||Capt William Hoff/Huff was also found as William Huff.
||7 December 1808
||William was born on 7 December 1808 at Camden, New Jersey.3
||He came to Paulsboro in 1832, and located where he lived in 1885, having lived in the one house for 59 years. He was a seafaring man, and followed sailing until 1892.1
||22 November 1832
||Capt William Hoff/Huff, 23 years old, married Harriet McIlvanine, who was 24 years old, , daughter of Arthur McIlvanine Jr. and Margaret Currie,
22 November 1832 in Craig, Greenwich township, Gloucester county, New
Jersey. Children from the 1850 census are: Amanda, Louisa, Harriet and
||23 October 1850
||Capt William Hoff/Huff and Harriet McIlvanine appear on the 1850 census of Greenwich township, Gloucester county, New Jersey. William is 41 years old, a Waterman,
born in New Jersey. Wife is Harriet 41, also born in New Jersey.
Daughters are Amanda, 16, Louisa 15, Harriet 13 and Lydia 10.
||22 July 1870
||Capt William Hoff/Huff appears on the 1870 census
taken on 22 July 1870 in Greenwich township, Gloucester county, New
Jersey On this census William is a 62 year old,
commission merchant and Harriet is also 62 years old. Their daughter
Lydia is the only child at home. She is 30. They appear on the same
page as the widower James Thomson, second husband of Kezia Hannold.
Kezia's first husband was a brother of Harriet. Also on this page of
the census is Thomson Hannold and Frederick Jr. Hannold.5
||Capt William Hoff/Huff shows on the 1880 census for Paulsboro, Gloucester county, New Jersey taken 1880. William is a 72 year old fisherman.
Daughter Louisa (45 years old) with her husband William Schofield, 46
and their daughter are in this household. William Schofield is a law
agent, born in England.6
||22 August 1892
|| William died on 22 August 1892 at Paulsboro, at
Gloucester county, at New Jersey at age 83. He is buried st St. Pauls
Methodist Church cemetery in Paulsboro, New Jersey.1,7