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Nettie Morris/Arthur Overby
Posted by: Nell Roberts Date: February 20, 2000 at 13:00:25
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Arthur M. Overby (b. April 24, 1867 Mills Co., Texas; d. Feb 10, 1927 Roscoe, Nolan Co., Texas; buried at Roscoe Cemetery, Roscoe, Nolan, Texas)

He married in 1890/1891(depending on which source you prefer) to

Nettie Euphemia Morris (b. Feb. 19, 1876 Mills Co., Texas; d. April 20, 1967 Loraine, Mitchell Texas; buried April 22, 1967 Roscoe Cemetery, Roscoe, Nolan Co., Texas)

Soon after their marriage they moved to Ralls, Crosby Co., Texas leaving there in 1924, when they moved to Roscoe, TX.

Besides his widow, he was survived by five children Lena Mae Overby Nicholson, Post, Garza Co., TX; Minnie Overby Nations, Roscoe, Nolan Co., TX; Ella Overby Potter, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ; Alice Overby Williamson, Jacksonville, Cherokee Co., TX; George Overby, Roscoe, Nolan Co., TX.

Also, two brothers, Rufus Overby, Paint Rock, Concho Co., TX; William Overby, Oklahoma City, OK; and one sister Ida Overby Windland, Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX.

The source of the above information is from (Arthur M. Overby obit) the Sweetwater Reporter, issue Feb. 12, 1937.

The following is from (Nettie E. Overby obit) the Sweetwater Reporter, issue Apr. 21, 1967.

Well Funeral Home handled the arrangements of Nettie's funeral.

She was preceded in death by seven children.
Survivors incled two daughters, Mrs Eustes Nations of Roscoe and Mrs. Edward Williams(on) of Jackson(ville); one son George Overby of Sweetwater, TX; 20 grandchildren, 89 great grandchildren and 66 great-great grandchildren.

She was 91 years old at her passing.

If you have any information on this family you would like to share or confirm, please email

Thank you.

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