Lawrence HOUSEHOLDER’s will, dated 19 Jul 1800, probated 12 Feb 1805, filed in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania — Will Book I, Volumn 1, p.202 — bequeaths the following: In the name of God! I, Lawrence HOUSEHOLDER, of Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, yeoman, being old and weak in body, but of sound mind, the mortality of […]
Amanda HACKER was the daughter of Samuel and Susanna (GSELL?) HACKER—one of 12 children. She was born 29 Jan 1840 likely in Elizabeth township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and died 12 Apr 1857 in Ephrata township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. She was buried 14 Apr 1857 in the Emanuel Lutheran Church cemetery in Brickerville, Pennsylvania.
Anna Margaretha HACKER, daughter of Christoph and Anna Margaretha (JOCK) HACKER, was born 24 Dec 1730 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany. She married on 24 Nov 1750 in Rußheim, Lorentz HAUSHALTER, likely son of Lorentz and Maria Barbara (HAGER) HAUSHALTER. The couple came to the United States in 1750 and settled in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. Margaretha […]
Lorentz HAUSHALTER (Lawrence Householder) was born 13 Aug 1726 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany. He married Anna Margaretha HACKER in Rußheim on 24 Nov 1750. He came to the United States in Oct 1752 with his wife, parents-in-law Christoph and Anna Margaretha (JOCK) HACKER, and brother and sister-in-law Michael and Christina (HACKER) LANG. They settled in […]
Susanna GSELL was born 5 Feb 1806 in Pennsylvania, most likely in Lancaster county. She married Samuel HACKER, son of Frederick and Catharina (FUCHS) HACKER, about 1824/5. She died 23 Apr 1891 in Ephrata township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania at age 85 years, 2 months and 18 days. She was buried with her husband in the […]
Johan Adam Hocker, son of Johan George and Maria Margaretha (Weidman) Hacker, was born 19 Dec 1763 in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 4 Feb 1847 in Slate River Mills, Buckingham county, Virginia. He married on 4 Mar 1797 in Germantown, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania Ann Dillet.
Samuel HACKER, youngest son of Frederick and Catharina (FUCHS) HACKER, was born 24 Jul 1799 in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and christened on 6 Oct 1799 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Brickerville. He died 5 Nov 1855 at age 56 years, 3 months and 10 days in Ephrata township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and was […]
Catharina STEINER, daughter of Frederick and Catharine (___) STEINER, was born 27 Mar 1799 in Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania and died 8 May 1823. She was buried in the Emanuel Lutheran Church (Warwick Congregation) Cemetery in Brickerville, Warwick township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. She was married to Jacob HACKER, son of Frederick and Catharina (FUCHS) […]
In May of 1780, Jacob Waller sold a tract of land—part of a 1769 survey on Redstone Creek—now part of Union township, Fayette county to Andrew Hoover, Jr. This land was then signed over to Jacob Pindle/Pindell by Andrew Hoover in August of 1780. Sixteen years later, Jacob Pindell signed over this land to Jonathan Rowland and wife Susannah “in trust for the heirs of” Conrad Herbaugh on May 3rd, 1796.
If you’re researching your family history, deeds can be an excellent source of information, placing a family member at a specific place at a specific time. They can sometimes provide clues to where a person came from or went to. And, if you’re lucky, they can also provide information on family relationships.
Here is an index to some deeds for HOOVERs in Fayette county in the late 1700s and early 1800s.