Dave Hoffman

David George Hoffman (1932 - 2015)

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David George (Dave) Hoffman
Born in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1940s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1960s - unknown)] and
Died in Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 May 2017
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Genealogically Defined


David George Hoffman was born on 12 Oct 1932 in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, USA where he lived with his mother, Lilah Elvira (Coon) Hoffman, and his father, Herman Frederick Hoffman, until he left for college.[1]

He married Pauline Joy Haugen on 5 Jan 1963 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA, and they bore two children: Paul Frederick and Eric Peter.[2] David and Pauline divorced in 1988, but married each other again on 10 Aug 1990 at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in North Olmsted, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, US. Over the years, David and his family lived throughout the Midwestern US, including

  • New Hope, Hennepin, Minnesota, US
  • North Olmsted, Cuyahoga, Ohio, US
  • Olmsted Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, US
  • Glenwood, Pope, Minnesota, US

He died on 18 February 2015 in Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, USA.[3] He was buried in Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery, Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, USA.[3]


Maternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Finder test match between Eric Hoffman and his third cousin. Their MRCAs are Moses Bixler and Mary Anne Yohe, 2nd great grandparents of Eric Hoffman and his cousin. Predicted relationship from FTDNA: 2nd Cousin - 4th Cousin, based on sharing 112 cM across 31 segments.


[1] [2] [3]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KS2L-3K1 : accessed 16 November 2017), David Hoffman in household of Herman Hoffman, Park Rapids, Park Rapids Village, Hubbard, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29-25A, sheet 12A, line 4, family 239, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1927.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VC6S-6J8 : 6 May 2014), David George Hoffman in entry for Eric Peter Hoffman, 04 Dec 1969; from "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2004); citing Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q29Y-8MX1 : 15 March 2016), David George Hoffman, 2015; Burial, Glenwood, Pope, Minnesota, United States of America, Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery; citing record ID 153417662, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • Repository: R1550362825 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S1555631096 Repository: #R1550362825 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=106660955&pid=4
  • Source: S1558452689 Repository: #R1550373352 Hoffman Family Records David, Herman, and Lilah Hoffman Note: typed and handwritten recollections
  • Repository: R1550373352 E. Hoffman collected genealogy records Note:

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