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Samuel Augustus HOCKER, son of George and Mary “Polly” (BRUBAKER) HOCKER, and Amanda Elizabeth CRUM, daughter of Jonas and Elizabeth (___) CRUM. The couple was wed on 14 Jan 1886 in Macon county, Illinois. Footnotes Samuel A. Hocker and Amanda Crum entry, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 – 1900, (http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/cgi-bin/archives/marriage.s). ↩
Anna Margaretha HACKER, daughter of Christoph and Anna Margaretha (JOCK) HACKER, was born 24 Dec 1730 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany. She married on 24 Nov 1750 in Rußheim, Lorentz HAUSHALTER, likely son of Lorentz and Maria Barbara (HAGER) HAUSHALTER. The couple came to the United States in 1750 and settled in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. Margaretha… read more
A photo of Mary Crum HOCKER, daughter of Samuel Augustus and Amanda Elizabeth (CRUM) HOCKER of Macon county, Illinois, and Lloyd STICKEL, son of Nathan E. and Mayme (HILL) STICKEL also of Macon county, Illinois. Lloyd and Mary married circa 1920 in Illinois. The couple had four children: Kenneth H., Robert E., Beverly, and Lloyd… read more
Lorentz HAUSHALTER (Lawrence Householder) was born 13 Aug 1726 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany. He married Anna Margaretha HACKER in Rußheim on 24 Nov 1750. He came to the United States in Oct 1752 with his wife, parents-in-law Christoph and Anna Margaretha (JOCK) HACKER, and brother and sister-in-law Michael and Christina (HACKER) LANG. They settled in… read more
A photo of John B. HOCKER and his wife (seated) with their son and Stella (HOCH?) in the rear, standing.
Susanna GSELL was born 5 Feb 1806 in Pennsylvania, most likely in Lancaster county. She married Samuel HACKER, son of Frederick and Catharina (FUCHS) HACKER, about 1824/5. She died 23 Apr 1891 in Ephrata township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania at age 85 years, 2 months and 18 days. She was buried with her husband in the… read more
Johan Adam HOCKER, son of Johan George and Maria Margaretha (WEIDMAN) HACKER, was born 19 Dec 1763 in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 4 Feb 1867 in Slate River Mills, Buckingham county, Virginia. He married on 4 Mar 1797 in Germantown, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania Ann DILLET.
Samuel HACKER, youngest son of Frederick and Catharina (FUCHS) HACKER, was born 24 Jul 1799 in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and christened on 6 Oct 1799 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brickerville. He died 5 Nov 1855 at age 56 years, 3 months and 10 days in Ephrata township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and was… read more
If you’re researching your family history, deeds can be an excellent source of information, placing a family member at a specific place at a specific time. They can sometimes provide clues to where a person came from or went to. And, if you’re lucky, they can also provide information on family relationships.
Here is a partial index to some deeds for HOOVERs in old Frederic county, Maryland in the late 1700s.