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

John G. Hoffman[1, 2, 3]

Male 1850 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name John G. Hoffman 
    Born 3 Aug 1850  Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Labourer 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1874  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    labourer 
    Occupation 1882  Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00055-3818 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2116  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Henry Hoffman,   b. 1815, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Graeb,   b. 1826, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F242554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Leah Kaercher,   b. 12 Jun 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1882  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1874  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Elma Minerva Hoffman,   b. 31 Aug 1876,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lizzie Lauretta Hoffman,   b. 5 Oct 1880,   d. 4 Apr 1883  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ann Kolb,   b. 22 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Nov 1882  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7
    Children 
     1. Ervine May Hoffman,   b. 12 May 1885,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ada Almeda Hoffman,   b. 26 Mar 1887,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John G. Hoffman, "son of Henry and Mary (Graeb) Hoffman, was born near Bloomingdale, Ontario, August 3rd, 1850. On December 25th, 1874, he was married to Leah Kercher who was born June 12th, 1854, and died March 12th, 1882. On November 14th, 1882, he was again married to Mary Ann Kolb, widow of the late Abram Jacobs. They reside a few miles east of Berlin where he is engaged in farming. His family consisted of four 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..., 804.

    2. [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..., 859.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12298-83.
      John Huffman, 32, Widower, occ. Farmer, b. Waterloo Twp., res. Maryborough, son of Henry and Mary Hoffman, married Mary Ann Jacobs, 34, Widow, b. Waterloo Twp., res. same, daughter of Abraham and Eliza Kolb, Witness(s): Josiah and Mary Shantz of Maryborough Twp., 14 Nov 1882 at Waterloo Twp.

    4. [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..., 804/805.

    5. [S2222] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Township (North) - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 23.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Hoffman Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: Henry Hoffman Mother: Mary Hoffman Born: abt 1851 Spouse: Leah Karcher Age: 20 born: Canada Father: Michael Karcher Mother: Maria Karcher married 26 Dec 1874

    7. [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..., 805.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1874 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1874 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1882 - Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1882 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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