Eli Sigel Overholt

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Eli Sigel Overholt

Immediate Family:

Son of Jonas Overholt and Sarah Ann Overholt
Husband of Phoebe Overholt
Father of Joseph Owen Overholt and George Overholt
Brother of Benjamin Franklin Overholt; Nettie McClure; Henry Overholt; Ira M. Overholt and Joseph Owen Overholt

Occupation: Farmer
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About Eli Sigel 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, 8, 13, 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.


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. Joseph Overholt, bn. —; died —. Mrd. Anna Dinstman, Nov. 8, 1827. Shoemaker and farmer. Dunkards. Children: Jonas, Margaret, Fannie, Benjamin, Henry.

VI. Jonas Overholt, bn. in Medina Co., Ohio, Oct. 2, 1828; died Mar. 9, 1889. Mrd. Sarah Ann Means, in 1850. She died —. Moved to Iowa in 1854. Carpenter and farmer. Christians. Children: Benjamin, Nettie, Henry, Ira, Joseph, Eli.

VII. Eli Sigel Overholt, bn. May 5, 1862. Mrd. Phoebe Mitchell, Jan. 1, 1885. Farmer in Iowa. Children:

VIII. Joseph Owen Overholt, bn. Feb. 8, 1887.

VIII. George Overholt, bn. Jan. 26, 1888.

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Eli Sigel Overholt's Timeline

May 5, 1862
February 8, 1887
Age 24
January 26, 1888
Age 25