Barbara Davis Hoover (1821-1900)

Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.257 (s.c.)

Title: Barbara Davis Hoover fonds

Dates of creation: 1900

Physical description: 2 pages of textual material

Biographical sketch: Barbara Davis was born in Alsace, France in 1821 and came to Canada with her parents at age nine. She married Benjamin Hoover of Rainham, Ontario in 1838; the couple had six children.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives by Lorna Bergey.

Scope and content: Includes the text of the obituary appearing in the Herald of Truth, 1 May 1900 and a note made by Noah Stauffer, minister, which was probably read at her funeral in April 1900.

Notes: Description created by Laureen Harder-Gissing, Jul 2012.


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