HOLCOMBE, JOHN whose descendants migrated to PA and NJ,

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  • ID: I823
  • Name: Laura Bell FISHER
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: SEP 27 1872 in West Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ 1
  • Death: 1945
  • Burial: Rocky Hill Cem, Rocky Hill, Somerset, NJ 2
  • Reference Number: B-4-2-4-4-5-9-1
  • Note:
    Laura b Sep 1872 and Daniel b Feb 1871 are listed with two children living of 3 born, being sons Levitte b May 1892 and Gains b May 1895; and her father Lewis C Fisher wd and 3 siblings Lulu, Harry, and Martin in 1900. Everyone and their parents were
    b NJ (HOFFMAN DANIEL 29 M W NJ NJ SOMERSET BRIDGEWATER TWP 1900; Series: T623 Roll: 994 Page: 58).
  • Note: In the 1905 NJ State Census, the family is listed as Daniel B Hoffman 33, Laura B 32, Leveitte V 13, and Gains 10 ("New Jersey, State Census, 1905," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMHJ-7RM).
  • Note:
    In 1910 Daniel B Hoffman 39 Hotel Keeper and wife Laura B 37, married 20 years, are living in Franklin Twp. Their two sons Leavitte B 18 and Gaius 15 are with them (HOFFMAN DANIEL B 39 M W NJ NJ SOMERSET FRANKLIN TWP 1910; Series: T624 Roll:
    908 Page: 21), but it is noted that 2 of 3 children are living.
  • Note: Only Levett [sic] is home in 1920 with them (HOFFMAN DANIEL B 47 M W NJ NJ SOMERSET ROCKY HILL 1920; Series: T625 Roll: 1067 Page: 300).
  • Note:
    In 1930 Daniel B Hoffman 58 and his wife Laura B 57 are living in Rocky Hill Borough next door to Gains & Mary Hoffman, both 34 with their daughter Catherine. They owned their home valued at $9,000 and had a radio. Daniel was the Mayor (1930 Rocky
    Hill, Somerset, New Jersey; Roll: 1384; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 43; Image: 326.0; FHL microfilm: 2341119).
  • Note:
    The 1940 census lists Daniel Heffman 68 [sic] and his wife Laura 66 in Rocky Hill on the bottom of Sheet 3B and at the top of the next page (Cont'd) on Cresent Ave is Kathryn Hoffman 21 noted as cousin (1940 Rocky Hill Boro Somerset Co NJ ED 18-58
    Sheet No 3 B).




    Father: Lewis C. FISHER b: AUG 21 1845 in W Amwell Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ
    Mother: Christiana NIXON b: ABT 1850 in New Jersey

    Marriage 1 Daniel B. HOFFMAN b: FEB 1871 in New Jersey
    • Married: ABT 1890
    Children
    1. Has No Children Leavitte Bowman HOFFMAN b: MAY 26 1892 in Bound Brook, Franklin, Somerset Co, NJ
    2. Has Children Gaius HOFFMAN b: MAY 23 1895 in S Bound Brook, Franklin, Somerset Co, NJ
    3. Has No Children Daniel B. HOFFMAN b: JAN 5 1897 in Franklin, Somerset Co, NJ

    Sources:
    1. New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931 Laura Bell Fisher
      b 27 Sep 1872 at W Amwell, Hunterdon, NJ. Parents Lewis C & Christiana Fisher
      FHL Film Number: 494173
    2. www.findagrave.com, Rocky Hill Cemetery, Rocky Hill, Somerset Co, New Jersey
      Daniel B. Hoffman 1871 - 1958 FAG # 26222085 On same headstone with
      Laura B. Hoffman 1872 - 1945 FAG # 26222088
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