This extraction is taken from the last will and testament of George Hocker (1794—1873). The will was dated 13 Sep 1783 and probated 14 Nov 1873.  George HOCKER devised as follows: “#1 To my widow Catharine, all household and kitchen furniture in the house, except what belongs to daughter. Margaret and son George, she… read more
Jacob L. Hocker, son of John Peter and Nancy (WELPMER) HOCKER, was born Jun 1850 and died sometime between 1920 and 1930. He married first Susanna (___), and second Ida May MUTTERSPAUGH. Jacob and Susanna had at least eight children, as follows: John W. Hocker, b. ca Mar 1870, Middle Paxton township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania… read more
Elizabeth HOCKER, daughter of Martin and Barbara A. (SMITH) HOCKER, married John FUHRMAN Jr. (also FOREMAN), son of John and Mary (___) FOREMAN, on 15 Sep 1833, probably in Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania.
The Martin Hocker homestead in Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania about 1896. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bell
George HOCKER, son of Johan “Hans” Adam and Maria Elisabetha (WEIDMAN) HACKER, was born 9 Oct 1776 in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 12 Sep 1846, age 79 years, 11 months, 3 days. He was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania.
This is the land warrant for one of Adam HACKER’s properties in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. I originally found it at the Lancaster County Courthouse, but you can also find the warrant indices and copied Warrant book online at the Pennsylvania State Arcives website. I also found records for George HACKER, Adam’s brother; Martin… read more
In researching my HOOVER family line, I’ve always hit a brick wall at my great-great-great-grandfather Christian HOOVER. He seemed to appear from almost from nowhere. Family history regarding Christian and Caroline (Kinnard) Hoover was vague and sometimes contradictory. Here’s what the older family members recall about the Hoover family, specifically regarding Christian: Christian was one… read more
Standing, L to R:\ Clarence Franklin Greulich, Marie (Letterhouse) Dise, Linwood Greulich (hidden), Kate Amanda (Weil) Greulich, Carrie A. (Greulich) Letterhouse (partly hidden), Alda (Greulich) Broadwater, Linwood’s Anna (Hunsberger) Greulich (hidden), Anna E. (Greulich) Keller, Chester’s Annie M. (Scholl) Greulich, Ralph Keller(?), Frances A. (Schantz) Greulich, Loretta C. (Hill) Keller(?), Theodore Greulich, Elmer’s Lillie Witmer… read more
Catharina (FUCHS) HACKER was the wife of Frederick3 HACKER (Johan Adam2, Christoph1). She was born 23 Sep 1756 died 6 Apr 1806 in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. She was buried beside her husband in the Emanuel Lutheran Church cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania. The couple married 26 Oct 1779 at Reiher’s Reformed Church in Lancaster. Footnotes: Xakellis,… read more
Elmer Calvin Greulich, youngest son of Charles Philipp Greulich and Caroline K. Wolf, was born 6 Aug 1880 in East Greenville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania and died 10 Jan 1947 in Lansdale, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. On 21 Sep 1901, he married Lillian Witmer Snyder, daughter of Henry D. Snyder and Saraphine K. Witmer.