Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John S. Hoffman[1]

Male 1836 - 1907  (70 years)


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  • Name John S. Hoffman 
    Born 6 Nov 1836  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1838  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 1857  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    gentleman 
    Historic Building 1860  128 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Built in 1860 & 1875 by John Hoffman. Two stories made of brick it is of two different colours. The first story built in 1860 of one colour, the second in 1875 of another. The style has elements of the Regency perio and at one time the home of Geneva Jackson aunt of A. Y. Jackson the famous painter. In 1978 it is listed as in very good condition with a much altered facade and it had been converted to apartments.
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Clerk 
    Business 1863  4-6 King St. S., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Snyder-Hahn Building 3 storey brick commericial building 
    Name J. S. Hoffman 
    Occupation 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Druggist 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Disciples 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    druggist 
    Occupation 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Druggist 
    Residence 1881  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Disciple of Christ 
    Occupation 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Druggist 
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    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Druggist 
    Retired 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00055-3790 
    Died 29 Aug 1907  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Dilated heart 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2046  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 

    Father Mayor John Hoffman,   b. 17 Jan 1808, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1878, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Caroline Sauers,   b. 1810, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1857, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Medland,   b. 15 Nov 1839, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1906, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1857  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 14
    Children 
     1. A. Clara Hoffman,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Adele C. Hoffman,   b. 1858, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Milton O. Hoffman,   b. 1860, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Charles Everett "Everett" Hoffman,   b. 9 Jul 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1910, Between Sudbury And Parry Sound, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Burton Hoffman,   b. 1867, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Olive Hoffman,   b. 21 Oct 1869, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1936  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John S. Hoffman, "a druggist and chemist, is married to Emma Medland and resides in the town of Berlin where he followed the apothecary business for a number of years but now lives retired. They have a family of several children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 801.

    2. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 5 Household Number 20.
      born United States

    3. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      South: John S.Hoffman/ born Nov.6,1836-died Aug.29,1907/ in his 71st year/ Emma Medland/ his beloved wife/ born Nov.15,1839-died May 1,1906/ in her 67th year/ Hoffman

    4. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 30280-1907 John S. Hoffman.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 12.
      birth date given is 5 Nov which differs from Ezra Eby book

    6. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 12.

    7. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Div. 2 Pg. 5.

    8. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 45.

    9. [S1885] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1861, Waterloo 1861 Dist. 2 Page 14.

    10. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 2 Page 5.

    11. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    12. [S872] Book - Historic Building Inventory - Kitchener.

    13. [S158] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 5 Household Number 20.

    14. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), September 16, 1857.
      September 15, 1857 By the Revd. Mr. Bindeman on the 15th instant, John S. Hoffman, of Waterloo to Emma Medland of Berlin.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1836 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1838 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - gentleman - 1857 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1857 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1861 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - Snyder-Hahn Building 3 storey brick commericial building - 1863 - 4-6 King St. S., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Disciples - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - druggist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Disciple of Christ - 1881 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Druggist - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Dilated heart - 29 Aug 1907 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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