Peter Hoover
(1874-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emma Cecelia Peters

Peter Hoover 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 13 Mar 1874, , , PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Emma Cecelia Peters on 4 May 1894 in Duncannon, Perry, PA 1
  • Died: 16 Nov 1940, Rome City, Noble, IN at age 66 4 5
  • Buried: 20 Nov 1940, Duncannon: Duncannon Union Cemetery, Perry, PA, USA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: LHKY-HLW.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Wheatfield Township, Perry, PA, USA. 2 The 1920 census recorded Peter Hoover, engineer oil plant, 46, living with wife Emma S., 46; Helen M., 13; Peter E., 10; son Styles F., 8; Stewart W., 7; Walter E., 6; Mildred E., 4 years 3 months; and Gertrude L., 1 year 8 months old when the census was recorded on 15 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Obituary: Harrisburg Telegraph: obituary of Peter Hoover on 20 Nov 1940 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 5 Peter Hoover, 60, Fort Wayne, Ind., died Saturday of a heart condition while hunting near Rome City, Ind. He was a former resident of near Duncannon. Surviving are the following daughters, Mrs. Edith Parker, Harrisburg; Mrs. Edward Baker, New Bloomfield, R.D.; Mrs Joseph Wharton, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Preston Smyser, York; Mrs. Samuel Beecher, Dillsburg; the following sons, Lawrence and Stewart, both of Fort Wayne, Ind; Peter Jr., of Akron, Ohio; Stiles and Walter, both of York Haven.
Services will be at 2 p. m., to-day at the Nickel funeral home, Duncannon, the Rev. Raymond H. Wilson, retired pastor of the Duncannon Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Duncannon.


Peter married Emma Cecelia Peters on 4 May 1894 in Duncannon, Perry, PA.1 (Emma Cecelia Peters was born on 19 Sep 1873 in , , PA,2 6 died on 1 Jun 1963 in Fairview Township, York, PA, USA 6 7 and was buried in Duncannon: Duncannon Union Cemetery, Perry, PA, USA 6.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMV-S4C Peter Hoover and Emma Peters, 04 May 1894; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 21,996.

2 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatfield, Perry, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1613; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 145; Image: 870.

3 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VB-G47 Peter Hoover, 1917-1918.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22779137.

5 Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), 20 Nov 1940, page 7. Obituary of Peter Hoover.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22779136.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 065855-63. Emma H. Anderson.



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