Marjorie Lorraine Hofmeister

25 February 1922–19 March 2014 (Age 92)
Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Marjorie Lorraine

When Marjorie Lorraine Hofmeister was born on 25 February 1922, in Henry, Illinois, United States, her father, Rollin Lester Hofmeister, was 22 and her mother, Florence “Hon” Emma Bertha Elizabeth Jacobs, was 17. She married Phillip Brodie on 14 November 1943, in Henry, Illinois, United States. She lived in Loraine Township, Henry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Carthage, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 2014. She died on 19 March 2014, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Moss Ridge Cemetery, Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Royt Everett Brodie
Marjorie Lorraine Hofmeister
Marriage: 7 April 1946
Ronald Glenn Brodie
Rita Gean Brodie
Roger Lee Brodie
Rodney Dee Brodie
Christine L. Brodie

Spouse and Children

7 April 1946
Dallas City, Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Ronald Glenn Brodie


    Rita Gean Brodie


    Roger Lee Brodie


    Rodney Dee Brodie


    Christine L. Brodie


Parents and Siblings

    Rollin Lester Hofmeister


    Florence “Hon” Emma Bertha Elizabeth Jacobs





    Glenn Leroy Hofmeister


    Dale William Hofmeister


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 3

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the chamberlain in a noble household or an official with similar functions in a religious house, from Middle High German hof ‘court’, ‘household’ (originally ‘settlement’, ‘manor farm’) + meister ‘master’. This name was also adopted as an ornamental name by Ashkenazic Jews.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marjorie Hofmeister in household of Rollin Hofmeister, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjorie Hofmeister in household of Rollin L Hofmeister, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marjorie L Brodie, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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