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Joseph Owen Overholt

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Jones, IA, United States
Death: 1950 (89)
Indianola, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonas Overholt and Sarah Ann Overholt
Husband of Ursula Overholt and Ursula Rebecca Overholt
Father of Jonas Ira Overholt; Anna Imy Overholt; George Sigel Overholt; Jonas Ira Overholt; Inez Overholt Carr and 3 others
Brother of Benjamin Franklin Overholt; Nettie McClure; Henry Overholt; Ira M. Overholt and Eli Sigel Overholt

Occupation: Teacher and R. R. tax contractor
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About Joseph Owen 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.

VII. Joseph Owen Overholt, bn. in Jones Co., Iowa, July 19, 1860. Mrd. Ursula Goodchild, Sept. 7, 1883. Teacher and R. R. tax contractor. Children:

VIII. Jonas Ira and Anna Imy Overholt, bn. Sept. 13, 1884.

VIII. George Sigel Overholt, bn. Mar. 25, 1890.

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Joseph Owen Overholt's Timeline

July 19, 1860
Jones, IA, United States
September 13, 1884
Age 24
September 13, 1884
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Jones, Iowa, United States
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March 25, 1890
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