A list of Hubers & Hoovers from the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Grantors index with first names I through L, covering years 1729—1893.
A list of Hubers & Hoovers with first names starting with E—F from the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Grantors index, covering years 1729-1893.
I’ve been doing a lot of Huber/Hoover family research lately—mostly for the family of Andreas Huber (1754), my presumptive Hoover ancestor. If the identification of him being from Ellerstadt is correct, then Andrew had two—possibly three—older brothers who immigrated to the US ahead of him. I wanted to look into those families and the families… read more
George2 Hoover (Michael1) was likely born circa ca 1735-1740, possibly in Germany or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Assuming George was 21 years of age at the birth of his first child in 1761, he was likely born by 1740. Although no direct proof has been found linking him as a son of Michael Huber, a strong… read more
Andrew2 Hoover (Andrew1) was born circa 1755—1761, probably in the Leitersburg—Hagerstown—Ringgold, Maryland area. Andrew may have died sometime between 1792 and 1800 as he does not appear in the 1800 census for Fayette County. He went to the Fayette County area (then Westmoreland County) by 1780, possibly as early as 1769 with his brother Jacob…. read more
Henry2 Hoover (Andrew1) was born about 1/4 Dec 1748, probably in Ellerstadt, Germany. He came to the United States with his family in 1754 at the age of 6. He lived in Maryland most likely through at least 1776 when he was fined for not contributing to the Revolutionary war effort. He went with his… read more
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 when his will was probated. Jacob married Anna Maria (___), most likely in Maryland. Jacob Hoover was the eldest of the three Hoover brothers who… read more
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 was settled. He likely died sometime after 2 Nov 1811 when a deed recording his sale of some Union Township land to James Fletcher was… read more
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 Ellerstadt, sponsored by Andreas Hartman. , He died sometime between 25 May and 24 Jul 1784 in Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Andrew married Catharine… read more
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.