James Overton, Sr.

b. 1841, Anderson County, TN
d. 1919, Mercer County, MO

Parents Spouse Children
Moses Overton
Nancy Jane Foster
Hariette Elizabeth Lindsey James Overton, Jr.
Albina Overton
Sarah Overton
Donald Overton
Randolph Overton
Howard Overton
Lindsey Overton
Bertha Overton
Jennie Overton

James Overton, Sr. was born in 1841 in Anderson County, TN. He moved with his parents to Mercer County, MO in October, 1851. He was a Civil War Veteran, and was wounded in the hip there.

James maried Hariette Elizabeth Lindsey (b. 1841; d. 1917; buried in Fairley Cemetery in Mercer County, MO). They had 9 children.

James died in Mercer County, in 1919.

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Updated August 9, 1998
Information from "Families of the Overtons of Anderson County Tennessee and their Cox Cousins", by Joseph R. Overton (250 Brushy Valley Road, Clinton, TN 37716), 1993.