William John Hoos

8 February 1879–
Richardson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of William John

When William John Hoos was born on 8 February 1879, in Richardson, Nebraska, United States, his father, Charles Christian Hoos, was 44 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Wilch, was 36. He lived in Ekalaka, Carter, Montana, United States in 1918 and Clark Fork, Bonner, Idaho, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Charles Christian Hoos
Anna Margaretha Wilch
Anna Margaret Hoos
Apollonia Emilie Hoos
Charles Theodore Hoos
Catherine Elizabeth Hoos
August Frederick Hoos
George Peter Hoos
Mary Apollonia Hoos
Christian Jacob Hoos
Elizabeth Julia Hoos
Wilhelmina Dora Hoos
William John Hoos
Fredrick Charles Hoos
Edward Albert Hoos
Albert August Hoos

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1885: Custer, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Custer, Montana, United States; 1913: Fallon, Montana, United States; 1917: Carter Montana, United States
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hose ‘hose’, ‘stocking’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a knitter of hose (garments for the legs), or a nickname for someone who wore a striking style of hose.2 Dutch: nickname from hoofse ‘courtly’, ‘mannered’, ‘well-bred’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Hoos, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William J Hoos in household of Willie Charles Sacht, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie Hoas in household of Charly Hoas, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"

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