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The Overton family was connected to the Bookers of Amelia Co. and Gloucester Co., VA. The Overtons and Llwellen families were interconnected in Rockingham Co., NC.  They were also connected to the Garnett family and the Combs family in Meade Co., KY. See also Overton family connections to Abraham COMBS in Old Rappahannock Co, VA.


10 Nov 1757 (Amelia Co VA Wills) Will of Edmund BOOKER, Sr. Dtd 10 Nov 1757. Prvd. 28 Sep 1758. Legatees: wife,
Jane, daughter Frances CLEMENT, sons Edmund, John, William and Edward, and daughter Rebecca OVERTON. (Virginia
Families, Vol. 1, p. 175)


Children of Edmund Booker, Sr. d. June 22, 1758 Amelia Co, VA and m. Jane Davis b. 1689 d. 1768

(extracted by Rue Avant from The Overtons:& 700 Years with Alliied Families from England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas by Nan Overton West H.V. Chapman & Sons, Abilene, Texas, 1997):

ChildSpouse
Edmund BOOKER Jr. born 17 Sept 1719Edith Marot COBB
William BOOKER born about 1720Mary Frances FLOURNEY
Ann BOOKER born about1720Richard CLOUGH II
Edward BOOKER born aboutt 1722 Amelia Co, VA(unknown)
John BOOKER born about 1724 Amelia Co, VA(unknown)
Frances BOOKER born about 1726 Ameila Co VAJohn CLEMENT
Rebecca BOOKER born about 1728 m. by 1757Samuel OVERTON (son of Capt James OVERTON and Mary Elizabeth GARLAND)

Captain James OVERTON and John OVERTON were brothers. (extracted by Rue Avant from The Overtons: 700 Years with Alliied Families from England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas by Nan Overton West H.V. Chapman & Sons, Abilene, Texas, 1997):

The children of Capt James Overton and Mary Waller:

ChildSpouse
Waller OVERTON of Nelson Co., KY; see Hite to Powell land record abstract belowMartha RAGLAND
Thomas (General) OVERTON1) Sarah WOODSON; 2) Penelope HOLMES
Elizabeth OVERTON(Not Known)
James Overton III(Not Known)
William Overton(Not Known)
Mary Overton(Not Known)
Nancy OVERTON(Not Known)
Judge John OVERTON(Not Known)
Samuel OVERTON(Not Known)
William OVERTON(Not Known)
Sally OVERTON(Not Known)

John OVERTON and Ann BOOKER CLOUGH had the following chilren:

ChildSpouse
Clough OVERTON, b. abt. 1760 in NC; ensign in the Lincoln Co, KY Militia; d. 19 August 1782 18 or 19 Aug. 1782 in the Battle of Blue Licks in KY; His will was filed in Lincoln Co., KY, 16 Jul 1782 and proved 21 Jan 1782.(Not Known)
Richard OVERTON 1816 Hardin Co, KYElizabeth
George OVERTON 1767-1851Mary (Polley) WHITWORTH (parents of Garland Terrell Overton)
John OVERTON (Note: is this the John Overton living in Meade Co., KY in 1830?)(Not Known)
William OVERTONElizabeth GODSEY
Dabney Carr OVERTON(Not Known)
Sarah B (Sally) OVERTONWilliam LACY
Elizabeth OVERTONBatte Cocke LACY
Mary (Polly) OVERTONMoses OVERTON
Thomas OVERTONSusanna C. LLEWELLYN
James OVERTON(Not Known)

Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from "Kentucky Court of Appeals Deed Books Vol. IV" Ky Records Series
Vol. 9 by Michael L. Cook, CG and Bettie A. Cook, CG, pg. 338:

April 6, 1791. Isaac HITE and Harriet HITE, his wife, of Jefferson County, to Leven POWELL of Loudoun
County, for 4,000 £, the following, to-wit……   Also 338 acres in Nelson County on the east fork of Simpson Creek,
patented to said HARRISON and by him conveyed to HITE on the same date, beginning at Clough OVERTON and Waller
OVERTON'S corner, thence northeast…… Witnessed by J. CHAMBERS, Stephen ORMSBY, George J. JOHNSTON, J. BUSH, George WILSON and William ROBERTS. Recorded June 13, 1791.

NOTE: Clough OVERTON and Waller OVERTON were cousins. Clough OVERTON was a brother of Thomas OVERTON; Thomas and Susan Llewellyn OVERTON were the parents of Maria K. OVERTON who married Llewellyn W. COMBS in 1830.  By 1835 the taxes on the land held by Clough and Waller Overton was charged to Susan Overton, Maria K. (Overton) Combs's mother. (Extracted by researcher Rue Avant from The Overtons: 700 Years with Alliied Families from England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas compiled by Nan Overton West and 1835 State of Kentucky Tax Records p. 57


Thomas LEWELLYN, SR. was in Rockingham, NC by 1791. The 1800 census for Rockingham Co., NC shows him with four children. In the 1810 Census, he had 5 children. His will was dated June 18, 1858 and probated May 1861.in Rockingham Co., North Carolina.

Thomas LEWELLYN, JR., b. 1771, Rockingham, NC; d. between 1858 and 1861 in Rockingham County, NC. His will was dated June 18, 1858, probated May 1861. He married (1) Elizabeth POWERS Abt. 1791 in Rockingham, North Carolina, the daughter of John POWERS and Susannah. He married (2) Ruthanna VERNON September 03, 1848 in North Carolina, the daughter of Amos VERNON and Mary PATTON. (extracted by Rue Avant from Census, tombstone, and The History of North Carolina, and loose estate records of 1872 in the North Carolina State archives)

The Children of Thomas LEWELLYN and Elizabeth POWERS were all b. in Rockingham Co., NC and are:

ChildSpouse
David LEWELLYN, b. Abt. 1791(Not Known)
Thomas LEWELLYN, b. Abt. 1793 d. 1853(Not Known)
Sussanna C. LEWELLYN, b. abt 1795(Not Known)
Samuel LEWELLYN, SR., b. October 06, 1797 d. March 13, 1854; buried Lewellyn Family Cemetery, near Mayodan, NC(Not Known)
Nancy Ann LEWELLYN, b. March 08, 1798(Not Known)
Elizabeth LEWELLYN, b. 1801; d.1875, Clear Fork, Tazewell Co., VA(Not Known)
John LEWELLYN, b. May 13, 1808; d.December 17, 1885, Buried: Lewellyn Family Cem., near Mayoden, NC(Not Known)
James H. LEWELLYN, Sr., b. July 1810; d. March 1845, Lewellyn Family Cemetery nr. Mayodan, NC(Not Known)
Peter LEWELLYN, b. 1811; d. 1898, Antioch Cemetery, (no stone) recorded in historical records, Sullivan, IN(Not Known)
Robert LEWELLYN, b. Abt. 1812(Not Known)
Martha LEWELLYN, b. Abt. 1814; m September 18, 1832, Rockingham County, NCJames BROOKS; the family resided Jefferson Co., Indiana

Children of Thomas LLEWELLYN and Ruthana VERNON:

ChildSpouse
Sally LEWELLYN, b. Abt. 1815NOAH VERNON
Richard J. LEWELLYN, b. 1816(Not Known)

(Extracted by Rue Avant from The Heritage of Rockingham County, North Carolina edited by Charles Dyson Rodenborough, Rockinham Historical Society, 1983.)


The children of Thomas OVERTON and Susanna C. LEWELLYN

ChildSpouse
Thomas Batts OVERTON, b. Abt. 1821, NCEliza J. CHOWNING (b. 1821 KY)
Maria K. OVERTON b. 1790 NC; m. October 28, 1830. Nelson County, KY.Llewellyn W. COMBS
John B. OVERTON b. 1815 NC d. 1870Sarah Sallie/ Susan TURNHAM b. 1820 KY
Elizabeth OVERTONPerry MORRIS
Dorothy L. OVERTON b. 1815-20 Stokes County, NC d. Dec 1840 Taylorsville, KY; m. Oct 17, 1836
Washington County, KY
William Luellan MARDIS;; died 1841

(extracted by Rue Avant from The Overtons: 700 Years with Alliied Families from England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas by Nan Overton West H.V. Chapman & Sons, Abilene, Texas, 1997 and the Obituary in Western Christian Advocate 1841 for Mrs. Luallan Mardis ):

Notes: In 1830 Llewellyn Combs was in Meade Co., KY. He removed to Adams Co., IL, and died there by 1840 of yellow fever. Maria (OVERTON) COMBS then moved to Louisville, Ohio Co., KY by 1850 operating a boarding house. The ancestry of Llewellyn W. Combs is not yet known, but it seems quite possible that he may be related to the Llewellyn family. See also See Susan (Combs) Harner and Jefferson Co, KY.


The children of William GARNETT (died Feb 11, 1852; bu. Garnett Cemetery nr Garnettsville, Meade Co., KY) and his cousin Lucy (SHIPP) GARNETT (born March 30, 1775 died Sept 24, 1860; bu. Garnett Cemetery nr Garnettsville, Meade Co., KY

ChildSpouse
Nancy Ann GARNETT m. 22 August 1830 in Meade County, KYIsaac W. OVERTON
Caroline GARNETT born 1815 ; m. 21 July 1830 in Meade Co., KYBurton COMBS/COOMBS
Mahala Louisa GARNETT born 1816 Woodford County, KY; d. 25 July, 1891 Hardin County; m. 7 May 1835 in Meade Co., KY with William Garnett consenting the marriageGarland Terrell Overton
William GARNETT b: Bet. 1794 - 1825; m. 10 October 1832 Meade County KYCora L. COMBS
Susan GARNETTWilliam McCRACKEN
Betsy GARNETTSTEELE
Fannie Ophelia GARNETTWilliam Hamilton SMITH
Lucinda GARNETT(Not Known)
Maria GARNETTThomas N. PEARSON
James GARNETTWidow PARKER
Franklin GARNETTcousin Ann GARNETT

(Extracted by Rue Avant from The Overtons: 700 Years with Alliied Families from England to Virginia, Kentucky and Texas by Nan Overton West H.V. Chapman & Sons, Abilene, Texas, 1997, Otter Creek Baptist Church records; Meade Co.l Marriage Book A, p. 62; The Garnett Family by Thurmond Garnett Surname file in DAR library):


1830 Census Meade Co., KY: (extracted by Combs researcher Deb Coombs; Deb Coombs notes that not all of the Overton families in Meade Co., KY may have been extracted, but that these Overtons were living in close proximity to that of Burton Combs and Llewellen Combs.)
/under 5/ 5-under 10/ 10-under 15/15 to under 20/20 to under 30/30 to under 40/40 to under 50/50 to under 60/ …….

p. 272:
George OVERTON
000010001 (males)
00101001 (females)
Total in household: 5

John OVERTON
000000001 (males)
(no females)
Total in household: 1

p. 271
Isaac OVERTON
000021 (males)
(no females)
Total in household: 3

Samuel D. OVERTON
01001 males
200001 (females
Total in household: 5

NOTE: In 1830 in Meade Co., KY were also living Burton COMBS and Llewellen COMBS. It is not known if Burton, Llewellen and possibly Cora L. COMBS were siblings.


1835Nelson Co., KY Tax Records (extracted by Rue Avant from 1835 State of Kentucky Tax Records Archives Frankfort, Kentucky p. 57)

Person's Name Chargeable with Tax: Susan OVERTON
First Rate: blank
Second Rate: 15
3rd Rate: blank
County in which land lies : Nelson County
Water Course: Simpson's Creek
In whose name entered: C and W OVERTON (Rue Avant notes that this is:  Clough and Waller OVERTON)
White males over 21: blank
Blacks over 16 blank
Total blacks: blank
Horses, Mares, Mules & Jennies: 3
Stud Horses and Jack Asses: blank
Rates of covering per person: blank
Wholesale and Retail Stores: blank
Wheel Carriage: blank
Value of cattle over $50: blank
Value of land per acre: 10
Total value, except Stud Horses and Jack Asses: 200

NOTE: This land is referred to in the indenture of 1791  between Hite and POWELL.

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