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ORLANDO LAKES:
HOMESTEADERS & NAMESAKES

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This is Lake Olive, southeast of downtown Orlando, named for Olive (Thompson) Newman, a native of Virginia. Olive married Thomas M. Newman at Jefferson, TN prior to the couple moving to central Florida and living alongside this lake in 1885.
The story of Lake Olive will be found on pages 217-218 of ORLANDO LAKES: Homesteaders & Namesakes

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of 303 HISTORIC central Florida lakes