I’ve been doing a lot of Huber/Hoover family research lately—mostly for the family of Andreas Huber (1754), my presumptive Hoover ancestor. If the identification of him being from Ellerstadt is […]
Maria “Polly” Krieg, daughter of John Elias and Anna Maria (Gibbens) Krieg, was born 5 Aug 1819 and died 22 Mar 1898 in Pennsylvania. She was buried in the Emanuel […]
I’ve added gravestones from two new cemeteries in the Galleries section: Bowman’s Cemetery and Cedar Hill Cemetery in Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This is in addition to the Emanuel […]
George2 Hoover (Michael1) was likely born circa ca 1735-1740, possibly in Germany or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Assuming George was 21 years of age at the birth of his first child […]
If you search the web, read published genealogies or the official biography of President Herbert Hoover, everywhere you’ll find that his ancestor was from Ellerstadt, Palatinate, Germany. But did you know that he was initially identified as the Andreas Huber from Trippstadt, Palatinate, Germany? Or that he might actually be from Ittlingen, landkreis Heilbronn, Baden, Germany? In this article, I’ll examine the past and present thought on this Andreas Huber’s German origins and the impact it has on identifying the origins of my ancestor Andreas Huber.
A list of Huber immigrants to Pennsylvania between 1728 and 1768 taken from the Pennsylvania Archives, Series II, Volume XVII, “Names of Foreigners who took the Oath of Allegiance, 1727-1775.”
Jacob H./K. Hacker was born 26 Aug 1838 in Pennsylvania, most likely Lancaster County, and died 16 Feb 1906. He was buried in Bowman’s Cemetery in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania1 […]
Mary HACKER was born 5 Aug 1819 and died 22 Mar 1888, aged 78 years, 7 months and 17 days. I have not been able to associate the Mary with […]
Benjamin K. HACKER, son of Jacob and Maria “Polly” (KRIEG) HACKER, was born in Apr 1856 and died in 1938. He was a carpenter and was buried in the Emanuel […]
May Bell HACKER, daughter of Martin K. and Annie (KISSINGER) HACKER, died on 9 Nov 1890 and was buried in Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania.