William Hoffman

9 December 1909–18 August 1998 (Age 88)
Eden Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Hoffman was born on 9 December 1909, in Eden Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States, his father, Anton J. Hoffman Jr., was 42 and his mother, Anna Mary Haferland, was 37. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Bertha M Steffes. He died on 18 August 1998, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States.

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William Hoffman
Bertha M Steffes
Merle William Hoffman
Phyllis Elisabeth Hoffman
Jerome Edward Hoffman

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 4
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum
Age 25
The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hoffmann or Hofmann and a variant of the Jewish name. Compare Hofman 2.Dutch: variant of Hofman 1.

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

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Sources (7)

  • William Hoffman in entry for Merle William Hoffman, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • William Hoffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Hoffman in household of Anton Hoffman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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