Willis OR William T. Hoffman

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Willis OR William T.

When Willis OR William T. Hoffman was born in 1849, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John T Hoffman, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Garrett, was 24. He lived in Harrison, Kentucky, United States in 1860.

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John T Hoffman
Sarah Garrett
Richard Hoffman
Julia B. Hoffman
Lucy F. Hoffman
Willis OR William T. Hoffman
Sarah S Hoffman
Robert M Hoffman
Ellen Belle Hoffman
Millie Hoffman
Mattie Lee Hoffman
Wherten Hoffman
Anne Hoffman

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (2)

  • Wm T Hoffman in household of John T Hoffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William F Hoffman in household of M T Hoffman, "United States Census, 1870"

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