Amelia Permetia Smart

25 April 1871–7 July 1953 (Age 82)
Maries, Missouri, United States

The Life of Amelia Permetia

When Amelia Permetia Smart was born on 25 April 1871, in Maries, Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac Smart, was 26 and her mother, Sarah A Guffey, was 24. She married Abraham Overlease on 5 March 1891, in Phelps, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Miller Township, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 7 July 1953, in Phelps City, Atchison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Overlease
Amelia Permetia Smart
Marriage: 5 March 1891
Eliga E Overlease
George Isaac Overlease
Sarah Grace Overlease
Claude Jenson Overlease Sr
Mary Alice Overlease

Spouse and Children

5 March 1891
Phelps, Missouri, United States


    Eliga E Overlease


    George Isaac Overlease




    Mary Alice Overlease


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Smart


    Sarah A Guffey




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1872 · The First National Park

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Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

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A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smart ‘quick’, ‘prompt’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is common and widespread throughout England, Wales, and Scotland.

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

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Story Highlight

Online DC #22455 shows Amelia Overlease, born April 28, 1871 in Maries Co, MO. Widowed at death to Abie, [Abraham] deceased. Daughter of Isaac Smart and Sarah Guffey. Died July 7, 1953 in Phelps Co Ho …

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Overlease, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ramelia Smart in household of Isaac L Smart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amelia Querleese in household of Abraham Querleese, "United States Census, 1900"

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