Eleanor Overcash

about 1749–about 1810 (Age 61)
Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Overcash was born about 1749, in Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, her father, Johannes Peter Oberkirsch, was 52 and her mother, Anne Elisabeth Kuntz, was 48. She married Silas Shinn in 1768, in Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died about 1810, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61.

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Silas Shinn
Eleanor Overcash
Marriage: 1768
Silas Benjamin Shinn
Prudence Shinn

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  • Marriage
    1768Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America
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    World Events (6)

    Age 27
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 27
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 34
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Oberkirch, a habitational name meaning ‘upper church’ from a place so named in Baden (or possibly from any of the places called Oberkirchen, in Westphalia and Saar district).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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