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Milford in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph Oliver

 
 
Joseph Oliver Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 21, 2011
1. Joseph Oliver Marker
Inscription. In memory of Joseph Oliver who departed this life February 28, twenty minutes after seven in the morning in the Year of our Lord 1807 aged about eighty years.

Joseph Oliver was owner of land North of the Mispillion River, formally known as Saw Mill Range. In 1787 Mr. Oliver divided the land into building lots and is now known as the City of Milford
 
Erected by City of Milford Commission of Landmarks & Museums.
 
Location. 38° 54.933′ N, 75° 25.9′ W. Marker is in Milford, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from N. Church Street. Click for map. Located within Christ Church cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N. Church Street, Milford DE 19963, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church (here, next to this marker); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Milford's First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); The Towers (about 700 feet away); Mispillion River Greenway Historical Sites (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parson Thorne Mansion

Joseph Oliver Burial image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 21, 2011
2. Joseph Oliver Burial
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Milford (approx. mile away); Major General Alfred T.A. Torbert (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
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