Kris Hocker

George W. Houdeshell, son of Adam and Mary (Sine) Houdeshell, married Mariah Mayes, daughter of John and Mary A. (___) Mayes, 14 May 1865 in Snow Shoe, Centre county, Pennsylvania. Mariah was the sister of Phoebe Mayes, wife of George’s brother Benjamin. George and Mariah had 10 children, 7 who survived: Mary Louise, Rachel Anne, […]

George2 Hacker (Johan Adam1) is another Hacker/Hocker family member I’ve had some difficulty finding information on. Johan George Hacker was the fifth son of Johan Adam and Maria Elisabetha (Weidman) Hacker. He was born 9 October 1766 and christened 12 October 1766 in the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brickerville, sponsored by Lorenz Haushalter and wife […]

This photo of Jane (Martin) Hacker and her four children: Earl Martin and Anna Katherine (standing), and Miriam Grace and John Edwin (seated), was taken in the late 1920s. Jane’s husband, John Norman Hacker, son of Levi O. and Anna Mahala (Neis) Hacker, died in 1925. Photo courtesy of Kim Hogarth