Pennsylvania

Photo: Lovina (Force) Houdeshell

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 […]

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 portrait

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 […]

Photo: Lavinia (Hocker) Brandt

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

Photo: Josiah Hocker

Josiah Hocker, son of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker, and child. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke

Photo: Johannes Hocker

Johannes W. Hocker, son of Martin and Christiana (Beinhauer) Hocker of Hockersville, Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania. Johannes (John) was born 6 May 1804 in Hockersville and died 28 Jun […]

Photo: John Benjamin Hocker

John Benjamin Hocker, son of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker. He was born 2 Jan 1832 in Hockersville, Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania and died 19 Aug 1906 in Cedaredge, […]

Photo: Hoover House

The Hoover house in Pine Glen, Burnside township, Centre county, Pennsylvania. The house lies on the road between Karthaus and Pine Glen. My grandmother tells me that her father remembered […]