John Hoffman Mccandless

13 February 1885–7 March 1953 (Age 68)
Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Hoffman

When John Hoffman Mccandless was born on 13 February 1885, in Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James McCandless, was 28 and his mother, Maria Hoffman, was 25. He married Sadie Amelia Beitelman on 25 June 1907, in North Coplay, Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Moore Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 7 March 1953, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Moorestown, Moore Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hoffman Mccandless
Sadie Amelia Beitelman
Marriage: 25 June 1907
John L. McCandless

Spouse and Children

25 June 1907
North Coplay, Whitehall Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


    John L. McCandless


Parents and Siblings

    James McCandless


    Maria Hoffman




    Sarah E Mccandless



    Annie M McCandless


    William Russell McCandless


    Albert Harrison McCandless


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuindlis ‘son of Cuindleas’, an early personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Mccandless in household of James Mccandless, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Mccandless, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John H Mccandless, "United States Census, 1930"

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