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Roger Hoffman (#47362020)
 member for 5 years, 1 month, 29 days
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Bio Photo I am a native of San Joaquin County, California, the son of Verne W Hoffman Jr., who researched his genealogy lines extensively during the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s. Most of these lines came through the states of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas with surnames of Hoffman, Harpold, Tarvin, Croy, Webster, Kerr, Jack, Foster, Christian, Givens, and Hargrave. Much of my father's research and my continuing research can be viewed on the "Mokelumne Farms" tree on
I currently live in Georgia.
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RE: Photo for Roy Harpold
You're welcome. Glad I could help. :)
Added by Karma on May 19, 2015 1:12 PM
Anne Summers
RE: John T Givens photo
Roger: Going through my messages, I see that you sent me an inquiry back last fall which I never answered. I'm so sorry... first I was on a cruise, and later in the fall I was visiting my daughter in another state for several weeks. So to try to answer your question about where I got the photo I posted. This is ridiculous, but I can't figure out where I got it! I'm pretty sure I didn't take it because I don't remember going to that cemetery, or I should say, if I have, I don't remember which one it is. However, I can't see where else I got it, either! I don't seem to have it on his page on my tree, so evidently I didn't get it from a connection on ancestry. I think I have actually been to most of the cemeteries in Hopkins County over the years but don't know which one this is. Sometime when I go back, I am going to re-visit them all and put them on a map with a description. The Givens were relatives by marriage... John T's great-granddaughter married into the Frazer family, which was my mother's family... so John T's descendents are cousins of mine. Anne
Added by Anne Summers on May 02, 2015 7:59 PM
RE: Many Thanks!
You are most welcome. It was my pleasure. I created memorials for all of them. Please let me know if you would like me to transfer management.
Added by Joy on Apr 13, 2015 11:07 AM
Kat B
William F. Hoffman
Hello Roger,
My great-grandfather served for California for the Spanish American War, not World War I. Can you please correct this on his memorial page?
Thank you!
He may not have served since his wife, Alina died and he had small children to attend to, but he did serve in the Sp/American war.
Added by Kat B on Apr 06, 2015 7:47 PM
Kat B
I mistakenly put Alina as the mother to "Billy"
, he was not. Please link him to Virginia Soares Hoffman-Turpen who is buried at the Modesto cemetery. My mistake, sorry. I don't have the memorial number handy right now. Billy was a half brother to the girls, Frances, Imogene and Bernice.
Added by Kat B on Mar 17, 2015 7:52 AM
Kat B
Hoffman family
Hello Roger,
I am the grandaughter of Frances I. Hoffman of Modesto, California. I found "Billy" Hoffman the half brother to my grandmother, buried in Carpenteria. Looks like you have a pending edit. Can you link him to his parents, William F. 57568174 and 57568185 - Alina Grant? He married a woman named Perry, but I wonder if she re-married. I don't see an entry for her in that cemetery.
Bernice Hoffman is still alive last I heard. She is 96 or 97 now living in Sacramento in assisted care.
Added by Kat B on Mar 17, 2015 7:51 AM
Deborah Neubauer
James Kerr Givens
Do you have any knowledge that one the children of James and Elizabeth was a Matthew, born in 1827, in Kentucky. Matthew is shown in the 1850 Texas census and subsequent census as having been born in KY. I have researched and can find no link, but a relative had an unsourced document that says he was. Perhaps you have information. Thanks. Debbie Neubauer (2nd great grandfather, Matthew Givens)
Added by Deborah Neubauer on Feb 24, 2015 4:02 PM
John Boyle Photo
Thank you so much for the photo and other information about John Boyle's grave. I am very happy to have this and appreciate your time and effort very much. Warm regards, Maria Dering, New York, NY.
Added by madpandora on Oct 11, 2014 2:45 PM
RE: Many thanks!
More than welcome. Located two children also buried in the plot and created memorials for them.
Added by FJReck on Aug 25, 2014 12:56 PM
RE: Many Thanks!
Glad I could be of help! :-)
Added by Swangirl on Jul 29, 2014 12:48 PM
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