Catharine Wismer Overholt

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Catharine Wismer Overholt (Hunsberger)

Birthdate: (31)
Death: September 10, 1864 (31)
Place of Burial: Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery, Blooming Glen, Bucks, Pa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Abraham Hunsberger and Elizabeth Hunsberger
Wife of Jacob Bryan Overholt
Mother of Isaac Hunsberger Overholt and Hannah Elizabeth Pratt
Sister of Samuel Wismer Hunsberger; Henry Wismer Hunsberger; Abraham Wismer Hunsberger; Simon W Hunsberger; Susanna Hunsberger and 2 others
Half sister of Sarah Hunsberger

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About Catharine 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, 139, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148

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. Henry Wismer, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1730; died ---. Mrd. Barbara Lederach in 1754. The children of Henry and Barbara Wismer are as follows: Jacob, Abraham, Annie, Maria, Henry, Joseph, Christian, Esther, John, Elizabeth, Samuel, Barbara.

III. Abraham Wismer, bn. in Bucks Co., Nov. 5, 1756; died in 1844, aged 87 y. 3 m. 27 d. Mrd. Veronica Myers, —. She was bn. Apr. 3, 1757; died about 1818. Mrd second wife Mary, a widow of Detweiler (maiden name Freed). Farmer. Menn. ch. Children: Henry, Samuel, Isaac, Barbara, Catharine, Veronica, Abraham, Elizabeth, Esther.

IV. Samuel Wismer, bn. Jan. 10, 1780; died Oct. 2, 1851. Mrd. Susanna Detweiler. She was bn. —; died July 16, 1864, of paralysis. She was found prostrate in the yard shortly after breakfast, life extinct. Her age was 83 y. 11 m. 1 d. Mr. Wismer was a farmer, sawyer, and weaver. Menn. Children: Abraham, Elizabeth, John, Samuel, Barbara, Catharine, Fannie, Susanna, Sarah, Deborah, Henry.

V. Elizabeth Wismer, bn. Oct. 24, 1804; died Apr. 14, 1886. Mrd. Abraham Hunsberger, son of Bishop Henry Hunsberger, 1827. He was bn. Aug. 27, 1803; died Feb. 3, 1883. Farmer. Menn. Children: Samuel, Henry, Catharine, Abraham, Simeon, Susan, Elizabeth, Jacob, Joseph, Sarah.

VI. Catharine W. Hunsberger, bn. Sept. 25, 1832; died Sept, 10, 1864. Mrd. Jacob B. Overholt, Dec. 1856. P. O., Seville, O. Farmer. Menn. Children: Isaac, Hannah.

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Catharine Wismer Overholt's Timeline

September 25, 1832
September 6, 1857
Age 24
July 24, 1859
Age 26
September 10, 1864
Age 31
Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery, Blooming Glen, Bucks, Pa