Amelia Eiker

29 June 1814–11 August 1868 (Age 54)
Liberty Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Eiker was born on 29 June 1814, in Liberty Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Meyers Eiker, was 42 and her mother, Nancy Zimmerman, was 35. She married Samuel Hoover on 10 March 1835, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Hamiltonban Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 11 August 1868, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Matlock Cemetery, Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hoover
1809–1881
Amelia Eiker
1814–1868
Marriage: 10 March 1835
John Isaac Hoover
1835–1922
Barbara Ann Hoover
1837–1911
David Calvin Hoover
1839–
James Nevin Hoover
1842–1913
Joseph A Hoover
1844–
Charlotte Hoover
1845–
Sarah F Hoover
1846–1850
Lucy Ann Hoover
1847–
Mary Hoover
1849–
Samuel Mahon Hoover
1852–
Susan Fidelia Hoover
1854–1892
George Hoover
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1835
Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    John Isaac Hoover

    Male1835–1922Male

    Female1837–1911Female

    David Calvin Hoover

    Male1839–Male

    James Nevin Hoover

    Male1842–1913Male

    Joseph A Hoover

    Male1844–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Meyers Eiker

    Male1771–1839Male

    Nancy Zimmerman

    Female1778–1864Female

siblings

(14)

    Nancy Eiker

    Female1794–Female

    John David Eiker

    Male1795–1874Male

    David Meyers Eiker Jr

    Male1800–1884Male

    Sarah Eiker

    Female1801–Female

    Mary Eiker

    Female1803–Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1816

Age 2

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a Germanic personal name formed with egi ‘point (of a sword or lance)’ (Old High German ecka).2 Perhaps a respelling of German Eicher .3 Norwegian: variant (plural) of Eike .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Hoover in household of Samuel Hoover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amelia Hoover in household of Samuel Hoover, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Auerlia Eikea in entry for John Isaac Hoover, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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