Andrew Hoover Jr.'s Dunbar/Wharton twp property

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 […]

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 […]

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.