Today’s Fearless Females entry is about the marriages of my great grandparents: Elmer and Lillian (Snyder) Greulich, Edwin and Mary (Waage) Wieder, Will and Isabella (Smith) Hocker, and Clyde and Nora (Houdeshell) Hoover.
I’ve always been told that I was named after a German actress. So, I’ve never had any expectation that it was a family name. Until my family moved to New […]
A class photo taken circa 1936 in front of the William Penn High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Albert Curtin Hocker family portrait taken presumably in the early 1900s.
This is one of my favorite photos of my grandfather, William Hocker. His expression seems to speak volumes about the type of man he was. I miss him dearly. The […]
I’ve added gravestones from two new cemeteries in the Galleries section: Bowman’s Cemetery and Cedar Hill Cemetery in Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This is in addition to the Emanuel […]
Barbara (SMITH) HOCKER, wife of Martin HOCKER, was born 6 Oct 1787 and died 16 Mar 1878 in Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She was buried in the Zion Evangelical […]
Christiana (BEINHAUER) HOCKER, daughter of Peter BEINHAUER and Christina STOBER, was born 22 Aug 1777 and died 15 Dec 1808 in Derry Township, Dauphin County, aged 31 years, 3 months, […]
Martin HOCKER, son of Johann “Hans” Adam HACKER and Maria Elisabetha WEIDMAN, was born 21 Oct 1768 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and died 25 Apr 1862 in Derry Township, Dauphin […]
The home of William Edward HOCKER in Colorado—most likely in Rio Grande county. Photo courtesy of : John Garrett Hocker