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 Johann Jacob “John” Hofer

Johann Jacob “John” Hofer

Birth
Aargau, Switzerland
Death 24 Jan 1906 (aged 70)
Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 52542 · View Source
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Johann Jakob Hofer was born in Rothrist, Aargau, Switzerland February 4 1835. He married his wife Elizabeth Weber in Rothrist. They had four children: Emma Hesina, Jakob, Traugott Jakob, and Maria Elisa. They emigrated to America and came across the country to settle in Utah. However most of his family decided to go further north into Idaho. Johann was a farmer all of his life and he taught his two sons how to farm as well.

He is survived by his son Traugott Jakob of Blackfoot, Idaho; his daughters Maria Elisa Datwyler of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Emma Reber of Littlefield, Arizona.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son Jakob, and his wife Elisabetha.

He was laid to rest in Washington City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Charles "Charlie" Hofer
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann Jacob “John” Hofer (4 Feb 1835–24 Jan 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52542, citing Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Charles "Charlie" Hofer (contributor 47397100) .