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Louisa Hoffman

Louisa Hoffman

Female 1829 - 1898  (68 years)

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  • Name Louisa Hoffman 
    Born 01 Mar 1829  , Berks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jan 1898  Richland, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Jan 1898  St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I280  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Henry Hoffman,   b. 1778,   d. 1832  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Jackson,   b. 7 Oct 1807, Allentown, Berks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1844, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F162  Group Sheet

    Family Daniel S. Ritts,   b. 19 Jun 1823, Longswamp, Berks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1895, Richland Twp, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Barney Vensel Ritts,   b. 14 Mar 1854, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1925, Yale, Payne, Oklahoma, Mable Dale Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Nathan Ritts,   b. 04 Jul 1848, Beaver Township, St. Petersburg, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1904, Paint Township, , Clarion, Pennsylvannia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Mary Eliza Ritts,   b. 21 Apr 1850, ,, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1938, Kane, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Christian Henry Ritts, Sr.,   b. 07 Mar 1852, ,, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1934, Elizabethton, , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Francis Ritts,   b. 23 Jun 1856, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1933, Ambridge, Pennsylvannia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Nelson Ritts,   b. 14 Mar 1858, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1952, Golconda, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     7. Leah Alice Ritts,   b. 13 Mar 1860, , Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1954, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     8. Katheryn Margaret Ritts,   b. 03 Apr 1862, , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1873  (Age 11 years)
     9. William McClellan Ritts,   b. 03 Apr 1864, Richland Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1897, Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     10. Luella Louisa Ritts,   b. 27 Jan 1866, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1950, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Sarah Matilda Ritts,   b. 30 Jun 1869, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1930, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     12. Daniel S. Ritts, Jr.,   b. 28 Jun 1871, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1931  (Age 59 years)
     13. Laura M. Ritts,   b. 06 Sep 1874, St. Petersburg, Clarion, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1905, Leadville, , Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     14. ? Ritts,   b. 1868,   bur. St. Petersburg Cemetery, Clarion County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet

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    Louisa Hoffman
    Louisa Hoffman

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    Louisa Hoffman
    Louisa Hoffman
    Louisa Ritts
    1829 - 1898

  • Notes 
    • Last name spelled Huffman on some documents

      REF: Clarion County Death Docket No 1 page 79 line 30 - Louesa Ritts

      REF: Ancestry.com
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=lehi004&ti=0&gs=hoffman&query=hoffman&DatabaseID=4915&Title=Lehigh+County%2C+Pennsylvania%3A+Hilffrich+Pastoral+Records&DatabaseName=lehi004&SearchEngine=sse.dll&Server=search&Type=F

      Description:
      The Reverends John Henry Helffrich and John Helffrich worked in Lehigh and Berks counties in Pennsylvania. This database contains records of their family genealogy, as well as baptisms, marriages, and burials for the region. For those researching this eastern Pennsylvania area, this will be a useful database.
      Source Information:
      Lineages, Inc., comp. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: Hilffrich Pastoral Records. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Records transcribed from LDS Family History Library microfilm copies of church records for this locality. For more information, see the Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) for FHL #20356.

      Name: Hoffman, Johann
      Description: Father
      Event: Baptism
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      Name: Hoffman, Elisabeth
      Description: Mother
      Event: Baptism
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      Name: Hoffman, Lydia
      Description: Baptized
      Event: Baptism
      Date: 6 9 1829
      Place: Heidelberg
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      A sister??

      Name: Hunsicker, Johannes
      Description: Groom
      Event: Marriage
      Date: 9 8 1796
      Place: Heidelberg, Lehigh Co.
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      Name: Hunsicker, Anna Hoffman
      Description: Bride
      Event: Marriage
      Date: 9 8 1796
      Place: Heidelberg, Lehigh Co.
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      Name: Hoffmann, Anna
      Description: Bride
      Event: Marriage
      Date: 9 8 1796
      Place: Heidelberg, Lehigh Co.
      Church: Hilffrich Pastoral Records, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, 1816-1862
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      REF: Ambrose/Goode Tree on Rootsweb.com
      Lists her father as Philip Henry Hoffman and mother as Mary Elizabeth Jackson

      REF: Obituaries from Clarion Newspapers 1895-1900
      By Sally Jordan Reed
      Compiled by Sally Jordan Reed
      Published by Mechling Bookbindery, 2002
      ISBN 0970382596, 9780970382597
      246 pages
      page 144
      Clarion Jacksonian 2/7/1898
      "(2) Mrs. Daniel Ritts, one of the old residents of near St. Petersburg, was buried in the Reformed cemetery at that place Sunday. She had been ill for some months from a complication of diseases."

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] 1860 U. S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Richland, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, Roll 1095, p. 592.