Abraham Overholt

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Abraham Overholt

Birthdate: (82)
Death: December 05, 1930 (82)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Shaum Overholt and Elizabeth Overholt
Husband of Linda N. Overholt
Father of Zoe Elnora Overholt
Brother of Amos Overholt; Martin Overholt; John Overholt; Aaron Overholt; William Overholt, Jr. and 8 others

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About Abraham 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, 13, 14

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. Elizabeth Wismer, bn. —; died—. Mrd. Joseph Overholt,—. Children: Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary, Martin, Joseph, Margaret.

V. Sarah Overholt, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., in 1800; died 1886. Mrd. John Leatherman in 1819. Farmer. Menn. Children: Elizabeth, Martin, Jacob, Margaret, Joseph, Mary, Sarah, John.

VI. Elizabeth Leatherman, bn. Sept. 28, 1822; died June 21, 1864. Mrd. William Overholt, Nov. 18, 1841. Farmer. Menn. Children: Amos, Martin, John, Aaron, Abraham, William, Jonas, Levi, Sarah, Jacob, Leah, Mary, Elizabeth, Rufus.

VII. Abraham Overholt, bn. Jan. 27, 1848. Mrd. Linda N. Miller, Sept. 6, 1888. P. O., Grand Rapids, Mich. Christian ch. One child:

VIII. Zoe Elnora Overholt, bn. Feb. 2, 1890.

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Abraham Overholt's Timeline

January 27, 1848
February 2, 1890
Age 42
December 5, 1930
Age 82