Dauphin County PA
It’s surname Saturday and this week I’m remembering my great great grandfather William Smith of Edinburgh, Scotland and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
George Hocker, son of Martin and Christiana (Beinhauer) Hocker, was born 18 June 1806 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He died 31 October 1886, likely in South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and was buried in Union Deposit Cemetery.
Some Hocker gravestones from Churchville Cemetery in Oberlin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. All photographs copyright © Kristen Hocker
Photos all copyright © Kristen Hocker.
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Albert Curtin Hocker.
If you’re familiar with William O. Wingeard’s A German-American Hacker-Hocker Genealogy, you might have read the chapter on George Hocker (Frederick4, Johan Adam3, Christoph2, Stephen1). In it Bill freely admits that he had trouble continuing the family line from George and his wife Elizabeth. I’m not afraid to admit that he’s causing me some consternation,… read more