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About Amos 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

http://books.google.com/books?id=nwBgAAAAMAAJ

Page xiii, 7, 8, 13

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.

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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. Amos Overholt, bn. Jan. 6, 1843. Mrd. Elizabeth Moyer,—. P. O., Clarion, Mich. Farmer. United Brethren. Children:

VIII. Alice Overholt, bn. 1870. Mrd. U. G. Keiser,—.

VIII. John U. Overholt, bn. 1873.

VIII. Fannie Overholt, bn. 1876.

VIII. Edna E. Overholt, bn. 1879.

VIII. Clarence L. Overholt, bn. 1883.

VIII. Claude Overholt, bn. 1888.

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Amos Overholt's Timeline

1843
January 6, 1843
1870
1870
Age 26
1873
1873
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1876
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1879
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