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Andreas Hoff (1877 - 1954)

Andreas Hoff
Born in Kassel, Glücksal, Odessa, Russian Empiremap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1902 [location unknown]
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Died at age 76 in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United Statesmap
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Black Sea Germans
Andreas Hoff was a Black Sea German.


Andrew A. Hoff was born on 15 February 1877 in Cassel, Glückstal Colony or District, Odessa/Kherson Province, Russia.[1] to Andrew and Margaret Hoff.[2]

Cassel/Kassel /Komarovka, Grossulovo, Odessa, Russia (Lt 47.0876N, Lg 29.6466E) is now called Velykokomarivka / Kamarovka, Odes'ka, Ukraine.[3]
See an online map pin of Kassel, Odessa, Russia


Andrew came to the United States as a 6 month old infant with his parents in 1878. They arrived in New York City onboard the Arama Lriua.[1][4]

At age 2 on the 1880 Census, Andrew is listed as living in with parents and sister, Christina in Township 94 Range 60, Bon Homme, Dakota Territory, United States.[2]

Marriage and Children

Andreas married Christina Wöhl/Woehl in 1902.[1]

Andrew and Christina had the following children:

  • Goldie Hoff m Oscar Herbold, resided in Aberdeen, South Dakota [is this a knickname, Sofie went by?][1]
  • Leah Hoff m Sebastian Engelhardt, resided in Bernard, South Dakota[1]
  • Otto A. Hoff, resided in Portland, Oregon[1]
  • Tillie L. Hoff, resided in Aberdeen, South Dakota[1]
  • Unknown Hoff, died before 1954[1]
  • Unknown Hoff, died before 1954[1]

In 1910, Andreas and Christina were living in Township 129, McIntosh, North Dakota, United States, wtih their one year old daughter, Sofie, age 1.[5]


Andrew A. Hoff died at his home on 19 January 1954 in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, USA.[1]

Hoff. - Brother Andrew A. Hoff was born 15 February 1877 in Kassel, Russia, and came in 1878 with his parents to the United States. He died 19 January in his home in Aberdeen, S. Dak. He converted in his 30s and was later baptised. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Aberdeen, S. Dak. In 1902 he married Christina Wöhl of Wishek, N. Dak. His passing is mourned, besides his widow, by three daughters: Mrs. Oscar Herbold (Goldie) of Aberdeen, S. D., Mrs. Sebastian Engelhardt (Lea) of Bernard, S. D., Otto A. Hoff, Portland, Oregon, and Tillie L. Hoff, Aberdeen, S. D., and six grandchildren. Two small children preceded him in death. Furthermore two brothers: Jacob Hoff of Carbon, Alta., Canada, Henry, Fred, and John Hoff of Venturia, N. D., and three sisters: Mrs. John Kapp, Medina N. D., Mrs. Jacob Munsch, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Richard Schrenk, Venturia, N. D.

Rev. R. F. Dickau[1]

Research Notes

Please use caution when adding to this profile. There was also an Hoff, Andreas b 23 Mar 1877 Cassel to Ludwig Hoff and Katharina Hieb.

This profile is for the son of Andreas Hoff and Margaret Knoll. I am not able to locate his birth record. Carrie 7 October 2021


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Family Search. United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012 Andrew A Hoff Obituary.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Family Search. United States Census, 1880 Andrew Huff in household of Andrew Huff, Township 94 Range 60, Bon Homme, Dakota Territory, United States; citing enumeration district ED 94, sheet 76A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,111.

    1880 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Andrew Hoff Self Male 23 Russia
    Margaret Hoff Wife Female 20 Russia
    Andrew Hoff Son Male 2 Russia
    Christena Hoff Daughter Female 0 Dakota Territories
  3. See the PDF list in bottom right corner. D. G. Bender. Germans from Russia and Eastern Europe Settlement Locations
  4. Family Seach. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891 Andreas Hoff, 1878; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 295,779.
  5. Family Search. United States Census, 1910. Andreas Hoff, Township 129, McIntosh, North Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 79, sheet 7B, family 130, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1143; FHL microfilm 1,375,156.

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