Biography of George W. Hoffman
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Hoffman, George W., 2d, born on the farm upon which he resides June 23, 1867, was educated in the public schools and in the Elmira Commercial College, and January 20, 1890, married Georgia, daughter of John F. and Harriet S. Hommel, of Pine City. They have one son, Joseph J., born February 14, 1891. Mr. Hoffman's father, Joseph., was born in Newtown (now Elmira) about 1818. He married Phebe Higgins, of the same place, by whom he had four children who survive: Estella, Jossie, George W., 2d, and John S. The family were among the earliest settlers and were of German extraction. The first log house that Colonel Hendy built is in a good State of preservation on the above named farm.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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