Martha Zeiders

19 November 1816–31 July 1902 (Age 85)
Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Martha

Martha Zeiders was born on 19 November 1816, in Berrysburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with George Hoffman. She lived in Jefferson Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 31 July 1902, in Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hoffman
Martha Zeiders
Cornelius Hoffman
Phebe Hoffman
Elmira Hoffman
Emanuel Hoffman
Isaiah Hoffman
Eliza Ellen Hoffman

Spouse and Children



    Cornelius Hoffman


    Elmira Hoffman



    Emanuel Hoffman



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 9

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 25

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Seiders , reflecting the German pronunciation of the initial s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Hoffman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Hoffman in household of George Hoffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marthy Hoffman, "United States Census, 1880"

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