William S. Oliphant

William S. Oliphant
b. 30 May 1813, Dunfermaline, Fife County, Scotland, to Lord Oliphant
d. 20 April 1890, Austin, Travis County, Texas

m. 1840
Jane Elizabeth Van Zile
b. 1821, Indiana, to Peter and Ruth (Rodgers) Van Zile
d. 8 February 1867, Austin, Travis County, Texas

Children with Jane Elizabeth Van Zile:

William came from Scotland in 1835. The family lived in Jefferson and Dearborn counties of Indiana, before they left the state in 1852. William was the first jeweler and watchmaker in Austin, Texas.

Submitted by:
Connie Wallace Perdue
Austin TX
E-mail: clperdue@swbell.net

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