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 […]
Christian L. Hoover was born sometime between 1820 and 1826 in Pennsylvania. [1,2] His son, Simon’s death certificate is more specific. It states the Christian was born in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania.  It is possible that Christian was the son of Philip and Hannah (Thomas) Hoover of Plumcreek township, Armstrong county, Pennsylvania. Christian died in […]
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 (Kinnard) Hoover was vague and sometimes contradictory. Here’s what the older family members recall about the Hoover family, specifically regarding Christian: Christian was one of […]
Thelma Mae Houdeshell, daughter of George W. and Lovina Caroline (Force) Houdeshell, as a young woman. She was born 11 Sep 1904 in Pine Glen and died 15 Jan 2001 in New York. She was married to Philip Allen Young.
Orvis Maxwell Rowles was the son of Luther and Anna Belle (Houdeshell) Rowles. He was born 3 Apr 1922 and died 20 Dec 1994.
Earl Bradford and Wilhemina Houdeshell were married 1 Jun 1910 in Shawville, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania.
The Christian Hoover homestead, possibly in Karthaus or Covington township, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania. The exact location is not known.
Wilhemina (Houdeshell) Bradford, daughter of George W. and Lovina (Force) Houdeshell, was born 30 Jun 1893 in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. She married Earl Bradford on 1 Jun 1910 in Shawville, Goshen township, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania.
Photo of my great-great-great grandfather Christian Hoover.
Research doesn’t always go smoothly. My great-great-great grandfather Christian Hoover has been giving me fits for some time. Here’s the deal…