Roy Alfred Hoover

1873–1944 (Age 71)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Roy Alfred

When Roy Alfred Hoover was born in 1873, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Christopher John Hoover, was 32 and his mother, Hester Ann Tibbets, was 28. He married JoEllen Saul on 7 May 1899, in Dover, Clare, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Harrison, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Grant Township, Clare, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1944, in Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Alfred Hoover
JoEllen Saul
Marriage: 7 May 1899
Roy Hoover Jr.

Spouse and Children


    JoEllen Saul


7 May 1899
Dover, Clare, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Christopher John Hoover


    Hester Ann Tibbets




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 10

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eroy A. Hoover in household of Christopher Hoover, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Roy Hoover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Hoover Sr., "United States Census, 1930"

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