Did you know that you can view Lancaster County deeds from 1729 through 1981 online? You can! Visit the Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds to use their online e-film reader to view digital versions of the deed books.
A list of Hubers and Hoovers from the Lancaster County Deed Books (1729—1893), covering first names starting with R—W.
A list of Huber & Hoover grantors from the Lancaster County Deeds Books (1729-1893), covering first names M—P.
A list of Hubers & Hoovers from the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Grantors index with first names I through L, covering years 1729—1893.
A list of Hubers & Hoovers with first names starting with E—F from the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed Grantors index, covering years 1729-1893.
I’ve been doing a lot of Huber/Hoover family research lately—mostly for the family of Andreas Huber (1754), my presumptive Hoover ancestor. If the identification of him being from Ellerstadt is correct, then Andrew had two—possibly three—older brothers who immigrated to the US ahead of him. I wanted to look into those families and the families […]
Maria “Polly” Krieg, daughter of John Elias and Anna Maria (Gibbens) Krieg, was born 5 Aug 1819 and died 22 Mar 1898 in Pennsylvania. She was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church cemetery in Brickerville, Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She married Jacob Hacker about 1841. He was born 28 Sep 1803 and died 26 […]
I’ve added gravestones from two new cemeteries in the Galleries section: Bowman’s Cemetery and Cedar Hill Cemetery in Ephrata Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This is in addition to the Emanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery gravestones that were already available. Most of these gravestones are from members of the Hacker/Hocker and affiliated families.
If you search the web, read published genealogies or the official biography of President Herbert Hoover, everywhere you’ll find that his ancestor was from Ellerstadt, Palatinate, Germany. But did you know that he was initially identified as the Andreas Huber from Trippstadt, Palatinate, Germany? Or that he might actually be from Ittlingen, landkreis Heilbronn, Baden, Germany? In this article, I’ll examine the past and present thought on this Andreas Huber’s German origins and the impact it has on identifying the origins of my ancestor Andreas Huber.
I’ve created a personal map on Google Maps of some of my research places. I find it very helpful to see the locations I’ve found in my research on a map. It gives me a better idea of the distances between places and also shows me the surrounding villages/town. Proximity can make a good case […]