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 Jacob was a farmer. About 1870, Jacob married Sarah M./A. (___). She was born 6 Feb 1849 and died 26 Jul 1921. She too was […]
In my last post, I went over what I found in the German Township, Fayette County tax records during my recent trip to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In this post, I’m going to address what I found in the Union and Tyrone Township tax records. If you recall, I had this information for the township before the […]
Samuel Thomas HOOVER, son of Christian and Caroline (KINNARD) HOOVER, was born 18 Feb 1857, possibly in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania and died 18 Aug 1930 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He married sometime between Feb and Sep 1879 Victoria WALKER, daughter of Jacob C. and Mary (ECKLEY) WALKER. She was born 9 […]
I’m recently back from a trip to Pennsylvania—well, okay, not recently, but close enough—and I thought I’d share some of what I learned. I spent some time at the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg. Mostly, I looked up and copied Hoover Family deeds from Fayette, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Washington and Greene counties, but I also looked […]
Jefferson FORCE was born 9 Dec 1833, possibly in Centre county, Pennsylvania and died 20 Oct 1910 in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Advent Cemetery on 23 Oct 1910. He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in the 45th Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers, Company E IX, 1st Brigade, […]
Clyde HOOVER, son of Samuel Thomas and Victoria (WALKER) HOOVER, was born 30 Oct 1886 in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania and died 13 May 1972 in Karthaus, Karthuas township, Clearfield county, Pennsylvania just over the West Branch of the Susquehanna River from his home in Pine Glen. He married Nora Malinda HOUDESHELL […]
Two Hockers and a Hocker spouse at the Hockersville village road sign—I believe—in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania. William Hocker Jr. (1918—2008) and John Garrett Hocker Jr. are standing in the road while William Wingeard (1915—1998), husband of Betty Jean (Hocker) Wingeard is holding the signpost. How can I not be sure where Hockersville is, you ask. […]
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 any of my know HACKER/HOCKER relatives. If you have any information on her family, please let me know.
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 Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania. He married Annie H. (___) about 1881. Annie was born in Aug 1861 and died in 1939. She was […]
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.