First Generation

1. Henry1 HOOVER (#3247) was born in OH 1821. It is believed that Henry was born in Deleware Co., OH. Henry died date unknown in Paulding Co., OH, at age unknown.

He married twice. He married Mahalia (?) HOOVER 1843 in OH. (Mahalia (?) HOOVER is #4386.) Mahalia was born 2 JUN 1818 in PA. Mahalia died 9 JUL 1864 in Paulding Co., OH, at age 46. Her body was interred JUL 1864 in Paulding Co., OH. He grave is in a pasture 3 miles north of Oakwood on SR-66 then west on C-140 1 1/4 miles Southside in a pasture. Listed as mahalia Hoover wife of Henry died July 9, 1864 age 46 yrs 1m and 7 days.

He married Amelia HART 23 APR 1868 in Paulding Co., OH. (Amelia HART is #5528.) Henry may have born 1821 OH and his wife was Mahalia bn 1821 PA, he had brothers William bn 1806 PA md to Mary Selfiest bn 1804 PA and another brother Samuel bn 1814 PA and wife Sarah Casto bn 1818 OH A descendent of these Hoovers and genealogist is Joseph Hoover ph-734-747-7402, and e-mail He is the GGG grandson of Wm bn 1806

Henry HOOVER and Mahalia (?) HOOVER had the following children:

child 2 i. Sarah A.2 HOOVER (#4389) was born 1844.

child 3 ii. Elisa A. HOOVER (#4388) was born in OH 1845. Elisa died 1875 at age 30. She married Rodney YOUNG 1 DEC 1863 in Paulding Co., OH. (Rodney YOUNG is #6339.) Rodney was born 17 NOV 1824 in Delaware Co., OH.

child 4 iii. David William HOOVER (#4390) was born in Delaware Co., OH 27 FEB 1847. David died 11 APR 1934 in Melrose, OH, at age 87. He married Margaret LINNABARY 8 MAR 1870 in Melrose, OH. (Margaret LINNABARY is #5027.) Margaret was born 24 AUG 1852 in Melrose, OH. Margaret died 15 NOV 1934 in Melrose, OH, at age 82.


Hiram B. & Mary (Lighthill) Hoover

Taken 1888/9, first row Mary (Lighthill) Hoover, Hattie, Hiram who is holding Lucy, 2nd row Mahala Hoover (abt. 17yrs old)

child + 5 iv. Hiram B. HOOVER was born 28 APR 1848.

child 6 v. John HOOVER (#4387) was born in Auglaize Twp., Paulding Co.,, OH 1857.

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