Eleazer Lewis Daniel “Uncle Ed” Overstreet

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Eleazer Lewis Daniel “Uncle Ed” Overstreet

  • Birth 8 Feb 1852 Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1943 Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 21799364

One of Osceola County best known pioneers, cattle ranchers and politicians. He served in the Florida State House of Rep in 1891, as well as the Florida Legislature, county tax collector, county commissioner and notary. All But 4 Years of Life Spent in Kissimmee and Shingle Creek

He is the son of Henry Overstreet, grandson Daniel Overstreet and grandson of Lewis Cowart who fought in the American Rev.War.

He came with his family in 1856 from Swainsboro Ga. He was the 6th of 12 children. Siblings were James, Malcom, John, William, George, Henry, Annie, Vianah (Yates) Elimnah (McLaughlin) Lucinda (Bronson) and Hennie (Lightsey)

He was married first to Vianna "Spicy" Reaves 12/26/1872 then to Sarah Overstreet who attended him until his death.

His children are: Malcom, Mary (Dill Summerlin), Vida (Bronson), Annie (Tyner), Gertrude (Miller), Lucretia (Stremlow), Lennie (Crews), Martha (Donnelly), Henry L and Roll.

He is grandfather to Irlo Overstreet Bronson (Florida Senate)and great grandfather to Irlo "Bud" Bronson Jr. (Florida State House of Rep.)


Per his obituary:
Mr. Overstreet's two sons, Henry L. Overstreet and Roll L. Overstreet, died several years ago, leaving one son, Malcom. He is also survived by seven daughters; Mrs. Sam Summerlin, Mrs. George Bronson, Mrs. Lin Tyner, of Kissimmee; Mrs. Gertrude Miller, of Interlachen; Mrs. Lucretia Strimlow of Haines City; Mrs. Reuben Crews of Pahokee; and Mrs. W. H. Donnely of Winter Haven. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Fathers family & Siblings:

20. HENRY CLAY OVERSTREET (6.DANIEL4, 3.DANIEL3, 2.HENRY2, 1.HENRY1) b. 11 Oct 1821, GA, m. 4 Jul 1843, in Emanuel Co., GA, MARY COWART, (daughter of ELEAZER LEWIS COWART). HENRY died 23 Nov 1879, FL.
Children:
56. i MARTHA ANN OVERSTREET b. 19 Oct 1844.
57. ii VIANNAH MATILDA OVERSTREET b. 3 Apr 1846.
58. iii ELMINA VICTORIA OVERSTREET b. 1847.
iv ELEAZER LEWIS DANIEL OVERSTREET b. 8 Feb 1852, Emanuel Co., GA, m. (1) ASPICA ANN "SPICY" REEVES, m. (2) ELMA CHRISTY. ELEAZER died 25 Dec 1942, Osceola Co, FL.
59. v JOHN JAMES MATHEW OVERSTREET b. Mar 1861.
60. vi WILLIAM STONEWALL JACKSON OVERSTREET b. 1864.



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  • Created by: janet rn
  • Added: 27 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21799364
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleazer Lewis Daniel “Uncle Ed” Overstreet (8 Feb 1852–25 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21799364, citing Shingle Creek Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by janet rn (contributor 46894041) .