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Edwin H. (also Edward) CRAMER, son of Lot Irvin and Lucy Dale (GAULT) CRAMER, was born Jan 1872 and died in 1933. In Jul 1904, he married Ida Mae HOOVER, daughter of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER. Ida was born May 1885 and died in 1961. The couple was buried together in the Advent… read more
I found these definitions listed on the Chester County [PA] Archives website and found them very helpful. So, I thought I’d share them. Types of tax records: return – a list of persons with taxable property without an assigned value listed assessment – a list of persons with taxable property which includes the assigned values,… read more
Clarence G. HOOVER, son of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER, was born 24 Mar 1895 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 1 Apr 1902, also in Pine Glen. He was buried in Advent Cemetery.
George W. HOUDESHELL, son of Benjamin and Phoebe (MAYES) HOUDESHELL, was born 28 Dec 1868 in Snow Shoe, Snow Shoe Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 29 Nov 1941 in Philipsburg, Rush Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Advent Cemetery in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania on 2 Dec 1941. George… read more
Susan MULHOLLAN, daughter of John and Emily (BOILEAU) MULHOLLAN, was born 14 Jul 1841, according to her death certificate and 17 Jul 1840, according to her gravestone. She died 17 Oct 1917 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. She married Jefferson FORCE on 22 Mar 1857. Jefferson was born 9 Dec 1883 and… read more
Jacob H./K. Hacker was born 26 Aug 1838 in Pennsylvania, most likely Lancaster County, and died 16 Feb 1906. He was buried in Bowman’s Cemetery in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania1 Jacob was a farmer. About 1870, Jacob married Sarah M./A. (___). She was born 6 Feb 1849 and died 26 Jul 1921. She too was… read more
In my last post, I went over what I found in the German Township, Fayette County tax records during my recent trip to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In this post, I’m going to address what I found in the Union and Tyrone Township tax records. If you recall, I had this information for the township before the… read more
Samuel Thomas HOOVER, son of Christian and Caroline (KINNARD) HOOVER, was born 18 Feb 1857, possibly in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and died 18 Aug 1930 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He married sometime between Feb and Sep 1879 Victoria WALKER, daughter of Jacob C. and Mary (ECKLEY) WALKER. She was born 9… read more
I’m recently back from a trip to Pennsylvania—well, okay, not recently, but close enough—and I thought I’d share some of what I learned. I spent some time at the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg. Mostly, I looked up and copied Hoover Family deeds from Fayette, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Washington and Greene counties, but I also looked… read more
Jefferson FORCE was born 9 Dec 1833, possibly in Centre county, Pennsylvania and died 20 Oct 1910 in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Advent Cemetery on 23 Oct 1910. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in the 45th Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers, Company E IX, 1st Brigade,… read more