Mrs. George Hooker
Elizabeth HUFFORD of Carroll Co., IN,
was born into a Brethren family. She was the daughter of
Andrew HUFFORD and Sarah Catherine CRIPE. Elizabeth
married Civil War veteran George HOOKER and mothered nine
children to adulthood.
In 1899, she and her husband moved with
their sons to St. John or Minot, North Dakota. By 1910,
she and her husband had returned to Carroll Co., Indiana,
but their sons remained in North Dakota.
born 25 Jun 1851
Clay Twsp., Carroll Co., IN.
married 29 Sep 1870 Carroll Co., IN, at the
Pyrmont Church of the Brethren, to George HOOKER.
died 4 May 1929 Carroll Co., IN.
buried Pyrmont Cemetery, Pyrmont, Carroll Co., IN.
church affiliation: Pyrmont Church of the Brethren
Her obituary appeared
in THE GOSPEL MESSENGER of June 8, 1929:
"Her body was laid beside that of her husband in the
The Gospel Messenger was a publication of the Church of
The picture below is of Elizabeth Hufford and her husband
George Hooker, late in their married years:
Andrew H. HUFFORD:
...born 8 Apr 1827 Fairfield Co., Ohio.
...died 6 Dec 1881 Carroll Co., IN.
Sarah Catharine CRIPE:
...born 26 Dec 1833 Rossville, Clinton Co., IN.
...died 2 Feb 1907 Carroll Co., IN.
David D., 1853-1942
George William, b. 1855
Andrew J., b. abt. 1856
Robert Wilson, b. 1857
John B., 1859-1943
Noah, b. 1861
Sarah Catherine, b. 1863
Samuel B., b. abt 1865
Isaac L. 1866-1958
Daniel E., b. 1869
Rueben, b. 1876
Jennie Frances, 1881-1958
For Elizabeth's children, go to her husband George's
page: George Hooker