Isaac Rufus Hoover

Brief Life History of Isaac Rufus

When Isaac Rufus Hoover was born on 1 December 1871, in Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Brumbaugh Hoover, was 41 and his mother, Esther J. Martin, was 32. He married Minnie Idella Coble on 27 April 1893, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Piney Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 22 June 1938, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Isaac Rufus Hoover
Minnie Idella Coble
Marriage: 27 April 1893
Iva Belle Hoover
John Baker Hoover
Leona G. Hoover
Dora Ellen Hoover

Sources (46)

  • Isiac R Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Isaac R. Hoover, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Isaac A. Hoover, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German and German Huber .

Americanized form of Finnish Huovinen: from huovi ‘soldier, horseman’ + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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