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Capt William Hoff/Huff1,2      husband of 1st cousin 5xR
b. 7 December 1808, d. 22 August 1892, #12370
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Father   Father Huff

Name Variation Capt William Hoff/Huff was also found as William Huff.

Birth 7 December 1808 William was born on 7 December 1808 at Camden, New Jersey.3

1832 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

Marriage 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 Lydia.2

Cen1850 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.

Cen1870 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

Cen1880 1880 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

Death 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 

Family  Harriet McIlvanine  b. 25 October 1808, d. 5 April 1876
Children  1. Amanda Huff+ b. 29 Jul 1833, d. 13 Feb 1914
  2. Louisa Huff+ b. c 18358
  3. Harriet Huff b. c 1837, d. Jan 18994
  4. Lydia Huff b. c 1840, d. a 18704

  1. [S96] Ruth Hannold Crane, "FGS Arthur McIlvaine of NJ", And info from Notes on Old Gloucester County, New Jersey by Frank H. Steward, Volume 3 Sec.1, p 54, pub 1885.
  2. [S1311] Ruth Hannold Crane "A.McIlvaine/Currie", Records from Gloucester county Hist. Soc. Barnes Folder Birth from 1850 census info..
  3. [S96] Ruth Hannold Crane, "FGS Arthur McIlvaine of NJ", And info from Notes on Old Gloucester County, New Jersey by Frank H. Steward, Volume 3 Sec.1, p 54.
  4. [S1308] Download, 1850 US census for Gloucester co. NJ, p 114, line 38 res231 fam 241.
  5. [S1308] Download, US 1870 census line 50 res 437, fam 438, Paulsboro PO, Greenwich township, Gloucester county NY p161.
  6. [S1308] Download, 1880 US cenus Paulsboro, Gloucester county, New Jersey.
  7. [S1308] Download,
  8. [S1308] Download, US 1870 census, Paulsboro,Greenwich, Gloucester co. NJ, page 56 of handwritten numbers..

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