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

Nicholas Hoffer[1]

Male 1829 - 1908  (79 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Hoffer 
    Born 15 May 1829  , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1852  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Immigration 1853  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Naturalization 1855  [2
    Occupation 1855  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    labourer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Evangelical Methodist 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    E. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00110-6882.66 
    Died 26 May 1908  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 10
    Buried Calvary Conservative Mennonite Cemetery Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I7475  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 

    Father Jacob Hoffer,   b. 1797, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Barbara,   b. Abt 1805, Of, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1861  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Family ID F35575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [9
    Children 
     1. Christina Hoffer,   b. 1856, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Jacob B. Hoffer,   b. 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1948, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Solomon Hoffer,   b. 16 Feb 1860, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Catherine Hoffer,   b. 2 Mar 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David B. Hoffer,   b. 17 Jan 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1952, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Nicholas B. Hoffer,   b. 30 Apr 1866, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1936, Pilkington Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Caroline "Carrie" Hoffer,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Adam Buhr Hoffer,   b. 25 Oct 1870, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1951, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F1280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • After an illness of several months, there passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. Scherer, in Elmira, Nicholas Hoffer. Deceased was born in Alsace-Loraine [sic], Germany, in 1829, emigrated to Canada in 1853, and settled on a farm near Floradale, after having married Catherine Burr in 1855. There they lived over 50 years when they removed to Floradale. After the death of his wife, Mr. Hoffer removed to Elmira. To Mr. and Mrs. Hoffer were born 8 children, namely Christina, who died in 1879, aged 22 years, Jacob, of Petosky, Mich.; Solomon, David Nicholas and Catherine (Mrs. M. Scherer), of Elmira: Magdalena (Mrs. Bradley) of Toronto; Adam of Southampton. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon. There will be service in the Evangelical church at Elmira after which the burial will take place in the Upper Woolwich Cemetery.

      Elmira Signet, May 28, 1908

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012207-90.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-5 Page 6.

    3. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 52.

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

    5. [S485] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Calvary Conservative Mennonite CC#7091 Internet Link.
      Hier ruht/ Nickolas/ Hoffer/ geb.15 Mai 1829/ gestorben/26,Mai 1908/ Alter 79 Jah.u.11 Ta./ [verse]/

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

    7. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 5 Page 51.

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

    9. [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.

    10. [S978] Funeral Home Records - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Dreisinger.
      death date as May 25th, 1908

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1829 - , Alsace Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1852 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1853 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1855 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1855 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical Methodist - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - 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 - Farmer - 1881 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 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 MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 1908 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Conservative Mennonite Cemetery Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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