My grandfather, Jim Hoover, was born in Richmond, Indiana to Lulu Pickett and Frank Hoover August 7, 1893. He was their second child. Jim had an older sister Luella and a younger sister, Martha. Jim was 2 years old when his father died. A little over a year later his mother remarried. His mother married Arthur Chant. Arthur helped her raise her children and was the grandfather to Lulu's grandchildren. When Jim was 5 his mother and Arthur had a son, Franklin Chant.
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A few years after Ethel died Jim married Mabel Wise Shiverdecker. I know they were married by 1939 but I have not been able to locate a copy of their marriage certificate yet. Mabel had a young son, Joseph Shiverdecker, who came to live with the Hoover family.