Jacob Hofheins

14 October 1812–25 August 1890 (Age 77)
Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Hofheins was born on 14 October 1812, in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, his father, Johann Michael Hofheinz, was 39 and his mother, Elisabeth Barbara Magdalena Kornmueller, was 36. He married Mary Ann Elizabeth Stevenson in July 1835, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 August 1890, in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Levan Cemetery, Levan, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hofheins
Amanda Lucretia Braffett
Marriage: 5 November 1851
Jacob Alferd Hofheins
George Fredrick Hofheins
Richard Henry Hofheins
Silas William Hofheins
Joseph Hyrum Hofhines
Peter Alma Hofheins
Mary Ann Lucretia Hofheins
Nancy E. Hofheins
John Michael Hofheins
Eliza Ann Hofheins
Matilda Jane Hofheins
Mary Mataline Hofheins
Estilla Hofheins
Annabella Hofheins
Wealtha Helen Hofheins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1851Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig
    Age 1
    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    German: distinguishing name for a man called Heinz who lived on or was in charge of a farm or estate (see Hoff ). Compare Huffhines and Huffines .

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

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    Jacob Hofheins and Amanda Lucretia Braffett Life History

    Jacob Hofheins and Amanda Lucretia Braffett Life History Note: A 4-page history. Each page is numbered at the bottom. EARLY LIFE Jacob Hofheins was born October 14, 1812 in Ruepper, Karlsruhe, Ba …

    Sources (33)

    • Jacob Hoffheins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jacob Hofheinz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
    • Jacob Hofheins in entry for Silas Hofheins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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