How many interfamily marriages do you have in your genealogy database? I currently have 79 couples. Just an interesting fun fact, right? Not so fast. Interfamily marriage is defined as marriage between people with common ancestors, aka cousin marriage, and this is how pedigree collapse occurs. Pedigree Collapse What is pedigree collapse, you ask. If […]
I’ve recently joined the genetic genealogy club. Mom and I both had our DNA tested through Ancestry DNA. My results just came in. You know how the television commercials show someone making a surprise discovery through their DNA? Surprise, you’re not German, you’re Scottish. Yeah, my results weren’t anything like that.
This week’s 52 ancestors post is about my 3x great grandfather, Jacob Walker (1833-1915) of Centre County, Pennsylvania.
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Samuel Thomas Hoover of Centre County, Pennsylvania.
At the age of 85 years, George Walker [died] at his residence at Marsh Creek, on Friday of last week. He was the father of twenty-six children. The funeral took place on Sunday.
Edwin H. (also Edward) CRAMER, son of Lot Irvin and Lucy Dale (GAULT) CRAMER, was born Jan 1872 and died in 1933. In Jul 1904, he married Ida Mae HOOVER, daughter of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER. Ida was born May 1885 and died in 1961. The couple was buried together in the Advent […]
Clarence G. HOOVER, son of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER, was born 24 Mar 1895 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 1 Apr 1902, also in Pine Glen. He was buried in Advent Cemetery.
Samuel Thomas HOOVER, son of Christian and Caroline (KINNARD) HOOVER, was born 18 Feb 1857, possibly in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and died 18 Aug 1930 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He married sometime between Feb and Sep 1879 Victoria WALKER, daughter of Jacob C. and Mary (ECKLEY) WALKER. She was born 9 […]
Clyde HOOVER, son of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER, was born 30 Oct 1886 in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania and died 13 May 1972 in Karthaus, Karthuas township, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania just over the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from his home in Pine Glen. He married Nora Malinda HOUDESHELL […]