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Elizabeth Overton (Garland)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Overton", "Elizabeth Truhart", "Trueheart", "Truhard"
Birthplace: St. Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia
Death: Died in St Martin's Parish, Hanover, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Garland, Sr. and Mary Jane Garland
Wife of Daniel Truhart and Captain James Overton, I
Mother of Mary Cosby; William Overton, I; Samuel Overton, I; Barbara Ann Carr; Sarah Sallie Syme and 6 others
Sister of Martha Cosby; Margaret Overton; John Garland; Mary Jennings; Edward Garland, Jr and 7 others

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About Elizabeth Overton


In 1719 Captain Edward Nelson married Mary Garland, one of three daughters of Edward Garland and Mary Jane Jennings, his wife. The other daughters were Margaret and Elizabeth. Margaret Garland married William Overton, born 1675, and Elizabeth Garland married James Overton, born 1686."

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Children of James Overton and Elizabeth Garland:

  1. Capt. Jame, b. 1726 married Mary Waller
  2. William married Jemima Harris , (dau. of Wm. Harris)
  3. Mary Garland md. David Cosby
  4. Nancy md. Richmond Terrell
  5. Margaret md. Sir William Bickley
  6. John md. Ann Booker Clough

James Overton, born 08/14/1688 in New Kent Co., Va.; died June 18, 1749 in Hanover Co., Va. He married Elizabeth Trueheart Garland.


Elizabeth Garland, born December 19, 1704 in New Kent Co., VA; died November 19, 1739; married (1) James Overton; married (2) Daniel Truhart. Ref: http://www.hill-ky.org/Reports/RobertsonEG.pdf

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Elizabeth Overton's Timeline

August 14, 1688
Hanover, Virginia
Age 16
Hanover Co., VA
Age 23
Province of Virginia
April 20, 1720
Age 31
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia
Age 31
New Kent Co., VA
Age 36
Elk Creek, Louisa County, Virginia, USA
Age 36