John Niederhofer
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John Niederhofer (1857 - 1938)

Born in Galveston, Texas, United Statesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 80 in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 29 Dec 2008
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He was buried in Pine Valley Cemetery, Texas.

The pdf to the right is a wonderful find in the General Land Office Archives for Walker County. It is field notes written by John Niederhofer(listed as John Nieberhofer in the archives) while applying for a homestead for a section of land along Boswell Creek east of Four Notch Road. The homestead claim was enabled by a law that allowed anyone in Texas to go and lay claim to unused land in the Public domain for the use of raising a family. What a fantastic concept. Our government should release property in the public domain for domestic development.

Research Note

This might be a census record of this family: 1875 NY Census. Source Information: New York, U.S., State Census, 1875 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Census of the state of New York, for 1875. Microfilm. New York State Archives, Albany, New York. Fetterly-28 09:52, 12 September 2021 (UTC)

Name: John Neiderhofer
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1857
Residence Date: 1 Jun 1875
Residence Place: Buffalo Ward 07, Erie, New York, USA
Election District: Ward 07, E.D. 03
Household Number: 476
Relation to Head: Son
Mother's Name: Frances Neiderhofer
Line Number: 19
Sheet Number: 46
Household Members Age Relationship
Frances Neiderhofer 37 Head
John Neiderhofer 18 Son
Anna Neiderhofer 14 Daughter
George Neiderhofer 12 Son
Joseph Neiderhofer 10 Son
Mary Neiderhofer 7 Daughter
Edward Neiderhofer 5 Son


  • Refer to PDF document on the right of this profile.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 9 February 2022), memorial page for John Niederhofer (27 Sep 1857–22 Apr 1938), Find a Grave Memorial ID 51810037, citing Pine Valley Cemetery, Coldspring, San Jacinto County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sherry Templin (Hicks Giese) (contributor 47303031) .

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