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Overton/ Harness from Scott co TN??!!
Posted by: Jannie Date: March 10, 2002 at 08:41:24
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Ok, Finally I Know a Little More On My Great GrandFather, Charlie Harness, I still Have NO dates for him. but he was married to Evey Mae Overton , she was born May 2, 1907 to William Overton (b.abt. 1871 ) and Elizabeth Harness(b.abt. 1875) Evey had 6 other brothers and sisters ; Sherman, Leeman, Freeman, Marice, Gertie, and Bertha. I am searching for any shred of info on this man, he was Killed in a logging accident in Scott county, sometime after 1933. he was working for Sherman Overton at this time. Charlie and Evey had two son's that I Know of.. Boyd Harness he was born Dec 2, 1924 and Elmer Harness b. May 29, 1932. for Evey this was her SECOND marriage , she married first Charlie Dyer on Aug 28, 1920, and on Sept 15, 1920 Charlie was killed in some sorta Drowning accident. I was recently told by a Second cousin that My Charlie Harness was RAISED a Overton , but when he got 'bigger' he TOOK the name HARNESS. But was buried an OVERTON.. he is spost to be buried ok let me get this all right.. right before you get to Mt Pleasant Lone Mountain Church in Brimstone TN, there's spost to be a road that goes over a Bridge, a small cemetery up this rd possibly on the Left. only abt 12-15 graves there.. Im tellin ALL this Info hopeing it will jog someones mind.. I just want to Know who he was.. who his Parents were, siblings? anyone??? feel free to email me directly at even if its to tell me In chasing a wild Goose.. Id appreciate any Help .. Jannie Harness

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