Mattie Velma Hoover

27 June 1887–
Yellow Creek, Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mattie Velma

When Mattie Velma Hoover was born on 27 June 1887, in Yellow Creek, Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Christian Hoover, was 33 and her mother, Margaret J. Kerlin, was 29. She married William Rhienhart about 1907, in Yellow Creek, Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Rhienhart
Mattie Velma Hoover
1887–
Marriage: about 1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1907
Yellow Creek, Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Velma Hoover in household of C Hoover, "United States Census, 1900"

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