Eliza Jane Hoover

December 1846–26 January 1924 (Age 77)
Fentress, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eliza Jane

Eliza Jane Hoover was born in December 1846, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States. She married Andrew Jackson York on 15 December 1872, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 January 1924, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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Jeremiah Myrah Cooper
Eliza Jane Hoover
Marriage: 1880
Sherman Cooper

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    Jeremiah Myrah Cooper





    Sherman Cooper


World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 16

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 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (3)

  • Gen... Hoover in entry for John York, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Jane Hoover, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Eliza Jane Hoover Cooper, "Find A Grave Index"

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