Oliver married Nancy Ellen in 1905 at Thebes, Illinois.
Oliver is buried at Thebes Cemetery, Thebes, Illinois.
O. G. Ford, Farmer, P.O. Thebes, was born in Randolph Co., IL, August 8, 1850 and is a son of Benjamin and Julia Ford, the former of OH and the latter of KY. Our subject attended school in the country. When eighteen years old he went to Idaho Territory, where he farmed for fourteen years, and then returned where he remained some time and then located where he now resides, purchasing a small farm at that time. He now possesses eighty acres in Section 16, Township 13, Range 3 West. Was married August 1872 to Rosa, a daughter of Thomas and Matilda Pettitt. The result of this union is five children, four living: Hattie M., Amzie, Walter and Mary E. Mrs. Ford is a Methodist. He is a Republican.
OLD RESIDENT OF THEBES PASSED AWAY TODAY
O. G. Ford, old resident of Thebes, died early this morning from a paralytic stroke, which he received several days ago. He was attending the funeral of his grandson, Hawk Dyer, who was drowned, when he was stricken. He was assisted home and put to bed, but grew steadily worse.
He is survived by his widow, and five children by a former marriage; Mrs. Hattie Pence, who lives in the State of Washington, Mrs. Mamie Dyer of Thebes, and A. Ford, who lives in Missouri, Walter Ford of Belleville Ill, and Harry Ford of the State of Washington.
Funeral arrangements await word from the children who were notified of their father's illness and death.
↑ Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
Is Oliver your ancestor? Please don't go away! Login to collaborate or comment, or contact
the profile manager, or ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Oliver by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Oliver: