Jacob Hoover's German twp property

Jacob2 Hoover (Andrew1) was born circa 1746, most likely in Ellerstadt, Germany. He died in 1800 sometime between the time the 1800 tax returns were recorded and 8 Sep 1800 […]

John Hoover's Union Township property

John2 Hoover (Andrew1) was born about 1744, probably in Ellerstadt, Germany, the eldest son of Andrew Hoover and his wife Catharine. John was alive at the time his father’s estate […]

Andreas “Andrew” Hoover (Huber, Hubner), son of Gregor Jonas and Anna Maria (Kruetzer) Huber, was born 1 Jan 1723 in Ellerstadt, Bad Dürkheim, Germany and baptized 7 Feb 1723/5 in […]

If you search the web, read published genealogies or the official biography of President Herbert Hoover, everywhere you’ll find that his ancestor was from Ellerstadt, Palatinate, Germany. But did you know that he was initially identified as the Andreas Huber from Trippstadt, Palatinate, Germany? Or that he might actually be from Ittlingen, landkreis Heilbronn, Baden, Germany? In this article, I’ll examine the past and present thought on this Andreas Huber’s German origins and the impact it has on identifying the origins of my ancestor Andreas Huber.

I’ve recently been researching the Hoover families of Licking County, Ohio. If you’ve been following the Andrew Hoover family data that I’ve been putting up, you’ll have noticed that Henry2 […]