Catharina Hoffman

8 March 1798–17 July 1849 (Age 51)
Egypt, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Hoffman was born on 8 March 1798, in Egypt, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Johannes Hoffmann Jr, was 28 and her mother, Maria Barbara Meyer, was 22. She married Andreas Bock on 20 February 1820, in Lehigh Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 17 July 1849, in Lehigh Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Bock
1793–1821
Catharina Hoffman
1798–1849
Marriage: 20 February 1820

Spouse and Children

    Andreas Bock

    Male1793–1821Male

    Female1798–1849Female

MARRIAGE
20 February 1820
Lehigh Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Peter Hoffman

    Male1796–1849Male

    Female1798–1849Female

    Lydia Hoffman

    Female1800–Female

    Joel Hoffman

    Male1801–1836Male

    Dina Hoffman

    Female1803–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 14

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Catharina in entry for Eliza Anna Gut, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Catharina Hofmann, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Catharina in entry for Calvin Gut, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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