Today I sourced the family record of Peter Hoover in the 1860 census of LaGro Twp., Wabash Co., IN. Peter married Susannah Pefley, Eileen's maternal 2nd-great grandaunt.
Peter's occupation was listed as a laborer, and they had a Martin Kessler working the farm living with them from Würrtemberg. Wife Susannah was listed as 'Susan', and daughter Evangeline was listed as just 'Eva.'.
Peter HOOVER b. ca 1824 Virginia, d. after 1860 census, m. bef. 1851 Susannah PEFLEY, daughter of Solomon and Francis (ROOF) PEFLEY. Susannah b. September 16, 1828 Virginia, d. August 24, 1914 Pomona, CA.
Known children of Peter and Susannah (Pefley) Hoover are as follows :
i. Mary Ann Hoover b. ca. 1851 Indiana
ii. Evangeline Hoover b. ca. 1854 Indiana