My Force family connection is through Jefferson Force (aka Forcey). He was born 9 Dec 1833 in Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 20 Oct 1910 in Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Advent Cemetery in Pine Glen. When his wife, Susan (Mulhollan) Force, provided information for his death certificate, she did not know the names of his parents, nor where they were born. To this day, it’s still a mystery. One I’d really love to solve!
Here’s a photo of 3 generations: Clyde Hoover, his son-in-law, grand-daughter-in-law, and great grand-daughter Kris Hocker (yeah, that’s me!), circa 1971.
Today’s Fearless Females entry is about the marriages of my great grandparents: Elmer and Lillian (Snyder) Greulich, Edwin and Mary (Waage) Wieder, Will and Isabella (Smith) Hocker, and Clyde and Nora (Houdeshell) Hoover.
Robert Alexander Askey, son of James Burton and Harriet (Wycoff) Askey, was born 3 Jul 1853 and died 22 Nov 1940 in Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania at age 87. […]
John W. FORCE, the oldest son of Martin S. and Delilah N. (HAMILTON) FORCE, was born 23 Jan 1785 and was killed in action on 9 Nov 1918 in the […]
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, […]
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 […]
George W. HOUDESHELL, son of Benjamin and Phoebe (MAYES) HOUDESHELL, was born 28 Dec 1868 in Snow Shoe, Snow Shoe Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and died 29 Nov 1941 in […]
Susan MULHOLLAN, daughter of John and Emily (BOILEAU) MULHOLLAN, was born 14 Jul 1841, according to her death certificate and 17 Jul 1840, according to her gravestone. She died 17 […]
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, […]