George M. Overleese
(Abt 1856-1889)
Viola F. Miller
John Dallas Overleese


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1. Abbie Beher

John Dallas Overleese 1 2 3

  • Born: 7 Sep 1879, Dallas, Dallas, TX 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Abbie Beher on 6 Jan 1901 in , Rush, IN
  • Died: 11 Jul 1971, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States at age 91 1
  • Buried: Arlington: Arlington East Hill Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: farmer on 6 Jan 1901 in , Rush, IN. 1

2. Occupation: contractor, self-employed on 12 Sep 1918 in Arlington, Rush, IN, United States. 3

3. Obituary: Rushville Republican: obituary of J. D. Overleese on 12 Jul 1971 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. 4 J. D. Overleese, Retired Well Driller, Dies

John D. Overleese, 91, of Arlington, retired well driller, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in the Jackson Nursing Home where he had been residing for three months. An Arlington resident for 65 years, Mr. Overleese was in the well-drilling business for 50 years before retiring. He also formerly operated the Arlington Gas Company for many years and was a member of the IOOF Lodge there. The son of George M. and Viola Miller Overleese, he was born in Dallas, Texas, on September 7, 1879, and was married January 6, 1901, to Abigail Beher, who died in 1921. Mr. Overleese's parents died when he was very young and he was reared in Rush County by Mr. and Mrs John Demmer. Surviving are three sons, Ruhlin Overleese, R. R. 6, and Raymond and Thurlow Over- leese, both at home; a grandson, Dallas Overleese of Circleville, four great-grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren and three step great-grandchildren. A son, Earl, died in 1919. The Rev. Rick Branson will conduct services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Todd Funeral Home, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday, with burial in Arlington East Hill Cemetery.

John married Abbie Beher, daughter of Oren Beher and Laura Jane Smith, on 6 Jan 1901 in , Rush, IN. (Abbie Beher was born on 29 Jun 1883 in Jackson Township, Rush, Indiana, United States,5 6 died on 30 Oct 1921 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN 2 6 and was buried on 1 Nov 1921 in Arlington: Arlington East Hill Cemetery, Rush, Indiana, United States 2 6.)


1 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

2 <i>The Daily Republican (Rushville, IN)</i>, 31 Oct 1921, page 3. Obituary of Abbie Overleese.

3 <i>United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918</i>, John Dallas Overleese, 1917-1918; citing Rush County, Indiana.

4 <i>Rushville Republican (Rushville, IN)</i>, 12 Jul 1971, page 1. Obituary of J. D. Overleese.

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

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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