Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (aka Frederick) was born 17 Aug 1797 in Schleswig, Holstein, Denmark.1 He studied at the University of Kiel in Germany and came to the United States […]
Another family mystery, yet another man named Christopher (or Christian)! This time I’m trying to trace Christopher Hocker, son of Johan George and Anna Margaretha (Weidman) Hacker of Erdenheim, Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
John Hocker’s listing in the 1785 Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania tax list.
William Wingeard determined that there was a problem with establishing George Hocker Jr.’s date of death. In this post I will examine the conflicting data he found and explain what my subsequent research revealed.
I’ve been working on the Philadelphia Hocker branch of the family for my book A Hacker/Hocker Family recently. Learning about “Mapping West Philadelphia: Landowners in October 1777” was a fantastic find!
Taking advantage of Ancestry’s free access to census records this weekend. Added a couple generations onto the Philadelphia Hockers.
Today, I found the second reference to a Samuel Hocker associated with my Hacker-Hocker family. Another clue in the mystery of Christopher Hocker (ca 1776-?)!
My 3x great grandmother Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach died on 16 Mar 1859. She was 53 years, 4 months, and 10 days old.
My 4x great grandfather Philip Kline was born on 6 Mar 1799, most likely in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He died 30 Jan 1877.
My great great grandfather Dr. Charles T. Waage died on 6 Mar 1921 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
My great great grandfather Henry D. Snyder was born on 3 March 1859 to Joseph and Judith (Deysher) Snyder of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He died 30 Sep 1931.
My 8x great grandfather Hans Thiebold Jock died on 3 Mar 1708 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany.
My great great great grandmother Helena (Person) Dillinger died on 3 Mar 1893, quite likely in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ∞