Person:Thomas Overton (6)

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Thomas Overton
b.Cal Bet Apr And Aug 1811 Bardney, Lincolnshire, England
m. 11 Feb 1811
  1. Thomas Overton1811 - 1886
  2. John Overton1813 - 1886
  3. William Overton1818 - 1889
  4. George Overton1820 - 1883
  5. Rebecca Ann Overton1823 - 1869
m. 18 Aug 1840
  1. Ann Overton1841 -
  2. Sarah Overton1843 -
  3. Jane Overton1844 -
  4. William Overton1846 -
  5. Frances Overton1848 -
  6. Elizabeth Overton1850 -
  7. Thomas Overton1855 - 1935
  8. Richard Overton1857 - 1862
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Name[1][3] Thomas Overton
Gender Male
Birth? Cal Bet Apr And Aug 1811 Bardney, Lincolnshire, EnglandIf the age on the marriage register (29) is accurate, Thomas would have been born by 18 August 1811. The ages on the 1851 and 1871 censuses are consistent and indicate that he was born after 2 April 1811.
Baptism[1] 10 Feb 1812 Bardney par., Lincolnshire, EnglandThomas, son of William and Jane Overton, was baptized.
Marriage 18 Aug 1840 Tadcaster, Yorkshire, Englandin the parish church
Thomas Overton (occ. brick maker), a 29-year-old bachelor from Tadcaster and son of William Overton (occ. wheelwright), and Elizabeth Fowler, a 24-year-old spinster from Tadcaster and daughter of Richard Fowler (occ. coachman), were married in the parish church according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England, by Minister W. G. Billhum. The marriage was witnessed by [probably Elizabeth's brother] Richard Fowler and [her brother's future wife] Jane Bateman.
to Elizabeth Fowler
Census 6 Jun 1841 Southrow, Lincolnshire, EnglandThomas Overton (occ. brickmaker) was residing with [wife] Elizabeth. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) Only Thomas was stated to have been born in Lincolnshire.
with Elizabeth Fowler
Census 30 Mar 1851 Newbiggin, Northumberland, EnglandThomas Overton (occ. “tyle & brick maker”) was residing with his wife Elizabeth, son William, and daughters Ann, Sarah, Francis, and Elizabeth. It was recorded that Thomas was born in “Lancashire, Burden”, and his wife was born in “York, Talhaster”, but these names are not correct. The birthplace of their first daughter Ann was also incorrectly recorded as “Lincoln, Barden”. The remaining children had been born in Northumberland.
with Elizabeth Fowler
Census 7 Apr 1861 Choppington, Bedlington twp. and par., Northumberland, Englandat Brick Yard Cottage
Thomas Overton (occ. brick & tile maker) was residing with his wife Elizabeth, sons William, Thomas, and Richard, and daughters Ann, Sarah, Jane, Francis, and Elizabeth. It was recorded that Thomas and his first daughter Ann were each born in Bardney, Lincolnshire, and his wife was born in Tadcaster, Yorkshire. The remaining children had been born in Northumberland.
with Elizabeth Fowler
Census 2 Apr 1871 Scotland Gate, Choppington twp., Bedlington par., Northumberland, Englandat Back Yard Cottages
Thomas Overton (occ. brick & tile maker) was residing with his wife Elizabeth, daughters Sarah and Jane (both unmarried; occ. dressmaker), son Thomas (occ. brick maker), and granddaughter [by his daughter Sarah] Emily “Francello” [Frances]. It was recorded that Thomas was born in Lincolnshire, his wife was born in Yorkshire, and the children were born in Northumberland.
with Elizabeth Fowler
Emigration? Abt 1872 United StatesThomas probably traveled to America with the family of his son William.
Census[2] 1 Jun 1880 Massillon, Stark co., Ohio, United Statesat Vanderbilt Ave., houses without numbers
Thomas Overton (occ. brick maker), father of William Overton (occ. brick maker), was also residing with his son's wife Mary and three children. Although his status was recorded as widowed, his wife was still living in England.
Death[3] 22 Apr 1886 Plain, Stark co., Ohio, United Statespossible death; age 75, born in England, “single”
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Baptisms, 1812, in Church of England. Parish Church of Bardney (Lincolnshire). Parish registers, 1653-1976. (Lincoln: Lincolnshire Archives, 1990), Lincolnshire Archives: BARDNEY PAR 1/6 (Baptisms & Burials 1795-1812), p n.n.

    “[Feb:] 10. Thomas, Son of Wm. & Jane Overton.”

  2. ED 147, 2nd Ward Massillon, Stark, Ohio, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 1067 (FHL #1255067), f 188-A, p 33, dwelling 270, family 297, William Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 11 June 1880.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ohio. Probate Court (Stark County). Death records v. 1-4, 1867-1908. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), 2: 133, ln 389. From a record indexed in “Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997”, index, FamilySearch. The original source has not been verified.