Nelson Earl Hoffman

20 August 1893–
Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Nelson Earl

Nelson Earl Hoffman was born on 20 August 1893, in Kent, Ontario, Canada as the son of ? and ?.

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Myrtle Lillian Hoffman
John Findlay Burrows Hoffman
Nelson Earl Hoffman
Gladys Gwendolyn Hoffman
Agnes Evelyn Hoffman

Parents and Siblings







    Myrtle Lillian Hoffman


    John Findlay Burrows Hoffman



    Gladys Gwendolyn Hoffman


    Agnes Evelyn Hoffman


World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 13

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 41

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Age 89

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nelson Earl Hoffman - birth: 20 August 1893; Kent, Ontario, Canada

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