Recently, I’ve started a document to record the facts I’ve been compiling for each Hoover—especially the land transactions—and became frustrated when I couldn’t locate any Strasburg Township property for Henry Huber, son of Ulrich Huber, even though other deeds named it as his place of residence. Today, I finally found it!
This is one of my favorite photos of my grandfather, William Hocker. His expression seems to speak volumes about the type of man he was. I miss him dearly. The photo was taken, I believe, at the Hocker hunting camp in Perry County, Pennsylvania. His sisters Anna and Betty Jean can be seen in the […]
Gravestone photo for Mrs. Angelina (Garber) Waage, wife of Rev. Frederic Waage, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
There were two Henry Hubers living near Pequea and Beaver Creeks in the Martic/Conestoga/Strasburg/Lampeter township area in the mid-to-late 1700s. This post is about the family of the Henry Huber who married Catharine Good, daughter of Jacob Good.
A family portrait of three unidentified women and a girl. They may belong to the Witmer, Greulich or Snyder families of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. This photo was likely taken in the 1890s. If you can identify these ladies, please contact me!
Saraphine Witmer’s Reformed Church confirmation certificate from 14 Apr 1878.
In genealogical research we are told to “research the relatives, neighbors, and associates” of our family member in order to learn more about them and hopefully take our family line back another generation. However, when does an apparent series of coincidences become a connection?
Gravestone image for Reverend Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (17 Aug 1797—23 Aug 1884) at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Jacob and Anna Maria (___) Hoover both died in German Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania in 1800 and 1808, respectively. Their children can not be found in the township after 1816. Where did they go?
I just recently got the death certificate for the last of my direct ancestors who died after 1906—the year Pennsylvania started registering births and deaths at the state level, as opposed to the county level. Her name was Judith (Deysher) Snyder.