Elizabeth Hufford, 1851-1929,
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 [COB].

Her obituary appeared in THE GOSPEL MESSENGER of June 8, 1929:
"Her body was laid beside that of her husband in the Pyrmont cemetery."
The Gospel Messenger was a publication of the Church of the Brethren.

The picture below is of Elizabeth Hufford and her husband George Hooker, late in their married years:


Elizabeth's PARENTS:
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.

Elizabeth's SIBLINGS:
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

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