Hooversville, Pennsylvania

Hooversville, Pennsylvania

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hooversville is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 779 at the 2000 census.Hooversville was established in 1836. The first settlers to claim land in the Hooversville area were George Lohr (1780), Michael Kocher, and Casper Ripple (warrant 1794), who died in 1828. Jonas Hoover, the founder of Hooversville, came to Quemahoning Township in 1834 and bought land from the heirs of Casper Ripple. In 1836, he had lots surveyed along the present Water and Main Streets. Jonas Hoover was a farmer who ran a gristmill and sawmill on Hoover Street in 1847. He was a Justice of the Peace from 1852 to 1862. He and David Crissey took part in establishing the German Reformed Church at Hooversville.show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136744988
  • 9786136744988