Lyda Bell Hoover

Brief Life History of Lyda Bell

When Lyda Bell Hoover was born on 22 September 1879, in Faribault, Rice, Minnesota, United States, her father, Edward D. Hoover, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Lucretia Hoover, was 30. She married Henry James Piper in 1900, in Cannon City Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 March 1966, in Cannon City Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cannon City Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry James Piper
1874–1934
Lyda Bell Hoover
1879–1966
Marriage: 1900
Edward Marion Piper
1902–1993
Dorothy Pauline Piper
1906–1982
Donald Sherman Piper
1909–1956
Herbert Piper
1909–
Kenneth Hoover Piper
1911–1991
Franklin Henry Piper
1916–1990

Sources (16)

  • Lida Hoover in household of Edward Hoover, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Lyda A. Hoover, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Lyda Bell Hoover, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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