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William Overholt, Jr.

Birthdate: (29)
Birthplace: Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: May 21, 1878 (29)
Gaines Township, Kent, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Shaum Overholt and Elizabeth Overholt
Husband of Sarah Hunsberger
Father of Clara Overholt; Mary Elizabeth Overholt and Elmer Francis Overholt
Brother of Amos Overholt; Martin Overholt; John Overholt; Aaron Overholt; Abraham Overholt and 8 others

Occupation: Farmer
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About William Overholt, Jr.

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

http://books.google.com/books?id=nwBgAAAAMAAJ

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. William Overholt, Jr., bn. Mar. 20, 1849; died May 21, 1878. Mrd. Sarah Wismer, Apr. 3, 1870. Farmer. Menn. Children:

VIII. Clara Overholt, bn. Jan. 23, 1871; died Dec. 14, 1884.

VIII. Mary Elizabeth Overholt, bn. Nov. 19, 1872.

VIII. Elmer Francis Overholt, bn. Mar. 10, 1875; died June 10, 1888.


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

http://books.google.com/books?id=nwBgAAAAMAAJ

Page 173

V. Sarah Wismer, bn. Mar. 15, 1849. Mrd. William Overholt, Jr. (See Index of References No. 56.)

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William Overholt, Jr.'s Timeline

1849
March 20, 1849
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
1871
January 23, 1871
Age 21
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
1872
November 19, 1872
Age 23
1875
March 10, 1875
Age 25
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
1878
May 21, 1878
Age 29
Gaines Township, Kent, Michigan, United States