Josephine Hoffman

22 August 1878–1964 (Age 85)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Hoffman was born on 22 August 1878, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Hoffman, was 43 and her mother, Mary Annie Riesing, was 44. She married Henry Gottschall on 16 August 1900, in Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 2, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died in 1964, in Latonia, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Henry Gottschall
Josephine Hoffman
Marriage: 16 August 1900
Eva M Gottschall
Julius Henry Gottschall

Spouse and Children

    Henry Gottschall



16 August 1900
Butler, Ohio, United States


    Eva M Gottschall


    Julius Henry Gottschall


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Hoffman


    Mary Annie Riesing




    Hannah Hoffman


    Katherine "Kate" Neff Hoffman


    John Hoffman



    Mary Hoffman


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 3

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Josephine Gottschall in household of Henry Gottschall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Hoffman in household of Joseph Hoffman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josephine Gottschall in household of Henry Gottschall, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.