|Source: Tate Museum. JMW Turner, Petworth, Sussex, the Seat of the Earl of Egremont. 1810.|
Samuel Oyler was the son of George Oyler and Sarah Goble. He was born in Hawkhurst, Kent, England in 1822. George and Sarah were married in Benenden, Kent on 24 June 1815. The map below shows the location of these towns in the Borough of Tunbridge Wells.
|Source: Google Maps.|
George and Sarah had five sons while living in England.
1. George Goble Oyler
2. William G. Oyler
3. Daniel Oyler
4. Samuel Oyler, 1822-1863
5. Alfred Oyler
A month after arriving in the US, another son, George Washington Oyler was born in June 1828. They had a seventh son, John Oyler, in 1831. He died in 1832.
George and Sarah settled in Harrison Township, Hamilton County, Ohio. He made a visit back to England in 1838-1839, returning to New York on 3 April 1839 from London.
Sarah died on 27 June 1841. After her death, he married a woman named Sophia, who was born in October 1806. She died on 10 October 1864.
George and Sophia appear together in the 1850 US Census in Crosby Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.
In the 1860 US Census, George and Sophia appear in Harrison Township, Hamilton County, Ohio.
By 1870, George Sr. was hosting the family of his son Samuel, my 3rd-great-grandmother Marianna Haiss Oyler and three of her children.
George Oyler Sr died on 24 April 1883.