Lydia L Hoffert

5 July 1892–28 August 1954 (Age 62)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia L

Lydia L Hoffert was born on 5 July 1892, in Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 1 son with Jacob Ehrgood. She lived in Robeson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 28 August 1954, at the age of 62, and was buried in Gibraltar, Robeson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Ehrgood
Lydia L Hoffert
Harvey Adam Ehrgood

Spouse and Children



    Harvey Adam Ehrgood


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

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. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Hofer .2 German: from a Germanic personal name Hoffred, composed of hōh ‘high’ + fridu ‘peace’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia L Ehrgood in household of Jacob I Ehrgood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia L Hoffert Ehrgood in entry for Harvey Adam Ehrgood, "Pennsylvania Obituaries, 1977-2010"
  • Lydia L Hoffert Ehrgood, "Find A Grave Index"

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