Marion Louise Overby

Female1 August 1908–1 March 1990

Brief Life History of Marion Louise

When Marion Louise Overby was born on 1 August 1908, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Jefferson Overby, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Myrtle Stroud, was 21. She married Willie Bryant Sellars on 11 August 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ruffin, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Danville, Virginia, United States in 1987. She died on 1 March 1990, in Hopewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Willie Bryant Sellars
Marion Louise Overby
Marriage: 11 August 1925
Herbert Franklin Newton

Sources (9)

  • Marin Overby in household of John J Overby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Louise Sellars, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Marion L. Newton in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1925
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.


    Age 8

    1914 – 1916 Hopewell Farm is incorporated in Prince George County, Virginia 1916 – 1923 Part of Hopewell becomes Independent City, Virginia. 1923 – Today All off Hopewell become Independent City, Virginia. City Point is annexed into Hopewell.


    Age 23

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian (Øverby): habitational name from any of some twenty farmsteads, chiefly in southeastern Norway, named Øverby, from Old Norse Øfribýr, a compound of øfri ‘upper’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

    Danish: habitational name from any of several places so named, same meaning as 1 above.

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

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