Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania; Including the Counties of Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson and Clarion, Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Volume 1

Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania; Including the Counties of Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson and Clarion, Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...August 3, I891. He was three times married, his first wife in her maidenhood being Mary Williams._ To them were born the following children: Tabitha, wife of Benjamin Brisbon, of Lemont, Penn.; Elsie, deceased wife of Villiam Kenner, a farmer of Union township, Centre county; Harriet, deceased wife of Calvin Peters, also a farmer of Union township; Lawrence, a resident of Iowa; William, of Unionville, Penn.; and George, deceased. The mother of Mrs. Hoover was the second wife of George L. Peters, and for his third wife he wedded Miss Catherine Glenn. The mother of Mrs. Hoover was born in 1820, and on the 17th of February, I848, she was united in marriage to Andrew Brown, who was born uly I9, 1825, and died September I, I853. She later became the wife of George L. Peters, and died in 1870. On February 11, I879, WILLIAM E. Hoovsn, brother of our subject, was wedded to Harriet E. Carter, and they have two children: ohn C. and Newell A., both at home. Mrs. Hoover was born February 9, 1855. in Lewistown, Miffiin Co., Penn., a daughter of ohn and Maria (Straight) Carter, natives of Centre county, Penn., and New ersey, respectively. In their family were six children: Harriet E., wife of Mr. Hoover; Daniel, Sarah C. and David, all deceased; and two who died in infancy. The father departed this life in Nittany Valley, Penn., in the spring of 186:, at the age of fifty-five years. Later the mother became the wife of George Carson, a collier, by whom she had two children: Martha and Mary, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Carson are now living retired at Milesburg. She is a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The Hoover brothers are " free silver" Democrats in politics, and are deeply interested in the success of their party. They...show more

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  • Paperback | 724 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,270g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857135
  • 9781236857132