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  • ID: I315
  • Name: Simon Hoover
  • Surname: Hoover
  • Given Name: Simon
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 Sep 1828 in Richland County, Ohio
  • Death: 18 Oct 1894 in Richland County, Ohio
  • _UID: 381E39D77EF6134C9E8B79F707FD39CAD9E4
  • Note:
    Simon Hoover
    9/18/1826 10/18/1894

    Simon Hoover, farmer: he owns 218 acres of land, which he under thebest cultivation, and is w ell improved. His farm is a part of section 1.He was born in Maryland, where his father, Henr y H., and mother were alsoborn, and when he was 4 years of age they migrated to Ohio and sett ledfirst in Washington Township. They next moved on the land where thesubject of this sketc h now resides, which was then all under timber. Inthe early days, a tree fell upon one of h is brothers and killed him,which his father had chopped off; it was near the present site o f hisresidence. Mr. Hoover's was born Sept. 29,1790 and died on his birth-dayin 1856. Mr. H oover was born Sept. 19,1828 Louisa Timanus was born inMansfield, Ohio, April 5,1829. They we re married March 20, 1851; therechildren are Emeline, who died in childhood; Albert, born Nov . 7,1852;Hulbert and Charles (twins), Sept. 23,1854; Hulda, Aug. 5,1857; Lincoln,April 10,186 0; William, May 8,1862; Sheridan, March 28,1865; Cyrus, Nov.22,1867; Samuel, May 29,1869; Jen nie, Sept. 11,1872. Cyrus died June28,1868; Samuel, Oct. 10,1873 After marriage, Mr. Hoover l ived upon hisgrandfather's farm six years, and then upon the farm he no owns. He, hiswife an d two children are members of the Lutheran Church, and he is anElder. Two of his sons attende d the Mansfield Normal School the wintersof 1879-80, and the elder one is preparing to teach . Mr. Hoover id amember of a family of eleven children, six boys and five girls. Hismother di ed June 20,1879, aged 79 years and 17 days.

    (This is from "A history of Richland County" published in 1888 by A AGraham)

    Obituary:

    Simon Hoover was born in Maryland, Sept. 19th., 1828 and died Oct. 18th., 1894, aged 66 year s and 29 days. When he was four years old his parents moved to Ohio and settled in Richland C o. He continued to reside in this county until his death. On the 20th. of March 1851 he was u nited in marriage to Louisa Timanus. To them were born eleven children; four of whom have gon e before. Seven, five sons and two daughters, remain with their mother to know again the visi tation of death. Three brothers and two sisters only remain of a family of eleven children. O ther relatives and friends will also miss him. For years he was a devoted member of Mt. Oliv e Lutheran church. His last illness was short. Stricken with paralysis, he steadily decline d though without great suffering. He was able to converse but little yet was conscious much o f the time. He prayed and gave testimony to his faith in Christ and said he had nowhere els e to trust. His remains were laid to rest in the Bellville Cemetery Sabbath, Oct. 21, 1894. T he funeral services were held at the Lutheran church. Submitted by Amy. [BELLVILLE INDEPENDEN T: 25 October 1894, Vol. 7, No. 24]
  • Change Date: 29 Dec 2004 at 22:18:38



    Father: Henry H. Hoover b: 29 Sep 1790 in Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Poffenberger b: 3 Jul 1794 in Fredrick county, Maryland

    Marriage 1 Louise Timanus b: 5 Apr 1829 in Richland County, Ohio
    • Married: 20 Mar 1851 in Richland County, Ohio
    Children
    1. Has No Children Emeline Hoover b: Dec 1851 in Ohio
    2. Has No Children Albert Hoover b: 7 Nov 1852 in Richland county, Ohio
    3. Has Children Hulbert Hoover b: 23 Sep 1854 in Richland county, Ohio
    4. Has No Children Charles Hoover b: 23 Sep 1854 in Richland county, Ohio
    5. Has No Children Hulda Hoover b: 5 Aug 1857 in Richland county, Ohio
    6. Has No Children Lincoln Hoover b: 10 Apr 1860 in Ohio
    7. Has Children William Hoover b: 8 May 1862 in Richland County, Ohio
    8. Has No Children Sheridan Hoover b: 28 Mar 1865 in Ohio
    9. Has No Children Cyrus Hoover b: 22 Nov 1867 in Ohio
    10. Has No Children Samuel Hoover b: 29 May 1869 in Ohio
    11. Has No Children Jeannie Hoover b: 11 Sep 1872 in Richland county, Ohio
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