Mary Margaret Hoffman

15 May 1853–26 November 1927 (Age 74)
Sublette, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Hoffman was born on 15 May 1853, in Sublette, Lee, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Hoffman, was 27 and her mother, Anna Margaret Schmitt, was 22. She married Edward Edwin Strasburger on 30 March 1872, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Otter Creek Township, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Sheridan, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 26 November 1927, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Edwin Strasburger
Mary Margaret Hoffman
Marriage: 30 March 1872
Emma Rebecca Strasburger
Tula Millie Strasbuger
William Grant Strasburger
John Benjamin Strasburger
Lydia Louise Strasburger
Anna Strasburger
Esther Elsie Strasburger
Harrison Strasburger
Maude M Strasburger

Spouse and Children

30 March 1872
LaSalle, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 14

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

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.

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 (3)

  • Mary M Strasburger in household of Edward Strasburger, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Mary Strasburger in household of Edward Strasburger, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Mary M Strasburger in household of Edward Strasburger, "United States Census, 1910"

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