Samuel Hoover

23 July 1855–22 May 1934 (Age 78)
Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Hoover was born on 23 July 1855, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States, his father, Philip Marcy Hoover, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Martha Ann Church, was 21. He married Frances Polk Baker on 21 December 1876, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1934. He died on 22 May 1934, in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hickman, Smith, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hoover
Amanda Elizabeth Mobley
Marriage: about 24 November 1886
Edward Crittenden Hoover
Mattie Florence Hoover
Joseph Marcy Hoover
Martha Hoover
Ernest Sloan Hoover
Samuel Hoover
Fannie Maude Hoover
Samuel Hoover
Ruth Blanche Hoover
Mamie Agnes Hoover
Claudia Hoover

Spouse and Children

about 24 November 1886
Hickman, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 7

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 21

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Sam Hoover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel Hoover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sam Hoover, "United States Census, 1880"

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