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  • Anne Pettus (1673 - 1730)
    Anne's parents are still unproven. -------------------------------------------------------- From Hylbom Family Ancestry Project: The names of William Overton and (Mary) Elizabeth Waters‘ childr...
  • Anne Overton (1613 - 1665)
    Date of birth might be 1613. The marriage license (records of Bishop of London 27 June 1632) stated that "Robert Overton, gent., of Easington, Holderness Co., Your, bachelor, aged 23, and Anne Gardin...
  • Anne Broughtton (1645 - d.)
  • Anne Overton (deceased)
  • Barbara Ann Carr (1720 - 1794)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A134386

About the Overton surname

The Overton surname is English in derivation. Its meaning is simple, usually taken to mean 'living across town'. There are several different Overton lines and many people can become confused in trying to trace a particular Overton person, especially from early days. The administrators at have divided the various Overton lines into clans and have tried to distinguish them by DNA tracks and genealogical evidence. If anyone is uncertain about a particular Overton line, they should contact for further information.

Lloyd Lyndell Overton, June 2013.