Martin Hoffman Jr

1777–1860 (Age 83)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Hoffman Jr was born in 1777, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Martin T. Hoffman, was 42 and his mother, Anna Barbara Aker, was 36. He married Betty Tabitha Elizabeth Hahn in 1802. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1860, in Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Huffman, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Hoffman Jr
1777–1860
Betty Tabitha Elizabeth Hahn
1785–
Marriage: 1802
David Henry Huffman
1802–
Dorothy Hoffman
1804–
Sarah Sally Hoffman
1806–1880
Frances "Fanny" Huffman
1808–1880
Henry Hoffman
1811–
Katie Hoffman
Jackson Hawn Huffman
1816–1900
Nelson Cleveland Huffman
1821–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1802
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1762–Male

    Anna Margaretha

    Female1766–1771Female

    Male1766–1825Male

    Female1768–1825Female

    Johann Martin Hoffman

    Male1770–1774Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 12

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 22

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’.2 Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Martain Huffman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martin Jr. Huffman, "Find A Grave Index"

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