Aaron Overton

25 March 1789–27 April 1860 (Age 71)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Aaron

When Aaron Overton was born on 25 March 1789, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jesse Overton, was 28 and his mother, Rachel Lee Hamblet, was 24. He married Rachel Rose Cameron in 1810, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1850. He died on 27 April 1860, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Overton
1789–1860
Rachel Rose Cameron
1787–1868
Marriage: 1810
Nancy Overton
1811–1889
Amelia Overton
1817–
Elizabeth Overton
1812–1897
Elisha Overton
1814–1814
Mary W Overton
1816–1867
Caswell C. Overton
1818–1867
Matilda Overton
1819–
William Perry Overton
1822–1903
Lemira Ann Overton
1824–1907
Marinda Jane Overton
1827–1920
Martha Ida Serelda Overton
1830–1899

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1810
Jackson, Missouri, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 3

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1808

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Aaron Overton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Aaron Overton, "Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910"
  • Missouri Probate Records, 1750-1998; Clay county Probate case files, 1820-1900, no 1-107 - Ezra Cameron estate - receipt for share to married daughter Rachel Overton

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