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 […]
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 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 of seven […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
I’m seeking information on the family of Jacob and Sarah (___) Hacker of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. They are another of my loose ends. I’d like to figure out where they fit in the Hacker/Hocker family. Any help would be appreciated. Jacob K./R.Hacker was born 26 Aug 1838 and died 16 Feb 1906. He was buried […]
Morris Linton Greulich, second and eldest surviving son of Charles Philipp Greulich and Caroline K. Wolf, was born 7 Jun 1866 in East Greenville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania and died 25 Jan 1931. He married on 15 Jan 1887 Elizabeth “Lizzie” Butterweck Fox, daughter of John Fox and Elizabeth Butterweck.
This is a transcription of the last will and testament of Jacob Hacker (1803—1873) of Elizabeth township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. I’m am seeking to determine whether or not this Jacob Hocker/Hacker belongs to my Lancaster Hackers, and if so, where. He’s of an age to possibly be the son of George3 and Christina (Miller) Hacker […]