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Profiles

  • Aurelia (Burchard) Overbey Fisher (1869 - 1925)
    Aurelia Burchard, dau. of Phineas Burchard and Elizabeth Texana Blanton, was b. Oct. 11,1869 in Texas; m. with WILLIAM P. OVERBEY on Dec. 24,1889. 4 children. She m. 2nd on Feb. 15,1889 with STERLING F...
  • Catherine Short (1807 - 1849)
    Census : 1850 - Greene county, Greene, Illinois, USA** Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via husband Thomas Jefferson Short by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 6:43:43 UTC
  • Adam Overbey (c.1690 - d.)
  • Affia Irene Daniels (1920 - 2001)
  • Albin Wilber Overbey (1891 - 1896)

About the Overbey surname

The Surname Overbey was first found in Gloucestershire England where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. some Prominent mentions under this Surname are Sir Nicholas Overbury (overbey). 1551-1643 an English lawyer, land owner, and politician, Member of Parliament for Gloucester ( 1604-1611). And Walter Overbury (1592-1637) also English Politician and Member of Parliament for Cardigan (1621-1622). Sir Thomas Overbury ( 1581-1613) an English Poet. First Overbury in North America was Nicola Overbury arrived in Virginia in 1663 at Jamestown.

all citations are from Website https://www.houseofnames.com/overbey-family-crest. along with all references used.