Allen Hoover

Allen Hoover (1836 - 1896)

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Allen Hoover
Born in Montgomery, Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married in Kosciusko, Indiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Apr 2018
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Biography

Allen Hoover was born in Ohio to John Hoover and Elizabeth Riddlemoser about 1836[1]
Allen Hoover served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: Aug 28, 1861
Mustered out: Aug 27, 1862
Side: USA
Regiment(s): 4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry

While his parents moved to Indiana, Allen remained in Ohio for the 1860 census[2] and a year later when he enlisted in the army on August 26th, 1861, under Captain John King in the 4th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company H[3][4].

He was honorably discharged from the army on August 27th, 1862 due to an injury sustained in the line of duty on March 1st, 1862 near Cave City, Kentucky as well as typhoid fever contracted October 25th, 1861 at Camp Gurley, Ohio[5][6][7][8].

Allen married Catherine Jane (Jones) Stiffler on November 12th, 1863[9][10] and they had six children[11][12][13][14]:

  1. Marion Cornelius b. 1866
  2. Lovey Jane b. 1868
  3. Thomas b. 1874
  4. Elizabeth b. 1876
  5. Catherine b. 1879
  6. Wellington George b. 1884

Allen died in Iowa in 1896[15][16].

Sources

  1. United States Census, 1850 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX34-7XG : 12 April 2016), Allen Hoover in the household of John Hoover, Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio, United States; citing family 979, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. United States Census, 1860 Roll: M653_1013; Page: 18; Family History Library Film: 805013 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX34-7XG : 12 April 2016), Allen Hoover in household of John Hoover, Jackson, Montgomery, Ohio, United States; citing family 979, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. Wulsin, Lucien and Adams, Eleanor N. The Story of the Fourth Regiment Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry (1912 Cincinatti, Ohio)
  4. National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors Database Last updated: May 14, 2015 (https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=A5E6AEA9-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A)
  5. Disability Discharge from the personal family library of great-granddaughter, Naomi Lucy (Robinson) Anderson (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Hoover-3966-5)
  6. Pension Document Page 1 of 2 from the personal family library of great-granddaughter, Naomi Lucy (Robinson) Anderson (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Hoover-3966-6)
  7. Pension Document Page 2 of 2 from the personal family library of great-granddaughter, Naomi Lucy (Robinson) Anderson (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Hoover-3966-7)
  8. Civil War Pension Index Record for Allen Hoover National Archives and Records Administration. U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line]. Record Group Number: 15; Series Number: T288 Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Hoover-3966-8)
  9. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 for the marriage of Allen Hoover and Catherine Stifler Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 2014 (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Hoover-3966)
  10. Indiana Marriage License for the marriage of Allen Hoover and Catherine Stiffler from the personal family library of great-granddaughter, Naomi Lucy (Robinson) Anderson (https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Jones-67826-5)
  11. United States Census, 1870 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXF7-PS4 : 12 April 2016), Allen Hoover, Indiana, United States; citing p. 79, family 143, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,831 Roll: M593_332; Page: 26A
  12. United States Census, 1880 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHMT-C6F : 14 August 2017), Allen Hoover, Concord, Elkhart, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 41, sheet 463A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0275; FHL microfilm 1,254,275 Roll: 275; Page: 463A; Enumeration District: 041
  13. Iowa State Census, 1885 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HHC7-KPZ : 11 March 2018), Allen Hoover, Kane, Benton, Iowa; citing p. 14, 1885, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,021,441.
  14. Iowa State Census, 1895 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VT3J-5H6 : 12 March 2018), Allen Hoover, Benton, Iowa, United States; citing p. 100, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,021,711.
  15. Iowa, Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVWC-JW5 : 11 March 2018), Ollen Hoover, 06 May 1896; citing Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa, reference ; FHL microfilm 987,632.
  16. United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903 database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6H7-T2W : 12 March 2018), Allen Hoover, 06 May 1896; citing Irving, , Iowa, NARA microfilm publication M1845 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 10; FHL microfilm 2,155,585.




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