Death date, birth place, mother's middle and last names: FS Alt baptism: 1838, Feb 1839 by Dwight Webster Alt mother's last name: Ballon, Ballous, Balyeu, Ballyen
Oliver served in the Mormon Battalion. He initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley from California in the Jonathan H. Holmes/Samuel Thompson Company in 1848. He returned to Kanesville, Iowa where he married Susan Abigail Brown. They both appear in the 1851 Pottawattamie, Iowa census. She is in the 1856 Utah census but he is not.
At the end of a mission, Oliver traveled home with the Jesse B. Martin Company in 1857, and was the Captain of the 3rd ten.