Olivia Gillespie Corel and John Jacob McGee
Olivia Gillespie Corel and John Jacob McGee were married April 19, 1860 at the home of Rebecca Oney Corel in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, present day Oak Hill Cemetery. Olivia and Jake remained in Lawrence until sometime between 1880 and 1910 Olivia moved to Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. Most likely she moved after Jake's death November 22, 1888.
By 1910 Olivia Corel McGee was living on East Fifth Street in the 7th Ward of Kansas City, Missouri with three of her sons, Albert, Oliver, and Thomas, her sister, Nannie Corel Dobbins, and her grandniece, Ada Corel. About 1914 Nannie returned to her family in Colorado. Twelve days after Nannie passed away in Colorado, Olivia died on November 28, 1917 due to senility and a broken right femur resulting from an accidental fall. Olivia is buried next to Jake at Oak Hill Cemetery. The couple resting together in death on the same land they started their journey in life together.