Two Ober/Over Families on the Pennsylvania Frontier

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  • ID: I0149
  • Name: Christian OVER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Oct 1805 1
  • Death: 2 Oct 1872 in Hernley Mennonite Cem., Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
  • Note:
    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.

    Age 66y11m5d.




    Father: David S. OVER b: 1774
    Mother: Mary LONGENECKER

    Marriage 1 Barbara RUHL b: 19 Feb 1816
    • Married: 18 Sep 1834 in Trinity Reformed Church, Lancaster, Pa. 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Harriet R. OVER
    2. Has Children Michael R. OVER b: 27 Mar 1836
    3. Has Children Moses R. OVER b: 21 Jan 1838
    4. Has Children Barbara R. OVER b: 21 Feb 1839
    5. Has Children Anne R. OVER b: 29 Jul 1841
    6. Has Children Henry R. OVER b: 13 Sep 1844
    7. Has Children Christian R. OVER b: 1846
    8. Has No Children Sarah R. OVER
    9. Has No Children Aaron R. OVER b: 22 Jul 1848
    10. Has Children Martha R. OVER b: 20 Nov 1850
    11. Has No Children Mary R. OVER b: 20 Jul 1853

    Sources:
    1. Ober, Clarence G. and Jane M. Ober Murray. Descendants of Jacob Ober (1729-1992), self published, p. 14.
    2. Trinity Luthern Church Records Book 4, p. 122.
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