Philip Able Hoover

16 October 1848–11 March 1873 (Age 24)
Duck River, Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Philip Able

When Philip Able Hoover was born on 16 October 1848, in Duck River, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, his father, Samuel S Hoover, was 27 and his mother, Christine Elizabeth Parthena Church, was 20. He married Sarah Jane Bryan on 22 November 1870, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 11 March 1873, in Duck River, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Duck River, Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Able Hoover
1848–1873
Sarah Jane Bryan
1854–1928
Marriage: 22 November 1870
Hannah Eliza Hoover
1872–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1870
Maury, Tennessee, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (5)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 14

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 17

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch huve, a measure of land area ( compare German Huber ) + -er, suffix of agent nouns; a status name for a landowner or a prosperous small farmer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Able Hoover in household of Robt Church, "United States Census, 1870"
  • P A Hoover in household of Samuel Hoover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • P A Hoover, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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