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John George Overmire, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1755
Paxton
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1812
New Reading
Perry County
Ohio, USA

ELDEST SON OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAPTAIN JOHN GEORGE OVERMIRE

REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERAN, PRIVATE, CAPT. JOHN CLARKE'S 1ST CO., 4TH BATTALION, NORTHUMBERLAND CO. PENNSYLVANIA MILITIA

EXECUTOR OF HIS FATHER'S WILL (WITH HIS HALF BROTHER JOHN MICHAEL)

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THE GRAVESTONE OF GEORGE OVERMIRE, JR., by Laurence Overmire, Aug. 2008:

George is buried in New Reading Cemetery next to his wife Mary (Rearick) who died at the age of 70. The inscription on his headstone reads "George Overmyer who departed this life Dec. 23, 1812, aged 57 yrs. 6 mos. and 20 days." It is curious that the headstones of George and his wife Mary match: they are made with identical stone in the same style, and spell the surname "Overmyer." George died in 1812. The other markers of that early period are made of inferior stone and not wearing well, yet George and Mary's stones are in excellent condition. This suggests that the stones were probably cut upon the death of Mary in 1835, George's original stone having been replaced. It is also curious that the surname is spelled "Overmyer," a spelling which is known to have been adopted by later generations, and though it may have been used at the time of Mary's death in 1835, it was probably not used by George himself. Indeed, most of George and Mary's children seem to have gone by the spelling "Overmire" or "Overmier."


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


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John George Overmire (1727 - 1805)
  Eva Maria Magdalena Rosenbaum Overmire (1738 - 1759)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Maria Rearick Overmire (1764 - 1835)
 
 Children:
  George Overmire (1780 - 1814)*
  John Overmyer (1781 - 1858)*
  Elizabeth Overmire Wolf (1785 - 1839)*
  Eve Overmyer Emrich (1787 - 1847)*
  Barbara L. Overmier Dittoe (1788 - 1863)*
  Peter Obermoyer (1794 - 1862)*
  Maria Overmire Millholland (1796 - 1851)*
  Catherine Overmire (1798 - ____)*
  Sarah Overmire Strohl (1801 - 1866)*
  Margaret Overmire Cochran (1802 - ____)*
  Jacob Overmyer (1806 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  John George Overmire (1755 - 1812)
  Catherine Overmire Parkison (1756 - 1813)*
  Margaretha Overmire (1758 - ____)*
  Susannah Overmire (1758 - ____)*
  John Peter Obermeier (1761 - 1843)**
  Elizabeth Overmire (1763 - ____)**
  Ester Overmire (1764 - ____)**
  Anna Eve Overmire (1764 - ____)**
  Jonas Overmire (1766 - ____)**
  Mary Magdalene Overmire Witmer (1767 - 1839)**
  Philip Obermoyer (1769 - 1843)**
  John Michael Obermyer (1773 - 1847)**
  David Obermeyer (1774 - 1866)**
  Anna Barbara Overmire (1776 - ____)**
  Jacob Overmire (1778 - 1835)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
George Overmyer who departed this life Dec. 23, 1812, aged 57 yrs. 6 mos. and 20 days.
 
Burial:
New Reading Cemetery
Somerset
Perry County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Laurence Overmire
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28801289
John George Overmire, Jr
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
John George Overmire, Jr
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
John George Overmire, Jr
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
 
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- E&GRay
 Added: Feb. 26, 2016

- Tawn Titus
 Added: Feb. 23, 2016

- Laurence Overmire
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
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