Heinrich "Henry" Gross Overholt

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Heinrich "Henry" Gross Overholt

Birthdate: (90)
Death: July 29, 1929 (90)
Place of Burial: Salford Mennonite Church Cemetery, Harleysville, Montgomery, Pa
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Wismer Overholt and Magdalena Overholt
Husband of Margaret Geissinger Overholt
Father of Henry Moyer Overholt
Brother of Mary Royer; Rebecca Gross Histand; Isaac Gross Overholt; Abraham Gross Overholt; Susanna Overholt and 1 other

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About Heinrich "Henry" Gross 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, 10, 11

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. Margaret Wismer, bn.—. Mrd. Abraham Overholt.—. Children: Jacob, Abraham, Isaac, Henry.

V. Abraham Overholt, bn.—. Mrd. Magdalena Gross,—. Children: Joseph, Mary, Rebecca, Henry, Susanna, Isaac, Abraham.

VI. Henry Overholt, bn.—. Mrd.— Moyer.

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Heinrich "Henry" Gross Overholt's Timeline

November 3, 1838
January 3, 1872
Age 33
Harleysville, Montgomery, Pa
July 29, 1929
Age 90
Salford Mennonite Church Cemetery, Harleysville, Montgomery, Pa