Capt. John George Overmeyer Jr.

27 November 1727–22 September 1805 (Age 77)
Blankenloch, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life of John George

When Capt. John George Overmeyer Jr. was born on 27 November 1727, in Blankenloch, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, his father, Johann Georg Obermayer, was 46 and his mother, Anna Bane, was 33. He married Maria Eva Magdalena Rosenbaum on 7 June 1754, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1751. He died on 22 September 1805, at the age of 77.

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Capt. John George Overmeyer Jr.
Anna Barbara Vogt
Marriage: 2 June 1760
John Peter Overmeyer
Anna Eve Obermayer
Elizabeth Overmyer
Esther Overmyer
Mary Eva Overmyer
Jonas Overmyer
Mary Magdalene Overmeyer
John Philip Overmyer
John Michael Obermyer
John David Obermeyer
Anna Barbara Obermayer
John Jacob Overmyer

Spouse and Children

2 June 1760
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 49

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

Age 49

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 61

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Obermeyer . This is either a North German form or an Americanization.

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

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Story Highlight

Birth: Oct. 27, 1727 Baden-Baden, Germany Death: Sep. 22, 1805 Northumberland County Pennsylvania, USA John George Obermayer, Junior, was born Oct 27, 1727 in Blankenloch, Baden, present-day Germ …

Sources (3)

  • John George Overmire, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John George Overmeyer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1800 Census Obermayer entries

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