Samuel D. Beher
Eliza Ann Davis
Lilburn Smith
Elizabeth L. Collins
Oren Beher
Laura Jane Smith
Abbie Beher


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1. John Dallas Overleese

Abbie Beher 1 2

  • Born: 29 Jun 1883, Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): John Dallas Overleese on 6 Jan 1901 in , Rush, IN
  • Died: 30 Oct 1921, Indianapolis, Marion, IN at age 38 3 4
  • Buried: 1 Nov 1921, Arlington: Arlington East Hill Cemetery, Rush, IN, USA 3 4

   Another name for Abbie was Abigail Beher.3 5

   FamilySearch ID: M1KW-ZHF.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA. 1 The 1900 census recorded owning a home: Oren Beher, farmer, 61, born Jul 1839, living with wife Laura J., 50, Aug 1850; son Lot G., 18, Mar 1882; daughter Abbie, 17, Jun 1883; son Grover C., 16, Nov 1884; and son Herbert L., 12, Dec 1888. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Oren's father in Virginia and mother in Kentucky. Laure was married for 31 years and had birthed 9 children, 8 alive in 1900.

2. Obituary: Daily Republican: Abbie Overleese Is Dead on 31 Oct 1921 in Rushville, Rush, IN, USA. 4 Services Tuesday for Arlington Woman Who Died In Indianapolis

Mrs. Abbie Overleese, wife of John Overleese, age 38 years, a resident of Arlington, expired Sunday morning at 10:45 at the Robert Long hospital in Indianapolis, following a long illness of complication of diseases. The remains were removed yesterday to the late home in Arlington, and the funeral services will be conducted at the Christian church there Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, with burial in Arlington cemetery.
The deceased is survived by the husband and three sons, Ruhlin, Raymond and Thurlow, and her father, Oren Beher of Carthage. Two sisters and four brothers also survive.

Abbie married John Dallas Overleese, son of George M. Overleese and Viola F. Miller, on 6 Jan 1901 in , Rush, IN. (John Dallas Overleese was born on 7 Sep 1879 in Dallas, Dallas, TX,2 6 died on 11 Jul 1971 in Rushville, Rush, IN, USA 6 and was buried in Arlington: Arlington East Hill Cemetery, Rush, IN, USA 6.)


1 1900 United States Census, Oren Beher, Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 82, sheet 7B, family 175.

2 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, John Dallas Overleese, 1917-1918; citing Rush County, Indiana.

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4 The Daily Republican (Rushville, IN), 31 Oct 1921, page 3. Obituary of Abbie Overleese.

5 Abraham Lincoln Gary, Ernest B. Thomas,
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Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana
(Historical Publishing Company, 1921 - Rush County (Ind.)), page 310, T. L. Beher biography.

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