 1st class; Olive, 2nd class. They intended to make Canada their future permanent residence.
      The equivalent Ocean Arrivals Form gives similar information but in addition tells that Olive was a Baptist. She confirmed her intention to remain permanently in Canada "to make [it] my home". She had £6 with her. Her passage was paid by her brother Sydney T Hill. Olive's destination was Mrs A Urie [Olive's sister Blodwen], 471 Lincoln Road, Walkerville, Ontario, Canada. Olive gave her nearest relative in Scotland as her parents, Mr & Mrs - Hill, Stanley Drive, Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

      Ancestry.co.uk - Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1957 has a record for Olive of 1947 concerning her lawful entrance to the US for permanent residence in New York at 529W 180th Street. It records her date of birth as 2 May 1907 at Stockton, Durham, England, 150lb, dark brown & gray hair, hazel eyes. The record says "Subject presented letter from New York Office showing that a record of legal entry for permanent residence at New York, NY on Oct 2 1933 has been created in her case under the provisions of Section 19(C) of the Immigration Act of 1917. Letter dated 8-7-46 New York file 0300/36331.)

      Ancestry.com.au - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 has details of the two visits Olive made to England:
      On 2 April 1933 Olive (26), Edna (4) and Janet (8 months) arrived at Liverpool from New York on the 'Georgic'. Olive gave her intended address in England as 1 Shotton Terrace, Stockton (home town of her parents). *
      On 19 April 1948 Olive (41), unaccompanied this time, arrived at Southampton from New York on the 'Queen Elizabeth'. Her intended address was 44 Pennine Drive, Hendon, the home of Olive's sister Miriam and her husband Ernest.

      * Ancestry.com - New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 has details of Olive's return to the US - she arrived on the 'Georgic' on 2 October 1933, aged 48, together with Edna (4, born Walkerville, Ontario)) and Olive Janet (11 months, born New York).
    Person ID I807  Great Horkesley, Essex
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2017 

    Father Sidney HILL,   b. Jun 1857, Cradley, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1927, Stockton on Tees, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Abigail ROBERTS,   b. Abt 1868, Dowlais, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1934, Stockton on Tees, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Charles Minter,   b. 5 Feb 1903, Clapham, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1978, Budd Lake, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1928  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Edna Minter
     2. Janet Olive Minter,   b. 6 Jul 1932, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1999, Asbury Park, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Gwendolyn Minter
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 20:06:00 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Olive Joyce Hill
    Olive Joyce Hill
    born 5 February 1907 at 6 Lawson Street, Stockton On Tees

    Documents
    Olive Joyce Minter nee Hill 1907 - 1952
    Olive Joyce Minter nee Hill 1907 - 1952
    Passenger list from 1924, the year Olive emigrated to Canada.
    Olive Joyce Minter nee Hill 1907 - 1952
    Olive Joyce Minter nee Hill 1907 - 1952
    Declaration of passenger to Canada, made by Olive on her arrival in Canada in 1924.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Birth certificate (Reliability: 3).
      Copy of birth certificate held. Olive was born at 3.00am, twenty minutesbefore her twin sister Miriam. Father's occupation Steel Smelter.

    2. [S108] Letter from Edna.