Lewis M. Overholt b. Pana, IL, August 24, 1870. operated Springside Coal Mine. also promoter of coal mines in Stonington and Macon Co, IL.He lated moved to Chicago, IL and was in wholesale coal business until his death on May 31, 1936. Lewis Overholt married Margaret Amberson, June 14, 1899.She was born August 10, 1874 in Pittsburgh, PA and died in Pana, IL December 9, 1958. -----------------
James H. Overholt b. May 18, 1905 in Pana, IL. Only son of Lewis M. Overholt. James married Lillian Karriker from Mooresville, North Carolina in St. Louis, Missouri on June 18, 1942. James attended Pana High School and Northwestern University. Worked for his father as a salesman in the coal office. After his father's death, he moved to Pana, IL and became a farmer.
James Lewis Overholt, the son of James H. Overholt b. December 28, 1943 in Pana, Illinois. He attended Pana High School and graduated from Millikin University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is an officer in the Illinois Air National Guard (1968).
Martin Oberholtzer, b. near Frankfort, Germany in 1709. d. Bucks Co, PA in 1744. wife Agnes.He is buried in the old Mennonite cemetery at Deep Run, PA.
Martin Overholt b. 1743 Bucks Co, PA.
Martin Overholt Jr. b. 3/28/1814Ohio.
James Clay Overholt b. 11/24/1842 in New Philadelphia, Ohio. d. 10/29/1875 in Pana, Illinois. Married Elizabeth Lewis in Mattoon, iL. He was a merchant and Presbyterian. Elizabeth married Fazels Sylvester Hubbard after James' death. James children:Lewis, Carlie, May and Shirley (male).
source: Pages 566 - 567 Illinois sesquicentennial edition of Christian County history Jacksonville, Ill.,: Printed by Production Press, 1968, 1149 pgs.