I’ve come to the realization lately that in my zeal for researching the Hacker/Hockers and Huber/Hoovers, there are quite a few of my family lines that I haven’t done much work on. This weekend one of those lines opened up.
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Samuel Thomas Hoover of Centre County, Pennsylvania.
This photo was among the photos from the Hoover family photos from Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. When I asked my grandmother, she said she thought it was of the Askey kids. Presumably she was talking about her great aunt and uncle, Robert Alexander and Wilhelmina (Force) Askey, who lived just down the […]
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Albert Curtin Hocker.
Newspapers are a wonderful resource for finding not only the genealogical date, but the also the details that make a person’s life colorful. This week’s find is a marriage announcement for Trusten P. Drake and Alice Hocker of Leesburg, Florda.
This is the outer facade of the church in Russheim where my Hacker/Hocker ancestors most likely went to church.
Check out this image of the church in Russheim. This is where my Hacker ancestors would most likely have gone to church.
Isabella Aitken (Smith) Hocker with her son William “Bill” Hocker, Jr. and daughter Meriam “Mims” Hocker in the yard circa 1946.Bill and his family lived across the yard from his parents.
Judge William Adam Hocker obituary in The Evening Independent of St. Petersburg, Florida from July 20, 1918. “Judge Hocker Dies at Ocala Distinguished Jurist Spent Last Winter Here and Made Many Friends The many St. Petersburg friends of Judge William Hocker will regret to learn that he died last Wednesday. Judge Hocker spent last winter […]
It’s funny how a record that you dismissed as irrelevant—because it did not pertain to the person you were researching—can abruptly become relevant with additional research.