Jacob M. Overholt

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Jacob M. Overholt

Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Overholt and Elizabeth Overholt
Husband of Emaline Overholt
Father of Frankie Overholt; Elty May Overholt; Rollie Overholt and Bessie Overholt
Brother of Margaret Loahr; Salome Overholt; Susan M. Yoder; Maria Kindy; Isaac M. Overholt and 6 others

Occupation: Carpenter and farmer
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About Jacob M. 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.

VI. Jacob M. Overholt, bn. July 25, 1854. Mrd. Emaline Shelly, May 10, 1881. She was bn. Nov. 5, 1861. P. O.. Blake, O. Carpenter and farmer. Children:

VII. Frankie Overholt, bn. Sept. 7, 1882.

VII. Elty May Overholt, bn. July 13, 1885.

VII. Rollie Overholt, bn. May 22, 1887.

VII. Bessie Overholt, bn. July 3, 1888.

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Jacob M. Overholt's Timeline

July 25, 1854
September 7, 1882
Age 28
July 13, 1885
Age 30
May 22, 1887
Age 32
July 3, 1888
Age 33