Abraham Wismer Overholt

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Abraham Wismer Overholt

Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: Bucks, Pa
Death: August 14, 1899 (95)
Bucks, Pa
Place of Burial: Deep Run East Mennonite Church Cemetery, Bedminster, Bucks, Pa
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Detweiler Overholt and Margaret Overholt
Husband of Magdalena Overholt
Father of Mary Royer; Rebecca Gross Histand; Isaac Gross Overholt; Heinrich "Henry" Gross Overholt; Abraham Gross Overholt and 2 others
Brother of Henry Overholt; Isaac Overholt and Jacob Overholt

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About Abraham Wismer Overholt

A Brief History of Jacob Wismer and a Complete Genealogical Family Register With Biographies of His Descendants from the Earliest Available Records to the Present Time By A J Fretz, Eli Wismer


Page xiii, 7, 8, 10

I. Jacob Wismer, (...) was born in Germany about 1684, and died in Bedminster Township, Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 4, 1787 in his one hundred and third year.


The children of Jacob and Nanny Wismer, as near in the order of birth as could be placed were: ---Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Joseph, Henry, Mark, Daniel, John, Christian, Nanny, Abraham.

II. Jacob Wismer,* bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1721. Mrd. Margaret ---. The dates of death of himself and wife are not known. He received his portion of his father's estate in 1783. Lived in Plumstead Twp. at what is known as the burnt mill, where he followed the occupation of miller. Children: Abraham, Isaac, Anna, Mary, Elizabeth, Jacob, Mary, Barbara, Hannah, Margaret.

III. Rev. Abraham Wismer, bn. in Bucks Co., Aug. 21, 1746. Mrd. ---. He was familiarly known as Abraham Wismer, the "long-beard." Children: Barbara, Margaret, Elizabeth, Hannah, Magdalena.

IV. Margaret Wismer, bn.—. Mrd. Abraham Overholt.—. Children: Jacob, Abraham, Isaac, Henry.

V. Abraham Overholt, bn.—. Mrd. Magdalena Gross,—. Children: Joseph, Mary, Rebecca, Henry, Susanna, Isaac, Abraham.

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Abraham Wismer Overholt's Timeline

February 8, 1804
Bucks, Pa
September 1, 1833
Age 29
May 20, 1834
Age 30
Deep Run East Mennonite Church Cemetery, Bedminster, Bucks, Pa
August 18, 1836
Age 32
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
November 3, 1838
Age 34
May 18, 1844
Age 40
Plumstead, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
July 20, 1849
Age 45
August 14, 1899
Age 95
Bucks, Pa