George W Hoover

Male13 August 1864–16 April 1941

Brief Life History of George W

When George W Hoover was born on 13 August 1864, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Daniel S Hoover, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Ann Crull, was 25. He married Nancy Elizabeth Worl on 22 March 1893, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 16 April 1941, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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George W Hoover
Nancy Elizabeth Worl
Marriage: 22 March 1893
Oma Hoover
Josephine Hoover
Garnet Ann Hoover
Infant Hoover
Luther Wayne Hoover

Sources (17)

  • George Hoover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George R. Hoover - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Hoover
  • Geo R Hoover, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    22 March 1893Delaware, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 7

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 21

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    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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