Was born in Henry County, Kentucky, and with his father and family he became a resident of Perry Township, in this county, in 1835.
In 1848 his
father, John H. Oliver, removed to Montgomery
County, and there died in
Dr. Oliver is a graduate of the Louisville Medical College, and is now one of the practicing physicians of this city.
wife was the daughter and only child of Judge Elikem Harding, one of the
pioneers who came to this place in the spring of 1820, and was an associate
judge in the first court held in this city.
Dr. Oliver is a man of fine personal appearance, courteous and gentlemanly in his intercourse with his friends and those he has business with, and never fails to make a favorable impression upon the minds of those he becomes acquainted with.
Nowland, John H. B., “Early Reminiscences of Indianapolis, with Short Biographical Sketches of Its Early Citizens, and of a Few of the Prominent Business Men of the Present Day,” 1870, p 384
Transcribed by Sherri Morem Bergman