Isaac Rufus Hoover

1 December 1871–22 June 1938 (Age 66)
Richland, Vinton, Ohio, United States

The Life 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 Cobb 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

27 April 1893
Darke, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Brumbaugh Hoover


    Esther J. Martin





    Nancy Ellen Hoover


    Mary Esther Hoover


    Orlando Sebastian Hoover


    Rachel Jane Hoover


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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

Age 8

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

Age 19

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

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isiac R Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Isaac Hoover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaac Hoover, "United States Census, 1910"

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