Thomas Howard Hoffpauir

December 1864–1926 (Age 61)
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Thomas Howard

When Thomas Howard Hoffpauir was born in December 1864, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States, his father, Rev Abel Hoffpauir, was 21 and his mother, Louisiana Spell, was 17. He married Mary Eliza Demeritt on 12 April 1886, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ward, Allen, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died in 1926, in Indian Bayou, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Indian Bayou, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States.

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Thomas Howard Hoffpauir
Mary Eliza Demeritt
Marriage: 12 April 1886
Sarah Roberta Hoffpauir
James Eber Hoffpauir
Earl Hoffpauir
Myrtle Altie Hoffpauir
Florence Emily Hoffpauir
Elliotte A. Hoffpauir
Pearl Jesse Hoffpauir

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12 April 1886
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 4

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hofbauer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas H Hoffpanis in household of Abel Hoffpanis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Howard Hoffpauir, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Howard Hoffpauir in household of Abel Hoffpauir, "United States Census, 1880"

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