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.
Annie (KISSINGER) HACKER, wife of Martin K. HACKER, was born 27 Jun 1863 and died 5 Apr 1894. She was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania.
Martin K HACKER, son of Jacob HACKER and Maria “Polly” KRIEG, was born 25 Jan 1850 and died 16 Nov 1906. He was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania. He was married twice, first to Annie Kissinger who died in 1894 and was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, and […]
Christian L. Hoover was born sometime between 1820 and 1826 in Pennsylvania.1 His son, Simon’s death certificate is more specific.2 It states the Christian was born in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania.3 It is possible that Christian was the son of Philip and Hannah (Thomas) Hoover of Plumcreek township, Armstrong county, Pennsylvania. Christian died in Covington township, […]