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  • Elizabeth Overton (1688 - 1739)
    In 1719 Captain Edward Nelson married Mary Garland, one of three daughters of Edward Garland and Mary Jane Jennings, his wife. The other daughters were Margaret and Elizabeth. Margaret Garland marrie...
  • Guthlac Overton, Gent. (1478 - 1537)
    b. by 1478, s. of Thomas Overton of Swineshead. m. by 1521, Olive, ?sis. of Sir Edward Browne, prob. 1s. 1da. suc. fa. 4 Dec. 1533. !conflict: other sources have his parents as William Overton (1445-...
  • Jesse Maxwell Overton (1863 - 1922)
    The portrait is of Jesse Maxwell Overton (1863–1922) and depicts him as a coal and iron company owner and as a stock farm breeder. Clippings are restricted to Saidee Williams Overton (1872...
  • Margaret Overton (1825 - d.)
  • Mary Garland Cosby (1705 - 1795)

About the Overton surname

The Overton surname is English in derivation. Its meaning is simple, usually taken to mean 'living across town'. There are several different Overton lines and many people can become confused in trying to trace a particular Overton person, especially from early days. The administrators at Overtonsonly.com have divided the various Overton lines into clans and have tried to distinguish them by DNA tracks and genealogical evidence. If anyone is uncertain about a particular Overton line, they should contact Overtonsonly.com for further information.

Lloyd Lyndell Overton, June 2013.