Elsie Ann Overholser

26 December 1895–16 August 1953 (Age 57)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elsie Ann

When Elsie Ann Overholser was born on 26 December 1895, in Ohio, United States, her father, Aaron Elmer Overholser, was 26 and her mother, Lury B. Wagamon, was 28. She lived in Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 August 1953, in Franklin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Prairie, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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William R Seman
Elsie Ann Overholser

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Elmer Overholser


    Lury B. Wagamon




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Oberholtzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Seman in household of William R Seman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elsie A Seman in household of William R Seman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie A Overholtzer in household of Arron Overholtzer, "United States Census, 1910"

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