Bio: Hoffman, Oscar Franklin (1843 - 1896)

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Surname: Hoffman, Wilson, Dawson, Lloyd

----Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

Oscar F. Hoffman (20 Apr 1843 - 4 Mar 1896)

OSCAR F. HOFFMAN, general merchandise store and stock buyer, Hixton, was born in Lycoming Co., Pa., April 20, 1843. Came West with his parents at the age of eleven years, and settled on a farm in Hixton, Jackson Co., which he bought from the State school lands. Remained with his parents until 1878, when he started stock buying, and started the store where he now is, April 15, 1881. Mr. Hoffman is a member of the Congregational Church, and also of the I. O. O. F., Hixton Lodge, No. 259. He was married to Miss Almira B. Wilson. She was born in Pennsylvania, Jan. 10, 1851; she being also a member of Congregational Church, at Hixton. Their family consists of four children—Leslie M., Sarah P., Fred C. and Jessie. They have also lost three children, Rebecca, and two infant daughters, unnamed.

Oscar Franklin Hoffman was the son of Peter R. Hoffman (14 May 1817 - ) and Rebecca Dawson (1818 - 1846).  Peter was born in Montoursville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, and was the son of William & Mary (Lloyd) Hoffman.

1870 Federal Census, Northfield, Jackson Co., Wisconsin

Oscar F Hoffman, white, male

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Oscar F Hoffman M 27y Pennsylvania
Charles M Hoffman M 20y Wisconsin
Leslie Hoffman M 3y Wisconsin
Phebe Hoffman F 1y Wisconsin

Wisconsin Marriages

Oscar Hoffman
bride's name: Almira B. Wilson
marriage date: 24 Dec 1865
marriage place: Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Peter R. Hoffman
groom's mother's name: Sarah Hoffman
bride's father's name: James Wilson
bride's mother's name: Phebe Wilson

Wisconsin Death Records

Oscar Hoffman
gender: Male
death date: 04 Mar 1896
death place: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
age: 52
birth date: 20 Apr 1843
birthplace: Montoursville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania
occupation: Dealer In Stock
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Almira B. Wilson Hoffman
father's name: P.R. Hoffman
mother's name: Mrs. P. R. Hoffman



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