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William Graham Oliver

  • Birth 19 Sep 1821 Miami County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 7 Apr 1898 Macon County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Pulaski, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Range D, Lot 14
  • Memorial ID 51282716

     William G. Oliver, 76, died April 7, 1898 at his home west of Macon. He was born in Miami County, Ohio September 19, 1821. He moved with his parents to Adams County, Illinois in 1830. He joined the M. E. Church at 11 years of age. In 1845 he married Miss Elizabeth Ann Spangler and from this union came the companionship of over 50 years. In 1856 he and his family moved to Western Iowa and owned while there the ground on which Atlantic City now stands. Then in 1859 he returned to Illinois, this time to Carthage Hancock County, where he resided 10 years. In the year 1869 he moved to Missouri, first to Clark County, then to Schuyler, then to Macon in the spring of 1880 where he has lived until death. He leaves a wife and five children. He was buried in his old home burial ground at Pulaski, Illinois.

SOURCE: Mears Obituaries Volume 2 - Macon County, Missouri Obituaries 1889-1903 pg. 118, LaPlata Public Library, Macon County, Missouri (Contributed by Jen #47362231).


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  • Created by: Sue Hawes
  • Added: 18 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51282716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Graham Oliver (19 Sep 1821–7 Apr 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51282716, citing Pulaski Cemetery, Pulaski, Hancock County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawes (contributor 47271025) .