Waterloo Region Generations
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Nicholas B. Hoffer

Male 1866 - 1936  (70 years)


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  • Name Nicholas B. Hoffer 
    Born 30 Apr 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name Nicklaus B. Hoffer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    E. Methodist 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Laborer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    ? Maker 
    Residence 1908  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Pump Manufacturer 
    Residence 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-56742 
    Died 6 Oct 1936  Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I56742  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Nicholas Hoffer,   b. 15 May 1829, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1908, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Catharine Bohr,   b. 24 Jun 1829, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1904  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1855  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Juliana Schondelmayer,   b. 20 Mar 1874, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1963, Salem, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1893  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arthur Hoffer
     2. Angeline "Angie" Hoffer,   b. 12 Feb 1892, Floradale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1985  (Age 92 years)
     3. Ervin S. Hoffer,   b. 8 Oct 1893, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Alice Hoffer,   b. Jul 1902, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Howard Hoffer,   b. May 1909, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F14637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mr. Nicholas B. Hoffer, a well-known resident of Upper Pilkington, passed away on Tuesday morning, October 6th at his home there, following a lingering illness.

      Mr. Hoffer was born in Woolwich Township and lived in Elmira several years before moving to the farm about twenty years ago. He was in his 71st year.

      Surviving are his widow (nee Julia Shondelmayer), two daughters, Angie (Mrs. Walter Fulton) of Toronto, Alice (Mrs. Murray Marshall) of Middlebrook; three sons, Ervin S. of Elmira, Harold of Jordan, Arthur of Elora and four grandsons. Also surviving are three brothers, Jacob of Petoskey, Mich., Adam of Kitchener, David of Elmira and two sisters, Mrs. Martin Sherrer and Mrs. Bradley, both of Kitchener.

      The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon with a service at his late home in Upper Pilkington at 2: 30 pm followed by a short service at the Elmira Cemetery where interment will be made.


      Elmira Signet 8 Oct 1936

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 16.

    2. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 49.

    3. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 48 Pg. 7.

    4. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 13.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 5 Page 33.

    6. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nicholas B. Hoffer - 8 Oct 1936.

    7. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Nicholas Hoffer - May 28, 1908.

    8. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Nicholaus Hofer, labourer, res Waterloo married 12 Aug 1855 Berlin to Catherine Bohr.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Apr 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - E. Methodist - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1893 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? Maker - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1908 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pump Manufacturer - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1936 - Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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