Martha Ann Via

1839–10 August 1897 (Age 58)
Lewisburg, Preble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Via was born in 1839, her father, Henry O'Baugh Via, was 31 and her mother, Mary A Gentry, was 38. She married Richard Daniel Hoffman on 23 September 1863, in Preble, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Harrison Township, Preble, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 10 August 1897, at the age of 58, and was buried in Lewisburg, Preble, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Daniel Hoffman
1837–1933
Martha Ann Via
1839–1897
Marriage: 23 September 1863
Jasper N. Huffman
1867–1871
Joseph W Hoffman
1870–
Bell Ozora Hoffman
1872–

Spouse and Children

    Richard Daniel Hoffman

    Male1837–1933Male

    Female1839–1897Female

MARRIAGE
23 September 1863
Preble, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

    Jasper N. Huffman

    Male1867–1871Male

    Joseph W Hoffman

    Male1870–Male

    Bell Ozora Hoffman

    Female1872–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1808–1853Male

    Mary A Gentry

    Female1801–1877Female

siblings

(9)

    William Ovington Via

    Male1826–1901Male

    Uphronius Taswell Via

    Male1832–1919Male

    Algredus D. Via

    Male1833–1855Male

    Female1834–1916Female

    Patsy Via

    Female1836–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 French (Huguenot): variant of Viau ( see Vial ).2 Southern Italian: from a short form of a personal name or surname ending with -via, for example Bellavia .3 Southern Italian: from a variant of Bia, a personal name of Greek origin, a calque of Latin Vita ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Via in household of Mary Via, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Hoffman, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Martha Ann Via, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"

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