Catherine Hoffman

F, b. 7 February 1773, d. 31 October 1819
     Catherine was born on Sunday, 7 February 1773 in Gratz Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John Nicolas Hoffman and Anna Margaretha Herman.1 Catherine married Peter IM Shoffstall, son of Peter IM Shoffstall and Anna Elizabeth Kornman, circa 1792 in Pennsylvania. Peter and Catherine had children: Susanna [2/28/1793-1885][m. Johannes William Welker], Catherine [4/15/1795-4/03/1880][m. John Jacob Umholtz], Magdalena [10/27/1797-4/16/1879][m. Henry John Hartman], Simon [3/1/1800-3/28/1850][m. Susanna Jury], Jacob [12/15/1802] [m. Salome Huber], Hannah [bapt. 6/14/1805], Johannes [bapt. 11/03/1807-3/06/1883][m. Polly Schoffstall], Margareta [bapt. 8/19/1810], Elizabeth [bapt. 7/07/1813][m. Andrew Wentworth], Daniel [m. Julia Ann Klinger & 2nd. Mary Klinger Swaney], Rebecca [m. William Yager] & Joseph [bapt.12/06/1819-11/09/1905][m. Mary Ann Coxon].2 Catherine departed this life on Sunday, 31 October 1819 in Lykens Township at age 46 years, 8 months and 24 days. She is probably buried in the Hoffman's Church Cemetery.


Peter IM Shoffstall b. 15 Apr 1767, d. 1 Oct 1851


  1. [S953] Find a grave: Her birth date comes from her mother's records. -
  2. [S953] Find a grave: Grave site of Catherine and herhusband John Jacb Umholtz [2/17/1796-11/10/1853]; Grave site of Magdalena and her husband Henry John Hartman [1/19/1794-9/11/1879]; Grave site of Simon and his wife Susannah Jury [1/09/1806-12/25/1878]; -