Eleanor Overcash

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

The Life of Eleanor

Eleanor Overcash was born about 1749, in Cold Water, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States as the daughter of Johannes Peter Oberkirsch and Anna Elisab. Kuntz. 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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Family Time Line

Silas Shinn
1745–
Eleanor Overcash
1749–1810
Marriage: 1768
Silas Benjamin Shinn
1770–1825
Prudence Shinn
1770–1843

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1768
Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Peter Oberkirsch

    Male1697–Male

    Anna Elisab. Kuntz

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Maria Elisabeth Oberkirsh

    Female1731–Female

    Maria Margretha Oberkirsch

    Female1745–Female

    Female1749–1810Female

World Events (6)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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 places called Oberkirchen, in Westphalia and Saar district).

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

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