George Hoffman, was born on March 2, 1825 in Middle Valley, Washington Township, Morris County, NJ. George was a son of William Henry Hoffman (born August 12, 1785 in Cokesbury, Hunterdon County, NJ and died on August 28, 1838) and Ann Trimmer (born April 25, 1793 and died July 17, 1869). George Hoffman was a stone mason. He was married to Caroline Price, who died on March 23, 1863. His second wife was Margaret Beam, my great grandmother) who was born on Dec. 1, 1842 and died on Dec. 20, 1887.
George and Margaret lived in Pleasant Grove, on Schooley's Mountain, Morris County, NJ. Their children were: Andrew Jackson Hoffman (1866-1923), Steward B. Hoffman (b. 1869), Mary E. Hoffman (b. 1871), Eliza J. (Lizzie) Hoffman (b. 1874), George Hoffman (b. 1876), Theodore C. Hoffman (b. 1879), Jennie Hoffman (b. 1881), Harriet S. Hoffman (1883-1967) my grandmother; and Louella (Lulu) Hoffman, b. 1885.
Submitted by Nancy Sliker Gillingham, great granddaughter