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Known Overton Lines

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In addition to the Colonel Robert Overton line noted in the introductory paragraphs, the following lines have been identified by the Nevel Overton Slack who owns and maintains the “Overtons Only” database.  Contact Nevel for additional information.  We seek any male descendent of these lines, as well as any other lines as identified by a male participant:

  1. Benjamin Overton (1734 – 1782) lived in the Camden, NC area; descendents settled in various parts of the U.S.
  2. Caleb Overton (b. 1750; d. aft. 1800) lived in D.C. area, a free person of color; descendents in Washington, D.C. and Maryland .
  3. David Overton (ca. 1846 – 1850) born in AL; descendents in IL.
  4. Isaac Overton (1633 – 1688) lived in NY; descendents in NJ, OH and MI.
  5. Jesse Overton (ca. 1770 – 1850) lived in Perquimans County, NC, a free person of color; descendents in NY area.
  6. John Overton (ca. 1689 – 1738) lived in Onslow Precinct, Bath County, NC; descendents in TN, AL, MO, TX and CA.
  7. John Overton (1715 - 1792) lived in Orange and Spotsylvania Counties, VA; descendents in KY, TN and IN.  Surname was at one time Howerton.
  8. John Overton (ca. 1690 – 1730) lived in Bertie County, NC.
  9. John Overton (1747 – 1808) lived in Lunenburg County, VA; descendents in Weakley County, TN area.  May be son or nephew of Moses Overton.
  10. John Overton (ca. 1770 – 1830) lived in Roane County, TN; wife was named Avis.
  11. John Overton (1630 – 1691) lived in Old Rappahannock, VA.
  12. John Overton (1759 – 1839) lived in SC, via NC, also GA; son of Aaron Overton of Moore County, NC.
  13. John Overton (1760 – 1833) lived in VA and NC; descendents in KY, TN, TX, IL, MO and CA.
  14. Jonathon Overton (ca. 1757 – 1850) lived in Perquimans County, NC, a free person of color; descendents in Tyrell and Chowan Counties.
  15. Lemuel Overton (1750 – 1821) lived in Perquimans County, NC, a free person of color; many descendents.
  16. Moses Overton (ca. 1730 – 1850) lived in Granville County, NC; descendents in VA, TN, KY.
  17. Richard Overton (1660 – 1721) lived in Pasquotank County, NC; descendents migrated West, some in Norfolk, VA.
  18. Richard Overton (1800’s) lived in MS, TX and OK; son was Benjamin, Governor of Chickasaw nation; most claim TN origin.
  19. Robert Overton (1640 – 1673) lived in Boston, MA; died at sea.
  20. Samuel Overton (ca. 1660) lived in PA; descendents in PA and NJ.
  21. Samuel Overton (1729 -1833) lived in Pasquotank County, NC, a free person of color; descendents in Chowan County, NC.
  22. Sutton Overton (1780 – 1850) lived in Moore County, NC, a free person of color, descendents in IL and MO.
  23. Titus Overton (1742 – 1800) lived in Bladen and Cumberland Counties, NC; a free person of color.
  24. William Overton (ca. 1645) lived in Hanover and Louisa Counties, VA; descendents moved West to KY and TN.  Claim kin to Colonel Robert Overton.
  25. William Overton (ca. 1650 – 1695) lived in Somerset County, MD; descendents may be in NC; related to Utie surname.
 

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