So, for a twist on the Matrilineal Monday blogging meme, I thought I’d post my matrilineal lines back to the earliest female ancestors. My Mom’s Matrilineal Line Mildred “Mims” Esther Wieder, daughter of Edwin J. Wieder and Mary Catherine Waage, was born 23 Dec 1912 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania1 and died 30 Jun 2002 […]
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. He was buried in the Advent Cemetery in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He married Wilhelmina Force, daughter of Jefferson and Susan (Mulhollan) […]
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 Argonne Forest, France during World War I. He served in Company H, 314th Infantry, 79th Division.
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.
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 Philipsburg, Rush Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Advent Cemetery in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania on 2 Dec 1941. George […]
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 Oct 1917 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. She married Jefferson FORCE on 22 Mar 1857. Jefferson was born 9 Dec 1883 and […]