Benjamin Franklin Overmyer

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Benjamin Franklin Overmyer

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Northumberland, PA, United States
Death: October 6, 1826 (36)
Perry County, Ohio
Place of Burial: Reading Cem. Reading Twp, Perry Co, OH
Immediate Family:

Son of John Peter Overmire and Maria Eva Overmyer
Husband of Magdalena Hendricks
Father of Elias Overmyer; Amos Overmyer; Sarah OVERMYER; Simon Peter S. P P Overmier; Sophiah and 1 other
Brother of John George Overmire; Jacob Overmyer; Catharine Anspach; Mary Magdalene Overmyer; Elizabeth Mohler and 6 others

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About Benjamin Franklin Overmyer

From "Overmyer history and genealogy, from 1680 to 1905" By Barnhart B. Overmyer, John C. Overmyer

BENJAMIN F. (Peter; J. G.), fourth son of Peter and Mary Eva (Hennig) Overmyer, was born in Northumberland, now Union County, Pa., October 9th, 1789, and came with his parents to Perry County, Ohio, when 12 years old; experienced the discomforts of pioneer life and on May 14th, 1814, married Magdalena Hendricks, daughter of Peter and Hannah Hendricks, born in Pennsylvania August 12th, 1793; he died in Perry County, Ohio, Oct. 6th, 1826; is buried at Reading Cemetery; the widow with her family moved to Sandusky County, Ohio, in 1833, and located on Section 21, of Washington Township, then a dense forest infested with wild animals. Children:

Hannah, born March 31st, 1815; married Wm. Foucht, he died ; then married Daniel Moury.

Elias, born January 12th, 1817.

Sarah, born March 23rd, 1819.

Sophiah, born October 25th, 1820.

Amos, born Fedruary 2nd, 1823.

Simon Peter, born November 8th, 1825.

They were members of the Lutheran church and Mrs. Overmyer died January 28th, 1863; is buried at at Fought's or Chapel Cemetery, Washington township, Sandusky County, Ohio.

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Benjamin Franklin Overmyer's Timeline

October 9, 1789
Northumberland, PA, United States
March 31, 1815
Age 25
January 12, 1817
Age 27
March 23, 1819
Age 29
Perry County, Ohio
October 25, 1820
Age 31
February 2, 1823
Age 33
October 6, 1826
Age 36
Perry County, Ohio
Age 36