Person:John Overton (15)

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John Thomas 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. 22 Feb 1882
  1. Emma Belle Overton1886 - 1970
  2. Anna Mae Overton1890 - 1919
  3. Amelia Elsie Overton1894 - 1963
  4. William Jennings Bryan Overton1897 - 1973
  5. Robert E. Lee Overton1899 - 1986
Facts and Events
Name[1][7][8] John Thomas Overton
Gender Male
Alt Birth[8] 8 Apr 1858 Lincolnshire, EnglandThis alternate birth information was recorded on John's death certificate. It is possible that the date given at the registration of birth was not the actual date of birth.
Birth[6][7] 25 Apr 1858 Bardney, Lincolnshire, EnglandOn 28 April 1858, the birth of John Thomas was registered by his mother, Emma Overton “formerly Hall”, from Bardney. (Emma made her mark.) It was stated that he was the son of George Overton, occ. wood dealer.
Baptism[1] 3 Oct 1858 Bardney, Lincolnshire, England“John Thomas son of George and Emma Overton”, from Bardney, was baptized by Wm. Walker. George's profession was given as “wood man”.
Census[3] 7 Apr 1861 Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandon Ferry Road
John T., son of George Overton (occ. carpenter), was also residing with his father's wife Emma and children William, Mary J., Henry G., Amelia, and Emma. Another John T. Overton (age 1) and Charles Bell were listed as boarders.
Census[4] 2 Apr 1871 Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandon Ferry Road
John T., son of George Overton (occ. timber merchant), was also residing with his father's wife Emma; children Mary J., Henry G. (occ. carpenter), Emma, Edwin, and “Alfred”; and lodger John Peacock (occ. carpenter) [Mary's future husband]. He was attending school (occ. “scholar”).
Emigration[2] 26 Oct 1871 Port of New York, United StatesJohn 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. He was traveling with his mother, Emma Overton, and five siblings.
Census[5] 1 Jun 1880 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJno. T. (occ. laborer), son of Geo. Overton (occ. farmer), was also residing with his father's wife Emma and sons Henry G. (occ. farm laborer) and “Alfred”.
Marriage License 2 Feb 1882 Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJ. T. Overton, over age 21, and Miss Maggie A. Monroe, over age 18, both of Vernon Co., received a license to marry.
to Margaret Ann Monroe
Marriage 22 Feb 1882 Vernon, Missouri, United States“at residence of Geo. Overton”, the groom's father
John and Maggie 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 Margaret Ann Monroe
Naturalization[6] Bef 1900 John was naturalized by the 1900 U.S. census. The 1920 U.S. census does not specify the year of naturalization.
Education[6] John could read and write.
Census 1 Jun 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United Stateson a farm that was owned with a mortgage
John T. Overton (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife Maggie A.; daughters Belle, May A., and Amelia; and sons W. J. Bryan and Robert E. L. Only Belle and May had attended school. It was stated that 5 of Maggie's 9 children were living.
with Margaret Ann Monroe
Property[10] 1907 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJ. T. Overton was included on a property tax list.
Census 15 Apr 1910 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United Stateson a farm that was owned free of mortgage
J. T. Overton (occ. stone mason) was residing with his wife Maggie A.; daughters Anna M. and Amelia; and sons Bryan and Robert. Both J. T. and Maggie and their children Amelia, Bryan and Robert attended school during the current school year. It was stated that 5 of Maggie's 9 children were living.
with Margaret Ann Monroe
Census 1 Jan 1920 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United Stateson a farm that was owned free of mortgage
John T. Overton (occ. general farming) was residing with his wife Maggie A.; daughter Amelia; sons Bryan (occ. farm laborer) and Robert (occ. general farming); niece L. M. Monroe; and infant grandson Vernon Hornacre.
with Margaret Ann Monroe
Death[8] 10 Nov 1923 Center, Vernon, Missouri, United StatesJohn Thomas Overton, husband of Maggie Overton, died of cerebral hemorrhage (from 3 Nov. 1923), with contributing chronic interstitial nephritis. His death was reported on 21 Nov. 1923 by [wife] Mrs. Maggie Overton, of Nevada, Missouri. It was recorded that he was the son of Geo. Overton and Emma Hall, and his occupation was “farmer”.
Burial[8][9][11] 11 Nov 1923 Moore Cemetery, Center, Vernon, Missouri, United Statesin section 1
The grave marker is inscribed, “FATHER, J. T. OVERTON, 1858–1923”.
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 410.
  2. 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 36, list dated 26 Oct. 1871.

    See transcript.

  3. 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, pp 1–2, household 5, George Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  4. 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].
  5. 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.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 ED 119, Center twp., Vernon, Missouri, in United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624), roll 906 (FHL #1240906), folio 41, sheet 2B, line 96, John T. Overton, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 5 June 1900.

    John T. Overton was born “Apr 1858”. He immigrated to the U.S. in “1872” and was naturalized (“Na”). He could read and write.

  7. 7.0 7.1 “John Thomas Overton”, in General Register Office. England and Wales. Civil Registration Certificates. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office), 07a: 417, Lincoln, registered 28 April 1858.
    Certificate of birth registered in Lincoln, 28 April 1858, by Emma Overton, mother.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Missouri, United States. Death Certificates. (Missouri State Archives), cert 35289, filed 21 Nov. 1923.
  9. John Thomas Overton”, in Find A Grave, memorial 20526076. Viewed digital image of grave marker.
  10. 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.

  11. Thompson, Nancy, and Neoma Foreman (comps. and eds.). Tri-County Genealogical Society. Vernon County, Missouri Cemetery Directory 2010. (Nevada, Missouri: Vernon County Historical Society, 2010), p 261.