Third Generation

8. Mahala Emma3 HOOVER (Hiram B.2, Henry1)(4) (#811) was born in Brown Twp.,, Paulding Co.,, OH 11 MAR 1872. Also have seen her middle name as Margaret but family records that was provided to me indicated her middle name was Emma ?? Mahala died 11 FEB 1947 in Highland Twp., Defiance Co., OH, at age 74.(5) She died at her son Frank Cleaves, she lived there in a small out building or home just west of Franks Home on Blanchard Rd.

She married Herbert CLEAVES 19 MAR 1892 in Paulding Co., OH. (Herbert CLEAVES is #812.) Herbert was born 28 OCT 1869 in Moulton Twp., Auglaize Co., OH. Herbert was the son of John E. CLEAVES and Mildren HOLDREN. Herbert died 10 OCT 1944 in Paulding Co., OH, at age 74. His body was interred OCT 1944 in Praire Chapel, Brn.Twp.Paulding Co., OH. a farmer, a very easy going fellow. cause of death was consumption (tuberculosis) Eva Mae Yoder information that states her middle name is Margaret. This is contrary to what was provided to me from Frank's Family

Mahala Emma HOOVER and Herbert CLEAVES had the following children:


Frank Cleaves

With his horse and Buggy

child + 17 i. Franklin Arthur4 CLEAVES was born 19 AUG 1892.


Earl Lawrence & Carrie (Rose) Cleaves

child + 18 ii. Earl Lawrence CLEAVES was born 2 DEC 1893.


Elmer (Left) & Lawrence (Right) Cleaves

child 19 iii. Elmer Grant CLEAVES (#1312) was born in Auglaize Twp., Paulding Co.,, OH 27 JUL 1895. Elmer died 26 MAY 1942 in Lima, Allen Co., OH, at age 46. His body was interred 28 MAY 1942 in Vaugnsville Cem., Vaugnsville, OH.. He married Mable May JOLIFF 10 APR 1918 in Putnam Co., OH. (Mable May JOLIFF is #1320.) Mable was born 25 APR 1888 in Van Wert, OH. Mable died 2 DEC 1941 in Lima, Allen Co., OH, at age 53. Employed by the B&O RR

child 20 iv. Jennie Mae CLEAVES (#2960) was born in Brown Twp.,, Paulding Co.,, OH 27 JAN 1897. Jennie died 27 JAN 1897 in Brown Twp., Paulding Co., OH, at age unknown. Her body was interred 27 JAN 1897 in Paulding Co., OH.

child 21 v. Lester Charles CLEAVES (#2961) was born in Brown Twp.,, Paulding Co.,, OH 27 MAR 1898. Lester died 5 APR 1898 in Brown Twp., Paulding Co., OH, at age unknown. His body was interred APR 1898 in Paulding Co., OH.


Victor Cleaves

child + 22 vi. Victor Francis Sr. CLEAVES was born 24 JUL 1899.


Couple on right, Alex & Myrtle (Cleaves) Teman, and is their wedding picture. Couple on the left is Vera Cleaves and her Husband to be Henry Winchester.

child + 23 vii. Myrtle Grace CLEAVES was born 19 APR 1901.

child + 24 viii. Vera Mae CLEAVES was born 1 MAY 1903.

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