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Anna (Hoffmann) Drozda (1851 - 1936)

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Anna "Annie" Drozda formerly Hoffmann aka Hofman, Hofmann, Hoffman
Born in Kout na Šumavě, Domažlice, Plzeň, West Bohemia, Czechiamap
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Wife of — married in Kout na Šumavě, Domažlice, Plzeň, West Bohemia, Czechiamap
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Died in Bronx, New York, USAmap
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Biography

Anna Hoffmann was born October 2, 1851 and was baptised the same day in Kout na Šumavě, Domažlice, Plzeň, West Bohemia, Czechia.[1] She was the daughter of Mathaus Hoffmann and Anna ?. Her death certificate gives different information, though her birth record is far easier to trust on her birth than her death record.[2][3]

In 1869 she was living with her mother, her older sister Katerina, her younger brother Josef, and her younger sister Marie in Kout na Šumavě.[4]

She married her husband Josef Drozda on May 5, 1873 in Kout na Šumavě.[5] Together they had the following children:

  1. Cecilia Drozda
  2. Barbara Drozda
  3. Christina Virginia Drozda

She immigrated to the US on May 18, 1874 with her husband, mother-in-law, daughter Cicilia, and Maria via the ship Weser.[6]

In the 1920 census she was listed as an alien, but in the 1930 census, she was listed as a naturalized citizen, meaning her naturalization took place between 1920 and 1930.

Anna Hoffmann passed away December 28, 1936 at eleven in the morning primarily from bronchopneumonia and coronary occlusion, secondarily from emphysema myocarditis.[3] She was buried at Evergreens Cemetery on December 31, 1936.[3]

Sources

  1. Portafontium Kdyne 29 - Image 143, page 140.
  2. "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WP9-5X3 : accessed 6 January 2016), Anna Drozda, 29 Dec 1936; citing Death, Bronx, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,188,773.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 State of New York, Department of Health of the City of New York, Bureau of Records, Standard Certificate of Death, record 7.
    • Parents listed as Joseph Hoffman and Aufricht
    • Birthday listed as September 27, 1851
  4. Kout na Sumave Census 1869 Nr. 21, image 2
  5. Portafontium Kdyne 29 - Image 68, page 65.
  6. BACA, LEO. Czech Immigration Passenger Lists: New York Passenger Lists. Richardson, TX: Baca. 1847-1869. Vol. 4, 1991. 182p. 1870-1880. Vol. 5, 1993. 190p. Page 34.

Notes

  • Father?
    • Death: Kdyne 29, img 369, page 399 ... 50 yrs of age? In 1867?... so born 1827? Wife was 1817, may be wrong.


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