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Eli Overholt

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Son of Martin Overholt and Elizabeth Overholt
Husband of Catharine Overholt and Mary E. Overholt
Father of Olive Belle Overholt; Albert Overholt; Arthur B. Overholt and Flossy M. Overholt
Brother of Abraham Overholt; Elizabeth Hunsberger; Judith Fry; Anthony Overholt; Simeon Overholt and 2 others

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About Eli 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, 19, 21, 22

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.

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, 19, 20

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. Martin Overholt. bn. —; died —. Mrd. Elizabeth Dinstman, July 1, 1820. Carpenter and cabinet maker. Menn. Children: Sarah, Abraham, Elizabeth Judith, Anthony, Joseph, Simeon, Eli, Jacob.

VI. Eli Overholt, bn. Jan. 23, 1841. Mrd. Catharine Baughman, Oct. 6,1869. She died Nov. 23, 1877. Children:

VII. Olive Belle Overholt, born Aug. 19, 1870.

VII. Albert Overholt, bn. Sept. 6, 1872.

--- Eli mrd. second wife Mary E. Millar (widow) Sept. 11, 1881. Children:

VII. Arthur B. Overholt, bn. Mar. 11, 1883; died Aug. 26, 1883.

VII. Flossy M. Overholt, bn. May 2, 1889. Mr. Overholt enlisted in Co. H., 29th Reg't, O. V. V. I., Oct. 23, 1861, fought in battles of Winchester, Port Republic and Chancellorsville, Va. He was captured by the enemy at Port Republic, and imprisoned at Belle Isle about 3 months. He was wounded at Chancellorsville and was discharged Dec. 3, 1863. Has served as post-master at Wadsworth, Ohio, under the administrations of Grant, Hayes, Garfield and Harrison.

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Eli Overholt's Timeline

1841
January 23, 1841
1870
August 19, 1870
Age 29
1872
September 6, 1872
Age 31
1883
March 11, 1883
Age 42
1889
May 2, 1889
Age 48
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