|Birth: ||1656, Czech Republic|
|Death: ||1738, Germany|
Paulus Hoffman, b. abt 1656 Bohemia
m. Barbara Prudentia 1691 in Bayern, Germany
Hans Georg Hoffman,
b. 1689 Upper Franconia,Upper Palatinate,Bavaria
Martinus Hoffman 1688-1750
He was a physician
From Erica Iverson
Ludwig Hoffman (1619 - 1660)
Barbara Prudentia Hoffman (1660 - 1697)
Martinus Hoffman (1685 - 1750)*
Hans George Hoffman (1689 - 1755)*
Hendrix Hoffman (1654 - ____)*
Paulus Hoffman (1656 - 1738)
From the book "American Ancestry" by Sigismund Von Herberstein.
Paulus of Bohemia and the Palatinate, b. in Bohemia 1656, d. in Palatinate 1738. He was a physician. The family ultimately removing into the Palatinate (a region in S/W Germany now the Rhineland), on account of confiscation of estates and titles because of alleged participation in the Bohemian Insurrection, and because of having embraced the Protestant faith. He was the son of Ludwig Hoffman.
married Barbara Prudentia in 1691. Children of Paulus Hoffman and Barbara Prudentia:
Martinus Hoffman emigrated to Northampton Co PA to get a new start in life.
For the previous 7 generations or more the Hoffman family held great wealth from holdings of gold mines in Boskowitz, Moravia in eastern Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). The family from the early generations had involvement with the church but had problems with the Theology. It appears this conflict caused the family to prefer to live in Austria or Germany where they may have had more religious freedom but access to their investments in Bohemia. It appears that Palus was the last in the lineage to hold this great wealth.
Created by: Jimmy Huffman
Record added: Mar 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49866407
Added: Oct. 9, 2014
Honoring you today my Brave 6th Great Grandfather. You were loved and are remembered. Rest in Peace.|
Added: Apr. 8, 2014
YOU ARE MY 6th. GREAT GRANDFATHER THROUGH YOUR SON HANS JACOB AND HIS SON HANS GEORGE THEN GEORGE'S SON JOHN THEN JOHN'S DAUGHTER SUSIE HOFFMAN COSTNER.GOD BLESS YOU!|
Elaine Hahn Crow
Added: Oct. 11, 2013
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