William Henry Hoffman

Male20 November 1862–

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Hoffman was born on 20 November 1862, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Bernhard Hoffman, was 32 and his mother, Anna Maria Spangenberg, was 33.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know William Henry? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Bernhard Hoffman
1830–
Anna Maria Spangenberg
1829–
Louis Bernhard Hoffman
1850–1891
John William Hoffman
1854–
Anna Elisabeth Hoffman
1855–1864
Catharine L. Hoffman
1857–
George Henry Hoffman
1852–1922
Martha Elizabeth Hoffman
1859–1917
William Henry Hoffman
1862–
Henry Hoffman
1867–
Clara Emilia Hoffman
1873–

Sources (2)

  • William H Hoffman in household of George B Hoffman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Hoffman in household of George B Hoffman, "United States Census, 1880"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 1

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hoffmann or Hofmann and a variant of the Jewish name. Compare Hofman 2.

Dutch: variant of Hofman 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.