Dauphin County PA

Photo: William Hocker Family

The family of William H. Hocker, including brother-in-law Robert Thomas Alexander Smith (standing left), wife Isabella (seated center left) and mother-in-law Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith Cochrane (seated center right). Standing: […]

Photo: William Hocker's Children

Four of the children of William H. Hocker Sr. (In back: Isabella; Middle: William, Jr. and Anna Louise; Front: Betty Jean) probably taken circa 1927—1929.

Photo: Hocker BBQ

A Hocker family barbeque about 1946. William Hocker, Sr. is at the grill.

Photo: Elizabeth Smith Cochrane

Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith Cochrane, daughter of Peter Purvis and Elizabeth (Buchanan) Bonnington, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 2 Oct 1866 and died in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 18 Oct […]

Anna (Frantz) Hocker

Anna (Frantz) Hocker was the wife of Levi Hocker and daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (Walters) Frantz. She was born 13 Sep 1828 and died 3 Feb 1918 in Harrisburg, […]

John and Jacob Hocker, sons of Adam Hocker, disappeared from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania in the late 1830s. What happened to them? Where did they go? This article starts to examine the possibilities.