John Smith and Philipena Hoffman came from Prussia Germany to Montreal c 1869
John married Philipena Hoffman, daughter of Johan Phillipp Adam Hoffman and Elizabeth Catharina Weber. (Philipena Hoffman was born on 7 Oct 1827 in Zivil, Altengian, Pfatz, Bavaria,3 died on 22 Mar 1894 in Campbellton, New Brunswick 2 and was buried in Campbellton Rural Cemetery, N.B..)
1 Computed from gravestone information.
2 Cemetery headstone.
3 Ancestry, Wheeler Family Tree.