Calvin Jacob Hoover

1858–2 October 1954 (Age 96)
Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Calvin Jacob

When Calvin Jacob Hoover was born in 1858, in Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Manassah Hoover, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Beight, was 32. He married Rachel E Longanecker on 31 March 1881, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Unity Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 40 years and Beaver Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 2 October 1954, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Petersburg, Springfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Jacob Hoover
Rachel E Longanecker
Marriage: 31 March 1881
Clyde Melroy Hoover
Frank Alfred Hoover
Howard Manassa Hoover
Mabel Catherine Hoover
Orvil Calvin Hoover
George Rolland Hoover
Delmar Walter Hoover

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1881Columbiana, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 2
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 28
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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    Sources (27)

    • Calvin Hooner in entry for George R. Hooner, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Calvin Hoover in household of Manassa Hoover, "United States Census, 1870"
    • C.j. Hoover in entry for Frank A. Hoover and Clara M. White, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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