Ernest F. Hoffman

#5927, b. 13 Mar 1879, d. 1948
Last Edited:13 Apr 2012

Children of Ernest F. Hoffman and Mary Alice Murray

Outline of Life Events:

BirthErnest F. Hoffman was born on 13 Mar 1879 at Germany.1,2
ImmigrationHe immigrated in 1883 from Germany to the U.S.. He became a naturalized citizen in 1900.1
MarriageHe married Mary Alice Murray, daughter of William Hugh Murray and Frances Armilda Hillerman, on 22 Sep 1900 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.3,4
Census1920Ernest Hoffman (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at 113 West Madison at South Bend, Portage Township, St. Joseph County, IN. Also living in the house was his wife Alice Hoffman (given age 39), son(s) Ernest Hoffman (given age 17), J. L. Hoffman (given age 8) and Stewart Hoffman (given age 2 6/12), daughter(s) Francis Hoffman (given age 12) and Myrtle Hoffman (given age 9). Alice's sister "Lona" and her family lived in the same rented house with them. Ernest worked as a building superintendent.1
DeathErnest F. Hoffman died of a heart attack in 1948 in Baldwin Park, CA. He had apparently been dead for several hours by the time he was discovered in his automobile.2


  1. [S719] 1920 U.S. Census. IN. St. Joseph County. population schedule.
  2. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  3. [S362] Hunting for Bears. Marriage Record Index, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.
  4. [S717] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Marriage index. Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse, Amite City, Tangipahoa, LA, USA.