martin overholser obit 1925
of Word Received Hers of The Death of Martin Overholser On May 30 III.. .Tuna 1*!.— Word -was h?ro rfr<>n:iv- of tha <3**th Martin Ovrrh"Is»r. v,-hr> pa«se<J a'nray at Fr»>snn, r.ilif.. May 30. after an Illnoss nf nx month'. cnua«d from ap nmlytir -Jtrnko. Hla hom* w^a at Jiuntirston Bench, where h« had rr-^iriofl for ninny years.. Tha •JiH-f-asvr,! \v,t? 74 ye.irs of nun at the !im<* of h's dentli. He "migrated to thin cntmtry in IRnS with his parents from Stark county. Ohio, and settlei! on n farm Just north of Co- Ipta. where he prew to rmnhood. In 1875 he nettled on « farm In Dalian •county, lown. and after meeting with reverses h<? moved to a farm .">ear Sterling, xi-hcre he remnlned ft»r n few years. He remembered th« oM payfnsr, "Go w«st young man. KO 1x051." and the next moT* •was on a farm in Kansas. Her* lH» encountered the drouth reRiona and ajraln returned to Whlteside county nnd settled on a farm near Ajrnew. Apiln the west app^nlpd to him and he located nt Huntlnfrton. Cat, where he mndn his homfl until hi« death. He leaves a widow »nd thres daiiKhtem living. Vwsldea many relatives nt Sterllnsr. Coleta and Milledgevllle. D. C. Overholser h«inB a brother, hut was unable to attend the funeral.