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William Bennett Over
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1842
Newville
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1928
Newville
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

In 1860, he was a saddler living in Newton Township, Cumberland County, and stood 5' 10 tall with light hair and gray eyes. A U.S Civil War veteran, he enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 20,1861, as a private with Company A. 2nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company July 24, 1891,at Harrisburg. He then enlisted in Newville, Cumberland County, August 8,1861, mustered into federal service at Washington D.C, August 17 as a private with Company H,3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry (60th Pa), promoted to Saddler September 1, 1861, and honorably discharged at term's end August 24, 1864. Other dates show up in his Military file as " Enrolled at Chambersburg on April 18,1861 Discharged at Harrisburg July 26,1861 ". Pension Certificate #-913033. Married Clarissa "Clara" Jane Williams on November 23,1865 in Newville, PA. by Rev. W.O Owen. Had 12 children, All born in Pennsylvania.

Parent's : Samuel John Over & Keziah Wolfe. Brother to Adaline Over # 84681493.

Frank Samuel.-1865
John K.(Attlee)-1867
Nellie Jane-1869
Bertha K.-"Bentia" 1871
Laura Bell-"Bella" 1873
Fannie Aletta-1875
William Bennett Jr.-1877
Benjamin Ray-1879
Ella Eliza "Ellie"-1881
Joseph Woodburn "Joe"-1883
Charles Kepler "Chas"-1886
John Graham -1889 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Keziah Wolfe Over (1800 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarrisa Jane Williams Over (1848 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Samuel Over (1865 - 1932)*
  John K. Over (1867 - 1938)*
  Nellie J. Over (1869 - 1870)*
  Bertha K. Over Hutton (1871 - 1916)*
  Laura Belle Over Wagner (1873 - 1943)*
  Fannie Aletta Over (1875 - 1950)*
  William Bennett Over (1877 - 1878)*
  Benjamin Ray Over (1879 - 1880)*
  Ella (Ellie) Eliza Over Boyles (1881 - 1975)*
  Joseph Woodburn Over (1883 - 1953)*
  Charles Kepler Over (1886 - 1936)*
  John Graham Over (1889 - 1947)*
 
 Sibling:
  Adaline Over (1838 - 1849)*
  William Bennett Over (1842 - 1928)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Newville
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section A5 Lot 246 Grave 1.
 
Created by: Colette Gressel - Moore
Record added: Jul 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73409790
William Bennett Over
Added by: Laynie Whitlock
 
William Bennett Over
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 Added: Sep. 14, 2013
 
 
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