Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pa March 31, 1937)
Mrs. Evaline Overdorff
Mrs. Evaline (Altimus) Overdorff, 84, one of the oldest and best-known residents of Brushvalley township, died Sunday in the home of her son, A. Ward Overdorff.
Mrs. Overdorff's death culminated an illness of several months of a complication of diseases. She was born in Center Township, February 2, 1853, a daughter of John and Mary (Drenning) Altimus.
The aged woman had been making her home in Brushvalley township for the last 70 years. He husband, William B. Overdorff, whom she married December 28, 1870, died in 1924.
Mrs. Overdorff was an active member of the Brushvalley Methodist Episcopal Church. Surviving are three children; Mrs. Minnie Buterbaugh of Penn Run, S. Quay Overdorff of Brushvalley township. She also leaves 18 grandchidlren and 20 great-granchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the A. Ward Overdorff home by Rev. F. A. Webb, pastor of the Brushvalley M. E. Church. Interment will be in the Brushvalley Cemetery
The Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pa) Jan 7, 1892
Fogle-Overdorff - On Dec 22, 1891 by Rev J. Day Brownlee, Mr. Jesse B. Fogle, of Altoona, and Miss Agnes Overdorff, of Indiana, Pa
The Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pa) Aug 8, 1900
At the residence of the bride's parents in Burrel Township on Wednesday last, George C. Overdorff, of Blacklick, was united in marriage to Miss Sadie L. Ferguson. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. N. Bracken
The Indian Democrat ( Indiana, Pa.) February 10, 1904
Lincoln Overdorff, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Overdorff, of Johnstonw, formerly of this county, died on Wednesday of last week, of scarlet fever, at the age of about five years. Intement was made in the Fry cemetery, this county, on Friday. About three weeks ago another of the children of Mr. and Mrs. Overdorff died of the same malady. Interment was also made in the Fry Cemetery.
The Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pa ) November 1, 1911
Mrs. Lydia Overdorff, aged seventone years, died at the home of her daughter, Mr. Thomas Dayton, near Josephine, on Saturday, October 21, of cancer. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon by Rev. j. H. Spears, former pastor of the Blacklick Free Methodist church, and interment was made in the Lutheran cemetery at Coral. Several children survive
The Indiana Democrat (Indiana, Pa) June 24, 1914
Mrs. Rosanna Overdorff, aged 66 years, widow of Frank Overdorff, died at her home 535 Railroad avenue, on Tuesday, June 9, at 12 o'clock noon. Death was due to typhoid pneumonia, which disease also caused the death of her daughter, Mrs. Nellie Mentch, just three weeks ago. She leaves these children; Mrs. Emma Nevins, Homer city, Mrs. Rosetta George, Brushvalley, Halcey W. Townsend, Del; and N. Clair, of Parkwood, Two sisters, Mrs. Amanda Adams of Indiana, and Mrs. Amanda Adams, of Indiana, and Mrs. Margaret McLaughlin of Heshbon, are living. The funeral services was held at the Overdorff home Thursday afternoon at 7:30 o'clcok, by the Rev Dr. F. S. Crawford, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of which the deceased was a member. The interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.
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The Indiana Gazette ( Indiana, Pa ) November 6 1890
The Coroner's jury in the case of the young girl Overdorff, who died under somewhat suspicious circumstances, rendered the follwoing verdict on Thursday, 27th.
We, the undersigned jurors, empannelled by Coroner W. T. Miller to inquire into the cause and manner of the death of Ollie Elnora Overdorf, who died in West Indiana, on Daturday Oct 25, 1890, do find that she came to her death by the ignorant, imprudent and improper administration of narcotics by James White, a mand practicing medicine in this community, and that we severely censure the employment of reputed medical practitioners, who possess no knowledge of physiology, and are entirely ignorant of manifestations of disease or the effects of drugs or recognized medical preparations and we invite the attention of the proper authorities to the case.
The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pa ) Wednesday
December 28, 1898
Mock - Overdorff
Mr. James Mock, of Wilkinsburg, and Miss Ida Overdorff, of Buffingotn township were united in marriage on last Wednesday by Rev. Joel Hunt , at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Overdorff, of Brushvalley Township.
The Indiana Gazette ( Indiana, Pa) Sept 13, 1899
Isaac Overdorff, one of the oldes and most respected citizens of Mechanicsburg, died on Thursday of general debility, at the age of about 79 years. Mrs. Overdorff was the oldest of a family of 15 children, of whom nine, six brothers and three sisters, survive him. He is also survivied by four sons and a daughter; James, of East Wheatfield township; Simon, of East Liverpool, O.; John of Apollo; William of Mechanicsburg, and Mrs. Mary Grumbling, of Johnstown. The funeral services were held on Saturday Morning at 10, by Rev. Miller and Imbrey. Interment was made in the Mechanicsburg cemetery.
The Indiana Gazette ( Indiana, Pa) April 15, 1903
Overdorf - Detar
Mr. George Overdorff of Center township and Miss Jennie Detar, of Blairsville, were married on Wednesday April 8, by rev. F. Swartz Crawford, at his residence on Wayne Avenue
The Indiana Gazette ( Indiana, Pa) Nov 12, 1976
Mrs. Elsie M. Overdorff Hill, 82 of Seward Rd 1, died Thursday, Nov 11, 1976, at her home.
A daughter of William L. and Catherine Miller Overdorff, she was born April 8, 1894, in Brushvalley Township, Indiana County.
She had resided at her present address for the past 22 years. She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, Brush Valley.
Surviving are her husband, Edward M. Hill; two stepsons; Joseph Hill; Seward RD 1; and John Hill, Memphis, Tenn; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Marion (Hannah) Marsh, Blairsville, RD 1 three brothers; J. W. Overdorff RD 4; Russell Overdorff, Homer City RD 2; Floyd Overdorff, Indiana RD 4; two sisters; Mrs. Loicie Diehl, Homer City RD 2, and Mrs. Boyd (Ollie) Lydick, Indiana Rd 2; 15 step-grandchildren; 28 step great-grandchildern; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters; Stella and Pearl Mardis.
Friends will be recieved from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Robinson-Lytle's Indiana, where services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Dale Rhodes officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa ) Jan 3, 1883
Devinney - Overdorff - Dec 26, 1882 by Rev. J. F. Jones, at his residence in this place, Mr. N. C. Devinney and Miss Sallie S. Overdorff, both of Blacklick, Pa.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) August 7, 1901
Overdorff - Palmer
at 46 S. Fifth Street, Indiana, Pa., by Rev. H. Q. Graham, July 25, 1901, Mr. James A. Overdorff and Miss Verna A. Palmer, both of Johnstown, Pa
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) December 18, 1901
Mrs. George Overdorff Dead
Mrs. George Overdorff died Sabbath morning at her home in Blacklick township. It will be remembered that some weeks ago she received terrible injuries in a corn-shredding machine, one of her arms being almost torn from its socket and other members badly injured. Her recovery was confidently expected. The funeral services were held yesterday morning. Intement at the Hopewell church graveyard.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) Dec 25, 1907
Mrs. Tessa Overdorff of Brushvalley township, wife of h. W. Overdorff, died at her home on November 28, of typhoid fever, aged 23. She is survivied by her husband and two children. The funeral took place November 30. Interment was made in Armagh Cemetery
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa)
April 20, 1910
Harrison Overdorff, son of Henry and Mary Rodebaugh Overdorff, of Brushvalley, died at Moxham April 14, aged 66 years. Mr. Overdorff was a veteran of the Civil war, serving as a private in Company F., 55th Pennsylvania Volunteers. the deceased was a brother of Frank Overdorff of Indiana; William, of Mechanicsburg; Henry, living in the state of Washington, and Mrs. Mary Marks and Mrs. Susan Reeger, of Lack Haven. In 1866 the deceased was married to Rebecca A. Lapoole, at Mechanicsburg, this county. Besides his wife, Mr. Overdorff is survivied by the following children; Rilla, wife of L. H. Oakley, of Wankon, Wash.; Maua, wifeof J. M. Oakley, of Spokane, Wash; Horatio, of Reardon, Wash; Lillian, wife of W. S. Gittings, of Chicago; Miss Hattie Overdorff, at home and Chalmer, of DuPont Place, Moxham. he is also survived by 14 grandchildren.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa ) Dec 13, 1911
David Overdorff, of Brushvalley township, died at 10 o'clock on Monday night of last week of pneumonia. Mrs. Overdorff was 72 years old and had been ill but one week. He is survived by two sons, Oliver S. and Thomas E.; two brothers Dr. Frank Overdorff and Simond Overdorff, both of Johnstown, and one sister, Mrs. Comfort, of Blairsville. he was a verteran of the Civil War and served in Company L, Sixth regiment, Pennsylvnaia Heavy Artillery. His body was taken to the home of his son, Oliver S. Overdorff, of near Seward Funeral services were held at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon, after which the body was taken to Johnstown, where it was interred in Greenwood cemetery.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) February 14, 1912
FIFTY YEARS AGO
Excerpts from Paper Published in Days of the Civil War, during the Year 1862
Captain Bolar's company, 12th Reserves; Killed - J. C. Overdorff
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) Feb 12, 1913
Mrs. Catherine McElhaney Overdorff, wife of Simon Overdorff and one of Morrellville's best-known residents, was born in Indiana County 76 years ago today. She married Mr. Overdorff more than 52 eyars ago, and teh couple have resided in Morrellville that last 32 years. Mr. Overdorff, at an advanced age, is enjoying good health, as is his wife. He only recently recovered from a severe attack of grip, which left him rather weak.
The birthday of Mrs. Overdorff will be observed this evening, when a family dinner will be served at the Overdorff home at 159 Strayer street. The children and the grandchildren will be in attendance. The former are as follows; Edmund F., Lincoln and Calvin, all of whom are engaged in the contracting business in Morrellville; Mrs. Sarah Wilkins of Bheam avenue; Mrs. Ada Howard and Mrs. Elizabeth Barkheimer, of D. street, - Johnstown Ttibune, January 30
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, pa ) November 26, 1913
Mrs. F. F. Overdorff, aged 65 years, died in the Memorial hospital, at Johnstown, Thursday afternoon. She was born in Jacksonville, this county, and was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth McLain Lowman. She remained with her parents on the Lowman farm until 1870, when she and Dr. Overdorff were united in marriage by Rev. M. S. Telford, of the United Presbyterian church, and uncle of Judge S. J. Telford, of this place. She was one of a family of three girls and two boys and is the second of the number ot pass away. Her sister, Maria, wife of Herman Bantley, died in Johnstown three years ago. She is survived by two brothers, H. M. and John Lowman, and one sister, Mrs. Hugh McKee, all of Johnstown. her father passed away in 1858 and her mother 1879. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon by Rev. Norman O. Milliron and interment was made in Grandview cemetery, Johnstown.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, Pa) May 13, 1914
Mrs. Charles Mentch
Mrs. Nellie Overdorff Mentch died at her home, on Wayne avenue, Friday morning at 10 o'clock. Death was due to pneumonia, from which she had been ill only a few days. She leaves her husband, Charles L. Mentch, her mother, Mrs. Rosanna Overdorff, and these sisters and brothers; Mrs. Arthur Nevins, Homer City; Mrs. Bruce George, Brushvalley; Haley Overdorff, Townsend, Del; Clair Overdorff, Parkwood, and Flora at home.She was a graduate of the Indiana High School, class of 1910; also from Leech's Business College. Funeral services were held at the home of her mother, on Railroad avenue, Sunday afternoon. Interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery.
Indiana Weekly Messenger (Indiana, Pa) Nov 6, 1911
William Overdorff, aged 70 years, died at his home in Brushvalley on Saturday. He is survived by his wife, a son, James, of Johnstown, and a daughter, Gertrude, of town. Interment was made yesterday at Brushvalley
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana, pa ) March 3, 1921
Jacob S. Overdorff, of Brushvalley township who died February 21, was a lifelong resident of that section. The deceased was aged 74 years and for 55 years had been a member of the United Evangelical church and was active in all church circles and served as class leader for 17 years. In 1866 he was united in marriage with Henrietta Esch who survives with one son, William L. Overdorff of Brushvalley township, and eight grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, John S. Overdorff, of Blairsville, and several half brothers and sister. The funeral services were conducted Wednesday by his pastor, Rev. G. W. Sprinkle, and interment followed in the United Presbyterian cemetery at Mechanicsburg.
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana Pa)
July 14, 1921
Overdorff-McNutt July 3, 1884, by Rev. J. A. Miller, Mr Solomon Overdorff and Miss Sadie McNutt both of Mechanicsburg
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana Pa) Jan 5, 1922
Fogle-Overdorff December 22 by Rev Brownlee, Mr. Jesse B. Fogle, of Altoona and Miss Agnes Overdorff of Indiana
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana Pa) June 29, 1922
Mrs. Jane Overdorff
Mrs. Jane Overdorff ages 73 years, widow of the late Zachariah Overdorff, died on Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bert Sutton, of Brushvalley township. The deceased spent practically all of her life in that section of the county. In addition to the daughter a son, Harry, of Ligonier, survives. The funeral services were held on Friday in the M. E. church of Mechanicsburg, and interment followed in the Fry cememtery in Brushvalley township
Indiana Weekly Messenger ( Indiana Pa) August 17, 1922
Mrs. Jennie Overdorff aged 55 years, of Homer City died at the Indiana hospital Friday. The deceased was a daughter of Jacob Detar, of Armstrong township. She is survived by three children, Gillis, Goldie, and Paul, also brother and four sisters. The funeral services were conducted on Monday by Rev. Kauffman and interment followed in the Curry Run church cememtery near Shelocta.
Indiana Weekly Messenger (Indiana, Pa) Jan 25, 1923
Overdorff- Brown At the Evangelical parsonage in Mechanicsburg, on Tuesday December 26, 1882 by Rev. W. W. Covert, Mr. Lincoln Overdorff and Miss Elia A. Brown, both of Brushvally