|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1852|
|Death: ||Nov., 1938|
Wabash Plain Dealer 11/14/1938:
The death of Jacob Overholt occurred Saturday at 2:35 PM at the home of his son, Ervin Overholt, in Lagro Township, one mile north and one mile west of Lagro. He had been in failing health three months, but seriously ill only one week.
He was born March 17, 1852, in Stark County, Ohio, to Jonas and Mary Overholt. On Jan. 2, 1876, he was married to Esther Ann Freehaffer. She died Aug. 13, 1932.
Three sons survive: John F. Overholt, Fort Wayne; Ervin A. Overholt, Wabash County; Joseph E. Overholt, Huntington; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Two sisters, two brothers and two grandchildren preceded him in death.
Mr. Overholt was a member of the Bethel Evangelical Church of Huntington and formerly lived in College Park, Huntington. He had resided with his son, Ervin, near Lagro, for the past five years.
The body was taken to the Bailey Funeral Home in Huntington. Services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bethel Evangelical Church. Rev. I. G. Roederer will officiate and interment will be in the Shock Cemetery.
Esther Ann Freehafer Overholt (1857 - 1932)*
Created by: Cherryl Whitcraft Gray
Record added: Apr 08, 2013
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