Simon Edward Hoover, son of Christian and Caroline (Kinnard) Hoover. Photo courtesy of: Beverly Christensen.

The Hoover house in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. The house lies on the road between Karthaus and Pine Glen. My grandmother tells me that her father remembered the house being built, sometime in the 1890s. His father worked on the construction. The house was allegedly built for Caroline (Swimer) Mulhollan by her […]

Clyde Hoover’s family in Pine Glen, circa 31 Oct 1971 at his 85th birthday. Left to right: Standing- Gladys “Peg” (Hoover) Sheffer, Ruth “Kate” Hocker, Jean Crestani, Russell Hoover, Helen (Hoover) Yingling, Donald Hoover, Isabel “Betz” (Hoover) Plubell, Robert Hoover, Clyde Hoover Jr. Sitting- Lloyd Hoover, Clyde Hoover, Edward Hoover (3 brothers, sons of Samuel […]

The family of William H. Hocker, including brother-in-law Robert Thomas Alexander Smith (standing left), wife Isabella (seated center left) and mother-in-law Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith Cochrane (seated center right). Standing: Robert Smith, William H. Hocker Sr. Seated, back: Meriam (Hocker) Ziegler, Isabella (Hocker) Ruder, Anna Louise (Hocker) Hoover, Isabella (wife), Eliza Smith Cochrane, Ruth Hocker, […]

Four of the children of William H. Hocker Sr. (In back: Isabella; Middle: William, Jr. and Anna Louise; Front: Betty Jean) probably taken circa 1927—1929.

A Hocker family barbeque about 1946. William Hocker, Sr. is at the grill.