Some Hocker gravestones from Churchville Cemetery in Oberlin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. All photographs copyright © Kristen Hocker
Photos all copyright © Kristen Hocker.
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Samuel Thomas Hoover of Centre County, Pennsylvania.
It’s Surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Albert Curtin Hocker.
On 22 November 1717, Martin Kendig (Kendick, Kendrick, Cundigg) and John Herr (Heer) were warranted 5,000 acres in Lancaster County by the Proprietaries of Pennsylvania. They, in turn, transferred this land to their fellow immigrants. John Taylor surveyed 210 acres from this warrant for Jacob Huber on either 24 or 28th January 1733. The survey… read more