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Jonas Overholt

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Medina, OH, USA
Death: March 9, 1889 (60)
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Overholt and Anna Overholt
Husband of Sarah Ann Overholt and Minerva Overholt
Father of Benjamin Franklin Overholt; Nettie McClure; Henry Overholt; Ira M. Overholt; Joseph Owen Overholt and 1 other
Brother of Margaret Ruby; Fannie Hudson; Benjamin F. Overholt and Henry Overholt

Occupation: Carpenter and farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Jonas 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, 22

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. Joseph Overholt, bn. —; died —. Mrd. Anna Dinstman, Nov. 8, 1827. Shoemaker and farmer. Dunkards. Children: Jonas, Margaret, Fannie, Benjamin, Henry.

VI. Jonas Overholt, bn. in Medina Co., Ohio, Oct. 2, 1828; died Mar. 9, 1889. Mrd. Sarah Ann Means, in 1850. She died —. Moved to Iowa in 1854. Carpenter and farmer. Christians. Children: Benjamin, Nettie, Henry, Ira, Joseph, Eli.

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Jonas Overholt's Timeline

October 2, 1828
Medina, OH, USA
December 3, 1851
Age 23
Medina, OH, USA
December 11, 1853
Age 25
Medina, OH, USA
Age 26
May 5, 1857
Age 28
July 19, 1860
Age 31
Jones, IA, USA
May 5, 1862
Age 33
March 9, 1889
Age 60