Victor Roosevelt Hoffman

23 September 1904–30 July 1995 (Age 90)
Bible Grove, Clay, Illinois, United States

The Life of Victor Roosevelt

When Victor Roosevelt Hoffman was born on 23 September 1904, in Bible Grove, Clay, Illinois, United States, his father, Henry Frederick William Hoffman, was 37 and his mother, Mary Caroline Gerhold, was 31. He married Freda Larene Taylor on 29 August 1935, in Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1995, in Cretcher, Saline, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Emerickville, Pine Creek Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Victor Roosevelt Hoffman
Freda Larene Taylor
Marriage: 29 August 1935
Mary Louraine Hoffman

Spouse and Children

29 August 1935
Wood, Ohio, United States


    Mary Louraine Hoffman


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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’.2 Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Hoffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Victor Hoffman in household of Henry F Hoffman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Victor R Hoffman in household of Henry F Hoffman, "United States Census, 1910"

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