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HOFFMAN BRIDES New Zealand 1877-1933

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some of the HOFFMAN BRIDES in New Zealand 1877-1933
NOTES spelling of names is written as found but some may differ from your family spelling. If you let me know I will change on verification. Leave comment below
Hoffman is sometimes spelt HOFMAN, HOFMANN or HOFFMANN

* see the Grooms which will have information for a number of these 'brides'

Ada Hoffman
married John Douglas NICOLSON (1882-1912) 28 Nov 1904 in Roslyn, Dunedin
their known children:
* 1905 - 1998 Una Marion Nicolson
* 1906 - Edith Myra Nicolson
Otago Witness, 12 May 1909 NICOLSON - On Sunday, May 9, at Matakanui, John Douglas Nicolson; in his thirtieth year

Adeline Bertha Hoffman (1883-1962)
- 1st of 11 children of Frederick William HOFFMAN & Mary Eliza BROOKES
- grandaughter of Wilhelm Paganini HOFFMAN (1828-1905) & Sophia JACKSON (1829-1907)
married David Ralston INGRAM (1878-1965) 23 Feb 1910 St Ninian's, Avondale ('The Whau')
- son of Christopher & Agnes INGRAM, County Tyrone to Avondale, Auckland
their known children:
* 1911 - 1999 Frederick Neilson Jackson Ingram
ADELINE & DAVID are buried St Ninian Presbyterians Church Cemetery

Agnes Ellen Hoffman (nee RAMSAY)
- daughter of Charles RAMSAY (1862-1929) & Ellen BUCHOLZ (1868-)
married August HOFFMAN in 1920
Agnes first married August's brother Adam Hoffman (1884-1919)
AUGUST died 1 June 1920 in Gore, Southland. He is buried Plot 11, Block 65, Catholic Area at Gore cemetery with first wife Delia (see Grooms link)
AGNES ELLEN died 29 March 1975 aged 85 & is buried with her first husband Adam Hoffman and their daughter Nellie Annie & son in law Charles Edward Giles

Alicia Adeline Hoffman (1863-)
- daughter of Wilhelm Paganini HOFFMAN (1828-1905) & Sophia JACKSON (1829-1907)
married George SMYTH in 1884

Annie Hoffman (1887- April 1975)
- daughter of Franz HOFFMAN & Augusta FEIERABEND
married William DEMLER (1881-Dec 1975) in 1906
their known children:
* 1909 - 1992 Lenard William Demler
* 1912 - 1975 Jocelyn Ruth Demler

Annie Ellen Hoffman (1894-1968)
- daughter of Maximilian HOFFMAN & Ellen DOVOLOSKY
married Lionel Mabiel WOOD (1894-1937) in 1915
- son of Mabille Louis WOOD & his first wife, Annie Elizabeth PRATT
their known children numbered 5

Annie May Hoffman
married Henry Ernest LAWRIE (1905-1993) in 1926

Augusta Elizabeth Hoffman (1879-1976)
- daughter of Johann Carl & Henrietta HOFFMAN
married Harold Mortimer O'GRADY (1875-1948) in 1909

Clara Hoffman
married Arthur SMITH in 1891
their known children:
* 1892 - William Arthur Smith
* 1893 - George Henry Smith
* 1895 - Valentine Leonard Smith
* 1896 - Edward John Smith
* 1898 - Ernest Joseph Smith
* 1900 - Amy Clara Barbara Smith
* 1902 - Walter Frederick Smith
* 1907 - Herbert Charles Smith
* 1909 - Richard Francis Smith

Dorah Blanche Hoffman
married Charles Thomas ARTHUR in 1913

Edith Stella Hoffman (nee WARD 1902-?)
daughter of Joseph Thomas WARD & Ada Evelyn WRIGHT
married Gordon McHardy KENYON (1900-1956) in 1929
- Edith had first married Wilfred Conrad Hoffman (1898-1928)

Eileen Hoffman
married Hugh Malachi George ALLEN (1903-1972) in 1923
- son of Hugh William ALLEN & Florence RICHARDSON

Eileen Hoffman
married William Andrew DAY (1889-1951) in 1920

Ellen Christine Hoffman
married Edward Joseph Cormac DOWNEY in 1877
their known children:
* 1878 - Mary Eveline Downey
* 1880 - Frederick William Downey
* 1881 - Bertha Downey
* 1883 - Ella Downey
* 1884 - unnamed baby Downey
* 1885 - Eva Hoffman Downey

Eva Jane Hoffman
married Claude Albert JOHNSON in 1933

Evelyn Jane Hoffman (1910-1985)
- 12th of 16 children of John Onslow HOFFMAN & Rose Kahuwhariki MOORE
married Noel Herbert WILKINSON (1910-1973) in 1933

Evelyn May Hoffman (1902-1988)
married William James Nigel McMECKING (1898-1967) in 1926

Frances 'Sissy' Hoffman (1898-1983)
married Oliver Cleave BADMAN (1898-1965) in 1924

Georgina Hoffman (1904-1990)
married James Sylvester Patrick CASEY ()1903-1973 in 1930

Gwendolyn Hoffman (1907-1998)
married Fredrick Francis NEVILLE (1905-1987) in 1930

Henrietta Emma Hoffman (1881-1938)
married Herbert Henry BARTLETT (1878-1956) in 1926

Irene Maude Hoffman (1892-1945)
married Charles Atherton ASHTON (1886-1964) in 1913

Josephine Agnes Hoffman (1879-1942)
married William Charles Robert HALL (1877-1964) in 1896
their known children:
* 1896 - 1967 William Valentine Hall
* 1897 - 1965 Frederick Francis Hall
* 1900 - 1995 Agnes Barbara Hall
* 1901 - 1901 Leonard Bernard Hall (aged 3 months)
* 1902 - Mary Amelia Hall
* 1904 - Amy Julie Hall
* 1906 - Margaret Emma Hall
* 1908 - 1999 Annie Veronica Hall
* 1911 - 2002 Frances Martha Hall
* 1913 - 1983 George Thomas Hall

Kathleen Mavis Hoffman (1909-)
- 6th of 6 known children of Joseph HOFFMAN & Frances DOVALOSKY
married John 'Jack' Allison MAYHEW (1908-1956) in 1931
- son of George MAYHEW (1878-1941) & Mary Douglas ALLISON (1877-1939)
JOHN died 3 May 1956 aged 48 is buried with his parents in Invercargill

Margaret Anne 'Maggie' Hoffman (1890-1961)
- 2nd of 12 children of Maximilian John 'Max' HOFFMAN & Ellen DOVALOSKY
married Frederick Thomas KUBALA in 1912
their known children:
* 1912 - Margaret Ellen Kubala

Margaret Gertrude 'Maggie' Hoffman (1897-1984)
- daughter of Michael HOFFMAN & Margaret 'Maggie' BOYLE
married John Gerald FORD (1899-1972) in 1927
- son of Martin FORD & Mary FITZGERALD

Margery Annie Hoffman (1905-1977)
- 1st born of Christian Carl Fredrick HOFFMAN & Jane Scott STEWART
married Arthur Eric WEBSTER in 1929

Mary Hoffman
married James LAMB in 1894

Mary Hoffman
- 9th of 16 children of John Onslow HOFFMAN & Rose Kahuwhariki MOORE
married Louis William Joseph Le LIEVRE in 1922

Mary Ann Hoffman (1900-1940)
- 1st of 6 known children of Joseph HOFFMAN & Frances DOVALOSKY
married Jack Corbett MELROSE (1895-1975) in 1918
- 1st of 4 known children of John David MELROSE & Eliza Blanche WATSON

Nellie Anne Hoffman
- daughter of Adam HOFFMAN & Agnes Ellen RAMSAY
married Charles Edward GILES in 1928
NELLIE & CHARLES are buried Plot 12, Block 67 at Gore cemetery with her parents

Sophie 'Sissy' Hoffman (1898-1963)
- 5th of 12 children of Maximilian John 'Max' HOFFMAN & Ellen DOVALOSKY
married John HARROD in 1921

Violet Marion Hoffman
- daughter of Adam HOFFMAN and Agnes Ellen RAMSAY
married Ronald Walter Adcock von TUNZELMAN (1907-1991) 29 Jan 1929 in Invercargill
- son of Alexander Francis Henry von TUNZELMAN & Elizabeth Catherine ADCOCK
their known children:
* 1930 - 2007 Charmian Viola von Tunzelman
VIOLET & RONALD later divorced
- Ronald next married Emily Mabel TOWNSHEND (1906-1998)
NOTE Ronald's father, Alexander von Tunzelman (1877-1957) was a member of the von Tunzelmann family, who migrated from Prussia to Estonia where they were members of the Baltic German Ritterschaft or nobility. Two brothers and a sister from the family settled in New Zealand. Alexander is credited as being the first person to set foot on the Antarctic mainland. He was a NZ crew member on the Norwegian whaling ship 'Antarctic', part of the first group known with certainty to have set foot on the mainland of Antarctica (at Cape Adare) on 24 Jan 1895

NOTES
* see also Our Hoffman Ancestors (pdf file)

the HOFFMAN GROOMS


PHOTO
Plot 12, Block 67, Catholic Area at Gore cemetery

* Adam Hoffman 14 Aug 1919 aged 34
* 1975 - Agnes Ellen Hoffman (nee Ramsay), his wife
* 1978 - Charles Edward Giles, his son in law
* 2004 - Nellie Anne Giles (nee Hoffman), his daughter

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