Jan. 26, 1823 New Berlin Chenango County New York, USA
Born in Rhode Island, son of Samuel4, Charles3, Charles2, William1. Removed to New Berlin where his sons and married daughter had previously settled. The first burial in the cemetery on the farm of his sons, Nehemiah and Arthur Dyer. The stone records Oliver's age at the time of his death as 84. Birth year calculated with ancestry.com "tombstone birthdate calculator," but it is more likely that he was born in 1740 or 1741 as there is no birth record, but the recorded marriage date for his parents is 1740. His wife, Patience (Sweet) Dyer was born in 1757, at least 16 years after Oliver. Son, Arthur Dyer, b. 1786 Rhode Island, d. prbly btwn 1850-1852 in Hornellsville, Steuben County, NY.