Roy Alfred Hoover


Brief Life History 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, Grant Township, 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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Roy Alfred Hoover
JoEllen Saul
Marriage: 7 May 1899
Roy Hoover Jr.

Sources (15)

  • Eroy A. Hoover in household of Christopher Hoover, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Roy A. Hoover, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Roy Alfred Hoover, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1899Dover, Grant Township, Clare, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +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

    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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