Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

Schell Family

Eliza Jane (Schell) Hoover Nickname: Lizzy

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Eliza Jane (Schell) Hoover    Nickname: Lizzy
B: 5-5-1889 D: 10-17-1999 Daughter of Geo. Washington "Pa" Schell and Lily May Moore Married Linton Henry Hoover 12-22-1919 in Huntingdon, Pa
Posted by Ruby McCall Shearburn on November 12, 2011 Slideshow

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Reply Joan E. Schell
2:56 PM on October 16, 2013 
She was my great aunt, and I am named for her. She lived to be a little over 100 years old. When we visited her, she would always give us a jar of walnuts from her tree and some of her award- winning potatoes from her garden. She took care of the neighbor's cat, Muffin. She was an excellent seamstress. I miss her and think of her all the time. She was a role model for me because of her independence, sense of humor, and caring for others.
Reply Ruby McCall Shearburn
7:34 AM on March 8, 2013 
I have this picture of Lizzy from my mother's (Harriet Norris McCall) albums-Lizzy was a special lady who lived in Hesston and was a good friend to many. Later years, my pastor, James Blair, bought her house and lived there-the house burned down while pastor was away one day. When the cleanup began, with bulldozers etc, I was observing, and as the rhubarb bed was being pushed out, I claimed several roots-thus I have a rhubarb bed from Lizzy's prize rhubarb planting!
Reply Ruby McCall Shearburn
5:53 PM on July 27, 2012 
Debbie, I see you have a picture of Lizzy with her brother, Irv Schell

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