Person:HOOFF, James Wallace (1825 - 1915)

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HOOFF, James Wallace (1825 - 1915)
Family(s): Fawcett
Person ID (Link to genealogy): GED link doc.gif I8236
Sex: M
Date born: 18 Feb 1825
Born in: Alexandria, Virginia
Date died: 30 Nov 1915
Died in: Alexandria, Virginia
Spouse(s): BROWN, Jannett (1824 - 1879)
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Religious affiliation(s): Episcopalian
Occupation(s): Federal Service
Fawcett book: HOOFF, James Wallace (1825 - 1915)
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From Bill Fawcett's book:

JAMES WALLACE HOOFF was born on February 21, 1825 in Alexandria, Virginia. For many years he worked as a clerk in the Quartermaster Office of the War Department (12/1/1861-11/1/1915) in Washington, DC. He lived with his daughter, Mary and her husband, Edward Stabler Fawcett, in their home on Prince Street in Alexandria. From 1865 until his death, J.W. Hooff served as a vestryman at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. At the time of his death he was also senior warden. The children of J.W. Hooff and Jannett Brown include: Rev. Douglass Hooff (rector of All Saint's Church, Frederick MD by 1915), Mary G. Hoof (who married Edward S. Fawcett), and Mrs. B.L. Wallace (who lived in Dobbs Ferry NY in 1915). James W. Hooff died at 5 a.m. on November 30, 1915 at his daughter's home (Mrs. Mary G. Fawcett, 517 Prince) in Alexandria, Virginia (Lemons 1980:62; Alexandria Star 11/30/1915).


From A History of the Fawcetts and Related Families in America by William Bloys Fawcett. Used by permission of Dr. Fawcett.

This book was first published in 1996 and some of the information is quite dated. If you find errors or want to add updates, contact me, and I will add notes to the page.

Copyright © 1996, 2007 by William Bloys Fawcett, Jr. All rights reserved. No copies may be made of this document through any electronic, photocopying or other means without permission of the author.
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