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Richard Overton

Male Abt 1533 - Bef 1581  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Richard Overton  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1533  Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 25 Jun 1581  [1
    Buried 25 Jun 1581  St. Margaret Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I19583  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    Father Guthlac Overton,   b. Abt 1478,   d. 20 Apr 1536, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Olive Browne,   b. Between 1490 and 1494, Bernake, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 19 Dec 1545 and 7 Jun 1546  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1510  [3
    Family ID F5059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Sheppard,   d. Aft 12 Dec 1581 
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Valentine Overton,   b. Bef 25 Oct 1565,   d. Bef 15 Jan 1647 and 30 Aug 1647  (Age > 81 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A royal servant, clerk and auditor to queen Elizabeth.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2148] Clifford L. Stott, "In Search of 'Mr.' Overton: The Ancestry of Rev. Valentine Overton and His Connections to New England Immigrants." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 172:222, Summer 2018; 172:323, Fall 2018; 173:82, Winter 2019.

    2. [S2906] Puritans and Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2018.

    3. [S549] John G. Hunt, "The Overton Family of Swineshead, Lincolnshire." The American Genealogist 36:160, July 1960.