Edward Carl Hoefer

Male3 May 1874–14 January 1913

Brief Life History of Edward Carl

When Edward Carl Hoefer was born on 3 May 1874, in Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Johann Philip Hoefer, was 36 and his mother, Caroline Teske, was 30. He married Ida Belle McDonald on 27 October 1903, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 January 1913, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

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Edward Carl Hoefer
Ida Belle McDonald
Marriage: 27 October 1903
Edward Carl Hoefer

Sources (13)

  • Edward Hoefer, "Minnesota, State Census, 1905"
  • Edward C Hoefer, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Edward C Hoefer, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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  • Marriage
    27 October 1903Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 9

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.


    Age 12

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Ernst, Frieda, Joerg, Karl-Heinz, Mathias, Meinhard, Monika, Wilhelmina.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Höfer): variant of Hofer .

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

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