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
Josiah Hocker, son of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker, and child. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke
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 1884 in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke
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, Delta county, Colorado. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Hoke
Isabella (Smith) Hocker and grandchild.
Horace K. Witmer and Mary A. Breish married about 1891.
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 the house being built, sometime in the 1890s. His father worked on the construction. The house was allegedly built for Caroline (Swimer) Mulhollan by her […]
Clyde Hoover’s family in Pine Glen, circa 31 Oct 1971 at his 85th birthday. Left to right: Standing- Gladys “Peg” (Hoover) Sheffer, Ruth “Kate” Hocker, Jean Crestani, Russell Hoover, Helen (Hoover) Yingling, Donald Hoover, Isabel “Betz” (Hoover) Plubell, Robert Hoover, Clyde Hoover Jr. Sitting- Lloyd Hoover, Clyde Hoover, Edward Hoover (3 brothers, sons of Samuel […]