Susanna Waldner

20 October 1866–15 December 1954 (Age 88)
Molotschna, Taurida Guberniya, Russian Empire

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Waldner was born on 20 October 1866, in Molotschna, Taurida Guberniya, Russian Empire, her father, Johann M Waldner, was 22 and her mother, Susanna Wipf, was 20. She married Joseph M Hofer on 30 November 1884, in Freeman, Hutchinson, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hutchinson, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Antelope Township, Spink, South Dakota, United States in 1910. She died on 15 December 1954, in Hitchcock, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Carpenter, Clark, South Dakota, United States.

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Joseph M Hofer
Susanna Waldner
Marriage: 30 November 1884
Susanna J Hofer
Maria Hofer
Jacob S Hofer
Joseph Hofer
Rebecca Hofer
Annie Hofer

Spouse and Children

    Joseph M Hofer



30 November 1884
Freeman, Hutchinson, South Dakota, United States



    Maria Hofer



    Joseph Hofer


    Rebecca Hofer


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings





    Jacob Waldner


    Maria Waldner



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Russia Sells Alaska to the US

Age 1

On March 30, 1867, with signing of the Treaty of Russia, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7.2 million.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 South German: habitational name for someone from Wald, Walda, Walden, or any other place named from Old High German wald ‘forest’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name from German Waldner ‘forest dweller’, ‘forester’, Middle High German waldenære. Compare Waldman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susana Hafer in household of Joseph M Hafer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan Waldner in household of John Waldner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susanna Hofer in household of Josep Hofer, "United States Census, 1910"

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