Person:George Overton (3)

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George Alford Overton
d.14 Dec 1954
m. 24 Dec 1884
  1. George Alford Overton1885 - 1954
  2. Delbert Joseph Overton1891 - 1971
  3. Orville Marion Overton1897 - 1974
  4. Naoma Elizabeth Overton1899 - 1997
  5. Herbert Wesley Overton1903 - 1969
m. 14 Sep 1909
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] George Alford Overton
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 3 Oct 1885 Nevada, Vernon co., Missouri, United States
Census[3] 1 Jun 1900 Nevada, Vernon co., Missouri, United Statesat 1010 E. Walnut St., in a home that was owned free of mortgage
George A., son of Alford Overton (occ. smelter foreman), was also residing with his father's wife Elizabeth A. and children Delbert J., Orville M., and “Naomia” E. It was stated that he had attended school during the last school year.
Education[4] George completed 4 years of high school.
Marriage 14 Sep 1909 Fort Scott, Bourbon co., Kansas, United StatesGeo. A. Overton and Glessner P. Moore were united in marriage by Minister L. G. Wood. The 1910 census states that this was the first marriage for each of them.
to Glessner Pearl Moore
Marriage License 14 Sep 1909 Bourbon co., Kansas, United StatesA license was issued by W. R. Russell, Probate Judge, for Geo. A. Overton, age 23, of Iola, Kansas, and Glessner P. Moore, age 21, of Nevada, Missouri.
to Glessner Pearl Moore
Census 15 Apr 1910 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 1819 Holly St., in a home that was rented
George A. Overton (occ. salesman, retail hardware) was residing with his wife Glessner P. They had been married for less than one year, and she did not have any children. They were sharing the residence with two other couples.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence[1] 12 Sep 1918 Beloit, Mitchell co., Kansas, United Statesat West 4th
George Alford Overton signed a card for the third registration of the WW I draft. George (occ. bookkeeper, for N.E. Blosk, at S. Mill, Beloit) stated his nearest relative was [wife] Glessner P. Overton, at the same address. The registrar's report describes him as tall, slender build, light brown eyes, dark brown hair, and without physical disability.
Census 1 Jan 1920 Beloit, Mitchell co., Kansas, United Statesat W. 3rd, in a home that was rented
Geo. A. Overton (occ. bookkeeper, hardware) was residing with his wife Glessner.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence 1925 Lawrence, Douglas co., Kansas, United Statesat 815 Arkansas
In the Lawrence city directory, Geo. A. Overton (occ. hardware, at 1029 Massachusetts) was listed at this address.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence From 1927 To 1929 Lawrence, Douglas co., Kansas, United Statesat 942 Missouri
Geo. A. Overton (occ. hardware, at 1029 Massachusetts) and his wife Glessner M. were listed in the city directory at this address.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Census 1 Apr 1930 Lawrence, Douglas co., Kansas, United Statesat 401 Mississippi St., in a home that was rented
George A. Overton (occ. proprietor of retail hardware store) was residing with his wife Glessner, father-in-law William A. Moore (occ. salesman, retail hardware), and mother-in-law Ida M. Moore.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence 1932 Lawrence, Douglas co., Kansas, United Statesat 401 Mississippi
Geo. A. Overton and his wife Glessner were listed in the city directory at this address. The address of Overton's Hardware Store was 943 Massachusetts.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence 1 Apr 1935 Lawrence, Douglas co., Kansas, United StatesIt was recorded in the 1940 U.S. census that each member of the household was a resident of Lawrence in 1935.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Residence From 1936 To 1960 Independence, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 2430 Northern Blvd.
The Independence city directory listed Geo. A. Overton (occ. salesman; worked for Stowe Hardware in 1952 and 1954) and his wife Glessner P. (as his widow beginning in 1956). From 1936 to 1946, Wm. A. Moore (occ. carpenter in 1936), with his wife Ida M. to 1942, was listed at the same address.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Census 1 Apr 1940 Blue twp., Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 2430 Northern, in a home that was owned
George Overton (occ. salesman, wholesale hardware) was residing with his wife “Lesner”, father-in-law W. A. Moore (unemployed), and mother-in-law Ida Moore.
with Glessner Pearl Moore
Death? 14 Dec 1954
Burial[2] Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Jackson co., Missouri, United StatesThe grave marker is inscribed, “OVERTON; GEORGE A., 1885–1954; GLESSNER P., 1888–1978”.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509), [roll KS42], FHL #1643594, Mitchell Co., Beloit, [digital image, Ancestry.com], registered 12 Sept. 1918.

    George Alford Overton, age 32, was born 3 Oct. 1885.

  2. 2.0 2.1George A. Overton”, in Find A Grave, memorial 73149725. Viewed digital image of grave marker.
  3. 3.0 3.1 ED 123, 5th Ward Nevada city, Vernon, Missouri, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), roll 906 (FHL #1240906), folio 114, sheet 3B, dwelling 62, family 63, Alford Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 5 June 1900.

    He was born “Oct 1885”.

  4. ED 48-31, Blue twp., Jackson, Missouri, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), roll 2115, folio 569, sheet 4A, household 81, line 30, George Overton, [digital image, Ancestry.com].