- Born: 25 Feb 1841, Upper Leacock, Lancaster Co., PA.
- Marriage: Isaac Hoover circa 1870 in Lancaster Co., PA
- Died: 22 Nov 1920, Upper Leacock, Lancaster Co., PA. at age 79
- Buried: 25 Nov 1920, Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster City, Lancaster County, PA
Cause of her death was Strangulation of Bowels result of Paralysis.
The 1870 Federal Census for Leacock Township Lancaster Co., PA, Gap P. O., page 423B, dated Sept 17, 1870 records Isaac (33 PA) and Margaret (29 - PA) Hoover with children Anna M. Hoover (7), Jacob Hoover (2), and Levi Hoover (1).
The 1880 Federal Census for Earl Township Lancaster Co., PA, District 71, page 216B, dated June 25, 1880 records Isaac (43 PA/PA/PA) and Margaret (39 - PA/PA/PA) Hoover with children Anna M. Hoover (16), Jacob Hoover (12), Levi Hoover (10), William Hoover (8), Isaac Hoover (6), and Jason Hoover (4). Isaac is a farmer.
The 1900 Federal Census for Lancaster, Ward 9, Lancaster Co., PA, District 71, page 284B, dated June 6, 1900 records Isaac (June 1835 PA/Germany/Germany) and Margaret E. (Feb 1842 - PA/PA/PA) Hoover with children Wm H. Hoover (April 1872), Bertha M. Hoover (June 1880), and Geo. W. Hoover (March 1883) living at 30 West Lemon Street. Also in the household is grand daughter Stella Hoover (April 1899). Wm is listed as married for 1 year; however there is no wife listed. Isaac and Margaret have been married for 30 years and have had 12 children of whom 8 are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Lancaster, Ward 9, Lancaster Co., PA, District 94, page 225A, dated April 16, 1910 records the widowed mother-in-law Margaret E. Hoover (69 - PA/PA/PA) living with Alonza B. Donohoe (36 - PA/PA/PA) and his wife Bertha M. Donohoe (29 - PA/PA/PA) and their daughter Margaret E. Donohoe (9) at 528 North Queen Street.
The 1920 Federal Census for Lancaster, Ward 7, Lancaster Co., PA, District 69, page 30A, dated January 9, 1920 records the widowed mother-in-law Margaret E. Hoover (78 - PA/PA/PA) living with Alonza B. Donohue (46 - PA/PA/PA) and his wife Bertha M. Donohue (38 - PA/PA/PA) and their daughter Margaret E. Donohue (19) at 112 Dauphin Street.
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1944
Name: Margaret E Hooper [Margaret E Becker] widowed
Residence: 112 Dauphin Street, Lancaster, PA
Birth Date: 25 Feb 1841
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 22 Nov 1920
Death Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Burial: Nov 25, 1920 at Greenwood Cemetery
Father Name: Jacob Becker
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Mary Yundt
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Certificate Number: 116355
Informant: Mrs. Bertha Donohue of Lancaster, PA
Margaret married Isaac Hoover circa 1870 in Lancaster Co., PA. (Isaac Hoover was born in Jun 1835 in Pennsylvania and died circa 1905 in Lancaster Co., PA.)