Amelia Eiker

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

The Life Summary 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, Noble Township, 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
1852–1937
Susan Fidelia Hoover
1854–1892
George Hoover
1856–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1835Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +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

    German: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with agi ‘point, edge (of a sword)’.Perhaps an altered form of German Eicher .Norwegian: plural form of Eike .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eicher

    Sources (12)

    • Amelia Hoover in household of Samuel Hoover, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amelia Iker in entry for James N Hoover and Elizabeth J Bowden, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
    • Auerlia Eikea in entry for John Isaac Hoover, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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