Anna Catharine Poe

1898–20 January 1996 (Age 98)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna Catharine

When Anna Catharine Poe was born in 1898, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harry F. Poe, was 21 and her mother, Ida E. Gelwicks, was 23. She married Arthur Lloyd Overcash on 25 November 1915, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Guilford, Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 20 January 1996, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Lloyd Overcash
Anna Catharine Poe
Marriage: 25 November 1915
Clarence A Overcash
C Russell Overcash
Richard B Overcash
Robert G Overcash
Harold L Overcash

Spouse and Children

    Arthur Lloyd Overcash



25 November 1915
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States



    Harold L Overcash


    C Russell Overcash


    Richard B Overcash


    Robert G Overcash


Parents and Siblings



    Mary J Poe


    Hazel Marie Poe



    William James Poe


    John Edward Poe


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse ‘peacock’ ( see Peacock ). This surname is also established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna C Overcash in household of Arthur L Overcash, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine A Overcash in household of Auther Overcash, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie C Poe in household of Harry L Poe, "United States Census, 1900"

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