Louraina Overlin

Brief Life History of Louraina

When Louraina Overlin was born on 28 February 1835, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Overlin, was 25 and her mother, Frankey B. Galloway, was 25. She married Jonah Frisbie on 27 November 1854. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Anderson Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 March 1879, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Yankeetown, Anderson Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Frisbie
1830–1878
Louraina Overlin
1835–1879
Marriage: 27 November 1854
Jennie Frisbie
1865–1911

Sources (9)

  • Laurana Overlain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lorena Overlin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Louraina Frisbie, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Oberlin .

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

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