Harvey Bennett Oyler

4 August 1891–30 April 1971 (Age 79)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Harvey Bennett

When Harvey Bennett Oyler was born on 4 August 1891, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Henry Oyler, was 31 and his mother, Pink Dell Brown, was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Zella Irene Yoder. He lived in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Valley Township, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 April 1971, in Pawnee, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Blackburn, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Harvey Bennett Oyler
Zella Irene Yoder
Myrtle Elizabeth Oyler
Edna Arena Oyler
Edith May Oyler
Margaret Beulah Oyler
Alvin Earl Oyler
Baby Oyler
Wayne Earnest Oyler

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    John Henry Oyler





    Charles Bryon Oyler


    Lola Chloe Oyler


    Mary Etta Oyler


    Raymond Edward Oyler



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 15

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of oil, from a metathesized form of Anglo-Norman French olier (from oile ‘oil’, Latin oleum ‘(olive) oil’; compare Oliva ). In northern England linseed oil obtained from locally grown flax was more common than olive oil.2 English: from the Continental Germanic personal name Odilard, Oilard, introduced by the Normans.3 Americanized spelling of German Euler or of Swabian Äuler, a topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow, Äule, a diminutive of Au.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey Oyler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey B Ayler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey B Oyler in household of John Oyler, "United States Census, 1910"

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