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Samuel Overton (abt. 1721 - bef. 1836)

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Capt Samuel Overton
Born about in Hanover, Virginia Colonymap
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Husband of — married in Amelia County, Virginia Colonymap
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Died before in Washington, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Apr 2014
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Capt Samuel Overton served in the Virginia Militia during the American Revolution
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In his Revolutionary War pension statement it was certified that Samuel Overton was 15 or 20 years Magistrate and two years High Sheriff and 6 or 8 years Commissionor of Tax in Washington County, Kentucky. Jacob Seay of Washington County testified to his service.

He statement in his pension file dated 23 April 1844 noted he had died on 30 April 1836 leaving behind the following children:

  1. Mary T Fowler (widow)
  2. Amelia wife of William Robinson
  3. Susan W. wife of Jospeh Bennett
  4. Edward G Overton

Another statement dated 13 May 1851 indicated only the three daughters remained.


  • Southern Campaign American Revolution Pension Statements and Rosters, Samuel Overton( S16499.

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