A book published in 1997 has the most current and detailed information ever published about the English Overtons who came from Easington in East Riding, Yorkshire. The book is: The Overtons: 700 Years, With Allied Families From England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas. It is compiled by Nan Overton West. Her E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct correspondence and book orders to: Nan Overton West, 822 72nd St. Lubbock, TX 79424-2102
Nan is descended from William Overton, the immigrant (1638-1697)who came to Virginia in 1669. His father was Major-General Robert Overton (1609-1678). The book traces the line back to a WIlliam de Overton ca. 1300 I think you'll find it very interesting. Good luck!