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Sons of Samuel Oiler

Sons of Samuel Oiler

Seven sons of Samuel Oiler and his two wives.

The third man from the left, standing behind the others, is Jacob Oiler. The names of the rest of the brothers are unknown.

Jacob Oiler was born July 2, 1833 in Gallia Co., Ohio and he died Nov 9, 1911 in Vinton, Gallia Co., Ohio. He was a son of Samuel (Oyler) Oiler and Elizabeth Bass Cavinder.

He married Lucinda Jane Polley on Mar 26, 1853. She was the daughter of Daniel and Mary Louise Holcomb Polley. Lucinda was born Mar 24, 1835 in Ohio and she died Nov 1, 1916 in Columbus, Ohio. They had 6 children.

Recognize any of the other brothers? Please let me know.

Submitted by Madge McClain Staley, great great granddaughter of Jacob and Lucinda Jane Polley Oiler


Seven Sons of Samuel Oiler of Ohio in Civil War

The seven sons of Samuel Oiler of Ohio who served in the Civil War are :

Samuel Oiler b. 1818 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 1891 Jackson Cty, Oh

James D Oiler b. 12/13/1828 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 6/24/1907 Jackson Cty, Oh

Jacob Oiler b. 7/2/1834 Gallia, Oh - d. 11/9/1911 Vinton Cty, Oh

Frederick Franklin Oiler b. 8/10/1836 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 8/24/1916 Highland Cty, Oh

George Washington Oiler b. 10/1838 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 8/24/1916 Pickaway Cty, Oh

Andrew Jackson Oiler b. 12/13/1840 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 1/11/1917 Jackson Cty, Oh

Peter Pearl Oiler b. 12/25/1842 Gallia Cty, Oh - d. 3/8/1911 Gallia Cty, Oh

They all may have served in the same Infantry in the Civil War which is the 27th Ohio Infantry.

Samuel Oiler Sons


My name is Cynthia Walker. I am a great granddaughter of Peter Pearl Oiler, a younger brother of Jacob Oiler. I would love to learn more about this family and help in any way if I can. I would greatly appreciate to see any photos of the Oiler family.
Blessings !

Samuel Oiler Sons

My name is Gary Grate, I am a great great grandson of Fredrick Oiler, I am desended from his daughter Mallissa. I have a few pictures and some information I would be glad to share. I also have copies of Peter Oiler marriage licence and his Civil War pension papers. You can contact me at

Oiler Brothers

How do you tie in with Frederick? He was my great great grandfather. Please contact me.

Fredrick Oiler

Lisa, Fred Oiler was my great great grandfather, my mother has photos of him in his Civil War uniform along with his brothers. I also have some family history that I wrote down

Oiler brothers

Was you ever able to idenify any of the others in photo, one is Fred my Grandfather. My mother has another photo of 6 of them in it and who they are. I think they are in there Civil War uniforms, but I am not for sure.

Oiler Brothers

Hi Mark. Would it be possible to send me a copy of the photo that your mother has. Frederick Franklin Oiler was my GGGrandfather. I would be glad to trade photos and info with you....Terry

Frederick Oiler

Was this post intended for Mark or Gary, i am the one who has the photo of 6 of them. send me your email and i will try to forward one to you. What type of info or photos do you have?


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