Elizabeth Overturf

21 April 1857–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Overturf was born on 21 April 1857, in Ohio, United States, her father, Hiram Overturf, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca Iliff, was 26. She married Nelson Webb on 2 February 1878. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hartford Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Hartford, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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Nelson Webb
Elizabeth Overturf
Marriage: 2 February 1878
Lorenzo Webb

Spouse and Children

2 February 1878


    Lorenzo Webb


Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Overturf









    James O. Overturf



    George W. Overturf


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 3

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Oberdorf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Overturf in household of Hiram S Overturf, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Webb in household of Nelson Webb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elisabeth Overturf in household of Hiram Overturf, "United States Census, 1860"

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