Person:Henry Overton (1)

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Henry George Overton
 
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. 20 Dec 1877
Facts and Events
Name[1][6] Henry George Overton
Gender Male
Birth[6][10] 12 Sep 1852 Bardney, Lincolnshire, EnglandOn 15 September 1852, the birth of Henry George was registered by his mother, Emma Overton “formerly Hall”, from Bardney. It was stated that he was the son of George Overton, occ. carpenter.
Baptism[1] 3 Oct 1852 Bardney, Lincolnshire, England“Henry George son of George and Emma Overton”, from Bardney, was baptized by Minister John Glover. George's profession was given as “carpenter”.
Census[7] 7 Apr 1861 Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandon Ferry Road
Henry G., son of George Overton (occ. carpenter), was also residing with his father's wife Emma and children William, Mary J., Amelia, John T., and Emma. He was attending school (occ. “scholar”). His place of birth was stated to be Bardney.
Census[8] 2 Apr 1871 Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandon Ferry Road
Henry G. (occ. carpenter), son of George Overton (occ. timber merchant), was also residing with his father's wife Emma; children Mary J., John T., Emma, Edwin, and “Alfred”; and lodger John Peacock (occ. carpenter) [Mary's future husband]. Henry's place of birth was stated to be Bardney.
Emigration[4] 9 Oct 1871 Port of New York, United StatesHenry Overton (occ. wood dealer) arrived in New York on the S.S. City of New York by 9 October. The ship originated in Liverpool and made a stop in Queenstown (Cobh), Ireland. He was traveling with his father George and brother-in-law John Peacock. Other members of the family arrived a couple of weeks later.
Marriage 20 Dec 1877 Vernon, Missouri, United StatesH.G. Overton and C.A. Schockley were united in marriage by H.A. Wight, J.P. The 1910 census states that this was the first marriage for each of them.
to Cynthia A. Schockley
Census[9] 1 Jun 1880 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesHenry G. (occ. farm laborer), son of Geo. Overton (occ. farmer), was also residing with his father's wife Emma and sons Jno. T. (occ. laborer) and “Alfred”. [Henry appears twice in the 1880 U.S. Census.]
Census 1 Jun 1880 Coal, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesHenry G. Overton (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife Cynthia.
with Cynthia A. Schockley
Census 1 Jun 1900 Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United Statesat 802 N. Colorado St., in a home that was owned free of mortgage
Henry G. Overton (occ. “laborer smelter”) was residing with his wife Cynthia A., daughter Sadie (occ. typesetter), and son William (attended school). It was stated that 2 of Cynthia's 6 children were living.
with Cynthia A. Schockley
Property[5] 1907 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United Statesprob. in the city of Nevada
H. G. Overton was included on a property tax list.
Census 15 Apr 1910 Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United Statesat 709 W. 11th St., in a home that was rented
Henry G. Overton (occ. helper, boiler maker) was residing with his wife Cynthia A. It was stated that 2 of Cynthia's 6 children were living.
with Cynthia A. Schockley
Residence[2][3] From 1934 To 1936 Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United Statesat 1228 S. 37th St.
Henry was living in Kansas City for at least a few years during the mid-1930s. He is found in the 1934 and 1936 city directories but is not in those of 1932 or 1938. The 1940 census gives his place of residence in 1935 as Kansas City, Kansas.
Education[2][10] Henry completed the 4th grade. He could read and write.
Naturalization[10] By the 1900 U.S. census Henry was a naturalized citizen.
Census[2] 1 Apr 1940 Benona, Oceana, Michigan, United Stateson a farm that was rented
Henry G., widowed father of William H. Overton (occ. WPA road work), was also residing with his son's wife Gladys and sons Davis, Danne, and William. It was recorded that he was unable to work but had other income.
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 34, no 272.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 ED 64-1, Benona, Oceana, Michigan, in United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627), roll 1805, page 9, sheet 9A, household 191, William H. Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 18 May 1940.

    Highest grade of school completed “G-4”.

  3. Kansas City, Kansas, city directory. (Kansas City, Missouri: Gate City Directory; R. L. Polk), 1934, 1936.

    On page 313 of Polk's 1934 directory: “Overton Harry G r1228 S 37th”

    On page 307 of Polk's 1936 directory: “Overton Henry G r1228 S 37th”

  4. Passenger list of the S.S. City of New York, in New York City, New York, United States. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-97. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237), roll 349, list 1014, p 6, ln 304, list dated 9 Oct. 1871.

    These passengers were listed consecutively, beginning on line 303: George Overton (age 50, occ. wood dealer), Henry Overton (19, wood dealer), and John Peacock (37, farmer).

  5. 1907 Property Tax List For Center Twp. Vernon Co., MO, including the city of Nevada. (Online: USGenWeb Archives, 1998), <http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/vernon/misc/taxes/1907tax.txt>, accessed 11 Oct. 2012.

    The only people having the surname Overton included in the list were A. Overton, H. G. Overton, and J. T. Overton.

  6. 6.0 6.1 “Henry George Overton”, in General Register Office. England and Wales. Civil Registration Certificates. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office), 07a: 426, Lincoln, registered 15 Sept. 1852.
    Certificate of birth registered in Lincoln, 15 Sept. 1852, by Emma Overton, mother.
  7. 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].
  8. ED 16, Bardney parish, Lincolnshire, in General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) RG 10 General Register Office: 1871 Census Schedules, RG 10/3367 (FHL #839363), f 23, p 1, household 2, George Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  9. ED 219, Center twp., Vernon, Missouri, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 739 (FHL #1254739), f 558-B, p 6, dwelling 46, family 51, Geo. Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 7 June 1880.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 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 127, sheet 16B, line 87, Henry G. Overton, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 20 June 1900.

    Henry was born “Sept 1852”. He immigrated to the U.S. in “1871” and was naturalized (“Na”). He could read and write.