Felix Hill DOVER Mattie D DOVER Felix Luther DOVER Robert Elmer DOVER Henry Clay DOVER Eliza Avalona RANDALL Mini tree diagram
Oscar Adris DOVER

Oscar Adris DOVER3,1,4,5,2

25th Mar 18711,2 - 7th Oct 19471

Life History

25th Mar 1871

Born in Cherokee Coiunty, South Carolina.1,2

about 1895

Married Eliza Avalona RANDALL in South Carolina.2

about 1896

Birth of daughter Mattie D DOVER in South Carolina.2,6

23rd Jan 1898

Birth of son Felix Luther DOVER in Cherokee County, South Carolina.2,1

21st May 1899

Birth of son Robert Elmer DOVER in Cherokee County, South Carolina.2,1

2nd Dec 1901

Birth of son Henry Clay DOVER in South Carolina.2,7

7th Oct 1947

Died in Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina.1

after 7th Oct 1947

Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina.1


  • In 1910, Oscar ws enumerated with his wife Avalona.  They had beenmarried for 15 years.  There were 4 children in the household, theyoungest being Clay age 8.  1910 census ages tell us that Mattie,Felix d Robert were born about 1896, 1898 and 1900.

    1910 Federal Census, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 28 April,Cherokee Township, District 3, page 9B,  Hse #148, Fam #149
    Dover, Oscar A Head  M W  33  Married 15 years  SC NC NC Farmer Owns
    Dover, Avalonia Wife F W 25 Married 15 yrs [married abt 1895]  4children/4 living NC NC SC
    Dover, Mattie D Dau F W 14 SC SC SC Farm Laborer [b abt 1896]
    Dover, Felix L Son M W 12  SC SC SC Farm Laborer [b abt 1898]
    Dover, Robert E Son M W 10  SC SC SC Farm Laborer [b abt 1900]
    Dover, Clay Son M W 8  SC SC SC Farm Laborer [b abt 1902]
    Whisnant, Butler Cousin M W 21  SC SC SC Farm Laborer

    "Frances Victoria Randall McSwain is my g g aunt.  Her sister ElizaAvolona Randall married my g grandfather Oscar Adris Dover.  Hisfather Felix Hill Dover was in the Civil War, same unit 17 Infantry CoF SC, with Martin Luther Randall, both my gg grandfathers."
    --  Robert Adris Dover, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 3 August 2016

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    Gastonia, North Carolina, City Directory, 1942, p 114
    Oscar A Dover (Eliza) h 805 E Airline Ave

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    Gastonia, North Carolina, City Directory, 1947, p 181
    Oscar A Dover (Avalona) r 104 S Church

    Oscar Adris Dover
    Birth Mar 25, 1871 Cherokee County, South Carolina, USA
    Death Oct 7, 1947 Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA

    Father's Name F H Dover
    Mother's name Amanda Dickerson
    Residence Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina

    Spouse Avalona Randall Dover (1871 - 1948)
    Felix Luther Dover (1898 - 1969)
    Robert Elmer Dover (1899 - 1978)
    Henry Clay Dover (1901 - 1969)

    Burial Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston County North Carolina, USA

    Created by MJ Sep 14, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #97086429,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97086429


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