Kris Hocker

Thelma Mae Houdeshell, daughter of George W. and Lovina Caroline (Force) Houdeshell, as a young woman. She was born 11 Sep 1904 in Pine Glen and died 15 Jan 2001 in New York. She was married to Philip Allen Young.

Slate River Mills in Buckingham county, Virginia was once the home of Johan Adam and Ann (Dillet) Hocker and their children. Born and raised at Erdenheim, outside Philadelphia, Johan Adam went to Virgina about 1795 to construct mills. He purchased Slate River Mills after his father’s death in 1821. He died in 1847, his wife […]

Samuel Thomas, son of Christian and Caroline (Kinnard) Hoover, married Victoria Walker, daughter of Jacob C. and Mary M. (Eckley) Walker, in 1879. They lived in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. This photo was taken during their old age, but before Samuel’s death in 1930.

This is a photo of Robert Thomas Alexander Smith. He was the youngest child of William and Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith. He married and divorced without having children. This photo was taken at the Hocker hunting camp in Perry County, Pennsylvania. I believe the infant may be Robert’s great-nephew.

From left to right: Gilbert Riddle, Hugh Riddle, Walter Riddle, Nora May Hoover, Jesse Riddle, Sherman Hoover, Robert Riddle The children of Ida Christine Watson and her first husband, Nathan Bragg Riddle, and her second husband, Simon Edward Hoover. Photo courtesy of: Beverly Christensen.

I found this photo among the Greulich family photos. The dark-haired couple on the left is Elmer and Lillian (Snyder) Greulich.  I’m not sure who the others are, but I believe they are relatives of Elmer.

Orvis Maxwell Rowles was the son of Luther and Anna Belle (Houdeshell) Rowles. He was born 3 Apr 1922 and died 20 Dec 1994.

The children of Nora (Hoover) Rice. From left to right: Richard, Mary, John, Marjorie, Joseph, Beverly, William and David Photo courtesy of: Beverly Christensen.

Nora and Sherman Hoover were the son and daughter of Simon Edward and Ida Christine (Watson) Hoover. Nora was born in 1902 and Sherman in 1905, both in Davis, West Virginia. Photo courtesy of: Beverly Christensen.

Mary Catherine Waage, daughter of Dr. Charles Theodore and Lydia S. (Eshbach) Waage, was born 27 Oct 1877 in Pennsburg, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. She married Edwin Joshua Wieder.