About Charles Franklin 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
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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.
VII. Isaac H. Overholt, bn. Sept. 6, 1857. Mrd. Alice S. Ziegler, Aug. 7, 1881. P. O., Rittman, O. Carpenter. Children:
VIII. Charles Franklin Overholt, bn. June 30, 1882; died June 29, 1883.