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William Overton

Male Bef 1432 - 1487  (> 55 years)


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  • Name William Overton  [1
    Born Bef 1432  of Swineshead, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death 2 Jun 1486  [5, 6
    Died 2 Jun 1487  [3
    Person ID I1679  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Mother Cecily,   d. Between 1459 and 1460 
    Family ID F3596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rose,   d. Bef 1522 
    Married Abt 1459  [5
    Children 
    +1. Guthlac Overton,   b. Abt 1478,   d. 20 Apr 1536, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F1771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Named, both as "William Overton" and "William, son of Cicely Temer", "in Close Rolls between 1455 and 1460 in a suit alleging malicious arrest of Overton by Sir Thomas Holand, kt., J.P. of Swineshead; the latter had to enter into a bond for 200 marks in 1460 to keep the peace toward Overton, whose mother, Cicely, died between 1458 and 1460." [Hunt, "The Overton Family of Swineshead, Lincolnshire," citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S240] Kay Allen, 27 Dec 2000, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

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

    3. [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.

    4. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980., place only.

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

    6. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980.