Mary Catherine Waage, daughter of Dr. Charles Theodore and Lydia S. (Eshbach) Waage, was born 27 Oct 1877 in Pennsburg, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. She married Edwin Joshua Wieder.

Mary Louisa Hocker, daughter of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker, married Samuel Hoch/Hoke 22 Nov 1860. She was born circa 1840/42 in Hockersville, Dickinson Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke

I  labeled this photo Mary and Ethel Hocker. Ethel Hocker was the daughter of Albert Curtin and Lillian (Leedy) Hocker. She married twice, first to Harry Thomas Allen and second to Wesley Edward Foster, Jr. I am presuming the Mary Hocker refers to Mary (Curran) Hocker, wife of Levi Ainsley Hocker and Ethel’s sister-in-law.

Martin Luther Hocker, son of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker, married Mary Ann Brindle 17 Oct 1850 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The couple later moved to Bourbon County, Kansas. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke

Lydia (Eshbach) Waage, daughter of Henry M. and Catherine Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach, married Dr. Charles T. Waage 29 Aug 1877. The couple had one daughter Mary Catherine Waage.

Lovina (Force) Houdeshell, the daughter of Jefferson and Susan (Mulhollan) Force, married George W. Houdeshell 20 Jun 1890 in Centre County, Pennsylvania. The couple resided in Snow Shoe and Burnside townships.

In researching the family William Wingeard found several articles about Levi Hocker’s mysterious disappearance and the subsequent discovery of his suicidal drowning.

Levi Hocker, son of George and Mary Magdelana (Landis) Hocker, was born 17 Jan 1824 and died 31 Oct 1876 in Swatara township, of a suicidal drowning. He went missing on 31 Oct 1876 and his body was found the following spring floating in the water at Fry’s dam. He was buried the following 29 […]

Lavinia (Hocker) Brandt, daughter of Johannes W. and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker, married Acquilla Brandt, possibly the son of David and Elizabeth (Bear) Brandt. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke