|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1848|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1933|
George Oller was the oldest of eleven children born to Peter Oller and Abigail(Coleman)Oller who were among the first settlers in Greenwood Township. Two of George's brothers went to Kansas in the 1870's to homestead so George and Sarah took their family there by covered wagon in the early 1880's. After a few years they returned to Christian County, Illinois where they farmed until their retirement. They are buried in Antioch Cemetery near the front of the cemetery on the south side.
George Oller Obituary Published in the Hillsboro Journal
George Oller Dies
The funeral services for George Oller, who died Sunday night, of double pneumonia at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Roy Bowles were held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock, at the Methodist church in Raymond, the Rev. D. A. MacLeod officiating. Burial was made at the Raymond cemetery.
Mr. Oller, who had been a farmer most of his life was born in Shelby County and spent his entire life in Christian and Montgomery counties. At the time of his death he was 84 years, 11 months and 6 days of age. He was married on March 25, 1874 in Taylorville to Miss Sarah Carman. His wife preceded him in death, dying in 1925.
Mr. Oller was the father of eleven children, three of whom preceded him in death.
The children who survive him are as follows, Mrs. Sina Skinner and Mrs. Charles Wempen of Raymond, Mrs. Etta Taylor of Irving, John Oller of Kilbourne, Charles of Morrisonville, Robert of Petersburg and Henry of Nokomis. He is also survived by one step-son, Walter Oller of Canton and four brothers, William of Coldwater, Kansas, James of Tovey, Charles of Taylorville and John of Arkansas. Four sisters preceded him in death.
Also, George is now buried with Sarah at the Antioch Cemetery in rural Greenwood Township, Christian County not far from where he spent most of his life as a farmer. The original obituary had several errors which are corrected above.
Peter Oller (1819 - 1895)
Abigail Coleman Oller (1831 - 1905)
Sarah Elizabeth Carman Oller (1851 - 1925)*
Walter William Oller (1873 - 1957)*
Sina Altone Oller Skinner (1875 - 1963)*
David Oller (1877 - 1926)*
John Oller (1879 - 1967)*
Charles Oller (1880 - 1965)*
Etta Mae Oller Walcher (1883 - 1971)*
Alfred Oller (1885 - 1888)*
Henry Oller (1888 - 1964)*
George Oller (1848 - 1933)
Elizabeth May Oller Vonachen (1851 - 1931)*
Samuel A. Oller (1853 - 1931)*
Mary Molly Oller Busby (1854 - 1926)*
Laura Ann Oller Busby (1857 - 1916)*
William Oller (1859 - 1940)*
James Chester Oller (1861 - 1946)*
John Oller (1862 - 1948)*
Peter Oller (1863 - 1882)*
Charles Coleman Oller (1866 - 1948)*
Abigail Gertrude Oller Hord (1872 - 1926)*
Created by: Willis Oller
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
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