Clearfield County PA

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, […]

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] […]

Photo: Thelma Houdeshell

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 […]

Photo: Orvis Rowles

Orvis Maxwell Rowles was the son of Luther and Anna Belle (Houdeshell) Rowles. He was born 3 Apr 1922 and died 20 Dec 1994.

Photo: Christian Hoover Homestead

The Christian Hoover homestead, possibly in Karthaus or Covington township, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania. The exact location is not known.

Photo: Minnie (Houdeshell) Bradford

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 […]

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…