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Edward F. Overmyer
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Birth: May 8, 1843
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
Death: May, 1914
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA

GREAT GRANDSON OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAPTAIN JOHN GEORGE OVERMIRE

CIVIL WAR VETERAN, CORPORAL, CO. K, 169TH OHIO NATIONAL GUARD

NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR OF NEVIN J. CUSTER (BROTHER OF GEN. GEORGE A. CUSTER), 1880, FRENCHTOWN, MI

Edward F. Overmyer enlisted in Fremont, Ohio, on May 2, 1864, as a corporal in Co. K of the 169th Regiment of the Ohio National Guard. While on duty at Fort Ethan Allen, Edward contracted rheumatism from lying on the ground in inclement weather. He was discharged on Sept. 4, 1864. He was in sound health before the war, but continued to be plagued by ill health afterwards, suffering not only rheumatism, but also disease of the heart and spine. He became totally disabled, unable to work and unable to walk.


 
 
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 Parents:
  George Obermoyer (1804 - 1857)
  Catharine Herbest Obermoyer (1802 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Susannah Boyer Overmyer (1841 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Kathrin Alice Overmyer Stahl (1865 - 1938)*
  Sylvester Wesley Overmyer (1868 - 1954)*
  Leroy Overmyer (1871 - 1945)*
  Samantha Overmyer Loose Dysinger (1872 - 1943)*
  Jennie E. Overmyer Stall (1874 - 1950)*
  Daniel Overmyer (1876 - ____)*
  Perry Overmyer (1878 - 1965)*
  Ella Mae Overmyer Bair (1883 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agnes Overmyer Burket (1830 - 1917)**
  Philip Henry Overmyer (1833 - 1915)*
  Franklin Overmyer (1836 - 1922)*
  Joseph Overmoyer (1839 - 1863)*
  Edward F. Overmyer (1843 - 1914)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Laurence Overmire
Record added: May 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70035683
Edward F. Overmyer
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
Edward F. Overmyer
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
Edward F. Overmyer
Added by: Laurence Overmire
 
 
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- MGKurtz
 Added: Nov. 30, 2014
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
- Laurence Overmire
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012

- Laurence Overmire
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
 
 
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