Name: Christian OVER
Birth: 27 Oct 1805 1
Death: 2 Oct 1872 in Hernley Mennonite Cem., Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
The will of Christian Ober, Rapho Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania was probated on November 2, 1872. He mentioned his wife, Barbara Ober; and the following children: Mary Ober; Aaron Ober; Christian Ober; Michael Ober; Moses Ober. The 26 acre farm in Rapho Township was left to his wife, Barbara, along with one cow, two pigs, and her choice of household furniture. The daughter, Mary, was to live and to share the household with her mother. Barbara Ober was to be given $1000 as a lien on the farm which was to be sold to Aaron Ober without interest. Christian Ober was to receive the 29 acre tract called the "Vogz" in Rapho Township which was appraised at $2000 of which money was to be deducted from his inheritance. Each child was to receive $6000 before deductions. Executors: Michael Ober and Moses Ober. Witnesses: John B. Becker and S. R. Zug. (Will Book A, Volume 2, p. 571. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania).
Christian Over of Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. named executor: Ann Over, Rapho Twp. Witnesses: Ann Over; David Dohner, Lebanon Co., Pa.; Emanuel Sahm, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Estate valued at $4000. (Bond Book Z, Volume 1, p. 355. Dated Nov. 30, 1872. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania).
The 1850 Pennsylvania Census listed Christian Ober, 46, farmer; Barbara Ober, 37; Michael Ober, 14; Moses Ober, 12; Barbara Ober, 10; Anna Ober, 8; Henry Ober, 6; Christian Ober 4; Aaron Ober, 3; Henry Seitz, 20, laborer (1850 Pennsylvania Census, Lancaster County, Rapho Township).
The 1860 Pennsylvania Census listed Christian Ober, 55, farmer; Barbara Ober, 45; Ann Ober, 18; Henry Ober, 15; Christian Ober, 13; Aaron Ober, 10; Martha Ober, 8; Mary Ober, 6; Barbara Ober, 20 (1860 Pennsylvania Census, Lancaster County, Rapho Township, p. 802:264/284).
The 1870 Census listed Christian Over, 65, retired farmer; Barbara Over, 56; Mary Over, 17; Charles Shreiner, 8 (1870 Pennsylvania Census, Lancaster County, Rapho Township, p. 209:396/427).
Clarence Ober, p. 14.
Father: David S. OVER b: 1774
Mother: Mary LONGENECKER
Barbara RUHL b: 19 Feb 1816
18 Sep 1834
in Trinity Reformed Church, Lancaster, Pa. 2
- Harriet R. OVER
- Michael R. OVER b: 27 Mar 1836
- Moses R. OVER b: 21 Jan 1838
- Barbara R. OVER b: 21 Feb 1839
- Anne R. OVER b: 29 Jul 1841
- Henry R. OVER b: 13 Sep 1844
- Christian R. OVER b: 1846
- Sarah R. OVER
- Aaron R. OVER b: 22 Jul 1848
- Martha R. OVER b: 20 Nov 1850
- Mary R. OVER b: 20 Jul 1853
- Ober, Clarence G. and Jane M. Ober Murray. Descendants of Jacob Ober (1729-1992), self published, p. 14.
- Trinity Luthern Church Records Book 4, p. 122.