John Smith


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Philipena Hoffman

John Smith

  • Born: Oct 1831, Prussia 1
  • Marriage: Philipena Hoffman
  • Died: 28 Feb 1884 at age 52 2
  • Buried: Ste. Flavie, Quebec Cemetery

bullet  General Notes:

John Smith and Philipena Hoffman came from Prussia Germany to Montreal c 1869
Gravestone reads:" In memory of John Smith, a native of Prussia, Germany
Died 28 Feb 1884 aged 52 years & 4 months. Although he sleeps, his memory
doth live. And cheering comfort to his mourners give. He followed virtue
as his truest guide. Liv'd as a christian, as a christian died.
Note that Dick Parks has John named as Henry.

bullet  Birth Notes:

Birth Surety:1

bullet  Death Notes:

Death Surety:1


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.

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