If you’re researching your family history, deeds can be an excellent source of information, placing a family member at a specific place at a specific time. They can sometimes provide clues to where a person came from or went to. And, if you’re lucky, they can also provide information on family relationships.
Here is an index to some deeds for HOOVERs in Fayette county in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
In 1786, Henry Hoover of Fayette County, Pennsylvania finalized a deed for two tracts of land in Washington County, Maryland between his father Andrew Hoover’s estate and Jacob Shank of […]
In researching my HOOVER family line, I’ve always hit a brick wall at my great-great-great-grandfather Christian HOOVER. He seemed to appear almost from nowhere. Family history regarding Christian and Caroline […]
Christian L. Hoover was born sometime between 1820 and 1826 in Pennsylvania.1 His son, Simon’s death certificate is more specific. It states that Christian was born in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania.2 […]