Mary Overmire Witmer (Ohio Pioneer)

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About Mary Overmire Witmer (Ohio Pioneer)

Mary Magdalena Overmeyer was born Aug 2, 1767 in Frederickstown, also known as Hummelstown, Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania and died Nov 28, 1839 in Perry County, Ohio at the age of 72.

    Her birth was recorded in John Conrad Buchers' Pastoral Records, Cumberland and Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1763-1769 as Magdalena Obermeyer, born 2 8 1767 in Frederickstown 
    She was baptised as Magdalena Obermeyer on Aug 28, 1767 in the Frederickstown Church, Hummelstown, Dauphin County Pennsylvania, according to that church's records, 1765-1768.  Her mother was listed as Barbara Obermeyer and father as Georg Obermeyer.  Sponsors were Heinrich and Magdalena Miller.
    She married Peter Witmer on Dec 19, 1787 in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.  He was the son of Peter Witmer and Sarah Maria Sallome Schuett (Schuttin).  He was born Jan 11, 1760 and died Nov 19, 1835 at the age of 75.
    She was buried next to her husband in the New Reading Cemetery, in the unincorporated town of Reading, Perry County, Ohio.  The cemetery can be found by going exactly one mile north of the Somerset, Ohio town square on State Road 13, turning left on Rush Creek Road, and going 2.1 miles.  The cemetery is on the right.  Her tombstone is the 13th marker from the north end of the cemetery, in the fourth row from the back (east side) of the cemetery.  Her tombstone reads:
    "MARY MAGDALENE, consort of Peter Witmer sen. who departed this life Nov 28 AD 1839 Aged 72 years 3 months & 26 days"

Inscription: MARY MAGDALENE, consort of Peter Witmer sen. who departed this life Nov 28 AD 1839 Aged 72 years 3 months & 26 days

DAUGHTER OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAPT. JOHN GEORGE OVERMIRE

OHIO PIONEER

Source: One Immigrant's Legacy, The Overmyer Family in America, 1751-2009, by Laurence Overmire, Indelible Mark Publishing, www.imarkbooks.com

DAUGHTER OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAPT. JOHN GEORGE OVERMIRE

OHIO PIONEER

Source: One Immigrant's Legacy, The Overmyer Family in America, 1751-2009, by Laurence Overmire, Indelible Mark Publishing, www.imarkbooks.com

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Mary Overmire Witmer (Ohio Pioneer)'s Timeline

1767
August 2, 1767
Paxton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA
1788
October 30, 1788
Age 21
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
1790
May 30, 1790
Age 22
1791
September 15, 1791
Age 24
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
1794
September 16, 1794
Age 27
Dawson Borough, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA
1795
October 13, 1795
Age 28
1798
1798
Age 30
1801
1801
Age 33
1803
1803
Age 35
1805
February 20, 1805
Age 37