Once again it’s time for Surname Saturday. I’ve finished all my great great grandfathers, so it’s time to move back a generation This week I’m writing about my 3x great grandfather, Samuel Krehl Leedy, father of my 2x great grandmother Lillian Ainsley (Leedy) Hocker.
After learning that Anthony Parsons might be Sarah (Parsons) Leedy’s father, I decided to see if I could find more information on him. From his tombstone, I know that he died in 1834. So, I decided to see if I could find any estate records for him on FamilySearch.org.
I’ve come to the realization lately that in my zeal for researching the Hacker/Hockers and Huber/Hoovers, there are quite a few of my family lines that I haven’t done much work on. This weekend one of those lines opened up.
A photo taken at the Hocker hunting camp in Perry County, Pennsylvania circa 1924. I’m not completely certain of the folks in the photo, but I think it’s—Isabella (Smith) Hocker, […]
This is one of my favorite photos of my grandfather, William Hocker. His expression seems to speak volumes about the type of man he was. I miss him dearly. The […]
This is a photo of Robert Thomas Alexander Smith. He was the youngest child of William and Eliza Craig (Bonnington) Smith. He married and divorced without having children. This photo […]