Pennsylvania

Anna (Frantz) Hocker

Anna (Frantz) Hocker was the wife of Levi Hocker and daughter of Michael and Elizabeth (Walters) Frantz. She was born 13 Sep 1828 and died 3 Feb 1918 in Harrisburg, […]

Photo: Cordelia (Hocker) Metsker

Cordelia (Hocker) Metsker, born ca 1851/52 in Hockersville, Dickinson township, Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, was the daughter of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker.

Photo: Amanda Maud Hocker

Amanda Maud Hocker, born 5 Jan 1849, Hockersville, Dickinson township, Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, died 27 Mar 1883, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, daughter of Johannes and Elizabeth (Henry) Hocker.

Photo: Amanda (Hamilton) Hocker?

Martha J. (___) Amanda Catherine (Hamilton) Hocker, daughter of William and Elizabeth Hamilton, wife of Josiah Hocker, was born circa 1840 and likely died in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Christoph1 Hacker (StephenA), who Herr Heil called a “cowboy and shoemaker,” was a shoemaker in Rußheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany where he was christened on 2 May 1697. His sponsors were Sebastian […]

John and Jacob Hocker, sons of Adam Hocker, disappeared from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania in the late 1830s. What happened to them? Where did they go? This article starts to examine the possibilities.

Isn’t it amazing how often family members disappear? Especially the farther back you go. Of course, they haven’t truly disappeared, you simply haven’t found the right records, assuming, of course, that they still exist. I’m seeking any information on Christopher Hocker (original spelling Hacker), born ca. 1776 at Erdenheim, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It is said he went to Ohio…

Research doesn’t always go smoothly. My great-great-great grandfather Christian Hoover has been giving me fits for some time. Here’s the deal…