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John Overholt

Birthdate: (64)
Death: October 08, 1909 (64)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Shaum Overholt and Elizabeth Overholt
Husband of Lydia Ann Overholt
Father of Ella May Vanderveer; John William Overholt; Bertha B. Overholt and Rufus F. Overholt
Brother of Amos Overholt; Martin Overholt; Aaron Overholt; Abraham Overholt; William Overholt, Jr. and 8 others

Occupation: Carpenter
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About John 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, 14

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. Sarah Overholt, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., in 1800; died 1886. Mrd. John Leatherman in 1819. Farmer. Menn. Children: Elizabeth, Martin, Jacob, Margaret, Joseph, Mary, Sarah, John.

VI. Elizabeth Leatherman, bn. Sept. 28, 1822; died June 21, 1864. Mrd. William Overholt, Nov. 18, 1841. Farmer. Menn. Children: Amos, Martin, John, Aaron, Abraham, William, Jonas, Levi, Sarah, Jacob, Leah, Mary, Elizabeth, Rufus.

VII. John Overholt, bn. Aug. 22, 1845. Mrd. Lydia Ann Brown, Feb. 22, 1880. P. O., Goshen, Ind. Carpenter. Children:

VIII. Ellen May Overholt. bn. Dec. 27, 1880.

VIII. John Wm. Overholt, bn. Apr. 6, 1882.

VIII. Bertha B. Overholt, bn. Feb. 10, 1884.

VIII. Rufus F. Overholt, bn. Dec. 18, 1885.

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John Overholt's Timeline

August 22, 1845
December 27, 1880
Age 35
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
April 6, 1882
Age 36
February 10, 1884
Age 38
December 18, 1885
Age 40
October 8, 1909
Age 64