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Andreas  HUBER

Andreas HUBER

Male 1723 - 1783  (59 years)

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  • Name Andreas HUBER  [1
    Born 23 Jan 1723  Ellerstadt, Palatine, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth 29 Jan 1723  Ellerstadt, Kreis Bad Duerkheim, Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 7 Feb 1723  Old Lutheran Church in Ellerstadt. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His Godfather was Andreas Hartmann, a linen weaver, for whom he likely was named. Many early Hubers thereafter were linen weavers.
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Changed name to Andrew Hoover, 1763 
    Immigration Emigration: 1738, Began emigration from Rotterdam, Holland in a party of four -- his sister, Anna Elizabeth and new husband, Adam Braun and his uncle, Wolfgang Braun, about 45 years old. The party was forced to split up in pairs in England due to lack of berthing space on same ship.  Eliabeth and husband embarked on one; Andreas and Wolf on another. Andreas arroved 09 Sep 1738, Arrived as a 15 year old at Philadelphia, PA. with Wolf Braun on ship "Two Sisters", Capt. James Marshall, Master. They made way overland for 70 miles to Lancaster Co., PA. where he lived with brothers, Johannes and Christian.Migration: 1762, Moved family to Randolph Co., NC; settled on the Uwharrie River, a small tributary of the Yadkin River.

    About 1738, was known as Andrew Huber; but about 1783 Anglicized his name to Andrew Hoover.

    Politics: Was a Patriot of the Revolutionary Cause, donated $500 to that cause.
    Property: 1746, Patented a farm on Big Pipe Creek in Frederick Co. (now Carroll Co.), MD. He erected a mill and farmed land acquired from the colonial government in both 1746 and 1748.
    Property1: 1746, This initial property consisted of a 50 acre tract known as "Mirey Springs."  An additional tract of 50 acres was acquired.
    Property2: 26 May 1762, Both MD tracts were sold to son-in-law Stephen Bowers.
    Property3: Bet. 1762 - 1779, Owned 200 acres in Randolph Co., NC.
    Property4: 19 Aug 1799, Eldest son and heir, Jonas, then of New Warren Co., NC, executed a deed to Bowers rectifying certain boundary errors in the original conveyance.
    Religion: Originally Lutheran; probably became Quaker sometime after marriage to Maria Pfoutz; Orthodox Friends to Hicksite; attended center MM in 1789. 
    Immigration Came from Rotterdam at age 15 with guardian Wolfgang Braun, sailed via Corvus to Phil, Pennsylvania; landed 9-9-1738. 
    Immigration 9 Sep 1738  Ship ‘Two Sisters’ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Owner of grist mill on Uhwarrie River, Randolph County, North Carolina 
    Religion Originally Lutheran; probably became Brethren or Quaker sometime after marriage to Maria Pfoutz; Orthodox Friends to Hicksite; attended Center MM in 1789. 
    Died 1783  Back Creek, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1783  , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Tabernacle Protestant Methodist Church Cemetery
    Notes 
    • Said by Ricardo W. Staudt, who wrote an article in 1935 “The Origin of the Hoover Families” in National Genealogical Society Quarterly, that Andreas was the “root ancestor in America for the former President Herbert Clark Hoover.”
      Excrpts from the research of ??, whose website is www.acreetree.net

      ANDREW HOOVER, SR. (1723-1783), originally named 'Andreas Huber', was an ancestor as well of President Herbert Hoover. He was born to Swiss-migrant parents in Ellerstadt, a village in the Rhenish Palatinate (now part of Germany), from which several of our ancestors originated. Leaving his parents behind, Andrew emigrated to Philadelphia in 1738 at the age of fifteen, residing first in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, with two brothers who had preceded him. Six years later he married Anna Margaret Pfautz, who had arrived in Pennsylvania about 1726 with her parents.
      The couple soon moved to Carroll Co., Maryland, where their thirteen children were born. About 1774 (or perhaps as early as 1763) they treked through the wilderness to Randolph Co., North Carolina, where they finally settled next to the Uwharrie River. Andrew built and operated a gristmill there and eventually owned several hundred acres of land. During the Revolutionary War, he contributed $500 to the cause - a large sum of money at the time.
      Andrew and Margaret died about fifteen years apart, in 1783 and 1798 respectively. Originally Lutherans who had become Baptists, the family was attracted to the Quaker religion. Andrew is buried in a Quaker cemetery. Margaret, a few years before her death, joined that faith, as did their son, David, our ancestor, who led the fabled Hoover migration to Ohio at the turn of the century. (See vignette below on Nancy Mast, who was both his sister-in-law and mother-in-law).
      ===
      -HOOVER:
      Sciurce:
      "Genealoqy of the HERBERT HOOVER FAMILY" pub 1967
      by Hulda Hoover McClean. (Copy found at main library, Indep.. Mo).

      EDITH LYLE NOTE: No doubt this family emigrated to America with the Eller family and others from "Ellerstadt".

      "ANDREAS HUBER (afterwards known as ANDREW HOOVER)
      b. 23 Jan 1723 at Ellerstadt, district Dunkheim, in The Palatinate, the 9th & youngest child of GREGOR JONAS HUBER a well-to-do landowner & vintner.

      "An entry in the old Luthern church book at Ellerstadt, gives the record of his baptism: "Anno 1723. Den 29 Jan. 1st, Jonas Huber under Seiner frau ANNA MARIA ein sohn gebohren und den 7ten Feb. Andreas Getauft.

      "The house of his birth, number 17 Fleissgasse, was demolished in 1900, but the barn and vintner's building were left.

      "When he was 15 years old (1738) he emigrated to America. where two of his brothers preceded him:
          Johannes. on the (ship) 'Mortonhouse', 8-24-1728, and
          Christian Johannes on the (ship) 'Dragon', 9-30-1732.

      "Andreas arrived on the (ship) 'Two Sisters' at Philadelphia 9-9-1738. He stayed with his brothers and friends in the rich farmland of Lancaster Co., Penna until he was 22 years old. then he married
          MARGARET PFAUTZ (aka FOUTS). who came to America with her parents on the 'William & Sarah' arriving 9-8-1727. (Edith Lyle Notes She probably was closely related to LEONARD FOUTS, associated with PETER ELLER (son of Geo Michael Eller) as mentioned in the book "Geo. Michael Eller”)

      ~In 1746, Andreas & Margaret moved to Carrol Co.. Maryland. In 1750. he patented fifty acres called 'Mirey Spring' along 'Little Pipe Creek' at the head of Chesapeake Bay near Uniontown. (Edith Lyle note: Neighbor (& perhaps kinsman) of George Michael Eller lived on "Little Pipe Creek in "Frederick Co., Maryland").

      ~Here the Hoover children were born. except (probably the youngest. During these years Andreas changed his name to ANDREW HOOVER.

      ~About 1772. Andrew took his family by oxcart through the wilderness to the Uwharrie River in Randolph Co., North Carolina. In 1779 he bought 200 ac on the east side of the river. Much land was available because the new state of North Carolina had taken it away from the British and the Tories. Andrew and sons acquired many acres of the best land in the state. They cut an empire out of the wilderness, established a dynasty, and prospered.

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      ~This was wild country. DANIEL BOONE was a neighbor on the ~Yadkin River, of which the Uwharrie was a tributary.

      "Many of the traditions of the Uwharrie are Hoover traditions. The story goes that Andrew Hoover was not afraid of man, beast, or devil! That he climbed to the top of Eagle Nest Rock when others were afraid to; that he swam the raging Uwharrie to save the lives of his horses; that while others in the settlement were home in fear, he set out to face the headless horseman on the Uwharrie trails, and brave the other ghostly figures that moved like lost souls down the valley.

      "Andrew built a grist mill at the Fork of the Uwharrie, and this was an important granary of the Revolution. The family also gave $500 to the Revolutionary cause - a large sum of money in those days. But there is no record of these Hoovers as soldiers in the Revolution.

      ~A small business center grew up at the Forks around the Hoover mill where the big wheels operated a mill to hew loqs into slabs when not turning to grind corn. This mill remained in the Hoover family for more than 150 years.

      "In 1792, Andrew left the mill for his son JACOB HOOVER to run, and he retired to a farm where Cedar Run joins the larger river. In 1794, he made his will. appointing his wife and eldest son, Jonas, as executors. Shortly afterwards. he died and was buried near Back Creek on the Uwharrie. His widow died 3 years later in 1797."


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      Issue of ANDREW HOOVER & wife. MARGARET (FOUTS)
      1.JONAS HOOVER (.Belong to the "Society of Friends"). b.ca 1746. Mirey Sprinqs. (Caroll Co.. Maryland)
       d.15 Jul 1818. Maryland. m._________, RACHEL BRILES. Note: Jonas & brother, Jacob the only two siblings who DID NOT move to Ohio.

      2.MARY HOOVER. b.ca 1747.

      3.CATHERINE HOOVER. b. ca 1749.

      4.ELIZABETH b. ca 1751. m.ca 1770. (Maryland".-)
      DAVID FOUTS.
        (How related? to CATHERINE FOUTS
      m.  10 Auq 1785, Rowan Co.. N.C..JOHN ELLER (son/GME).

      5.ANDREW HOOVER (2nd) b. 21 Sep 1752, Md. ("Andrew of Richmond"). d.29 Dec 1834, Whitewater. Indiana m.1776, North Carolina
      ELIZABETH WAYMIRE.

      6.JACOB HOOVER
       b. 1754, Md. d. by 13 Jun 1821. Davidson Co., N.C. (see book "GME", p. 30). m.ca 1780, N.C.
      ELIZABETH

      Issue:
      :
       SAMUEL CLARK HOOVER (1796-1876) (of Randolph Co.. N.C.m.SARAH (JEFFRIES) ELLER, Widow.
      m. (1) 10 Jul 1814, Miami Co., Ohio.  HENRY ELLER
      son of Leonard Eller (GME) &  Elizabeth MAST, dau of John Mast, Sr.
      Perhaps niece to Hannah Mast below. Some Eller/Hoover Records:
      1784, 19 Jun. Rowan Co., N.C. (now Davidson Co). LEONARD ELLER entered 640 ac in Rowan Co., on both side of LICK CREEK, adj: JAMES RILEY, WM. GRIST. MICHAEL RITTER & included RICHARD BEAM'S mill ...

      1793. 16 Nov. LEONARD ELLER rec'd two grants in Rowan Co., both on SHEET'S Crk. on waters of URRAY (UWHARRIE?) ...

      1821, 13 Jun. LEONARD ELLER qives power/atty to SAMUEL HOOVER of Randol oh Co., N.C. to lease his land on waters of LICK CRK and SHEET'S Crk. all now in possession of JACOB HOOVER. late deceased ....

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      Paqe --4- Hoover Family. 7.DANIEL HOOVER b.1756, Maryland d. 13 Feb 1819, Ohio m._________ N.C.
      HANNNAH MAST
      (Perhaps sister to Elizabeth Mast, wife of Leonard Eller)

       Issue:
      MARY HOOVER (1973-1894) (sic) m.Ca 1810
      MARTIN SHEETS (SHEETZ)
      Issue:
      HENRY SHEETS
      m. 22 Aug 1833, SUSAN SINKS.

      8.RACHEL HOOVER b. Ca 1758, Maryland. m. Ca 1778, N.C. GEORGE SINKS.
      Issue:
      ANNA SINKS    m.    JACOB SHEETS

      9.JOHN HOOVER b.1760, Maryland d.1831 m.1764, Randolph Co.. N.C.
      SARAH BURKHART (1767-1843)  dau of Christian Burkhart (Burkitt, Burkyt, Brukart, etc).  1752 to America   1753 m. (name unknown) in Penna. Moved to Maryland.   1790. Livinq in Randolph Co.. N.C.   1801. Moved to West Milton, Miami Co., Ohio. NOTE:These Hoovers are ancestors of 31st President/USA 1929-1933:
      HERBERT C. HOOVER (had Quaker parents)
      b. 1871, West Branch, Iowa.
      Orphaned at aqe 9, was brought up in Oregon by relatives.
      m. 1899,
      LOU HENRY (Met at Stanford University.

      10.SUSANNA HOOVER b.1763. Md. d. 1813. m.Ca 1783. N.C.
      JOHN MAST (1762-1822)
      (How related to wife of Leonard Eller?)

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      EDITH D. LYLE
15900 E. 45th STREET PL.
INDEPENDENCE. MO 64055
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      11.DAVID HOOVER b.ca 1766, Md. d.1 Jul 1841, Montgomery Co., Ohio. M.(1) _______ MARY MAST (2) 187 ELIZABETH CURTIS Issue: HANNAH HOOVER (1800-1886) m.1817, JOHN SHEETS.
      (How related to Martin Sheets & Jacob Sheets above)

      12.PETER HOOVER. b.ca 1769. Md. d. 16 Feb 1840. M.
      ELIZABETH BYRNE (BURN).

      13.HENRY HOOVER b. 25 Jul 1773, N.C. d. It Mar 1842, Indiana m. 3 Jun 1792.
      ELIZABETH FOUTS.
    Person ID I104  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2009 

    Father Gregor Jonas HUBER,   b. 6 Jul 1668, Oberkulm, Lenzburg, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1741, Ellerstadt Dist., Kreis Bad Durkheim, Pfalz, Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria KREUTZER,   b. 16 Jun 1675, Of Ellerstadt, Pfalz, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1756, Ellerstadt, Palatine, Palitinate, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1698  Ellerstadt, Palatine, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID A6B9DC856E114DF688B1F0EC80A5720D3BBE 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

    Father Gregor Jonas HUBER,   b. 6 Jul 1668, Oberkulm, Lenzburg, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1741, Ellerstadt Dist., Kreis Bad Durkheim, Pfalz, Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria KREUTZER,   b. 16 Jun 1675, Ellerstadt, Bad Durkheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1756, Ellerstadt, Kreis Bad Durkheim, Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1698  Ellerstadt, Bad Durkheim, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 4C5B309DF34841348F13DB6A7BCF6C62234C 
    Family ID F486  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Anna Margaretha Catherine PFAUTZ,   b. Abt 1723, Zweibruecken,  Palatinate, (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, ,Randolph County., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 1745  Lancaster County, Pennslvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 5995B314626D4B7BBFB8B5B585B1404DEE5C 
    Children 
     1. Jonas HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1746, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1828, Back Creek, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1747, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     3. Catherine HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1749, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Elizabeth HOOVER,   b. 1751, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Frederick County (now Carroll County), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1821, , Montgomery Count, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Andrew (Andrew Of Richmond) HOOVER, II,   b. 21 Sep 1752, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1834, Whitewater, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Rachel HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1753, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     7. Jacob HOOVER,   b. 1754, Mirey Spring, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1821, , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Daniel HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1756, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1819, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. John M. HOOVER,   b. 1760, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1831, West Milton, Miami County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. Susannah HOOVER,   b. 1763, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1813, Miami County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     11. David HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1766, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County (now Carroll Couonty), Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1841, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     12. Peter HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 1768, Uniontown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1840, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     13. Henry HOOVER (HUBER),   b. 25 Jul 1773, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1852, Green Forks, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Anna Margaret PFAUTZ,   b. Abt 1722, Rohrbach, Palatinate, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1798, Uwharrie River , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 1745  Germany Twp., York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 2C1F17FFF17A40B8B123F52FF0176B184661 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth HUBER,   b. 1745, Pipe Creek Waters, Fredrick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Montgomery, , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Jonas HOOVER,   b. Abt 1746, Mirey Springs, Pipe Creek, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1818, , Randolph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     3. Mary HOOVER,   b. 1747, Pipe Creek, Mirey Springs ,Frederick County , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     4. Catherine Fouts HOOVER,   b. 1749, Mirey Springs, Pipe Creek, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Andrew (Andrew Of Richmond) HOOVER, II,   b. 21 Sep 1752, Mirey Springs, Big Pipe Creek, Fredrick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1834, Whitewater, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Rachel HOOVER,   b. Abt 1753, Mirey Springs, Pipe Creek, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jacob HUBER,   b. 1754, Uniontown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Daniel HUBER,   b. 1756, , , Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John HOOVER,   b. 1760, Uniontown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Susannah HOOVER,   b. 1763, Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1813, Miami County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     11. David E. HOOVER,   b. 1766, Mirey Springs, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1841, Stillwater , Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     12. Peter HOOVER,   b. 1769, Uniontown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1840, Greens Fork , Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     13. Henry HOOVER,   b. 25 Jul 1773, , Guilord County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1842, Greens Fork, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F518  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Ships Manifest index, the Ship Friendship in 1741
    Ships Manifest index, the Ship Friendship in 1741
    Andreas Huber (Andrew Hoover) came to the United States aboard the ship Friendship, as told in a rich history of this family, from Switzerland. His progeny helped settle the American West, created a rich legacy of patriotism, founded the city of Richmond, Indiana, were active anti-slavery proponents of the "Underground Railroad," and provide much of the history contained within this collection of family history.

    Headstones
    Andreas Huber Grave:  
Tabernacle Protestant Methodist Church Cemetery--
Randolph County, North Carolina
    Andreas Huber Grave: Tabernacle Protestant Methodist Church Cemetery-- Randolph County, North Carolina
    While named Andreas Huber, his name was Anglicized to Andrew Hoover--which is the inscription on his tombstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Huldah Hoover McClean, (The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; Stanford University).

    2. [S71] Hulda Hoover McLean, (The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace--Stanford University).