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Hoober - Jacob

Source: Montgomery County Indiana History. H. W. Beckwith. Chicago: HH Hill, 1881. p. 577

Jacob HOOBER, farmer, Darlington, was b. in Ohio in 1814 and was married in 1837 and emigrated to Coles Co, Ill in 1842, where they remained but six weeks, then to Fountain County where they lived 7 years, then they came to Montgomery in 1850 and located where they now live.

His father, W. Hoober, was a native of Va, and emigrated to Ohio in pioneer times, where he died at aged 60 years. His mother, Elizabeth KIEFER) Hoober, was a native of Ohio a descendant from German parents. She died in her 65th year.

Mrs. Jacob Hoober is the daughter of Louis and Anna LOOKHART) SHRIVER, both natives of Maryland. They emigrated to Ross Co OH in 1821. The former died in 1845 latter in 1857. By this marriage Mr. Hoober has one child, Eliza A, married to Charles SHONE.

He and his wife are members of the Lutheran Church. In his boyhood he received not even the educational training of the common school. He is the possessor of a good farm of 40 acres, which is in good cultivation and well stocked. - typed by kbz
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