Son of Joseph F. Alkire and Susannah (Coburn) Alkire.
Married Jane Carter 17 January 1850 in Lewis County, WV
Obituary: ALKIRE, OLIVER who was injured two weeks ago by lightning striking his house, is dead. (Weston Ind. Tues. 11 April 1899)
Children: Susan Mandane Alkire 1850-1922 Talitha Jane Alkire 1852-1930 Margaret Vinola Alkire 1854-1902 George Albert Alkire 1855-1855 John White Alkire 1857-1940 David Hanson Alkire 1860-1860 Mary Jeanette Alkire 1861-? James Newton Alkire 1863-1908