James Overton, Jr.

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James Overton, Jr.

Birthplace: Elk Creek, VA, USA
Death: Died in Brookeville, Louisa Co., VA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. James Overton, Sr. and Elizabeth Overton
Husband of Mary Overton
Father of Waller Overton; Gen. Thomas Overton; Elizabeth Overton; James Overton, III; Mary Nelson and 5 others
Brother of Mary Cosby; William Overton, Sr.; Barbara Ann Carr; Samuel Overton, Sr.; Sarah Sallie Syme and 5 others

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About James Overton, Jr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A131312

CAPTAIN JAMES OVERTON, JR. born 1726 died in 1816 (Will in Louisa Co.) married 1751 Mary daughter of Colonel John Waller and his wife Agnes Carr, born in 1730 and died in 1816. They lived at the Overton Plantation, Brookeville; he was sheriff of Louisa County in 1776, and was an officer in the louisa County Militia. They had ten children.

Captain James Overton (ca. 1726/1730–1816) of Louisa County entered an agreement with John Claybrooke (ca. 1770–1852), his son-in-law, to manage Overton's plantation, Brookeville. Overton promised to provide Claybrooke with the profit from the plantation's operations, after deducting the necessary taxes and other expenses the family might incur. Claybrooke married Sally Overton (1773–1820) in 1789 and lived in Hanover County, but later relocated to Brookeville. Claybrooke purchased the farm after Overton's death. -------------------- http://byrnefamily.net/genealogy/pedigreetext.php?personID=I08658&tree=Garland&generations=

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James Overton, Jr.'s Timeline

Elk Creek, VA, USA
April 6, 1749
Age 23
November 14, 1751
Age 25
Saint George Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
August 15, 1753
Age 27
Louisa County, VA
Age 29
Louisa County, VA
Age 31
Louisa County, VA
Age 35
October 14, 1763
Age 37
Louisa, VA, USA
Age 38
April 9, 1766
Age 40
Louisa County, VA