Jacob Hofheins

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Hofheins was born on 14 October 1812, in Karlsruhe, Baden, 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. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1846. 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

Sources (50)

  • Jacob Hoffheins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Hofheintz - Church record: birth: 14 December 1812; Rueppurr, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany
  • Jacob Hofheinz, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

World Events (8)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

1814

The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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 …

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