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Henry Overholt

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Bucks, PA, United States
Death: December 28, 1894 (77)
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Detweiler Overholt and Margaret Overholt
Husband of Elizabeth Overholt
Father of Margaret Loahr; Salome Overholt; Susan M. Yoder; Maria Kindy; Jacob M. Overholt and 7 others
Brother of Abraham Wismer Overholt; Isaac Overholt and Jacob Overholt

Occupation: Blacksmith
Managed by: Private User
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About Henry 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, 12

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. Henry Overholt, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., Jan. 25, 1817. Mrd. Elizabeth Marley, Nov. 11, 1847. P. O., Blake, O. Blacksmith. Menn. Children: Margaret, Salome, Susan, Maria, Jacob, Isaac, Joseph, Abraham, John, Samuel, Henry, Elizabeth.

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Henry Overholt's Timeline

January 25, 1817
Bucks, PA, United States
September 29, 1848
Age 31
Medina, OH, United States
October 13, 1849
Age 32
February 3, 1851
Age 34
September 29, 1852
Age 35
July 25, 1854
Age 37
January 11, 1856
Age 38
June 10, 1858
Age 41
June 10, 1858
Age 41