Descendants of

Jacob T. HOOVER and

Elizabeth RAWLINGS




Source:  Various sources -- library files, Burnet County History, Vol II; individual research contributions

1.  Jacob T. HOOVER; b. 1826, Tennessee ; d. 7 Oct 1892, Burnet Co. TX ; Buried: Hoover Valley Cemetery
...+ Elizabeth RAWLINGS M. 8 May 1841, Rutherford Co., TN ; b. Dec 1824, Tennessee ; d. 19 Jun 1911, Burnet Co. TX ; Buried: Hoover Valley Cemetery

Jacob and Elizabeth moved to Burnet Co. TX with Jacob's brother, the Rev. Isaac Hoover and his wife Annie, and their cousins, the Maston Keele family, in 1854. Hoover's Valley, Burnet Co., Texas is named for the Hoover family.

Children: John, Andrew Jackson, Peter Kerr, Isaac Logan Vandeveer, Robert F., Ella T. (Ellie), Anna E. (Annie), Martha S. (Mattie), Seth Kenneth (Dick), C.H.

1.1 John HOOVER; b. 1849, Tennessee
....+ Elizabeth ??

1.2 Andrew Jackson HOOVER; b. 20 Jul 1851, Tennessee ; d. 31 Mar 1899, Cross Plains, TX ; Buried: Cottonwood Cemetery, Callahan County, Texas
......+ Sarah Rebecca RAWLINGS 14 Sep 1870 ; b. 6 Sep 1847 ; d. 19 Apr 1923, Burnet, TX ; Buried: Tobey Cemetery, Burnet, TX  

[Obituary of Sarah Rebecca Rawlings]

[Photo of Sarah Rebecca Rawlings and children, c. 1899]

Children of Andrew Jackson Hoover and Sarah Rebecca Rawlings:

1.2.1 Charles C. HOOVER ; b. 23 Sep 1871; died 6 Oct 1941; buried Cottonwood Cemetery, Callahan County, Texas.  Married Emma S., b. April 1871 in Texas.

1.2.2 William F. HOOVER; b. March 1874 in Texas.

1.2.3 Thomas Jefferson HOOVER; b. 12 Feb 1880 in Burnet, Texas; d. 6 Oct 1958 in Brownwood, Texas; buried in Brownwood, Texas.  retired farmer.

1.2.4 Sarah Elizabeth HOOVER - b. Jan 1876 in Burnet Countym, Texas
.......+Charles Connor  MCQUEEN - d. before 1930.

 1.2.8.1  Nathanil McQueen, b. 16 Apr 1899 in Texas; d. 25 May 1937  in Brownwood, Texas, age 38; Married Ollie Lee; 2 children

1.2.8.2  Rebecca McQueen, b. 1901 in Texas; d. 21 Nov 1968 in Terrell, Texas; married Otto Rudloff, 5 children.

1.2.8.3   Irene McQueen, born c. 1902

1.2.8.4   Stella McQueen, born c. 1905

1.2.8.5   Andrew Jackson McQueen, b. 1 Feb 1907; d. 12 Mar 1984 in Brown County Texas, age 77

1.2.5 Mary Thankful HOOVER; b. 1878, Burnet Co. Texas ; divorced about 1923; d. 4 Sep 1940, Killed in car accident in Georgetown, TX
.....+Joseph David STEWART, SR -- lived in McCullough Co, 1920; b. 12 Nov 1877, Lead Hill (Boone Co.) AR ; d. 29 July 1950, Austin, TX; buried in Richland Springs TX

.....+Ernest Nienast in about 1927

[Photo of Mary Thankful Hoover and husband Joseph David Stewart, on wedding day, May 6, 1903]

Children of Mary Thankful Hoover and Joseph David Stewart, Sr.:

1.2.5.1 Jewel Stewart; b. 16 Jan 1904; lived in California after marriage; died 15 June 1998 in Fresno, Calif.
.............+
Jim Gardner

Children of Jewel Stewart and Jim Gardner:

1.2.5.1.1 James Gardner

1.2.5.1.2 Donald Gardner

1.2.5.2 Norine Stewart; b. 19 April 1905; d. 26 Aug 1991, Brownwood Nursing Home
................+
William Homer CHAMBERLAIN

[Photo of Norine and children in 1977]

Children of Norine Stewart and Homer Chamberlain:

1.2.5.2.1 W.N.Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.2 Artie Mae Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.3 Edgar Guin Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.4 Bessie Evelyn Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.5 Marion Homer Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.6 Clovis Jack Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.7 Richard Gene Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.8 David Lou Chamberlain

1.2.5.2.9 Herbert Joseph Chamberlain

1.2.5.3 Docie Stewart; b. 26 Jan 1907; died in 1937 in Desoto County Florida. Married Joe Washington May 28, 1923

Child of Docia Ann Stewart and Joe Washington

1.2.5.3.1 Joe Bearne Washington, b. 27 June 1924

1.2.5.4 Joseph David Stewart, Jr., b. 7 April 1918, Waldrip, TX; d. 28 July 1984, Burnet TX. Buried Ft Sam Houston, TX
..........+Dorothy May Daniels, b. 16 Jul 1922, Rock, KS; d. 16 April 1996, Burnet TX. Cremated, Ashes scattered at her home.

[Photo of Joseph David Stewart, Jr. in Italy with the US Army, 1943]

Child of Joseph David Stewart and Dorothy Daniels:

1.2.5.4.1  - Living

1.2.6 Anna Eliza. HOOVER - b. Oct 1882 in Texas
.......+ E. B. Lofton - married 7 Jun 1905, Callahan County, Texas

Children of Anna Eliza Hoover and E. B. Lofton:

(from the family files of John C. Lofton, June 2010)

1.2.6.1  Annie Rosa Lofton -- b. 10 May 1906, Callahan County, Texas; d. 12 Jan 1998, Potter County, Texas

1.2.6.2  Minda Elizabeth Lofton -- b. 1 Jan 1909, Callahan County, Texas; d. 18 Jul 1947, Carson County, Texas

1.2.6.3  Georgia Josephine Lofton -- b. 15 Feb 1911, Callahan County, Texas; d. 18 Apr 2000, Potter County, Texas

1.2.6.4  Cora Nell Lofton -- b. 2 April 1913, Callahan County, Texas; d. 24 Feb 2001, Potter County, Texas

1.2.6.5  Vina Adora Lofton -- b. 17 Apr 1915, Texas; d. 19 Oct 1988, Potter County, Texas

1.2.6.6  John G. Lofton -- b. 14 Dec 1917, Crosbyton, Texas; d. 24 Apr 1998, Mt. Pleasant, Racine County, Wisconsin

1.2.6.7  Velma Adeline Lofton -- b. 22 May 1920, Wise County, Texas; d. 28 Dec 2002, Potter County, Texas

1.2.6.8  Onie Nase Lofton -- b. 14 Oct 1922, Texas; d. 19 Nov 1976, Potter County, Texas

1.2.7 Rosa HOOVER; b. 28 Jan 1886, Texas; d. 19 Dec 1965, Tarrant County, TX.  Buried Cottonwood Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
......+ William Lee JENNINGS; b. 1 June 1885 in Oklahoma; d. 17 Aug, 1952, Brady, Texas.  Buried Cottonwood Cemetery, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas.

Children of Rosa Hoover and William Lee Jennings:

1.2.7.1  Edgar Lee Jennings -- b. 11 Apr 1909 in Texas; d. 9 Feb 1970, Ft. Worth, Texas;  married Louise ___.

1.2.7.2  Elton Hoover Jennings -- b. 1915 in Girard, Texas; d. 1992, Wharton, Texas.  Married Mary H. Davis, 11 Dec 1980, Brazoria, Texas

1.2.7.3  Sylva M. Jennings -- b. 1916; married _____ Hale.

1.2.7.4  Annie B. Jennings -- b. c. 1917; married ____ Hale.

1.2.7.5  Minnie E. Jennings -- b. 1919 in Texas; married ___ Woody

1.2.7.6  Mary R. Jennings -- b. 1922 in Texas

1.2.7.7  William Lee Jennings, Jr. -- b. 5 Jan 1923 in Kent County, Texas; d. 1 Jun 1970, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.  Buried Cottonwood Cemetery, Callahan County, Texas.  Married Bessie Travis Brown 25 Feb 1939 in McCulloch County, Texas.  Two Children.

1.2.7.8  Carroll J. Jennings --b. Mar 1930 in Texas.

1.2.8 Jacob Logan HOOVER, b. 25 Jul 1889 in Burnet, Texas; d. 19 Nov 1952 in Houston, Texas; buried Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

1.3 Peter Kerr HOOVER; b. 1853, Burnet Co.Texas
....+ Mary Lucinda (Mollie) DUNCAN, 9 May 1875, Burnet Co. TX

1.4 Isaac Logan Vandeveer HOOVER; b. 6 Nov 1854, Burnet Co. TX ; d. 30 Aug 1918 ; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX
...+ Mary Roseann ODEN 16 May 1874, Burnet Co. TX; b. 15 Aug 1857 ; d. 27 Aug 1938 ; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX

Children: Henry, Hettie, Roxie, Logan, Flora, Kate, Paul, Effie, Raymond, John Banks, Annie

1.4.1 Henry HOOVER; b. 18 March 1875, Burnet Co. TX ; d. 2 Aug 1929; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX
....+ Martha Candus NORRIS; b. 7 Feb 1876; d. 5 Dec 1949; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX

1.4.2 Hettie HOOVER; b. 26 Dec 1876, Burnet Co. TX, Lived In London TX; d. 22 Feb 1941
.....+ Pete J. NORRIS 29 Nov 1895 [see his ancestry here]

1.4.3 Roxie HOOVER; b. 5 Dec 1878; d. 29 May 1936
+ Augustus (Gus) STUART 12 Dec 1900

1.4.4 Logan HOOVER; b. 8 Nov 1880; d. 21 Oct 1881

1.4.5 Flora HOOVER; b. 2 Aug 1882; d. Oct 1964, Lubbock Co. TX
+ Wade HODGES, 10 Sep 1902, Lived In Goldthwaite, Mills County,  TX

1.4.6 Kate HOOVER; b. 5 Oct 1884; d. 16 Jan 1956
+ Horace TAYLOR, Lived In Baird, TX

1.4.7 Paul HOOVER

1.4.8 Effie HOOVER; b. 5 Nov 1887; d. 1976, Mills Co. TX
+ Isaac HOWELL; married 21 June 1912 in Burnet County; they lived In Goldthwaite, Mills County, TX.  Isaac was the son of Walter Howell of Burnet.

1.4.9 Raymond HOOVER; b. 25 Jul 1890 d. 6 Feb 1969, Eden, Concho Co., TXOccupation: Farmer In Concho Co., TX. Religion, Methodist
+ Grace Estelle WARDEN; b. 19 Jul 1897, Lone Grove, Llano Co., TX; d. 4 Jun 1971, Eden, Concho Co., TX, Burial Place: Eden Cemetery, Concho Co., TX

Children: Woodrow Wilson , Nelson Ray, Howard Clinton, Betty Jo

1.4.10 John Banks HOOVER; b. 20 Dec 1893, Lived In Concord, CA; d. 20 Sep 1949
+ Leona Anne RICKETSON 6 Dec 1914

1.4.11 Annie HOOVER; b. 23 Jan 1896; d. 27 Aug 1980, Ector Co., TX; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX
+ Maurice Fred LAPPE 11 Dec 1916; b. 20 Feb 1892; d. 17 Mar 1970, Mills Co., TX; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX

1.5 Robert F. HOOVER; b. 1856, Burnet Co. Texas; d. 1948, Burnet or Mason Co., TX
.....+Alice MALONE 5 May 1876, Burnet Co. TX

Descendants of Robert F. Hoover and Alice Malone

1.6 Ella T. (Ellie) HOOVER; b. 25 Jan 1858, Burnet Co. TX; d. 9 Nov 1886; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX
....+ John C. TEDFORD 26 May 1875, Burnet Co. TX

1.7 Anna E. (Annie) HOOVER; b. 1860, Burnet Co. Texas
....+ Robert R. HOWARD 23 Dec 1875, Burnet Co. TX

1.8 Martha S. (Mattie) HOOVER; b. 1861, Burnet Co. Texas
+ Dawson RAWLINGS 5 Dec 1877

1.9 Seth Kenneth (Dick) HOOVER; b. 16 Nov 1864, TX; d. 5 Jul 1932, Burnet TX; Buried: Hoovers Valley Cemetery  - Find A Grave Memorial #24682223
+ Nancy Angelernia DAVIS 2 Jan 1889, Burnet Co. TX; b. 29 Dec 1865, TX; d. 30 Apr 1952, Bexar Co. TX; Buried: Hoovers Valley Cemetery

Children: Jesse Fenton, James Steven Hogg, Maggie, Ollie, Oscar Lloyd, Claty Fay, Lizzie Lucinda, Annie Lee, infant (twins)

1.9.1 Jesse Fenton HOOVER; b. 23 March 1890

1.9.2 James Stephen Hogg HOOVER; b. 1 Jan 1892

family information below submitted by:  James Hoover <hooverjsh @ yahoo . com>, 2011

James Stephen Hogg Hoover b. 1 Jan 1892  d. May 21, 1933  Burial, Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County, Texas .   * 76111673
Wife: Clara Carstens Hoover b. Aug. 7, 1898  d. June 22, 1962 Burial  Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County, Texas .   * 76111705
Children:
Stanley Carstens Hoover b. Oct. 22, 1920  d. June 29, 1990.  Burial: Legion Memorial Cemetery, Newellton, Tensas Parish, Louisiana. *66302233
Children of Stanley Carstens Hoover:
Dianne Hoover Weeks Jackson (living) Children: 4 living
James Stephen Hogg Hoover (living) Alexandria, La., Children: 2 living
  Estelle Clara Hoover b. Nov. 15, 1922 d. Nov 5, 1996. Burial Memory Gardens of Edna Cemetery, Edna, Jackson County, Texas .   * 76111731  ( No Children)

* Find A Grave .com    Memorial Number.

1.9.3 Maggie HOOVER; b. 29 Dec 1893; d. 30 Jul 1894; Burial.: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX 

1.9.4 Ollie HOOVER; b. 12 Oct 1895; d. 27 Nov 1954; Burial.: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX - Find A Grave Memorial #24682441

1.9.5 Oscar Lloyd HOOVER; b. 22 Jan 1898; d. Feb 1968

1.9.6 Claty Fay HOOVER; b. 9 Dec 1899

1.9.7 Lizzie Lucinda HOOVER; b. 16 Feb 1901
          [family information added by Craig Vrazel, <CVRAZEL @ Satx.rr.com>, Oct. 2004]

 My grandmother's name was Elizabeth Lucinda Hoover.  She was born in Burnet on 16 Feb 1901...which means she is Kenneth Hoover's daughter Lizzie, right?  She married James Elbert Stephens (date?) and they had one daughter, Margaret Elizabeth, born 18 Jan 1921 in San Antonio (Bexar Co.). 
 
James Stephens was previously married and had 3 children by that marriage, Elbert, Miles, and Ethel.  He died (date?) and Elizabeth remarried Charles R. Herring (date?).  My grandmother, Elizabeth was a Chiropractor until her death, 11 Sept 1990.  She is buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
 
Margaret  married Gordon F. Vrazel (date?) and had two sons, Gordon Craig Vrazel  and Brian Stephen...both born in Yoakum, Texas (Lavaca Co).  They were divorced (date?) and she remarried Paul Jacobs in 1971.  Margaret and Paul were both killed in a car accident 3 Aug 1979, and are buried at Restland Cemetery in Yoakum, Texas.  

1.9.7.1 Margaret Elizabeth Stephens, b. 18 Jan 1921, San Antonio, TX; d. 11 Sept 1990.
 Married 1st:  Gordon F. Vrazel.  Married 2nd, Paul Jacobs in 1971.  Killed in car accident 3 Aug 1979; buried at Restland Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas
1.9.7.1.1 Gordon Craig Vrazel
1.9.7.1.2 Brian Stephen Vrazel

1.9.8 Annie Lee HOOVER; b. 27 Jan 1906

1.9.9 Infant (twins) HOOVER; b. 1894; d. 1894; Buried: Hoover's Valley Cemetery, Burnet TX

1.10 C.H. HOOVER; b. 1867

+ A. D.D. LANE 14 Jul 1887, Burnet Co. Texas



 
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