Person:Amelia Overton (1)

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Amelia Overton
d.1925
m. 28 Apr 1847
  1. William H. Overton1848 - 1918
  2. Mary Jane OvertonAbt 1850 - Bef 1880
  3. Henry George Overton1852 -
  4. Amelia Overton1855 - 1925
  5. John Thomas Overton1858 - 1923
  6. Emma Overton1860 - 1900
  7. Edwin Overton1862 - 1879
  8. Alford Overton1865 - 1933
m. 28 Jan 1878
  1. James Alford Lakin1893 - 1946
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Amelia Overton
Married Name Amelia Lakin
Gender Female
Birth[2][7] 1 Oct 1855 Bardney, Lincolnshire, EnglandOn 1 November 1855, the birth of Amelia was registered by her mother, Emma Overton “formerly Hall”, from Bardney. It was stated that she was the daughter of George Overton, occ. wood dealer.
Baptism[1] 3 Oct 1858 Bardney, Lincolnshire, England“Amelia dr. of George and Emma Overton”, from Bardney, was baptized by Wm. Walker. George's profession was given as “wood man”.
Census[5] 7 Apr 1861 Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandon Ferry Road
Amelia, daughter of George Overton (occ. carpenter), was also residing with her father's wife Emma and children William, Mary J., Henry G., John T., and Emma. She was attending school (occ. “scholar”). Her place of birth was stated to be Bardney.
Census[6] 2 Apr 1871 Normanby by Spital, Lincolnshire, Englandin a cottage
Amelia, sister of William Overton (occ. plumber and glazier), was also residing with her brother's son-in-law George Cunningham and infant daughter Minnie. Amelia's place of birth was stated to be Bardney.
Education[7] Amelia could read and write.
Emigration[3] 26 Oct 1871 Port of New York, United StatesAmelia Overton arrived in New York on the S.S. Wisconsin by 26 October. The ship originated in Liverpool and made a stop in Queenstown (Cobh), Ireland. She was traveling with her mother, Emma Overton, and five siblings.
Marriage 28 Jan 1878 Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJosiah Lakin and Amelia Overton were married by H. A. Wight, J.P.
to Josiah Lakin
Census 1 Jun 1880 Moundville (township), Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJosiah Lakin (occ. farm laborer) was residing with his wife Amelia and a farm laborer, John Pres Casey.
with Josiah Lakin
Residence 1896 Bourbon, Kansas, United StatesJosiah Lakin was listed in the Fort Scott city directory as a resident taxpayer of Bourbon Co. who was living in the Fort Scott postal delivery area.
with Josiah Lakin
Census 1 Jun 1900 Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United Stateson a farm owned free of mortgage
Josiah Lakin (occ. farmer on own account) was residing with his wife Amelia and son Alford. It was stated that 1 of Amelia's 4 children was living.
with Josiah Lakin
Residence 1902 Godfrey, Bourbon, Kansas, United StatesJosiah Lakin (occ. farmer) and wife Amelia were listed in the Fort Scott and Bourbon Co. directory as a resident of Godfrey, located 6 miles south of Fort Scott in Bourbon Co.
with Josiah Lakin
Census 1 Mar 1905 Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United StatesJoe Lakin (occ. farmer), A. Lakin, and J. Lakin were listed consecutively in the state census.
with Josiah Lakin
Census 15 Apr 1910 Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United Stateson a farm owned free of mortgage
Josiah “Lincoln” (occ. general farming on own account) was residing with his wife Amelia, son “Alfred” (occ. railroad laborer), and widowed step-aunt Mary Hodges. His son had attended school during the current school year. It was stated that 2 of Amelia's 2 children were living.
with Josiah Lakin
Census 1 Mar 1915 Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United Stateson a farm that was owned free of mortgage
Josiah Lakin (occ. farmer) was residing with [wife] Amelia Lakin.
with Josiah Lakin
Census 1 Jan 1920 Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United Statesat 732 Clark, in a home owned free of mortgage
Josiah Lakin (occ. retired farmer) was residing with his wife Amelia and widowed roomer Jennie[?] Cumming (occ. retired farmer).
with Josiah Lakin
Death[4] 1925
Burial[4] Evergreen Cemetery, Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Church of England. Parish Church of Bardney (Lincolnshire). Parish registers, 1653-1976. (Lincoln: Lincolnshire Archives, 1990), Lincolnshire Archives: BARDNEY PAR 1/14 (Baptisms 1845-1876), p 52, no 411.
  2. 2.0 2.1 “Amelia Overton”, in General Register Office. England and Wales. Civil Registration Certificates. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office), 07a: 408, Lincoln, registered 1 Nov. 1855.
    Certificate of birth registered in Lincoln, 1 Nov. 1855, by Emma Overton, mother.
  3. Passenger list of the S.S. Wisconsin, in New York City, New York, United States. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-97. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237), roll 350, list 1079, p 7, ln 35, list dated 26 Oct. 1871.

    See transcript.

  4. 4.0 4.1Amelia Lakin”, in Find A Grave, memorial 76910706.
  5. ED 16, Bardney parish, Lincolnshire, in General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 9 General Register Office: 1861 Census Schedules, RG 9/2356 (FHL #542958), f 4, p 1, household 5, George Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  6. ED 7, Normanby (by Spital) parish, Lincolnshire, in General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 10 General Register Office: 1871 Census Schedules, RG 10/3376 (FHL #839366), f 11, p 16, household 78, William Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  7. 7.0 7.1 ED 50, Scott twp., Bourbon, Kansas, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), roll 471 (FHL #1240471), folio 236, sheet 2B, line 91, Amelia Lakin, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 5 June 1900.

    She was born “Oct 1855”.