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Henry Overmyer
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1850
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1940
Fulton County
Indiana, USA

Published in the Rochester(IN) News-Sentinel, Thursday, February 22, 1940

Philip H. OVERMYER, who was better known by his friends as Henry OVERMYER, aged 89, former deputy sheriff of Fulton county, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. V. D. Beck, in the Sand Hill neighborhood in Richland township at 9:45 o'clock Wednesday evening. Death was due to complications and followed an illness of several months. The deceased was born in Sandusky county, Ohio, August 10, 1850, the son of Israel and Sarah (MYERS) OVERMYER. The family moved to this county to reside when Mr Overmyer was a small boy. Mr. Overmyer was a farmer and also worked in flour mills and elevators. He was a staunch Republican and served as deputy sheriff under the late Clay SHEETS and was also court house custodian for a number of years. His wife, who was Louisa VanDUYNE, preceded him in death. Survivors are three sons, George W. OVERMYER, Rochester; Carey A. OVERMYER, Mishawaka; and Henry OVERMYER, South Bend; two daughters, Mrs. Sarah BARNHART, of Rochester and Mrs. [V. D.] BECK; three brothers, Dr George W. OVERMYER, Retsil, Wash.; Fred OVERMYER, Denver, Colo.; and Thomas OVERMYER, Warsaw; three sisters, Mrs. Harriett YOUNG, Winamac; Mrs. Della SMITH, Rochester; and Mrs. Emma SMITH, Tiosa; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. The last rites will be held from the Brethren church at Tiosa at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon with Rev. Ora LEMERT in charge. Burial will be made in the Sand Hill cemetery.

Family links: 
  Israel Overmyer (1826 - 1894)
  Sarah Myers Overmyer (1835 - 1925)
  Louisa VanDuyne Overmyer (1851 - 1932)*
  George W Overmyer (1875 - 1957)*
  Frank Overmyer (1876 - 1932)*
  Lilly D. Overmyer Beck (1881 - 1974)*
  Sarah Ann Overmyer Barnhart (1883 - 1958)*
  Henry Overmyer (1886 - 1971)*
  Carey A. Overmyer (1896 - 1955)*
  Henry Overmyer (1850 - 1940)
  Mary E. Overmyer Reinholt (1857 - 1939)**
  George William Overmeyer (1863 - 1941)*
  Thomas Jefferson Overmyer (1867 - 1941)*
  Fredrick Overmeyer (1870 - 1953)*
  Emma Overmyer Palmer Smith (1876 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Sand Hill Cemetery
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Row 8
Maintained by: April Gross
Originally Created by: Cecil Nickell
Record added: Feb 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47934863
Henry Overmyer
Added by: RL (Bob) Nielsen
Henry Overmyer
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- Deborah Sigrist
 Added: Oct. 30, 2012

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