Barnhaet B. and John C. Overmyer, Overmyer History and Genealogy 1680 to 1905 (1905, Fremont, Ohio, Chas. S.
Bellman Printer, reprint 1972 Light & Life Press). Light & Life Press, Winona Lake, Indiana
Amos (William; Jacob; Philip; J. G.) born January 13, 1860. Received a fair education in his youth. Was married
March 18, 1883, to Ellen Bruce, born March 9, 1859. They have since followed farming on their beautiful farm,
two miles northest [east] of Leiter's Ford, Ind. They are members of the Evangelical church and he is a Republican.
They have three children:
Clara, born February 13, 1881. Died September 30, 1897.
S. L., born September 13, 1889.
Wandah, born July 17, 1897."
296. Amos Overmyer (William Overmyer5, Jacob Overmyer4, Philip Overmyer3, John George Obermayer2, John George
Obermayer1) was born 13 JAN 1860 in Fulton County, Indiana, and died 22 DEC 1943 in Leiters Ford, Fulton County,
Indiana. He was buried 26 DEC 1943 in IOOF Cemetery, Leiters Ford, Fulton County, Indiana. He married Ellen A. Bruce
16 MAR 1883 in Fulton County, Indiana. She was born 9 MAR 1859 in Pulaski County, Indiana, and died 18 OCT 1931 in
Fulton County, Indiana. She was buried 20 OCT 1931 in IOOF Cemetery, Leiters Ford, Fulton County, Indiana.
Children of Amos Overmyer and Ellen A. Bruce are:
792 i. Clara J. Overmyer was born 13 FEB 1887 in Fulton County, Indiana, and died 30 SEP 1897 in
Kewanna, Fulton County, Indiana.
793 ii. Sarah L. Overmyer was born 13 SEP 1889 in Fulton County, Indiana, and died 3 AUG 1959 in
Leiters Ford, Fulton County, Indiana.
794 iii. Wanda E. Overmyer was born 17 JUL 1897 in Fulton County, Indiana, and died 30 DEC 1981 in
Perry County, Kentucky. She married C. Walter Hoskins ABT 1923. He was born ABT 1887 in Kentucky, and
Amos OVERMYER, 83, lifelong resident of Fulton county, died at 12:30o’clo ck this afternoon at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Fred STAYTON at Leiters Ford, Ind., death being attributed to complications.
The retired Leite rs Ford farmer has been ill for several weeks.
A completeobituary will appear in tomorrow’s issue of The News-Sentinel. - -Rochester Sentinel, Wednesday,
Wednesday, December 22, 1943
Amos OVERMYER Funeral services for Amos OVERMYER, 83, well known pioneer resident of the Leiters Ford
community, who died at 12:20 Wednesday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. FredSTAYTON, will be
held at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the Leiters Ford church with the Rev. KERSEY of the Mt. Hope church, officiating.
Burial w ll be made in the Leiters Ford cemetery.
Death due to complications came after an illness of several weeks.
He was born January 13, 1860 south of Germany (now Loyal) community to William and Lucy WALES OVERMYER.
The deceased was united in marriage to Ellen A. BRUCE, March 18, 1883 in a ceremony solemnized in Fulton county.
He was a member of the Mt. Hope church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Fred STAYTON, Leiters Ford; and Mrs. Wanda HOSKINS, Daytona Beach, Fla.;
a sister, Mrs. Ed. BABCOCK, Waterman, Ill.; and eight grandchildren. - - Thursday, December 24, 1943 Rochester
Funeral services for Amos OVERMYER will be held Sunday instead of Saturday as was stated in last night’s issue of '
The News-Sentinel." - - Friday, December 24, 1943 Rochester Sentinel