263. Oberholtzer


  1. Samuel Oberholtzer (ca. 1700–1748) m. Elizabeth ____ (d. aft. 1748); Manor Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  2. Jacob Oberholtzer (d. 1806) m. (1) Catherine ____ (d. aft. 1763); Manheim Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  3. Catharine Oberholtzer (d. 1823) m. (1) Michael Ober (d. bef. 1806); Germany Twp., Adams Co., Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co, Pa.


A good short account of this family appears in Barbara B. Ford, comp. and ed., The Oberholtzer Book: A Foundation Book of Oberholtzer Immigrants and Unestablished Lines (Wallingford, Pa.: Overholser Family Association, 1995), 69-73, but see also J. Spencer Overholser, The Terre Hill Oberholtzer Family, Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage 1, no. 2 (April 1978): 2-8, at 3-5, for more biographical information about the immigrant.

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131. Ober

Created 21 November 2012; last updated 4 December 2012.
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