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
1812–1890
Amanda Lucretia Braffett
1830–1910
Marriage: 5 November 1851
Jacob Alferd Hofheins
1852–1915
George Fredrick Hofheins
1855–1925
Richard Henry Hofheins
1858–1918
Silas William Hofheins
1860–1926
Joseph Hyrum Hofhines
1862–1938
Peter Alma Hofheins
1865–1944
Mary Ann Lucretia Hofheins
1867–1867
Nancy E. Hofheins
1867–
John Michael Hofheins
1868–1944
Eliza Ann Hofheins
1870–1961
Matilda Jane Hofheins
1872–1947
Mary Mataline Hofheins
1874–1962
Estilla Hofheins
1876–1876
Annabella Hofheins
1876–1876
Wealtha Helen Hofheins
1878–1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1851Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Huffhines
    Huffines
    Heinz

    Story Highlight

    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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