A. Overbey Family History - Genealogy, history, family information and more!
This Overbey Family History was originally compiled by Jackie Overbey of Chanute, KS, and is currently being researched and updated by Don Russell of Florissant, MO. This site is a work in progress, so please check back for more information as we get it loaded onto these pages. We have only included the information about the family up to the early 20th century, if you have Overbey geneology information to share, corrections or additions to this info, or would like get get a printed copy of the complete family history, including the later generations, additional information, clippings and photos, please email Don at qbdon@wmconnect.com. Or by phone: 314-831-8666.

We have added a Sloman Family History page to this site. Two Overbeys married members of the Sloman family, and so many of us share both family backgrounds. Click here if you would like to go directly to the Sloman page. The 13th Triannual Slomon Reunion will be held in Springfield, IL on Oct. 19, 2014, from 11am to 4pm at the Springfield Motor Boat Club. Registration is free, but it's $20 for the buffet lunch (meal, tax, gratuity included) to be served at 12:30, meeting and memorial service to follow. Join us for an afternoon of family history, good food, and visiting! Click here for complete information.

An annual Overbey family reunion is held on the first Saturday in Sept, after Labor Day, at Lewis Overbeys farm 5 miles south of New Florence, MO. YOU ALL COME!

The Coat of Arms illustrated is officially documented in Burk’s General Armory. The original description of the shield is as follows:
Black: with 3 silver stars between silver narrow diagonal bands.” Above the Shield and Helmet is the crest which is described as: “A silver Lion’s leg erect, encircled in a gold ducal Crown.”

The colors have a meaning. Gold denotes generosity, valor or perseverance. Silver represents serenity and nobility. Black is for repentance or vengeance.

The Crest on top of the Overbey shield is a Lion.

King Henry V of England forbade anyone to take on arms of shield unless by right of ancestry or as a gift from the crown.

There was a time in my life that I thought I would give up on getting this Overbey Family History printed. I was not well and was very discouraged, because I could not find out about the family beyond the fact that they came from North Carolina or Virginia to Tennessee. Also so many of the families living did not seem to want to answer my letters to them. Some of the old records were destroyed during the Civil War. Then I found this poem. I thought maybe the world does not need me but my family does need to know as much about the Overbey family as I had been able to find.

The World Needs You
You're not old when your hair is grey,
Not washed up when your teeth decay,
Though your teeth are false, if your heart is true
The world has great need of you.

The longer you live, the more you know,
Then is the time to let wisdom show.
Though your joints may creak, if your mind is true
The world is in great need of you.

You may need glasses as your eyes grow dim,
Your body may no longer be light and trim,
But if your faith stays steadfast and true
The world is in great need of you.

But you sure are ready for that last sleep
When you hate the world and your grudges keep,
If you’re bitter and to yourself untrue,
Only then does the world stop needing you.

So forget your glasses and store-bought teeth,
Ignore your greying hair and joints that creak,
Bring to the world all you’ve learned that’s true,
And the world will never stop needing you.

"Overbey"

How many times have you had the experience where your name Overbey has been spelled differently than you spell it? Maybe we don’t spell Overbey correctly. The first Overbey to come to America spelled it Overbury is an English name and the meaning is “One who came from Overbury or upper earthwork or fort.”

All surnames come from general sources in Europe about 1100 A.D. Before that men were called by one name, as is still true in scattered parts of the world today. but when there are eight or ten names all the same some distinction had to be made. John’s son became Johnson, William’s son Williamson. Then the King decided every one should have a surname. Names were then taken from four sources: occupation, location, characteristics and father’s name.

Photo of Jackie and Paul Overbey This has been an interesting search for the Overbey ancestors. I have several complete genealogies from other branches of the family and a lot of interesting letters from others who have been interested in family finding or tree climbing. It has been most difficult to get letters answered from those we know are descendants of William and Mariah Overbey. I want to thank all of you who have helped me. It would have been much easier if I had been a native of Illinois instead of Kansas. The vital statistics are in your home counties and states.

Paul and Jackie Overbey
Chanute, Kansas

Jackie Overbey passed away April 14, 1999 and I can not think of any tribute great enough to show our appreciation for what she did putting this wonderful family history together, the work and time she spent to me is mind boggling, she undoubtedly was a super dedicated gal. Paul d. Sep. 12, 1999. Thank you so much Jackie and to Paul for helping and encouraging her.....

- Don Russell 2002

- Overbey Family History -

Copied from the Greene County, IL Directory Year of 1879, page 593, Township 12, Range 11 West.

Overbey (spelling as in the book) Jefferson, farmer and stock raiser, Sec. 30, Post Office, White Hall. The above named gentleman was born in Greene Co. in 1833. The fifth of a family of 10 children. His father Archibald (Orerbrey) (Overbey) was a native of North Carolina, who moved to Tennessee and there married Miss Sarah Barnard. The date of the family settlement in Greene Co was probably 1828, when the prairies for many miles remained unbroken and from the door step of his father’s cabin young Orerbey was wont to watch with childish glee the graceful flight of vast herds of deer as they disported themselves on the prairie, or became lost to view among the timber. Mr. Orerbey relates that during his earliest years the county was thinly populated. At intervals in the timber was seen the pioneer’s cabin, as few settlers had ventured on the prairie.

Jefferson was m. in 1853 to Miss Emma Clark, dau of Ira Clark. By this lady he had two children, James Ira and Ida May. September 1859, Mrs. Orerbey departed this life, Mr. Orerbey resident of township 12, range 11, and there owns farm property. Like nearly all who bear the name his generosity and kindness of heart is unbounded.

Overby, William A., farmer and stock raiser. Sec. 21, Post Office, Greenfield, IL, was born in TN, in 1844, came to IL. in 1855; was m. in 1870 to Miss Gilly Drum, who was born in Greene Co., IL. in 1853. They have four living children. Etsle, b. January 15, 1874, Leroy, b. February 23, 1878. Pearly B. b. February 8, 1872 and an infant b. July 6, 1876 died. The father of this subject, William Overbey, was a native of Tennessee; was m. to Maria Surles (Mariah Searls), also a native of TN. The family came to Alton, IL, in 1855, and the father died a short time after landing, and the widowed mother was left with a family of five children, the oldest one being 12 years of age. She died in DeWitt Co., IL. in 1874.


Personally, I feel that the two families were closely related but I still have not discovered how. I do not know in which county in North Carolina Archibald was born, nor do I know in which county in Tennessee he lived before moving to Illinois. Our William Overbey left Lauderdale Co. Alabama in 1855. He also lived there in 1840 but he was on the 1850 Federal Census as living in Lauderdale County.


William Overbey and Mariah B. Searles Family

William Overbey was b., October 3, 1820, near Goodsprings, Giles Co. TN. He m. April 11, 1839 Mariah B. Searles, b. February 15, 1819, dau of Henry Surls (Searles) and Ann Beasley, dau of Jesse Fendal Beasley. (Click here to go to the Searles family history.) The Searles, Beasleys, Overbeys, Kimbroughs, Anthonys and Brownings moved from Eastern North Carolina to the Western part, then into Tennessee.

In the 1840 Federal Census of Giles Co., TN, on page 126, I found this information:
A. Overbay--1 male 5-10, 2 m 15-20, 1 m 40-50
1 female 0-5, 1 f 10-15, 1 f 20-30, 1 f 40-50
On page 90
William Overbay--1 m 15-20
1 f 20-30

I believe the two families were father and son. The 1850 Federal Census shows them living ln Lauderdale County. AL. near the towns of Anderson and Goodsprings. A lot of information was destroyed in the Civil War but some have found information in old Bibles. In the Federal 1860 Census of Greene Co., IL. Mt. Airy pct., Athensville post Office, Carlin Township, I found:

Maria Overby 41 f Sewing b. TN.
John H. 17 m Farm Hand b. TN
William A. 16 m
b. TN
Thomas F. 13 m
b. AL
James M. 8 m
b. AL
Luvitha J. 6 f
b. AL


We know that William Overbey and his family had left Lauderdale Co., AL. in 1855, to go to DeWitt Co, IL. William took sick and died enroute on March 15, 1855 and is buried in Alton City Cem., IL. Mariah and the children did go on to DeWitt Co., IL. I found a James Overbey there is the 1860 Federal Census. I also received this information from the old Bible of James Overbey sent to me by Thomas D. Overbey of Clinton, IL.

James Overbey b. July 5, 1824 married Elizabeth ? @ 1841

John Alexander Overbey b. August 5, 1843
Lysenia b. February 18, 1845
James Monroe
b. October 26, 1849
Georgia Ann b. August 25, 1852
Josephine b. September 28, 1855
Elizabeth Alice b. October 5, 1858
Hannah Ellen b. November 29, 1860
Herfenne Darlene b. March 8, 1863

Marriages: (must be grandchildren’s birth dates)

William H. Bruce b. June 18, 1871
Samuel Richard Burk b. January 6, 1879
John William Hardin b. July 7, 1874
Nancy Lucile Hardin b. December 19, 1876
Calunthy Lucile Hardin b. January 5, 1882
George Blain Hardin b. July 15, 1884

Deaths:

James Monroe Overbey d. September 5, 1855
James Overbey d. March 22, 1866
Elizabeth Overbey d. April 12, 1899


John Alexander Overbey (Jr), b 1862 d. 15 Oct 1926, m. Nancy Ann Cowquer, b. 1862, d. 10 Oct 1927, Elkhart, Logan Co, IL
Son: Ira Baskin Overbey, b. 1894, Union Town, KY, d. 6 Dec 1961, Lincoln, IL, m. 5 July 1915, Myrtle May McGreath, b 23 Feb 1896 in IL, d.___? dau of Annis 1877-1955 & William Francis McGreath 1872-1939. Seven children?;
Grandson: Ira Francis Overbey, b. 13 March 1916, d. 29 Sep 1987, Lincoln, IL, m. Helen Clorena Laughner b 31 Aug 1918, Elkhart, IL.
Great Grandson: Thomas L. Overbey, b July, 1945, m. Linda Kay Grattwohl, b Sept., 1944 in Mt. Pulaski, IL. Thomas and Linda have two sons:
Tommy Lee b March, 1966, Clinton, DeWitt Co. Ill.
John Francis b November, 1971, Clinton, DeWitt Co. Ill.
other Children of Ira B. & Myrtle;
3 Marion E. Overbey b. 4 Nov 1919 Elkhart, IL d. 26 Dec 1999 in IL, m. 25 Sep 1937, St Charles, MO, Marguerrete V, Laughner, b. 10 Jan 1920, 4 children;
1 Jerry Overbey, m. Ethel ?
2 Guy Overbey m. Pam
3 Marian Overbey m. William Howerton
4 Emma Overbey m. Gene Boyd
4 John Overbey, m. Marian Peifer Bree
5 Mary Overbey, b. 1921. m. Frank Marcum
6 Cyril "Shory" Overbey, b. 13 Oct 1925, d. Jan 1983, m. Barbara A. __? 1939-2005. Burial, Elkhart Cem
7 Lois JoAnne Overbey, b. 12 Apr 1931 Lincoln, IL, d. 4 Jan 2010, Lincoln, IL, burial, Elkhart, Cem
8 Alice June Overbey, b. 193_, m. George Spraque__?


This information came from James Paul Overbey, Rte #3, Polk Patch Rd., Booneville, Indiana 47601

J. D. Overbey b August 5, 1843
m. N. A. Fletcher b March 25, 1853 IL
m. Alice Reed b. TN
Children:
*James M. Overbey b. September 21, 1880
Charles b. September 22, 1871
John M. b. , 1878
J. D. Overbey also married Mary b Kentucky, 1859
Children:

Claude Overbey b. May 5, 1887
Annie b. February 20, 1890
Albert b. July 31, 1892
Ira Baskin b. February 4, 1894 Union Town KY

*James M. Overbey m. Susie Eliza Wicks, b Sept. 13,1882, d 1967
Son: Bernie Ellis Overbey, b. March 8, 1917 in Union Town, Ky. m. Pauline Richardson
Grandson: James Paul Overbey b. October 28, 1944 in Evansville, IN. m. Sandra K. Morphew b. January 19, 1947 in Hopkins County, IN. m. July 22, 1963 at Evansville, IN.


This is a copy of information that Wayne Overbey gave me that his mother Sue Overbey had written.

History of William Anderson Overby

His parents--William Overbey, b. Oct. 3, 1820; d. March 14 ,1855. Came from Goodsprings Giles Co. TN. Came up the Tennessee River to Alton, Ill. Where he is buried. Married April 11, 1839 Mariah Serles (born Feb. 15, 1819, died 1873) In 1855 they came by boat to Ill. William died enroute, Mariah with her children settled in DeWitt County. The children were William A., John, Tom, Jim and Luvicy “Luvitha."

William A. was b. March 18, 1844; d. Sept.18 1917, m. Feb. 24, 1870 Gilly C. Drum. Do not know her birth date, she died in 1883, age about 29 years, so it must have been in 1854 she was born. Six children were born: Purley who died in 1873 at the age of 2; Etsle b. Jan. 15, 1874; 1 girl d. at birth about 1876 Leroy C. b. Feb. 23, 1878; a girl b. and d. at birth 1880; Ebert b. Nov. 1, 1881. Second marriage to Mary F. Pitchford who died with her child about 1884. Third marriage to Catherine (Kate) Carrico Spears about 1885. Child Florence b. Feb. 15, 1887. Catherine d. June 1, 1922.

John had 5 children; Willie, Belle, Jennie, Fanny and Oscar. Belle married a Scoggins.

Thomas had 9 children; Lester, Della, Minnie, clarence, Albert, Ida, Elmer, Lizzie and Eva. Wife died at Eva’s birth. Second marriage to Lona Robison.

James had 6 children; 1 deceased, Thomas, Alva, Ira, Herbert, Carl and Naomi; wife was Laura Ann Drum, sister of Gilly Drum.

Luvicy married a number of times. Three children were born to a marriage to Arthington: Edna, Will and Eddie. Two sons b. when married to Henry Steele, Ora and Lester. Can give no account of her other marriages.


Received from the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library on July 17, 1985.
In Florence, Alabama, just across the Tenn. line.
Microfilm Number 317 East of the Military Road
1850 Census, Lauderdale County , AL.

Household 218

Overby Anderson 55 VA Farmer

Jane 61 Ireland

Richard 26
Fergison Drury 17

Lucinda 13

Micheal 10
Who were these children living with the Overbey’s?

Household 219

Overbey William 30 TN Laborer

Miah ? 31 TN

John (Henry) 8 TN

William 6 AL

Thomas 2 AL

In compiling this genealogy I am using the numbering system, which is simple and easy to understand, number 1 is the first born in each family. I do not know which child in the family Anderson Overbey was--so I will number him 1. William had an older sister, so his number is 1-2. He is the 2nd child in the 2nd generation.

- Overbey Family Geneology & Family Information -

1. Anderson Overbey born 1794 or 1795 in Virginia. He m. Jane ??? b. about 1789 in Ireland. They lived near Goodsprings, Giles Co., TN. where their children were born. It appears they moved to Lauderdale Co., AL just across the state line about 1843. I noticed the towns of Anderson and Goodsprings located in Lauderdale Co. According to Alton IL Lovejoy Cemetery records Anderson died and was buried in Eastern side next to his son near the military section on 15 Mar 1855, one day after his son William. It appears the two families may have been traveling to DeWitt Co., IL. together.
1-1 unknown sister Overbey----no info about her
1-2 William Overbey, b. 5 Oct 1820 Goodsprings, TN
1-3 Richard Overbey b. 1823 Goodsprings, TN good possibilty there were others
1-4 Thomas Overbey, b. 1825 good possibilty there were others - see census below

The 1840 Federal Census of Giles Co., Tennessee, Middle district.
Page 90pp William Overbay--1 male 15-20, 1 female 20-30
Page 126--A. Overbay--1 male 5-10, 2 males 15-20, 1 male 40-50. 1 female 0-5, 1 female 10-20, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 40-50.

1-2 William Overbay or Overbey, was b. 3 Oct 1820 near Goodsprings, Giles Co., TN. (No record). He m. 11 Apr 1839 Mariah B. Searls, b. 15 Feb 1819, d. 20 Sep 1873, in DeWitt Co., IL. dau of Henry Searls, (also spelled Surles, Sirles, Serles, Surls and Searles.) and Ann Beasley, who was the oldest dau of Susan and Jesse Fendal Beasley. William and Mariah, with their five children left Alabama, by boat, to go to Dewitt Co., IL., in 1855. William took sick and died March 14, 1855 either on the boat or soon after the landing at Alton, Madison Co., IL. He is buried in Alton City (Lovejoy) Cem, although there is an unreable stone on his grave. The five known children were:
1-2-1 John H. Overbey, b. April 23, 1842 (family information follows on this page)
1-2-2 William Anderson Overbey, b. March 18, 1844 (family information follows on this page)
1-2-3 Thomas Franklin Overbey, b. May 8, 1848 (click here to go directly to this family history)
1-2-4 James Martin "Jim" Overbey, b. June 22, 1852 (click here to go directly to this family history)
1-2-5 Luvicy (Luvitha) Jane, b. June 4, 1854


1-2-1 John H. Overbey Family

John H. Overby m. 23 Apr 1871 DeWitt Co, IL, Mary Francis Mewhinney, b. 17 Dec 1846 in IL, d. 12 Apr 1941, Wapella, Dewitt Co, IL dau of Nancy Clark, b, 1-1-1825, d. 1899 & William Mewhinney, b. 4-26-1818, d. 5-15-1895. Mary is buried in the Houchin Plot of Crum Cem, Wapella Township, Section 28, DeWitt Co., IL. John d. 7 Feb 1884, Decatur, Macon Co, IL, possibly buried in the same cem. without/or with unreadable head stone next to her. Mary m. [2] 18 Feb 1888 Dewitt, Co, IL, Larkin Houchin, b. 1851. They had a son Charles J. Houchin. John & Mary, Seven children, b, Wapello, DeWitt Co, IL:
1-2-1-1 Nancy Mariah Overbey, b. 1872 d. Aug, 1946
1-2-1-2 Clara “Belle” Overby, b. Feb 15, 1874, d. 16 Jul 1966
1-2-1-3 Jennie Almeda Overbey, b. 5 March 1876 m. 3 Jul 1893 Livingston Co, IL, George A. Cushman
1-2-1-4 William F. Overbey, b. 1878, d. 24 Mar 1962
1-2-1-5 Fannie Overbey, b, aft 1880
1-2-1-6 J. Oscar Overbey b. 1883, m. Melissa ?, 1877-1962. Oscar d. 31 May 1954 in IL, burial Crum Cem. Wapella, IL. [name, 1900 census & Crum Cem.]
1-2-1-7 Ida Overbey b. aft 1884 no info, not shown in 1900 census
Mary & Larkin, a son b. Dewitt Co, IL;
1 Charles J. Houchin b. 1890

John H. and Mary Overbey photo
John H. Overby and his wife

Will Overby

Oscar Overby

Nancy Overbey m. 16 May 1893 near Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, Orrin. Grant Pearson, b. May 1855, IL. Nancy d. Aug 1946. Three children;
1-2-1-1-1 Orrin E. C. Pearson, b. May 1897 in IL
1-2-1-1-2 Rachael Eva Pearson, b. April 1900
1-2-1-1-3 Mary Ida Pearson, b. 1904

Mary Pearson m. Birge Geer, b. 1905

Clara Belle Overbey m. Oct. 9, 1894, Cayuga, Livingston Co, IL, Claude Lenoir Scoggins, b. Sep 2, 1874, Greenfield, Greene Co, IL, d. Aug. 15, 1947, Taylorville, Christain Co, IL, son of Laura Ellen Allen & John Scoggins. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniv. at their home in Raymond, IL. Belle d. July 16, 1966, Clayton, St Louis Co, MO. Burial in Morrisonville Cem, IL. Six children:
1-2-1-2-1 Winifred Blanche Scoggins, b. Dec 10, 1895, Greenfield, Greene Co, IL
1-2-1-2-2 Dena Lea Scoggins, b. Sep 25, 1899, Greenfield,
1-2-1-2-3 Harley Lenoir Scoggins, b. Jan 29, 1900 Christian Co, IL
1-2-1-2-4 Jessie Belle Scoggins, b. Jan 27, 1905 Morrisonville, Christian Co,
1-2-1-2-5 Leland Ray Scoggins, b. April 3, 1907, lived in Rock Island, IL in 1944
1-2-1-2-6 Helen Marjorie Scoggins, b. May 15, 1911 m. ? Bailey and lived in Edinburg, IL in 1944
They had 11 grand children and 3 great grandchildren at that time but I have not been able to get any answer
This clipping (click here to view clipping) was from the Illinois State Journal, date of Oct. 15, 1944. I found it among other clippings in a box belonging to Florence Overbey, who was my mother-in-law (Jackie)

Winifred B. Scoggins m. in IL, Walter Russell Davis. She d. Nov 17, 1918 and is buried in Morrisonville Cem IL, with her parents, possibly the great 1918 flu epidemic. A daughter;

Harley Scoggins m, 2 Oct 1920, Myrtle Mandhiah Cline, they divorced. Harley d. 29 Sep 1956, Decatur, Macon Co, IL and burial, Morrisonville Cem, IL. A daughter;
1-2-1-2-3-1 Alma Jeanne Scoggins, b. 2 April 1921, Morrisonville, IL

Alma Jeanne Scoggins m. 25 Nov 1936, Decatur, Macon Co. IL, Robert E. Bainter, b. 15 Jan 1919 in IL, d. 8 Nov 1985 Decatur, IL. Jeanne was a dress maker for many years. Jeanne d. 28 Dec 2003, Jefferson City, TN. Burial, Graceland, Cem. Decatur. A daughter, b. Decatur, IL;
1-2-1-2-3-1-1 Sharon Ann Sherie Bainter, b. @1936__ need info, does not appear on any census?

Sharon Bainter m. William Bill Adams, lives near Knoxville, TN and have two daughters & two grandchildren. [per 2003 obit]

Jessie Belle Scoggins m. Sep 20, 1922, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, Thomas Franklin Orr b. Aug 30, 1901 in IL, d. April 13, 1984. Jessie d. Jun 27, 1987. Burial Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO.
Two children b Litchfield, IL;

Ray Scoggins m. in 1924, Maxine Summer, they divorced. Ray m. [2] 24 Dec 1929, Ella May Fleming, b. 1910 in IL, Ray d. 3 Aug 1951, New Albany, Floyd Co, IN, and is buried there. Ray & Maxine, a son, Ray & Ella, two daughters;
1-2-1-2-5-1 David Lawrence Scoggins, b. 1926 all IL
1-2-1-2-5-2 Beverly Rae Scoggins, b. 1931
1-2-1-2-5-3 Joan Darlene Scoggins, b. 1934

Marjorie Scoggins m. Oct 23, 1928, Decatur, Macon Co, IL, Bernard Max Bailey, b. Sep 10, 1905 Blue Mound Tshp, Macon Co, IL, d. May 24, 1991, Bryan, Brazos Co, TX, son of Annie Elmira & Vernon Bailey. She d. 1 Apr 2006 College Station, Brazos Co, TX. They are buried in College Station, TX. Six children;

JENNIE OVERBEY m. 3 July 1893, near Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, George A. Cushman, b. 4 Sep 1869, d. 19 June 1955, Livingston Co, IL. Jennie d. 11 Feb 1942, Livingston Co, IL, burial Schmidt plot, Camp Cem N of Pontiac IL. Six children; b. in IL.
1-2-1-3-1 Helen F.Cushman, b. 1896
1-2-1-3-2 Mabel F. Cushman, b. 1899
1-2-1-3-3 Gertrude "Gertie" Cushman, b. I July 1901
1-2-1-3-4 Fern Cushman, b. 1903, m.___ ? Simpson
1-2-1-3-5 Erma Cushman, b. 7 June 1905, Wapella, Dewitt, Co., Il
1-2-1-3-6 William W, Cushman, b. 14 Jun 1908

GERTRUDE CUSHMAN m. in IL, Walter G. Schmidt, b. IL, b 11 April 1900, d. 7 April 1957,
son Sophia 1869-1916 & Herman Schmidt 1859-1935. Gertie d. 8 Jan 1935, both prob Livingston Co, IL. Burial Camp Cem. Four known children b. in IL;

WILLIAM CUSHMAN m. in IL, Ella "Florence" Obert b. 1 Mar 1916, d. 20 Nov 1977, William d. 28 Nov 1965, both prob Livingston Co, IL, Burial, Camp Cem. A son
1-2-1-3-5-1 Mary A. Cushman, b. 1936 Pontiac, IL
1-2-1-3-5-2 Lila J. Cushman, b. Sep 1939 Pontiac, IL
1-2-1-3-5-3 William L. Cushman, b. lives in Bloomington, IL

1-3 Richard Overby lived in Dewitt Co, IL, and is shown in 1860 IL census with a dau;

1-4 Thomas Overby married Lydia Ann ?? b. 1825 in Tenn, 2 children, born in Dewitt Co. IL


1-2-2 William Anderson Overbey Family

Photo of William A. Overbey1-2-2 William Anderson Overbey born 18 Mar 1844, Goodspring, Giles Co., TN, (or Lauderdale Co, AL as shown on 1850 census). He was eleven years old when his father died at Alton, IL. enroute to DeWitt Co, IL. His mother, Mariah B. Searls-Overbey, with her five children were in Greene Co., IL in the 1860 Federal Census, where William lived most of the rest of his life. William farmed 1 mile E. of Fayette in Macoupin Co, IL. 5 miles SE of Greenfield, IL where he died 18 Sep 1917. He m. (1) 24 Feb 1870 Gila C. Gilly Drum, b. 29 April 1854, d. 5 Mar 1883 at home, dau of Nancy Wright & Willie Drum. Willie was the oldest of Gila Wood & John Drum?s children. William m. (2) 12 Sep 1883, Fayette IL, Mary F. Pitchford, b. 22 Nov 1847 in IL, d. 11 July 1884 with her child, dau of Malinda Boggess & Eli Pitchford. William m. (3) 30 Dec 1884, Greene Co. IL, Catherine Kate Esther Carrico Spears, d, 1 June 1922, dau of Reuben Carrico. Kate Spears had 7 children, all died under the age of 18 years. Effie lived the longest, she was nearly 18 years. All, buried in Oak Wood Cem. The William A. Overbey farm is now owned by David E. Woods, gr grandson of William's brother Thomas Overbey.
William & Gilly, six children b. near Greenfield, IL
1-2-2-1 Purley B. Overbey, b. Sep 5, 1871, d. Jun 5, 1873
1-2-2-2 Etsle Overbey, b. January 15, 1874, d. April 18, 1938
1-2-2-3 A girl, b. July 7, 1876, d. July 17, 1876
1-2-2-4 Leroy Charles Overbey, b. Feb 23, 1878, d. Jan 14, 1957 (click here to go directly to this family history)
1-2-2-5 A girl, b. & d. Aug16, 1880
1-2-2-6 Ebert Overbey, b. Nov 1, 1881, d. Jan 29, 1932 (click here to go directly to this family history)
William & Mary had a child
1-2-2-7 Infant, b. & d. 11 July 1884
William and Kate had one child:
1-2-2-8 Florence Lenora Overbey, b. Feb 15, 1887, d. Jan 12, 1968 (click here to go directly to this family history)

William A. Overbey homestead

Home of William A. Overbey. 1 mile E. of Fayette, IL, N. side of road.
Kate, William A., Etsle, Sue, Hilda, Vern and Nelson in his mother's arms.
Photo taken in January of 1909.


Etsle & Susan Barry Sloman Overbey Family

Etsle Overbey m. 25 Nov 1903, Auburn, Sangamon Co., IL, by Rev J. P. Alexander, Susan Barry Sloman, b. 1 Nov 1882, on the farm of her parents, Adaline Addie Barry Flagg & Mark Sloman, S of Pawnee, near Zenobia, Montgomery Co., IL. They lived with his father William on the farm 1 mile E. of Fayette in Macoupin Co. until 1918, when they bought a 160 acre farm 3/4 miles S. of Fayette. The E edge of the farm was the Greene Co. line. Etsle farmed there until he died at home, 18 April 1938. Sue lived two months a year with each of her children until her death in the hospital in Jacksonville, IL. 7 Aug 1969. Burial, Oak Wood Cem Greenfield. (Click here for the Sloman family information)
Six children b. on the Wm. A. Overbey farm a mile E of Fayette in Macoupin Co. IL
1-2-2-2-1 Hilda Elizabeth Hidge Overbey, b. Oct. 5, 1904, d. Oct. 12, 1998
1-2-2-2-2 LaVerne Mark Overbey, b. Feb. 6, 1906, d. June 26, 1982
1-2-2-2-3 Nelson Morris Overbey, b. Sep. 7, 1907, d. Sep. 17, 1995
1-2-2-2-4 Myra Florence Overbey, b. Aug. 12, 1909, d, Dec. 18, 2004
1-2-2-2-5 Wayne Irwin Overbey, b. Sep. 27, 1914, d. Jan. 31, 1998
1-2-2-2-6 William Anderson Bill Overbey, b. Jan. 30, 1918, d. Sep. 16, 2003


Hilda (Overbey) and Stan RussellHilda Overbey m. Oct 18, 1924 Alton, Madison Co., IL. Standlee D. Russell, b. Jul 7, 1902, St Louis, MO, d. Jan. 16, 1959 St Lukes Hosp, St Louis, son of Maggie Mae Myers, b. 4/14/1869 Champaign CO., IL d. 11/7/1929 St Louis, Co. MO & Lew Andrew Russell, b. 6/12/1867 Mexico, MO, d. 10 /29/1918, Cherryvale KS in the 1918 flu epidemic. Stan worked for Chevrolet Div. of GM in St. Louis. Stans parents and a brother are buried in Fairview Cem in Cherryvale, KS. When Hilda was 11 years old walking home from school one fall afternoon she felt like a bee sting on her upper arm, when she felt her arm she found blood on her arm and discovered she had been hit by a stray bullet. She heard later that someone shooting at a bird some distance away did it, she carried a lead bullet in her arm the rest of her life. Hilda m. (2) May 19, 1962 at Jennnings, MO, John Edward Smith, b. April 19, 1899 Richwoods, MO, d. Apr 26 1995 Potosi, Washington Co. MO. Burial Laurel Hill Cem, St Louis Co, MO. John worked at the Chevrolet plant for 43 years. He loved to hunt and fish. Hilda lived and raised her four boys in the same home for 59 years, at 5230 Hodiamont, Jennings, MO. Click here for her Tapioca Fruit Salad recipe a family favorite! Hilda d. Oct. 12, 1998 New Florence, Montgomery Co. MO, the same day as her brother Wayne's wife Neffa Overbey. Hilda and Stan are buried in Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO, Four sons,
1-2-2-2-1-1 Donald Lee Don Russell, b. Feb. 1926 St Louis
1-2-2-2-1-2 Robert Louis Bob Russell, b. 8 Oct 1927 Fayette, Greene Co. IL. d. 7 July 2008
1-2-2-2-1-3 Jack Myers Russell, b. May 24, 1930 St Louis, d. 20 June 2012
1-2-2-2-1-4 Richard Wayne Dick Russell, b. Feb. 1932 St Louis

Dick, Jack, Bob and Don Russell, Dec. 2004
Dick, Jack, Bob and Don Russell, December 2004

Don Russell, 2013.

Don Russell m.(1) Oct 1948, Antioch Baptist Ch, Chesterfield, St Louis Co. MO, Helen Jean Sontag, b. 24 Sep 1928, Manchester, St Louis Co, Mo, d. 5 Nov 1993, Boone Co, MO, dau of Lucy Emma Jones, d. 1971 & Edward Oscar Sontag 1889-1968. Divorced 1952. Don m.(2) 21 April 1956, Grace Methodist Ch, St Louis, Louise Mamie Smith, b. 6 April 1924, Ellington, Reynolds Co, MO, dau of Lillie May Vinson and Wm. Carter Smith. Louise had 8 brothers, 2 sisters and a twin named Lucile Maude. One thing Don remembers as a child, that their father would line all 4 boys up at bedtime and give each one a tablespoon full of cod liver oil, probably contributed to their lifelong good health. Don served in the U.S. Army Air Force from July 1944-June 1946 at Amarillo, TX, Kingman, AZ, where he trained to be a gunner on B-17s, Lincoln AAF, NE. Selman Field, Monroe, LA, and occupied Germany, stationed at Furth/Nuremberg with the 8th & 9th AF from Dec 1945 until discharged at Fort Leavenworth, KS. Don & Lou went to Hawii for the 50th Anniv, of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Dec. 1991. Don retired Mar 1981 from the Defense Mapping Ag. Don drove a Senior Citizens bus for Florissant, MO. for 7 years, where he lives at 20 Mercury Dr. 63031. Don soloed 1 Aug 1946 in a Piper Cub at Lambert Field, then flew an airplane for over 50 years without missing a month. Don is a member of the Quiet Birdmen QB St Louis Hangar. Don & Lou took their daughters on many nice vacations to all over the U.S. Louise d. at home from Pancreatic cancer 15 Dec 1998, Florissant, St Louis Co, MO. Lou & son, burial, Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO. Three children b. St Louis;
1-2-2-2-1-1-1 Cynthia Lucile Cyndy Russell, b. Jan 1957
1-2-2-2-1-1-2 Julie Marie Russell, b. May 1960
1-2-2-2-1-1-3 Stuart Craig Russell, b. 27 Nov 1966, d. 22 Dec 1966, Cardinal Glennon hosp, St Louis

Cyndy Russell m. May 1976, St Marks Methodist Ch, Florissant, St Louis Co, MO, Todd Jones, b. 4 Aug 1955. They divorced. Cyndy m. Sep 1989, Petoskey, MI, John Patric Shaw, b. May 1948 Clearwater, FL. son of Patricia Behan & Glen Shaw. They have a beautiful 30 acre farm in Joy Valley near Petoskey on which Cyndy has a lot of fun caring for horses, and other animals. Cyndy has her own Graphic arts/print preparation business at home, John works as a carpenter and does some photography, he is also a licensed boat captain and has done somework on EPA test vessels. Todd & Cyndy, a dau. b. Christian NW Hosp, Florissant, MO
1-2-2-2-1-1-1-1 Sonya Marie Russell, b. Jan 1974

Sonya Russell is single. Sonya moved from Florissant, MO, to Petoskey, MI. in 2005, she works as a benefits coordinator for Community Mental Health. They love horse back riding, swimming & playing on the million dollar beaches and skiing in wintertime. Lives East of Petoskey, MI. and has two dau. b. St Johns Hosp, Ladue, St Louis Co, MO.
1-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1 Jasmine Louise Russell, b. July 1994
1-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-2 Chanel Charmaine Lockett, b. July 1999

Julie Russell is single, works as a graphic artist, enjoys flower gardens, a lot of the plants and a peach tree that came from Grandma Russell's yard. She has owned a house since 1989 in Florissant, MO. She likes animals, has exotic birds, fish aquariums, and several dogs.

Jeanette Florence McAdams

Bob Russell m. 19 Mar 1947, Moulton, Lawrence Co, AL, Jeanette Florence McAdams, b. 30 April 1930, Roodhouse, Greene Co, IL, dau of Margaret Madden Whittneber & Lee McAdams. Bob joined the Navy June 1945. He took his boot camp training at Great Lakes, IL, then served at the Fleet Post Offices in Oakland and San Francisco, CA. Bob completed his service aboard the Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey out of Long Beach, CA. and was discharged at Bellingham, WA. Bob retired from the Beneficial Finance Co. Jeanette d. 19 Oct 1994, St Lukes Hosp, St Louis Co, MO, Bob m. (2) 4 Jan 1998, Las Vegas, NV, Doris Virginia Mayes, b. 3 July 1948 Hunnewell, MO, dau of Dororthy Lorene Lee & Thomas Guy Mayes. Bob d. 7 July 2008, St Joseph West Hosp, Lake St Louis, St Charles Co, MO, his fathers birthday, burial Warrenton City Cem, MO. Bob & Jeanette, two daughters b. St Louis, MO.
1-2-2-2-1-2-1 Kathleen Ann Kathy Russell, b. 1952
1-2-2-2-1-2-2 Nancy Elizabeth Russell, b. 1956

Kathy Russell m. Dec 1970, Berkeley, St Louis Co, MO. Timothy David Wakeland, b. Sep 1950, Tim retired from the GM plant at Wentzville MO. They live in the country near her sister E of Bellflower, MO. Two children,
1-2-2-2-1-2-1-1 Toni Marie Wakeland, b. June 1971 St Louis Co., MO
1-2-2-2-1-2-1-2 Timothy Robert Wakeland, b. Oct 1973 St. Charles, MO

Toni Wakeland m. Oct 1991, Scott Hayden, b. July 1967. They Live in Troy, MO. Three children;
1-2-2-2-1-2-1-1-1 Hannah Joleen Hayden, b. Jan 1996
1-2-2-2-1-2-1-1-2 Jackson Elliot Hayden, b. July 2001
1-2-2-2-1-2-1-1-3 Ella Oneil Hayden, b. June 2003

Nancy Russell m. May 1976, Methodist Ch, Troy, Lincoln Co, MO. David Lee Harrell, b. Mar 1956. Nancy, David & Jesse live on their farm east of Bellflower, Montgomery Co., MO. Two children b. Troy, Lincoln Co., MO;
1-2-2-2-1-2-2-1 Shannon Lee Harrell, b. July 1978
1-2-2-2-1-2-2-2 Jesse David Harrell, b. June 1982

Shannon Harrell m. July 1998, Jared Michael Brower, b. Feb 1978, Mexico, MO. They divorced. Shannon is a cook in charge of dinning at an elder care home in Montgomery City, MO. Shannon lives in Montgomery City, MO. Two children, b. Troy, Lincoln Co, MO:
1-2-2-2-1-2-2-1-1 Tyler Michael Brower, b. Oct 1998
1-2-2-2-1-2-2-1-2 Jeanette Lee Brower b. Feb 2001

Jack M. Russell m. 5 Feb 1948, St Louis, MO, Geraldine Mary Jerry Stahl, b. 19 May 1930, St Louis Co, MO,
d. 2 Sep 2010, Jonesburg, Montgomery Co, MO, burial, Mount Pleasant Cem, High Hill, MO, dau of Ellen Pigeon & Theodore Barney Stahl. Jack retired from Exxon Plastics, Wentzville, MO. Jerry worked at the Monsanto Chemical Co, O'Fallon, MO, making computer chips. They retired in the 1990s. Jack died 20 June 2012 riding his ATV in his driveway at home, he always enjoyed hunting deer on Lewis Overbey's farm along with several other relatives that show up for the "beer" season. They lived in Jonesburg, Mo. Seven children:
1-2-2-2-1-3-1 Jack Robert Russell, b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-2 Jeri Lynne Russell, b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-3 Janet Lee Russell, b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-4 James Edward Jim Russell, b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-5 Judith Ellen Judy Russell, b. Troy, Lincoln Co, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-6 Jeffrey Michael Jeff Russell, b. Troy, Lincoln Co, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-7 Jay Donald Russell, b. Troy, Lincoln Co, MO

Jack R. Russell m.(1) July 1969, Topeka, Shawnee Co, KS. Barbara Lynn Cummings, b. April 1952, Topeka, KS. dau of Jack Cummings. They divorced. He m. (2) Jan 2001 Las Vegas, NV. Gloria Faye Ervin, b. Mar 1941 Hartshorne, Pittsburg Co, OK. Jack retired after more than 20 yrs in the US Air Force and lives in Norman OK. Jack & Barbara, five children:
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-1 Jennifer Lynn “Jenny” Russell, b. Feb 1970 Topeka, KS
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-2 Victoria Ann “Tori” Russell, b. Sep 1973 Topeka, KS
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-3 Elizabeth Marie “Lisa” Russell, b. Aug 1976 Bloomington, IL
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-4 Stephen Michael Russell, (Twin) b. Mar 1978 Charleston, SC
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-5 Joseph Andrew Russell, (Twin) b. Mar 1978

Jenny Russell m. Feb 1992, Topeka, Shawnee Co, KS. Christopher Douglas Harris b. Feb 1971, Topeka. They divorced. Two sons b. Topeka, KS.
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-1-1 Christopher Alexander Harris, b. May 1991
1-2-2-2-1-3 1-1-2 Nicholas Daniel Harris; b. Aug 1992

C. Alexander Harris and friend, a son b. Topeka, KS;
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-1-1-1 Cameron James Harris, b. July 2010

Tori Russell has two sons b at Topeka, Shawnee Co, KS;
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-2-1 Jordan Myles Russell, b. Nov 1993
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-2-2 Brandon Robert Russell, b. July 1995

Lisa Russell m. Paul Klemme, b. Sep 1975. Three daughters b. at Topeka, KS.
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-3-1 Ashley Nicole Klemme, b. Oct 1994
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-3-2 Jessica Marie Klemme, b. Nov 1997
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-3-3 Brittany Renee Klemme, b. June 2000

Stephen Russell m. June 1997, Wanamaker Baptist Ch., Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. Angelica Elaine Ross, b. Sep 1979, Topeka, KS. Steve is in nursing school an has enlisted in the US Army Reserves. Lives in Omaha, NE.

Joe A. Russell m. Sep 2002, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS, Christina Maria Burns, b. Jan 1981 Merriam, Johnson Co., KS. Joe works for KPL Electric Co, as a customer service rep. They live in Topeka. A son b. Topeka, KS.
1-2-2-2-1-3-1-5-1 Lenin Lehi Russell, b. April 2007

Jeri Lynne Russell m. Sep 1970, Cappeln, St Charles Co, MO. Timothy J. Schwennesen, b. Nov 1950, St. Louis, MO. Divorced, 1976. Jeri m. July 1980 ,Jonesburg, Montgomery Co., MO. Charles Willard Martin, b. July 1935, University City, St Louis Co, MO and lives in a beautiful home a mile N. of Jonesburg. Charles is a plumbing contractor and is a pilot and had a twin engine Piper Aztec. Jeri & Tim, a dau. b. St Charles, MO:
1-2-2-2-1-3-2-1 Christy Lynne Schwennesen, b. April 1974

Christy Schwennesen m. May 2001 College Methodist Ch, Warrenton, Warren Co.,MO., John David Sheble, b. Dec 1963 Jacksonville, FL. son of Marigay Warriner & John Ronald Sheble. Dave works for UPS Freight aircarrier at Louisville, Ky. David has two children by a previous Wife; Danny & Jessica. They Live in Louisville, KY. Two sons, b. Louisville, KY
1-2-2-2-1-3-2-1-1 Dawson Matthew Sheble, b. May 2003
1-2-2-2-1-3-2-1-2 Conner Joseph Sheble, b. Dec 2004

Janet Russell m. Jan. 1971, Dardenne, St Charles Co, MO, Michael Thomas Mike Zoellner, b. 29 May 1947, son of Charline Hennessey [step mom Clarissa Guyot] & Joseph Thomas Zoellner. He served in the U.S. Army 1966-1969. He worked 45 yrs for Boeing Aircraft Co. Janet was employed by the Telephone Co. Mike d. 25 Oct 2013, at home from Leukemia, Wentzville, St Charles, MO. Lives in Wentzville, MO. Two children;
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-1 Michael Scott Zoellner, b. July 1971 both, St Charles, MO:
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-2 Tracy Lee Zoellner, b. April 1975

Scott Zoellner m. Sep 1997 St Charles Co, MO. Lisa Marie Young, b. Feb 1976, St Charles, MO. dau of Cynthia & Ronald William Young. Scott is an auto mechanic. They live in Wentzville, MO Three children b, St. Peters, St Charles Co, MO.
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-1-1 Mason Scott Zoellner, b. Oct 1998
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-1-2 Carter William Zoellner, b. Dec 2001
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-1-3 Rylee Jean Zoellner, b. Dec 2003

Tracy Zoellner m. Sep 2001, Wentzville, St Charles Co. MO. Bruce McKinzy Starnes, b. Nov 1975 son of Mr & Mrs Bruce Starnes II. Three sons;
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-2-1 Hayden Bruce Starnes, b. Sep 2002
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-2-2 McKinzy Thomas Starnes, b. Sep 2005 Robbinsdale, Hennepin Co., MN
1-2-2-2-1-3-3-2-3 Cooper Lee Starnes, b. May 2008 Robbinsdale, Hennepin Co., MN

Jim Russell never married and worked for an auto parts rebuilder in Warrenton, MO. Jim d. 25 April 2014 Lake St Louis, St Charles, MO. He lived in Jonesburg, MO, most of his life.

Judy Russell m. June 1975, High Hill, Montgomery Co. MO, Mark Alden Landrum, b. Aug. 1955, Mexico, MO. son of Annie Moore & Clarence Landrum. Judy was the manager of the Hardy's/Quick Stop at the New Florence highway I-70 exit for many yrs. They live NW of New Florence, MO. One son;
1-2-2-2-1-3-5-1 Mark Robert Landrum, b. April 1978 Troy, Lincoln Co., MO

Mark Landrum m. Dec 2000, Montgomery City/Co., MO. Erin Lynch, b. April 1982 Jefferson City, Cole Co., MO. Erin is now teaching 5th grade in the Jonesburg grade school. Live at Hermann, MO. Three sons;
1-2-2-2-1-3-5-1-1 Mark Gunnar Cole Landrum, b. May 2001 Columbia, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-5-1-2 Brody Alden Landrum, b. Dec 2003 Columbia, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-5-1-3 Ryker August Landrum, b. April 2008 Columbia, MO

Jeffrey Russell enlisted in the Navy in Aug. 1983 and served out of San Diego, CA. Jeff was m. and divorced. He m. (2) 24 May 2002, Troy, MO, Julie Ann Berry b. Dec 1968 Wichita, KS. They live in Warrenton, MO. Jeff & Julie, three children b. St Louis Co., MO;
1-2-2-2-1-3-6-1 Kennedy Lynne Russell, b. Sep 2002
1-2-2-2-1-3-6-2 Alyssa Nicole Russell, b. April 2007
1-2-2-2-1-3-6-3 Colt Thomas Russell, b. July 2009

Jay Russell m. Aug 1993, High Hill, Montgomery Co. M., Bobbie Lorraine Hunter, b. May 1971, St Charles, MO. dau of Mr & Mrs Oscar Hunter. Bobbie is a school principal. They live in Jonesburg, MO. Two sons b. St Charles, St Charles Co, MO
1-2-2-2-1-3-7-1 Hunter James Russell, b. July 1997
1-2-2-2-1-3-7-2 Jack Stahl Russell, b. April 2003

Richard Dick Russell m. 10 Dec 1954, Manor Presbyterian Ch, Jennings, St Louis Co, MO, Evelyn Joan Zweifel, b. 2 Aug 1935, Jennings, St Louis Co., MO., d. 30 Aug 2005, DePaul Hosp, Bridgeton, St Louis, Co, MO. dau of Margaret Belle Taschler, 8/14/1913-4/14/1987 & Oscar William Zweifel, 10/2/1912-8/23/1989. Dick enlisted the USAF 8 Sep 1950. He was stationed one yr at Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX. where he attended aircraft mechanics school and Albrook AFB, Panama Canal Zone and spent three years as crew chief of a C-47 flying to many countries in Central & South America. He retired from McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis. On 11 Dec 2004 Dick & Evelyn celebrated their 50th wedding anniv. at the A.L. Post 444 near their home near the Missouri River in Florissant, MO. Evelyn is buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO. Four children; b. Normandy Osteopathic Hosp, St Louis Co, MO;
1-2-2-2-1-4-1 Richard Lee Rick Russell, b. Nov. 1955
1-2-2-2-1-4-2 Alan William Russell, b. June 1957
1-2-2-2-1-4-3 Tamra Jean Russell, b. Sep 1959
1-2-2-2-1-4-4 Robert Stanley Bob Russell, b. Sep 196

Richard Rick Russell m. Dec 1982, San Diego, CA. Jan Margaret Price, b. 1940 of Perth, Western Australia. Rick served as a U.S. Navy Nuclear Officer on a Nuclear Submarine and was stationed at Newport News. He went into the reserves in the 1980s and was called up for duty during the Gulf War and stationed at Bahrain near Kuwait Rick & Jan were stationed at Kwajalien Island, now live in Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands where Rick is a Pacific Missile Range officer.

Alan Russell m.(1) Natalie Gibson, b. Nov 1962, New London, CT. They divorced. Alan m.(2) Julie Ann Inlow b. 18 June 1957, d. 15 Sep 1999, Florissant, St Louis Co, MO. dau of Marjory & Robert Inlow. Alan works as a machinist. Alan lives at in Florissant, MO. Alan & Natalie, a son:
1-2-2-2-1-4-2-1 Christopher Chris Alan Russell, b. Oct 1978

Christopher Russell m. Dec 2005 St. Louis Co, Mo. Heather Michelle Albro b. Jan 1981 in MO, dau of Evert & Michelle Puul Albro. They live in Hazelwood, MO. Two children;
1-2-2-2-1-4-2-1-1 Madelyn Christine Russell, b. May 2003 St Louis Co, MO
1-2-2-2-1-4-2-1-2 Zackary David Russell, b. Sep 2011 St Louis Co, MO

Tammy Russell m. Sep 1978 John Moreland. They divorced. Tammy m. (2) St Louis, MO, Rick Copeland, b. June 1956 to Collette A. & Richard Copeland. Tammy is a Horticulturist. Rick is a carpenter and likes to restore old homes. They live in So. St Louis Co. and are building a home near St James, MO. A son:
1-2-2-2-1-4-3-1 Tadd Alan Copeland, b. May 1983

Tad Copeland is single is a truck driver and lives at home.

Robert Bob Russell m. May 1988, Union, Franklin Co. MO. Theresa Ann Terri Valska, b. Dec 1961, St Louis, MO. to Gloria Jean Hays & Robert Warner Valska. Bob has worked for an auto parts manufacturing Co. Terri is a sales rep for a playground equipment manufacturing Co. Bob served 6 years in Missouri Army NG. They live in Pacific, MO. and have a nice acreage to support their horses. Two children;
1-2-2-2-1-4-4-1 Jacob Michael Russell, b. Nov 1989 both, Washington, Franklin Co, MO;
1-2-2-2-1-4-4-2 Devon Nicole Russell, b. Aug 1993


LaVerne Vern Overbey m. 16 Mar 1925 near Greenfield, IL, Christine Herndon Tudor, b. 10 April 1907, Richmond, Madison Co, KY, d. 2 Nov1991 dau of Daisy Lee [nee] Tudor 5/12/1881-11/8/56 & Jacob Edgar Tudor. Verne lived in St Louis and drove a truck hauling new Chevys in the early 1930s. He then returned to farming late in the 30s and bought his parents farm in 1943 and farmed there until his retirement. The farm was located 5 miles SE of Greenfield, IL. Verne sold the farm and moved into Greenfield, IL. Vern died suddenly at home of a heart attack 26 June 1982. Burial OakWood Cem. Three sons:
1-2-2-2-2-1 Gordon Laverne Overbey, b. Scottville, Macoupin Co, IL
1-2-2-2-2-2 Deward Lee Dewey Overbey, b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-2-3 Lewis Wayne Overbey, b. Carlinville, Macoupin Co, IL

Lewis, Dewey and Gordon Overbey at Overbey/Russell reunion, 2006, New Florence, MO.

Gordon Overbey m. Aug 1947, Greenfield Baptist Ch, Greene Co, IL, Betty Janelle Sample, b. Jan. 1929, dau of Florence Violet Pruitt, 3/29/1898-10/10/71 & Clyde Richard Sample, 8/25/1891-7/31/64. Gordon was president [and retired from] of the Deeks and Co. (Manufacturers Rep). He has a BS Degree in Chemistry from the Univ of Illinois. He served in the U.S. Navy as an aircrewman from 1944 to 1946. They lived in Pasadena, TX where he worked for Shell Oil, Cincinnati, OH. and now retired to Crossville TN. Three sons:
1-2-2-2-2-1-1 Terry Lee Overbey, b. Mar 1949 Galesburg Knox Co, IL
1-2-2-2-2-1-2 Gordon Neal Overbey, b. Mar 1952 Pasadena, Harris Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-1-3 Roger Alan Overbey, b. Aug 1954 Pasadena, Harris Co, TX

Terry Overbey m. June 1973, Bethlehem, PA., Lynette Ruth Pudvin, b. Oct 1949, Buffalo, Erie Co, NY, dau of Ruth McLernon & John Francis Pudvin. Terry has a Degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern Univ. and a Law Degree from Ohio State U. Lynette has a degree in Sociology, Northwestern U. and a Law Degree from Ohio State U. Terry was a VP at Procter & Gamble Corp. He retired and they live in Palm Coast, FL. Three daughters;
1-2-2-2-2-1-1-1 Elizabeth Lynn Betsey Overbey, b. Mar 1978 all, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH
1-2-2-2-2-1-1-2 Margaret Leah Maggie Overbey, b. May 1980
1-2-2-2-2-1-1-3 Susannah Christine Susie Overbey, b. Oct 1984

Betsy Overbey m. Nov 2012, St Nectarios Greek Orthodox Ch, Palatine, Cook Co, IL, Argivis Archie Kantzavelos, b.___?, son of Georgia & Christos Kantzavelos. Betsy is employed by Deloitte Tax LLP and lives in, Chicago, IL A son;
1-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1 James Christos Kantzavelos, b.  Chicago, IL

Margaret Overbey m. June 2007 on the beach at the Sheraton Yankee Clipper Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jason Edward Michael O'Grady son of Marsha & Steven O?'Grady. They live in Chicago, IL.

Susie Overbey graduated Northwestern U and now working as a consultant in Chicago

Neal Overbey m. Oct 1980, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH. Mary Theresa Terry Wohleber, b. Dec 1954, Pittsburgh, PA, dau of Mr. & Mrs. William F. Wohleber of Cincinnati. Neal has a B.A. Degree in Zoology from Miami Univ, Oxford, Ohio and a Masters Degree of Environmental Science from the same University. Neal is regional manager for Archway Sales of St Louis. Lives in Loveland, OH. Three children;
1-2-2-2-2-1-2-1 Patrick Neal Overbey, b. June 1983 all Cincinnati, OH
1-2-2-2-2-1-2-2 Emily Theresa Overbey, b. April 1986
1-2-2-2-2-1-2-3 Katherine Anne Katie Overbey, b. July 1988

Patrick Overbey m. June 2010, Cincinnati, OH, Megan Kathleen Muldoon, b. Aug 1983, Cincinnati, OH, to Kathy & Terry Muldoon. Patrick graduated from Ohio State U. They live and work together in New York City

Emily T. Overbey m. May 2010, Cincinnati, OH, Joseph Albert Wohlleb b. May 1945 son of Marijane & Albert Wohlleb. Both graduated from Univ. of Kentucky. Emily is a RN for University Hosp, and Joe is an accountant for Ernst Young in Cincinnati. Live in Cincinnati, OH.
A dau;
1-2-2-2-1-2-2-1 Eleanora Theresa Ella Wohlleb, b. Sep 2009 Cincinnati

Katherine A. Overbey is single and is a RN for University Hosp, at Cincinnati, OH.

Roger Overbey m.(1) Oct 1978 Shalimar, FL, Debbie Odom, dau of Emily & J.G. Odom. Roger has a B.A. Degree from Bluffton College, Ohio and a Psychology degree from Univ. of Colo. He is now a School Psychologist. Roger was Assistant Director in Wilderness Experience work in Denver, CO. Roger divorced Debbie. He m.(2) Sue Lamb Barrick, b. April 1950, Topeka, KS. They live in Littleton, CO. Roger gave a beautiful sermon, of Scripture and Prayer for his grandfather's funeral service at the First Baptist Ch. Greenfield, IL. 28 Jun 1982. Roger & Sue, two sons b. Denver, CO;
1-2-2-2-2-1-3-1 Scott Michael Overbey, b. June 1989
1-2-2-2-2-1-3-2 Brian Lamb Overbey, b. July 1992

Dewey Overbey m. May 1950, Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL, Gloria Jean Gilleland, b. March 1933, Eldred, Greene Co, IL, dau of Opal Agnes Tillery & Alvin M. Gilleland. Dewey served in the U.S. Marines in the 1950s. Dewey lived in Pasadena, TX and worked for and retired from The Eythl Corp in Houston TX. Dewey always brought lots of home grown tomatoes to the Family reunions. Lived in Rockbridge, IL, moved back to Coldspring, TX, near their three children:
1-2-2-2-2-2-1 Mary Dianne Overbey, b. Jan 1951 Carrollton, Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-2-2-2-2 Linda Kaye "Kaye" Overbey, b. July 1952 Pasadena, Harris Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-3 Danny Lee Overbey, b. 31 Oct 1955 Pasadena, Harris Co, TX

Mary D. Overbey m.(1) Dec 1970, William Randall Bill Haley, b. Jan 1951, Nachitoches, LA, son of Evelyn Virginia Spurgeon & Lyndell Jarrett "Lyn" Haley. Bill served in the US Air Force from 1971-1974. Mary was 9 months old when her parents moved from Fayette, IL. to Pasadena, TX. Mary & Bill divorced. Mary m.(2) Sep 1998, Las Vegas, NV, Randy Dorsey, b. Aug 1949, Port Arthur, TX, son of Robert & Myrline Dorsey, they live near, Coldspring, TX., on Lake Livingston. Mary & Bill, two children:
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-1 Laura Ann Haley, b. May 1971, Pasadena, Harris Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-2 Craig Allan Haley, b. Jan 1973 Wichita Falls, TX

Laura A. Haley m. [1] Dec 1994, New Orleans, LA. Christopher F. Haist, b. April 1969, they divorced. Laura m. [2] May 2002, Lincoln, NE. Paul David Larson Jr, b. May 1965 Omaha, NE. son of Paul & Margorie Larson. Laura is a 1993 graduate of Texas A&M. Laura & Chris, a son, Laura & Paul, two dau;
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-1 Chandler Scott Haist, b. June 1996 Galveston, Galveston Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-2 Linsey Marie Larson, b. Oct 2005 Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-3 Aimee Lyn Larson, b. April 2009 Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE

Craig Haley m. May 2001 Austin, TX. Melanie Brooke McDaniel, b. 20 May 1979 Conroe, TX. Three children
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-2-1 Brookly Lynne Haley, b. July 2001 Austin, Travis Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-2-2 Bella Lyndel Haley, b. March 2004 Austin, Travis Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-1-2-3 William Jarrett "Will" Haley, b. Sep 2005 Austin, Travis Co, TX

Linda Kaye "Kaye" Overbey

m.(1) 16 April 1971, Golden Acres Methodist Ch, Pasadena, Harris Co., TX. Harry Morton Jenkins Jr, b. August 1950 to Mary Lou Ladke & Harry Morton Jenkins Sr. Divorced, May 1981. Kaye m. (2) Jan 1982, Harris Co, TX, Michael Dwight Clinard, b. 20 March 1952, d, 2 Aug 2004, Harris Co, TX, to Carole Roma & Lee Ray Clinard. Mike, had a dau, Amy Michelle, b. Jan 1974, Pasadena, Harris Co., TX. Linda & Harry, two sons, Linda & Mike, a son;
1-2-2-2-2-2-2-1 Bryan Glen Jenkins, b. Nov 1971 all, Harris Co, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2 Jason Charles Jenkins, b. Jan 1975
1-2-2-2-2 2-2-3 Michael Lee Clinard, b. Oct 1983

Bryan Jenkins m. April 1998, Harris Co., TX. Malissa J. "Misty" Sherrill, b. 1974. They divorced. Bryan & Misty, two daughters;
1-2-2-2-2-2-2-1-1 Delaney Kayt Jenkins, b. Dec 1999 in Texas
1-2-2-2-2-2-2-1-2 Rylee Faith Jenkins, b. Jan 2004 in Texas

Jason Jenkins m. Sep 2006, Houston TX, Andrea Leigh Allen, b. Feb 1979 dau of Brenda Tigges & Rick Allen. They live in Pasadena, TX. A daughter;
1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-1 Carleigh Anne Jenkins, b. April 2009 in TX

Danny Overbey m. Feb 1989, Harris Co, TX. Victoria Ruth Scudder, b. 3 Nov 1959, d. Sep 2004, Harris Co,
TX., dau of Dorothy Wilson & Lee Scudder. He is a pipe fitter in construction work. Two sons;
1-2-2-2-2-2-3-1 David Lee Overbey, b. June 1989 Houston, TX
1-2-2-2-2-2-3-2 Derek Landon Overbey, b. April 1992 Houston, TX

Derek L. Overbey never married, died 16 Jan 2011, Pasadena, Harris Co, TX.

Lewis Overbey m. Sep 1961, Sweet Springs, Saline Co, MO, Elnora Frances Ellie Elsea, b. 8 June 1943 Sweet Springs, d. 9 Aug 2011 Sweet Springs, dau of Polly Lemmons & Marvin Elsea. Divorced in 1977. Lewis m. [2] June 1981, Rose Johnson, a widow with three children. Lew started as lineman for AT&T and working all over the USA in his first 14 years. After he retired they lived and worked in sales near Branson, MO. They bought the old Pace farm, [Bruce & Ed Overbey's grandfather] 5 miles S of New Florence, MO. and built a nice new home, where on the Saturday after Labor Day the annual Overbey-Russell reunion is held. Lewis & Ellie, two children:
1-2-2-2-2-3-1 Mark Franklin Overbey, b. June 1964
1-2-2-2-2-3-2 Russann Renee Overbey, b. April 1971

Mark Overbey He was in the Marines and saw action in Grenada and Lebanon and is now a Officer in the Army National Guard. Lives in Edmonds OK.

Russann Overbey m. Oct 1998, St Peters, St Charles Co, MO, Dewey Wayne Adams, b. March 1966. They live in Edmond, OK Two children;
1-2-2-2-2-3-2-1 Brett Adams, b. Sep 2000 St Louis Co, MO
1-2-2-2-2-3-2-2 Shelby Renee Adams, b. March 2004 Jacksonville, FL

Nelson Overbey m. 6 Oct 1934, St Louis, MO, Margaret Elizabeth Pace, b. 21 Nov 1913, d. 6 May 1999, dau of Elizabeth Ginz & Edmond Mallotte Pace. Margaret had a twin sister. Nelson and Margaret divorced. Nelson m. (2) St Louis, 21 July 1956, Berniece Eve Bass, b. 24 Dec 1914 Paragould, AR., d. 6 Sep 1998 Litchfield, IL. dau of Caledonia Williams & Logan Bass. When Nelson was young, he had a serous is bone disease and his left leg had to be amputated, but he never let that stop him. He always had a great sense of humor and was a jolly fellow! Nelson was a CPA and worked for Haskins & Sells and traveled all over doing CPA jobs. He ended up as an Auditor for the US Gov. Berniece retired from Sears in St. Louis, MO. Nelson, after the age of 65 finished college, getting his Bachelor of Science Degree. He then taught Accounting at Lewis & Clark College in Alton, IL and at Blackburn College in Carlinville, IL. They lived in No. St Louis area many years before moving to Gillespie, IL. Nelson d. 17 Sep 1995 Gillespie, burial Oak Wood Cem, Greenfield. Nelson & Margaret, two sons b. St Louis,
1-2-2-2-3-1 Nelson Bruce Overbey, b. Jan 1936
1-2-2-2-3-2 Edmond Etsle Overbey, b. Nov 1940

Bruce Overbey m. May 1963, Kathleen Regina Kathy Fink, b. July 1940. Bruce served in the U.S. Air Force and retired after 20 years. Bruce received his pilots license flying with the aero club at Offutt AFB., Omaha, NE. He retired as a Section Manager at McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, St. Louis, MO. Kathy is a very talented artist. They are Catholic and attend Immaculate Conception Ch. in Columbia where their daughters were married. They live in Columbia, IL. Three daughters:
1-2-2-2-3-1-1 Laura Ann Overbey, b. Jan 1964 Limestone, Maine
1-2-2-2-3-1-2 Linda Marie Overbey, b. Aug 1966, Caribou, Maine.
1-2-2-2-3-1-3 Susan Gale Overbey, b. Nov 1967 Papillion, NE.

Laura Overbey m. Sep 1994 Phillip Edward Eddy Haggard, b. Oct 1959 to Milly & Paul Haggard. She graduated from Columbia HS in 1982. We arrived at Neffa and Wayne's just in time to attend the graduation exercises with them and then after the program was over we all went to the home of Bruce and Kathy for a wonderful visit and refreshments. Eddy works at Boeing Aircraft.

Linda Overbey m. May 1989, Columbia, IL, Steven Jay Beaver Merz, b. May 1967 to Carol Daum & Paul J. Merz Sr. They started a company that makes good Merz Salsa. They live in Millstadt, IL. Two children;
1-2-2-2-3-1-2-1 Danielle Nicole Merz, b. July 1993 St Louis, MO
1-2-2-2-3-1-2-2 Jason Paul Merz, b. Jan 1998 St Louis, MO

Susan G. Overbey m. Oct 1992, Theodore O. Ted Haenni, b. Feb 1966. Ted works for Boeing Aircraft. Lives Ballwin, MO. Two children;
1-2-2-2-3-1-3-1 Michael Gerard Haenni, b. Feb 1998 Phoenix, AZ
1-2-2-2-3-1-3-2 Megan Kathleen Haenni, b. Dec 2000 Phoenix, AZ

Ed Overbey m. (1) Shirley Ann Askew. b, Dec 1938, Port Arthur, TX. They divorced. Ed m. (2) May 1975. Carol Duane Matthews, b. Aug 1943 Oneonta, Otsego Co, NY. dau of Jean Thomas & G. Duane Matthews. Live at in Oneonta, NY. Ed & Shirley, two children:
1-2-2-2-3-2-1 Elizabeth Pace Lisa Overbey, b. Jan 1966
1-2-2-2-3-2-2 Cary Nelson Overbey, b. Feb 1968

Lisa Overbey m. (1) Nov 1990, Paul J. Leonard, they divorced. She m. (2) Mar. 2002, Las Vegas, NV. Bobby B. Cayton Jr, b. Jan 1967 Charleston SC, son of Sandra Locke & Bobby B. Cayton, Lisa & Bobby have two step daughters, Taylor Rae Cayton, b. 4/28/1997 & Jordon Elizabeth Cayton, b. 11/30/1994 and live with their mother in St Joseph, MO. Lisa & Bobby live in Houston, TX..

Cary N. Overbey m July 1994, Houston, TX., Michelle Lee Mohun, b. Feb 1969, Harris Co. TX. dau of Patrica Moore & Richard Mohun. Michelle changed her name to Michelle Mohun Overbey when she married Cary. Lives in Cypress, TX. Three children b. Houston, Harris Co, TX;
1-2-2-2-3-2-2-1 Linden Lamar Overbey, b. Dec 1996
1-2-2-2-3-2-2-2 Lucas? Luke? Overbey, b. May 1998
1-2-2-2-3-2-2-3 Coleman Edge Overbey, b. Jan 2001

Myra Overbey m. 25 Feb 1937, Fayette Baptist Ch. Greene Co, IL. Willis Asberry Earley, b. 13 June 1901 Carrollton Greene Co., IL, d. 23 Feb 1966 at home, son of Harriet F. Riley & Thomas Earley. Willis spent a couple of hitches in the US Army before WW 2 also enlisted at the start of WW II for a while. After they married he was a farmer, living a mile E of Palmyra, IL. They raised high grade stock cattle. Myra lived in Palmyra and did beautiful quilting. She won honorable mention with one of her quilts in the State Fair in 1980. They sold their farm to nephew Chuck Overbey and retired to Palmyra, IL. Myra d. 18 Dec 2004 of pneumonia in the hospital in Springfield, IL. Burial Oakhill Cem, Palmyra IL. No children

Wayne Overbey m. 20 Oct 1938 at her parents home near Wrights, IL., Neffa Lucille Cox, b. 16 Aug 1914, Wrights, Greene Co., IL. dau of Carrie Belle Keller & Charles Harvey Cox. Carrie was dau of Mary Olive Edwards & Valentine Keller. Charles was son of Jane Pierson & Joshua J. Cox. Charles was b. near Walnut, KS. and at the age of 12, walked beside a covered wagon to Illinois. Wayne was a farmer, also involved ina co op raising hogs on the commercial basis. They remodeled an older house into a beautiful modern home. Wayne d. 31 Jan 1998 at home near Palmyra, Macoupin Co, IL. and Neffa d. 12 Oct 1998, White Hall, Greene Co, IL, the same day as Wayne's sister Hilda. Burial Hickory Grove Cem. Wrights, IL. Wayne was pretty well known in the area as he stood out, a little over, 6 ft 7 inches tall. Two children:
1-2-2-2-5-1 Janice Sue Overbey, b. 12 Jan 1941 White Hall, Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-2-5-2 Charles Wayne Chuck Overbey, b. 25 June 1942, Carrollton, IL

Janice S. Overbey m. Sep 1963, Modesto Baptist Ch, Macoupin Co. IL, Alan Edward Kelley, b. Feb 1941, son of Gladys Peterson & Harold Ferguson Kelley. Alan is a graduate of the Univ of Illinois School of Pharmacy and a nephew of Joseph R. Peterson, representative of the 68th General Assembly, District 37, of IL. Janice is a graduate of the Univ. of Illinois School of Nursing. They owned and operated the drug store in Stevensville, MT from the mid 60's til 1990, then owned commercial real estate until 2008. Three sons;
1-2-2-2-5-1-1 Gregory Alan Greg Kelley, b. Oct 1965 Hamilton, Ravalli Co, MT
1-2-2-2-5-1-2 Curtis Wayne Kelley, b. Sep 1967 Hamilton, Ravalli Co, MT
1-2-2-2-5-1-3 Dwight Harold Kelley, b. Feb 1970 Hamilton, Ravalli Co, MT

Greg Kelley was married and divorced and is at present enjoying being single living in Boise, ID.

Curtis W. Kelley m. May 1997, Broadus, Powder River Co, MT, Melinda Lee Borla, b. April 1972 dau of Gail L Collins, b. 2/1947, Gillette, WY. & Joseph C. Borla Jr, b. 6/1946, Sunrise, WY. Lives in Redmond, OR Three children;
1-2-2-2-5-1-2-1 Kaitlyn Isabelle Kelley, b. July 2001 Billings, Yellowstone Co, MT.
1-2-2-2-5-1-2-2 Teal Danielle Kelley, b. June 2003 Miles City, Custer Co, MT
1-2-2-2-5-1-2-3 Keldon Joseph Wayne Kelley, b. June 2005

Dwight Kelley m. [1] Aug 1999, Tami Lee Lufthouse b. Nov 1973, Helena, MT, divorced, 2009. Dwight m. [2] July 2012 in MT, Erin Disney, b. Jan 1977. Erin has a daughter, Kayla Disney, b. June 1996. They live in Missoula, MT, and own the Missoula Fire Equipment Co. Dwight & Tami, a dau;
1-2-2-2-5-1-3-1 Kale Alan Kelley, b. July 1995 Missoula, MT Note; mother, Cori Mulcahey
1-2-2-2-5-1-3-2 Megan Rose Kelley, b. June 2001

Chuck Overbey m. June 1969, Jacksonville, IL, Karen Lorraine Burgard, b. June 1947, dau of Carmen P. -5/12/2010 & Lucy Arlene Burgard 10/20/1924-2/6/2013. Chuck went to the Univ. of Illinois Veterinarian school, and served as a Veterinarian in the US Army during the Vietnam era. Chuck was a pilot for TWA for several years and now flies his own Cessna 182. They owned the McDonald restaurant at Abilene, KS. for many years. They retired to Girard, IL on Otter Lake.Three children:
1-2-2-2-5-2-1 Carmen Paige Overbey, b. Jan 1972
2-2-2-2-5-2-2 Michael Charles Mike Overbey, b. Mar 1973
1-2-2-2-5-2-3 Robert Wesley Overbey, b. Jan 1976

Carmen Overbey m. Dec 1993, Abilene, Dickinson Co, KS, Kevin Arnberger, b. April 1970, Columbus, Platte Co, NE, son of Robert Arnberger. They operate a Dairy Queen ice cream shop in downtown Springfield, IL. Four sons;
1-2-2-2-5-2-1-1 Skylar Alan Arnberger, b. July 1995
1-2-2-2-5-2-1-2 Benjamin Ryan Arnberger, b. Jan 2000
1-2-2-2-5-2-1-3 Nicholas Wayne Arnberger, b. Jan 2003
1-2-2-2-5-2-1-4 Wyatt Addison Arnberger, April 2006 Springfield, Sangamon, Co., IL

Michael Overbey is single, lives near Springfield, IL, and is a pilot flying for a commuter airline.

Robert Overbey is a construction worker and travels around in and out of the USA.

Wm Bill Overbey m. 15 Mar 1945, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co, IA. Mildred Millie Charlotte Onsted, b. April 1921, Philip, Haakon Co, SD, d. 21 Dec 2013, Christian Community Home, Hudson, WI. Dau of Susan Elmira Tharp & Oswald Bendix Onsted. They owned a farm at Luck, WI. At one time Bill worked for a Grain elevator and one day while working up in the top, someone accidentally turned it on and that threw Bill down in the grain bin and he almost drowned in the wheat before he was rescued. Mildred had polio while young which left her slightly handicapped. She became a nurse and worked at many hospitals and nursing homes. They retired and had fun on their snowmobiles. Bill d. 16 Sep 2003, Hudson, St Croix Co, WI. They lived in Hudson, WI. Two children b. Cedar Falls, IA;
1-2-2-2-6-1 Susan Carol Overbey
1-2-2-2-6-2 Keith Allen Overbey

Susan Overbey m. July 1969 St Paul, MN, David Alan Nalipinski, b. June 1945, son of Ann Viola, 3/31/1917- & Rudolph Nalipinski, 9/23/1912-. David works in the automotive field and Susan worked for McGarvey Coffee Co. and now a Reo plastic Co. They live in Cedar, MN. Two children:
1-2-2-2-6-1-1 Anthony William Tony Nalipinski, b. April 1972 Both, Unity Hosp, Fridley MN
1-2-2-2-6-1-2 Timothy Alan Tim Nalipinski, b. Nov 1979

Tony Nalipinski m Mar 2000, Traci Lynn Gilbertson. They divorced. He drives a truck hauling beets. A son;
1-2-2-2-6-1-1-1 Ryan Lawrence Nalipinski, b. June 2000
1-2-2-2-6-1-1-2 Elizabeth Lynn Nalipinski, b. 8 Mar 1994__? adopted Dau

Tim A. Nalipinski m. Aug 2009, Black Bear Crossings, St Paul, MN, Jessica Noel Miller, b. Dec 1980, St Paul, MN, dau of Diana Jean & Randolph Charles Miller. Jessica is a Hosp Lab Technician. Two Daughters;
1-2-2-2-6-1-2-1 Lilly Ann Nalipinski, b. Aug 2010, Both, Princeton, MN.
1-2-2-2-6-1-2-2 Brooke Marie Nalipinski, b. April 2012

Keith Overbey m Feb 1968 Rice Lake, Barron Co, WI. Beverly Ann Heldstab, b. Aug 1948, dau of Cecilia Agnes Severson & Lloyd Heldstab. They divorced, He m. (2) Dec 1990, Mary Jo Mainor dau of Eva Isabelle Johnson, b. 1/8/1908 & Leste D. Grauelle, 8/29/1904-4/23/1980. He served in the Navy from Oct. 1966 to Aug. 1969, spent time in the Seabees in Vietnam. Keith was an Aircraft Mechanic and has retired from Northwest Airlines. Keith has ridden his motorcycle from coast to coast and to most Overbey reunions. Keith & Beverly, two children:
1-2-2-2-6-2-1 Lisa Marie Overbey, b. May 1970 Rice Lake, WI.
1-2-2-2-6-2-2 Michelle Terese Overbey, b. Feb 1973 Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI.

Lisa Overbey m. June 2000 Stillwater, MN, Michael Nolen, b. July 1970. Live in Rosedale, MN, next door to father Keith. A son;
1-2-2-2-6-2-1-1 Hayden Douglas Nolan, b. Aug 2006 Minneapolis MN.

Michelle Overbey lives in Apple Valley, MN. A son;
1-2-2-2-6-2-2-1 Teagan DeShawn Overbey, b. Dec 1994 in MN


1-2-2-4 Leroy and Dena Meng-Overbey Family

Leroy C. Overbey b. Feb. 23, 1878 E of Greenfield in Macoupin Co, IL d. Jan. 17, 1956 at home in Palmyra, Macoupin Co, IL, m. Feb. 13, 1902 at her parent’s home 6 miles E of Geenfield in Macoupin, Co., Anna Dena Meng, b .Feb. 18, 1877 E of Greenfield in Macoupin Co, IL, d. Dec. 22, 1930 Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL. dau of Wulemina Kuepferle b. 8-21-1842, Schwarzack, Baden, Germany, d. in 1924 & Friedrick Meng, b. 3-30-1835, Kaclborfold, Germany, d. 5-3- 1912 Greenfield, IL. Leroy m.(2) Catherine Scott, b. 1874, d.17 May 1948, Carlinville, IL. Leroy m. (3) Feb. 10, 1949, Opal Solomon, b. 21 Mar 1891, Palmyra, Macoupin Co., IL, d. 28 Mar 1988 Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. dau of Leland Ellis & Minnie Minerva Stults Hartsook, Opal is buried in Oak Hill Cem.Palmyra, IL. Leroy and Dena adopted a girl in 1920 who was 2 or 3 years old at the time. Her name was Elizabeth and she m. Clarence Wunderlick. They lived in Evanston, IN. in 1973. She had a dau, Alvina Wunderlick. Leroy, Dena & Catherine are buried in Oak Wood Cem Greenfield IL. Leroy & Dena had three sons b, Macoupin Co., IL, E. of Greenfield:
1-2-2-4-1 Harold Meng Overbey, b. 13 Aug 1903
1-2-2-4-2 Wilford Russell Overbey, b. 20 May 1907
1-2-2-4-3 Loren Henry Overbey, b. 4 Jan 1909

Harold Overbey m. in 1927, Freda Maude Schenk, they Divorced. Harold then m.Velda NeSmith. Harold died June 1, 1990 at Bartow, Polk Co., FL. No children.

Wilford Russell Overbey m. 16 Oct 1932, St Louis, MO, Orpha Violet Margaret Ewart, b. 19 Jan 1908, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. d. 28 Oct 1989 dau of Orpha Slater & William Morris Ewart. Wilford was an Industrial Engineer for Carter Carburetor Co in St Louis, MO. and Violet was an elementary school teacher. They were members of the Presbyterian Ch, they lived in Kirkwood, MO, then moved to Manchester, MO. Wilford d. 28 July 1984, burial, Oak Grove Cem, Kirkwood. Four children b, St Louis, MO:
1-2-2-4-2-1 Barbara Ann Overbey, b. & d. 15 Nov 1933
1-2-2-4-2-2 Kent Douglas Overbey, b. Mar 1938
1-2-2-4-2-3 Rex Overbey, b. & d. 20 Jan 1939
1-2-2-4-2-4 Karen Ewart Overbey, b. Feb 1942

Kent D. Overbey m. April 1978, Debra Ann Bezirum, b. Mar 1951, dau of Ruth Delores Spear, b. 4/20/29 Adrain, MI. & Theodore Bezirum, b. 7/23/26, Ann Arbor, MI. Debra is the high school librarian at Stockbridge, MI. Kent was High school teacher of History/Humanities and varsity track coach and assistant football coach at Huron HS in Ann Arbor, MI. They live in Dexter, MI. Three children b. Ann Arbor MI;
1-2-2-4-2-2-1 Kelsey Ewart Overbey, b. Feb 1979
1-2-2-4-2-2-2 Shane Bezirum Overbey, b. Mar 1980
1-2-2-4-2-2-3 Kent Slater Overbey, b. April 1981

Kelsey E. Overbey m. Oct 2003, Detroit, MI, Brian Anthony Boos, b. Nov 1978 in MI. son of Rose & Timothy Boos of Gregory, MI, Kelsey graduated from Mich State U with a Communications degree and from Wayne State U. with a teaching degree. They own a farm, Watership Downs, in Manchester, MI. and she runs a business of the same name providing equestrian services, specializing in eventing. Brian is a science and math teacher and coach at Chelsea High School. Three children, b. Ann Arbor, MI;
1-2-2-4-2-2-1-1 Slater Shane Boos, b. Feb 2007
1-2-2-4-2-2-1-2 Beckett Boos, b. April 2008
1-2-2-4-2-2-1-3 Ranger Boos, b. May 2011

Shane Overbey m. Sep 2007, Kaley Renee Gerleman, b. April 1981 Spokane, Spokane Co. WA. They graduated from the U of Montana, Shane with a business degree. They divorced. Shane lives in Lakeside, MT.

Kent S. Overbey m. Nov 2007, Susan Jane Miller, b. July 1981 in IL, dau of Elizabeth & Martin Miller of Hillsdale, IL Kent graduated from Denison U (Ohio) in economics and has returned to school for his master;s degree in teaching. He is teaching and coaching at Glenbard East High School, Lombard, IL Susan gradueted from Mt Holyoke Col, MA, and received a Juris Doctorate from the U of Illinois and works for a Chicago law firm They live in Clarendon Hills, IL

Karen Overbey m. April 1961, Donald Fredrick Petri, b. Sep 1942, St Louis, MO, son of Allene, 10/9/ 1918-10/ 21/1959 & Leroy Petri, 5/27/1917-12/4/1974. Don was national sales manager for Bassick Corp. in Bridgeport, CT. Karen has a B.S. Degree in Elementary Ed. from SE Missouri State and taught school for 4 years, she stayed at home for 10 years, while her children were small. In 1981 Don & Karen started a Manufacturer's Rep. Sale Co. Karen & Don live in Madison, CT. Three children b. St Louis, MO:
1-2-2-4-2-4-1 Kimberly Jo Petri, b. Nov. 1961
1-2-2-4-2-4-2 Kendall Joyce Petri, b. April 1965
1-2-2-4-2-4-3 Donald Kristopher Petri, 28 Sep 1968-31 Dec 1968

Kimberly Jo Petri m. June 1986, St Louis Co, MO, Steven Hackman b. Mar 1962 in CA, Kimberly and Steven went to Kansas State U. Kim is a grade school teacher. They live in Chesterfield, MO. Five children b. St Louis Co, MO; Nathaniel Kent , Hannah Katherine, Abigal Anne, Emma Grace, Margerat Elizabeth.

Kendall Petri is single, she attended Mount Holyoke College & Georgetown U. Law School where she earned her Juris Prudence law doctorate. She works and lives in San Diego, CA

Loren H. Overbey m. 22 July 1939, Elkton, Todd Co, KY, Hallie Marie Wright, b. 9 Feb 1908, rural Warrick Co, IN, d. 21 Jan 1998, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co, CA, dau of Tessie Hart & Zola Wright. They divorced and Hattie moved to Concord, CA. Loren d. 24 June 1958, Clayton, St Louis Co, MO. burial, Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO. Two children;
1-2-2-4-3-1 Dena Luella Overbey, b. Sep 1945 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN.
1-2-2-4-3-2 Jerry Leroy Overbey, b. Mar 1948 San Francisco, CA

Dena Overbey m. Oct 1965, San Francisco, CA, Dewey Jackson Jack Van Scyoc, b. May 1938, Willows Glenn Co, CA, son of Hilda Cortopassi & Dewey Van Scyoc. They divorced. Dena m. [2] Aug 1991, Richmond, CA, Richard Donald Kamphaus, b. April 1951, Cincinnati, OH. Dena lives in Concord, CA. Dena & Dewey, four children;
1-2-2-4-3-1-1 Bradley Stephen Van Scyoc, b. Aug 1966 St. Lukes Hosp, San Francisco, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-2 Chelsey Ann Van Scyoc, b. Oct 1969 St. Lukes Hosp, San Francisco, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-3 Heather Ann Van Scyoc, b. Sep 1972 St. Lukes Hosp, San Francisco, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-4 Lisa Marie Van Scyoc, b. Sep 1972 twin

Bradley Van Scyoc m. Sep 1997, Oakland, CA, Roanne Sloan, b. Oct 1971. Lives, Tracy, CA. Two children;
1-2-2-4-3-1-1-1 Emma Hallie Van Scyoc, b. 2002, Walnut Creek, Contra Costa Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-1-2 Alicia Grace Van Scyoc, b. 2006

Chelsey Van Scyoc met Michael Larkin, A daughter; Chelsey has a degree in Art.
1-2-2-4-3-1-2-1 Nyssa Geneva Larkin Van Scyoc, b. Mar 1999 Eugene, OR

Heather Van Scyoc m. Dec 1991, Berkeley, CA, Paul Blanchard Ogden, b. June 1970 son of Anita & Charles Ogden. Heather went to Univ. of California and received her B.A. and is a school teacher. Three children;
1-2-2-4-3-1-3-1 Sarah Christine Ogden, b. 1995, Berkeley, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-3-2 Jackson Andrew Ogden, b. 1997 ?
1-2-2-4-3-1-3-3 Zachary Stephen Ogden, b. 004 Walnut Creek, CA

Lisa Van Scyoc m. Aug 1994, Berkeley, CA, Scott Nathan Sears, b. Dec 1970. Lisa got her Degree Dec 1998, B.S.N Saint Marys College/Samuel Merritt School of Nursing. Scott is a school teacher.
Three children b. Pleasanton, Alameda Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-1-4-1 Nathan Dewey James Sears, b. 2001
1-2-2-4-3-1-4-2 Tyler Jackson Sears, b. 2004
1-2-2-4-3-1-4-3 Rachel Hailey Sears, b. 2006

Jerry L Overbey m. Sep 1973, Hollister, CA, Nedra Kay Light b. Aug 1952. Monterey, Monterey Co, CA. dau of Nadine & John Light. Five Children;
1-2-2-4-3-2-1 Anson William Overbey, b. Sep 1976 Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-2-2 Ian Matthew Overbey, b. Dec 1977 Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-2-3 Larissa M. Overbey, b. Sep 1980 Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-2-4 Zachary Thomas Overbey, b. Nov 1982 Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
1-2-2-4-3-2-5 Nathanial Overbey, b. Mar 1985 Hollister, San Benito Co, CA

Anson Overbey m. Jan 2004, La Jolla, CA, Sarah Anne Elliott, b. in Canada. Twins, b. in CA;
1-2-2-4-3-2-1-1 Koda Overbey, b. Oct 2009
1-2-2-4-3-2-1-2 Catalina Overbey, b. Oct 2009 Twin

Nathan Overbey m. April 2013 in SC, Emily___? Live, Mt Pleasant, SC.


1-2-2-6 Ebert Anderson & Edith Cook Overbey Family

Ebert Anderson Overbey, b. Nov. 1, 1881, m. Edith Lusetta Cook, b. Dec. 8, 1884 Chesterfield, Macoupin Co. IL., d. Dec. 12, 1969 dau of Maude Lawson & William H. Cook. Ebert was employed as a drayman for many years, in the city of St. Louis, MO. Some of you young people will wonder what a drayman was, I’m sure. Back in the days before trucks, heavy duty wagons were pulled by horses, sometimes as many as 6 or 8 teams of horses were used to pull heavy loads. When trucks replaced the drays, Ebert who was very good with horses, moved to the farm of his brother Leroy Overbey. He died ten days after havtng a stroke while chopping wood on Jan. 29, 1932 while living at his brother Leroy’s farm in Macoupin Co. and is buried in Oak Wood Cem. Greenfield, IL. Edith in Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO. Four children.
1-2-2-6-1 William Lawson Overbey, b. 6 May 1905 Fayette, Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-6-2 John Eugene ?Gene Overbey, b. 10 May 1913 Fayette, Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-6-3 Marion Rose Overbey, b. 6 July 1923 St Louis, MO
1-2-2-6-4 Gilbert Lee Overbey, b. 25 Nov 1924 St Louis, MO

William Lawson Bill Overbey m. 31 Aug 1928, Myrtle Jeanette Powell. b. 15 June 1903, Laredo, Webb Co, TX, d. 10 April 1982 St Louis, burial, Memorial Park Cem, Jennings, MO, to Hattie Belle Prescott & Henry Alexander Powell. Lawson was a Public Service bus driver in St. Louis for years. Myrtle worked for Dept. of Defense in St. Louis. Lawson d. in St Louis, 29 Jan 1972, burial, Valhalla Cem, Normandy, MO. A son;
1-2-2-6-1-1 Dale Powell Overbey, 1930 St Louis, MO

Dale P. Overbey m. June 1951, Calvary Bapt Ch, St Louis, MO, Edna May Wagner, b. 4 Mar 1928, Belleville, IL, dau of Maude Ellen Asberry & Edward Gus Wagner. Dale was a top salesman for Ackerman Buick in Ferguson, MO. for many years before retiring to St Charles, MO. Two children;
1-2-2-6-1-1-1 Dale Brian Overbey
1-2-2-6-1-1-2 Marilyn Louise Overbey,

Dale Overbey m. Dec 1987, Susan Louise Haugen of Forest City Iowa. They divorced. Dale m. [2] July 2011 Justina___? Need info He is an over the road truck driver. No children.

Marilyn L. Overbey m. Sep 1981, Andrew Sutton, b. son of Floyd & Glenda Sutton. Andy works for SBC in the trafficking Dept. Live in St Peters, MO. Three children;
1-2-2-6-1-1-2-1 Ryan Andrew Sutton, b. St Johns Hosp, Ladue, St Louis Co, MO
1-2-2-6-1-1-2-2 Lindsay Alyse Sutton, b. St Johns Hosp, Ladue, St Louis Co, MO
1-2-2-6-1-1-2-3 Courtney Nicole Sutton, b. St Johns Hosp, Ladue, St Louis Co, MO

Gene Overbey m. 6 August 1936, St Louis, MO, Evelyn Eggersman, b. 14 Oct 1917, St Louis, MO, d. 5 July 2006, Barnes West Hosp. St Peters, St Charles Co., MO, dau of Sarah Butler 8/20/1886-10/4/1951 & Fred Eggersman 12/24/1884-10/28/1957. Gene was a retired tank truck driver delivering gasoline for Shell Oil Co. Gene d. 9 Mar 1990, Christian Hosp NE, St Louis Co, MO. Burial, Memorial Park Cem. Jennings, MO. A son:
1-2-2-6-2-1 Donald Ray Overbey, b. St Louis, MO

Donald R. Don Overbey m. June 1963, St Louis Co, MO, Mary Frances Golden, b. St Louis, MO, dau of Catherine Kate Shantz 12/29/1905 & Herbert Andrew Andy Golden 8/9/1904-8/12/1965. Don earned a Marketing degree from St Louis U and worked for Amoco Oil Co. in the Chicago area most of his career, retiring in 1994 as director of advertising. Mary is a Registered Nurse, having received her BS. in Nursing from St Johns Hosp in St Louis. Live in Dekalb, IL. Three children; b. St Louis, MO
1-2-2-6-2-1-1 Karen Eileen Overbey
1-2-2-6-2-1-2 Patricia Lynne Patty Overbey
1-2-2-6-2-1-3 Michael Steven Emmett Overbey

Karen E. Overbey m. [1] Dec 2000, Collin G. McKinney, b. Hammond, IN. They divorced. Karen m. [2] Aug 2009, New York, Eric Prager, b.___? in MA Karen received an undergraduate degree from U of Illinois {Chicago] and Doctorate from New York U. She has taught at NYU, Beloit College, Seattle U, and now teaches courses in Art History at Tufts U, in Medford, MA, Eric is an attorney specializing in intellectual Properties and is a graduate of Columbia U in NY.

Patricia Patty Overbey m. May 1990, Hinsdale, IL Daniel Ihm, b. Galena, Jo Daviess Co, IL. Patty has a Masters in Special Ed from Northern Illinois U, and specializes in Early Childhood intervention. Dan, also an NIU grad, is a manager in the Info Services Dept at Northern Ill, U. Lives, DeKalb IL. Five children;
1-2-2-6-2-1-2-1 Elliott Daniel Ihm, b. Hinsdale, IL
1-2-2-6-2-1-2-2 Samuel Butler Ihm, b. Elmhurst, IL
1-2-2-6-2-1-2-3 Gabriel Lawrence Ihm, b. Elmhurst, IL
1-2-2-6-2-1-2-4 Sarah Sun-Hee Ihm, b. Seoul, So. Korea
1-2-2-6-2-1-2-5 Ethan Ezekiel Ilm, b. DeKalb, DeKalb Co, IL

Michael Emmett Overbey was married, now single, living in Woodbridge, IL. Emmett has used his English Degree from Northern Ill. U, to carve out a great career as a creative writer in the field of direct mail advertising.

Marion Overbey m. Jan 1942, St Charles, St Charles Co, MO, Edward Lee Ed Georgen, b. 14 Feb 1912, St Louis, MO, son of Nellie Dixon & Edward Georgen. Ed was a salesman. Ed loved to fish, so Ed & Marion spent many weekends in the Ozarks fishing, Marion retired from Safety Inc. [Green Cross] in St Louis. She lived in the Mansion House Aprts in downtown St Louis with a beautiful view of the Mississippi River and the Gateway Arch from the 23rd floor. Ed served in the US Army, 7 April 1942-21 June,1945, was injured during training maneuvers in Florida an spent a year and a half in the hospital recovering. Ed d. 28 Oct 1998, Christian Hosp. NE, St Louis Co. Burial, Jefferson Barracks Natl Cem, MO. A son:
1-2-2-6-3-1 Edward Michael Mike Georgen, b. St Louis, MO.

Mike Georgen m. Nov 1963, St Louis Co., Mo, Kathleen Ann Morris, b. St Louis, MO, dau of Nell Marie Bouas & Glen Harrison Morris. Mike spent four years in the Air Force enlisting April 1963, He was an electronics technician stationed at Chanute AFB, IL. and Barksdale AFB, LA. Mike now works as a salesman for the Richard Greene Co. St Louis, Co, MO. Lives in Oakville, MO. Three dau;
1-2-2-6-3-1-1 Michelle Elise Shelley Georgen, b. Barksdale AFB, Shreveport, LA
1-2-2-6-3-1-2 Kimberly Dianne Georgen, b. Barksdale AFB, Shreveport, LA
1-2-2-6-3-1-3 Andrea Lauren Georgen, b. St Louis, MO

Michelle Georgen m. Oct 1993. St Peters United Ch, of Christ, St Louis Co, MO. Andrew Thomas Truesdale, b. St Louis Co. Live next door to her parents. He is employed by Emerson Electric Co.

Kimberly Georgen m. Aug 1992, Affton Presbyterian Ch. Affton, St Louis Co, MO, Edward Leonard Walaski, b. They live in Garner, NC. and have two daughters;
1-2-2-6-3-1-2-1 Sydney Glenn Walaski, b. Garner, NC
1-2-2-6-3-1-2-2 Kalina Mikel Walaski, b. Garner, NC

Andrea Georgen m. Oct 1996, St Louis Co. MO, Devin August Oberlander, and live near her parents. A daughter;
1-2-2-6-3-1-3-1 Hanna Leann Oberlander, b. St Louis Co, MO

Gilbert Lee Gil Overbey m. 2 Nov 1946, Calvary Baptist Ch, St Louis, MO, Nola Mae West, b. 14 August 1925, Essex, Stoddard Co, MO, d. 11 Dec 2013, St Charles, MO, dau of Jennie Ann Ramsey & Roy Denton West. Gilbert enlisted in the US Navy 27 Nov 1941 about 2 weeks before the Japs bombed Pearl Harbor. Gil Spent most of WWII on the Pacific Ocean mostly on the USS Gilmore and engaged in a number of skirmishes and landings on Pacific Islands. Gil worked for Atwell, Vogel & Sterling Insurance Co. for 15 years and retired from the Home Insurance Co. Nola retired from the US Army Records Ctr, Overland, MO. Gil & Nola took many nice trips to Japan and Singapore to see Gail. Gil d. at home 6 Oct 1990, St Peters, St Charles Co, MO. Burial, Jefferson Barracks Natl Cem, St Louis Co, MO. Nola m, (2) Goodman Eisenburg, b. 1923, d. 5 July 2006. Two children;
1-2-2-6-4-1 Gregory Wade Greg Overbey, b. 1948
1-2-6-6-4-2 Gailia Sue Overbey, b. 1950

Greg Overbey m.(1) Linda Kay Smith, St Louis, dau of Melba Jeane Back, d. 22 July 1997 & ___? Smith, they divorced. Greg m. (2) June 1978, St Louis Co, MO. Louise Landsbery, b. St Louis, MO. dau of Arthur & Marie Landsbery. Greg was employed by and retired from SW Bell Tel, at St Charles, MO. Live in Peters, MO. Greg & Linda, two children b. St Louis Co, MO:
1-2-2-6-4-1-1 Tina Marie Overbey
1-2-2-6-4-1-2 Terry Lynn Overbey

Tina Overbey is single and is a nurse, she lives in Wentzville, MO.

Terri Overbey m. Oct 1989, Kirt MacManus. They live in St Peters, MO. Two sons;
1-2-2-6-4-1-2-1 Evan MacManus, b. 1994 both, St Peters, St Charles Co, MO
1-2-2-6-4-1-2-2 Austin MacManus, b. 1996

Gail Overbey m. Dec 1973, Lawrence Robert Larry Jordan, b. Jun 1949, Chicago, IL, son of Lawrence R. & Lorraine Jordan. Gail and Larry were married in the old Cathedral at the base of the Gateway Arch in St Louis, MO. Larry retired from the US Army, was stationed at Monterrey, CA, Kanagawa, Japan, Seattle, WA, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Sacramento, CA and St Louis, MO. Gail d. from cancer 12 April 2002 at Woodbridge, VA. Larry m. (2) Lamonde Jasckson. b. June 1950. They live in Herndon, VA. Gail & Larry, a daughter;
1-2-2-6-4-2-1 Jennifer Jessica Jordan, b. Kanagwa, Japan

Jennifer Jordan m. 22 Aug 1998, at Quantico Marine Base, VA, Keeley Matthew Elgin, b, Augusta, GA, son of Debra Jean Smith & Albert Ray Elgin. Jennifer went to the Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks. Both work with adults with developmental disabilities, Jennifer in a group home and Keeley works for Fairfax County as a case manager for mental Retardation services. Keeley was in the US Army reserves in Alaska. They live in Centerville, VA. Two children;
1-2-2-6-4-2-1-1 Kathryn Jonathon Elgin, b. Fairbanks, AK
1-2-2-6-4-2-1-2 Sean Garrett Elgin, b. Alexandria, VA


1-2-2-8 Florence Overbey and Ed Cook Family

Florence Leona Overbey m. May 19, 1904 Fayette, Greene Co., IL Eddie Edgar Cook, b. Oct. 27, 1883 d. April 13, 1963. son of Lydia A., b. 1862, d. 1937 & Henry C. Cook b. 1859, d. 1926. E. E. Cook was a store keeper. First he and his father, then he and his son Floyd owned the General Store in Fayette for years. Ed was one of the first Pepsi Cola distributors in the area in the early 1930s. He was also, for a while a farmer, then he moved to Greenfield, IL where he did carpenter work. Florence d. Jan. 12, 1968 in Greenfield and they are buried in in Oak Wood Cem. Three children b. Fayette, IL.
1-2-2-8-1 Lela Velma Cook, b. 7 Sep 1906
1-2-2-8-2 Floyd Stanley Curly Cook, b. 4 Sep 1908
1-2-2-8-3 Warren Henry Warne Cook, b. 23 Aug 1923

Lela Cook m. Nov 1930, Greene Co. IL, Mack Henry Fitzgerald, b. 27 July 1900, d. 12 Jan 1976 at home, son of Mary Jane Grace & Thomas C. Fitzgerald. Mack was a farmer, owning a farm southeast of Greenfield, IL. Lela, Mack and the children used to lead some pretty lively entertainment at the Overbey Reunions and other local gatherings. He was Catholic and Lela a Baptist. Lela d. 22 Oct 1988. Burial, Oak Wood Cem. Four children:
1-2-2-8-1-1 Mary Colleen Fitzgerald, b. 8 Oct 1931 Jerseyville, Jersey Co, IL.
1-2-2-8-1-2 Maxine A. Cook Fitzgerald, b. 22 April 1934 Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-3 Wanda Ilene Fitzgerald, b. 18 Dec 1935 Macoupin Co. IL
1-2-2-8-1-4 Thomas Edgar Fitzgerald, b. 16 Sep 1940 Macoupin Co. IL

Mary Fitzgerald m. 20 June 1953, Greenfield, Greene Co, IL, Ernest Paul Lewis, b. 24 Apr 1930, Chesterfield, Macoupin Co, IL, d. 27 May 1992 Hastings Barry Co, MI. They lived in Pawnee, IL, until got an offer of a better job in Hastings, MI. and moved there in the mid 60s. Mary had the voice and spirit of an angel. Every one of her children were gifted with her beautiful musical talent and her spirit lives on in their music. Mary d. 15 Jan 1993 at home. Burial Riverside Cem, Hastings, MI. Five children:
1-2-2-8-1-1-1 Kent Michael Lewis, b. Dec 1957 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-1-2 Paula Michele Lewis, b. July 1959 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-1-3 Margaret Leah Peggy Lewis, b. Sep 1962 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-1-4 Ernest Edward Lewis, b. Aug 1964 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-1-5 Colleen Marie Lewis, b. Dec 1969 Hastings, Barry Co, MI

K Michael Lewis m. Aug 1978, Hastings, Barry Co, MI, Valera Huber, b. Jan 1956, Marshall, MI, They both are school teachers in Texas. Mike is working on his doctoral degree and has been teachind at the Univ. of Texas Pan American. He maintains the great family tradition of music as a professional songwriter and musician and Yellowhammer is name of their band. Lives, 2404 Yellow Hammer, McAllen, TX Two sons b. McAllen, TX;
1-2-2-8-1-1-1-1 Zackary Kent Lewis, b. June 1983
1-2-2-8-1-1-1-2 Sean Michael Lewis, b. Aug 1989

Paula Lewis m. Oct 1978, Hastings, Barry Co, MI, Bryan Lee Allerding, b. Sep 1958. Bryan is a machinist. They live in a beautiful lake home in Hastings, MI. Paula is a RN. Paula is graced with her mother's beautiful voice. Two daughters b. Hastings, MI:
1-2-2-8-1-1-2-1 Katie Michele Allerding, b. Aug 1982
1-2-2-8-1-1-2-2 Abby LeAnne Allerding, b. May 1985

Katie Allerding m. June 2004, Hastings, Barry Co, MI, Richard Grove, b. Aug 1982, Hastings, MI. and They live in Sunfield MI. A dau;
1-2-2-8-1-1-2-1-1 ____Grove, b.__?

Abbie Allerding m. May 2007 Hastings, Barry Co, MI, Mark Allen Opperman. They live across the lake from her folks in Hastings, MI.

M. Peggy Lewis m. [1] Paul Friddle. They divorced. She m. [2] in Hastings, MI, Gary Bowerman, they divorced. Peggy lives in Hastings MI, Four children;
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-1 Kala Marie Friddle, b. April 1982
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-2 Jacob Edward Friddle, b. Dec 1983
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-3 Timothy Bowerman, b. Nov. 1989
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-4 Joseph Bowerman, b. Jan. 1994

Kala Friddle has a daughter;
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-1-1 Mia Villa, b. May 2006

Jacob Friddle has a son
1-2-2-8-1-1-3-2-1 Issac Friddle, b. Aug 2006

Ernie Lewis never married, lived in Pleasant Lake, IN, where he d. 4 Feb 2010. He like most others in the family was a wonderful musician. Burial, Riverside Cem, Hastings, MI.

Colleen Lewis m. April 1987, Hasting, Barry Co, MI, Timothy Acker. They live in Hastings, MI, Two children, b. Hastings, Barry Co, MI;
1-2-2-8-1-1-5-1 Addison Carter Millard, b. Jan 1996
1-2-2-8-1-1-5-2 Macey Amara Acker, b. May 1998

Maxine Fitzgerald m. 12 Sep 1954, St Micheal Ch, Greenfield, Greene Co, IL, Henry Albert Longmeyer, Jr., b. 10 Nov 1934, White Hall, Greene Co., IL, d. 27 Nov 2013 at home, Greenfield, IL, son of Margaret Linden Palmer & Henry Albert Longmeyer Sr. They were farmers living on Rte 1, Greenfield, IL. Maxine served on the Greene Co. board of supervisors. Maxine and her sisters were renown for there harmonic voices at many events near Greenfield. Albert was a 1956 graduate of Purdue Univ. and went into the cattle buslness with his father and brother. Albert was a pilot and flew out of thier own airstrip on the farm. Maxine d. 22 Nov 2012, Passavant Area Hosp, Jacksonville, IL [Thanksgiving Day]. Burial, Oak Wood Cem. Two sons:
1-2-2-8-1-2-1 Marcus Albert Longmeyer, b. Carrollton, Greene Co, IL
1-2-2-8-1-2-2 Alec Palmer Longmeyer, b. Jacksonville, Morgan Co, IL

Marcas Longmeyer m. (1) Sep 1986, Tamara Elaine Vinyard. They divorced. He m. (2) Oct 2004 Gale O'Neal.
Lives, New Berlin, IL. Marc & Tammy, two children b. Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL;
1-2-2-8-1-2-1-1 Patrick Fitzgerald Longmeyer, b. June 1989
1-2-2-8-1-2-1-2 Brooke Elizabeth Longmeyer, b. Dec 1991

Patrick Longmeyer is single, works, Jacksonville Fire Dept FF/EMT-P and lives in S Jacksonville, IL.

Brooke E. Longmeyer is single going to Blessing Rieman College of Nursing, lives in Auburn, IL.

Alec Longmeyer m. Dawn ? They Divorced. Sarah & Madison live in Muncy PA with their mother.
Two Daughters b. Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL;
1-2-2-8-1-2-2-1 Sarah Jenau Longmeyer, b. Aug 1995
1-2-2-8-1-2-2-2 Madison Blue Longmeyer, b. April 1997

Wanda Fitzgerald m. Nov 1953, St Michaels Catholic Ch, Greenfield, Greene Co, IL, Charles Eugene, Coach the rock, Stone, b. 1 June 1935, Athensville, Greene Co, IL, d. 24 Feb 2009 in Fl, burial Oak Wood Cem, son of Vivian Lodell Smith, 1/5/1916-10/9/2007 & Homer E. Stone. Charles went to Eastern & Western Illinois Univ's to obtain his Master's degree, he became a coach in various schools in central IL, ending at North Greene near Greenfield and took the basketball team to the elite eight in the state finals. Wanda is an oustanding musician. First performing with her sisters, Mary & Maxine, she became the driving force in a new generation of musicians, keeping the family's musical tallets burning brightly, inspiring Mike Lewis, Marc Longmeyer, her daughter, Paula Allerding & Colleen Acker to become musical pros. She lived on Mack's farm where the Fitzgerald children were raised. Three children;
1-2-2-8-1-3-1 Debra Ann Stone, b. Jan 1958 Granite City, Madison Co., IL.
1-2-2-8-1-3-2 Susan Jean Stone, b. April 1961 Aledo, Mercer Co., IL.
1-2-2-8-1-3-3 Craig Eugene Stone, b. Aug 1962 Taylorville, Christian Co, IL.

Debra Stone m. in 1977, James Michael McEvers, b. Dec 1940. They divorced in 1982. Debra m.[2] 30 Nov 1984 Terry Louis Martin, b. Feb 1963, Chapin, IL, son of Phillip & Barbara Martin They div. Debra m. [3] Clifford Reindeau. They live in Macclenny, FL. Debra & Jim, two sons:
1-2-2-8-1-3-1-1 Michael Craig McEvers, b. Sep 1977
1-2-2-8-1-3-1-2 Joseph James McEvers, b. Sep 1981

Michael McEvers m. [1] in IL, Amy Harp, b.___? They div. Mike m. [2] in IL, Jenny Newingham, b.___?
Mike & Amy, a dau, Mike & Jenny, Two children;
1-2-2-8-1-3-1-1-1 Britanni McEvers, b. ?
1-2-2-8-1-3-1-1-2 Kelsie Marie McEvers, b. ?
1-2-2-8-1-3-1-1-3 Michael Lucas McEvers, b. Sep. ?

Susan Stone m. Nov 1986, Jacksonville, Edward Allen Rose, b. April 1958 son of Raquel & Vernon Rose. Ed works for production press. Lives, Carlinville, IL. Two daughters;
1-2-2-8-1-3-2-1 Jessica Deann Rose, b. April 1988
1-2-2-8-1-3-2-2 Maria Renee Rose, b. April 1990

Craig Stone m. Nov 1991 in IL, Amy L. Kaufmann, b. Mar 1965, dau of Frank & Charlene Kaufmann. Craig lives in Jacksonville, IL. 2 children;
1-2-2-8-1-3-3-1 Carly Elizabeth Stone, b. April 1992
1-2-2-8-1-3-3-2 Connor Stone, b. Sep 1995

Thomas Edward Fitzgerald m. [1] in 1960 Marilyn Thaxton, b.___? They divorced. Tom m. [2] 13 Sep 1968, Janet Lawless, b.___? Janet had a dau Lisa Marie Savorgino, b. Mar 1965. Tom worked at Fiat Allis as a machinist for 28 years. Thomas d. 8 June 1993, Memorial Hosp, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Burial, Oak Wood Cem, Greenfield. Tom & Marilyn, a son, Tom & Janet, a son;
1-2-2-8-1-4-1 Tracey Edward Fitzgerald, b. Jan 1961
1-2-2-8-1-4-2 Mathew Thomas Fitzgerald, b. May 1969

Tracey E. Fitzgerald m. Amy___?, lives in Vienna, IL, and has two children
1-2-2-8-1-4-1-1 Sean Fitzgerald, b.___?

Mathew T. Fitzgerald is married, lives in Springfield, IL, has two children
1-2-2-8-1-4-2-1 Lauryn Fitzgerald ?
1-2-2-8-1-4-2-2 ?

F. Curly Cook m. Sep 1931, Jean Sealy, b. 24 Feb 1913., d. 12 July 1992, dau of Lillian Quast & Oliver E. Sealy of Benton Harbor, Berrien Co., MI. Curly was in partnership with his father in the General Store in Fayette, IL. After he left the store he became a building contractor. Curly & Warne were real good singers and were ask to sing at many functions. Curly d. 14 June 1986. Burial Oak Wood Cem. A daughter;
1-2-2-8-2-1 Diane Cook, b. Aug 1940 Carlinville, Macoupin Co. IL

Diane Cook m. [1] Charles C. Hall, Dec 1956, they divorced, April 1975. Diane m. (2) Nov 1975, Michael S. Gioscio, b. Louisiana, MO, son of Betty Stevens & Nicola Gioscio. He is employed at the Telephone Co.
Diane & Charles, three children:
1-2-2-8-2-1-1 Monte Gale Hall, b. July 1957
1-2-2-8-2-1-2 Kelly Warren Hall, b. June 1958
1-2-2-8-2-1-3 Lorie Rae Hall, b. 25 Mar 1959, d. 26 Mar 1959

Monte Hall m. Oct 1981 Elizabeth A. Trudewind, b, 1957 of Jacksonville, IL. Monte is with the Morgan County, IL. Sheriff's Department.

Kelly W. Hall m. Judith Lynn Crawford, b, 1960 of Jacksonville, IL. Twin daughters:
1-2-2-8-2-1-2-1 Kalli Kristin Hall, b. Mar 1983
1-2-2-8-2-1-2-2 Kelsi Lynn Hall, b. Mar 1983

Warne Cook m. 5April 1945, Fort Dix, NJ., Barbara Houlihan, b. 8 Dec 1921, Steamberg, NY, d. 22 May 1999, dau of Carrie Eddie & Fred Houlihan. Barbara was an US Army Nurse in WW-2. Warne served in the US Army medics as an officer 1942-1945. He and Curly worked together as self employed plasterer & contractor, like Curly he loved music an sang at many different gatherings. They were Presbyterians. Warne d. 28 Feb 2002 Carrollton, Greene Co., IL. Burial, OakWood Cem. Greenfield. They adopted a son:
1-2-2-8-3-1 Brian Eddie Cook, b. Aug 1963, he is married and lives in Greenfield

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