My great-grandfather was Michael J. Hofmann, born in Baden, Germany, Jan. 1848, son of Michael Hofmann (b. c.1805 in Germany) and Eva Meder.
Came to U.S. about 1872 and moved to Gibson County, Indiana. Married, Feb. 1873, to Mary A. Meyer (b. 1856 in Indiana).
Moved to Posey County, Indiana 1881. Worked as a carpenter; owned local business.
Children were Celia, Rosa, John, William, and Laura.
Michael died about 1908. Cecila married into the Garth(e)(?Girth, Gurth?) family. John (my grandfather) married Maude White. Laura married an Abrams.
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