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WABASHA COUNTY, MINNESOTA




HACKETT, Charles W.
HARBOLDT, Martha (nee Oliver)
HOFFMANN, Eugene Bernard I and Family
HUBBARD, Lucius Frederick and Amelia (Thomas)



HARBOLDT, Martha (nee Oliver), was the fifth daughter of Martha (Forbes) Oliver and Orris Oliver. She was born January 31, 1858 in Clinton County, NY (Rouse's Point). She traveled to Wabasha County, Guilford Township with her parents as a child, one year old. She married John Harboldt in 1880 in Guilford Township and the following children were born to this union: Lawrence LeRoy, born 1880, Guilford Township, Orris born 1882 in Guilford and Martha (Mattie) born 1891 in Van Buren County, Michigan. Martha Oliver Harboldt died August 10, 1891 in Van Buren County, MI and is buried there. John Harboldt remarried Eva Ellis in 1892, Van Buren County, MI and he died in 1899. John served in the Civil War, as noted by the US Veteran Marker at his grave.

This biography was submitted by
Kathy Bryan
Source: History of Goodhue County, Red Wing, Minnesota: Published in 1878 by Wood, Alley & Company, St. James Building, Red Wing.


HACKETT, Charles W., was born in New Hampshire in 1831. He came to Minnesota in July, 1856. He settled in Lake Cityand engaged in general merchandising; was register of deeds of Wabasha County from 1860 to 1864; enlisted in 1862 and became captain of Co. C 10th Minnesota Infantry; was mustered out in 1864; moved to St. Paul in 1872 and engaged in the hardware business, of which he now conducts one of the largest wholesale houses in the Nothwest. Captain Hackett organized the Lake City Bank in 1867. He was married in 1853 to Miss Mira Holt. Mr. and Mrs. Hacket have two daughters. Mr. Hacket was a member of the State Board of Equalization from 1895 to 1897, also of the Jobbers' Union during the second year of its existence. He has been vice president of the St. Paul National Bank for many years.

FROM: Minnesota Territorial Pioneers - Biographical Sketches of Territorial Pioneers
As listed in the Proceedings and Report of the Annual Meetings of the Minnesota Territorial Pioneers - May 11, 1899 and 1900. With an account of the building and dedication of the log cabin, the names of the builders, the names of the officers and members of the association and biographical sketches of territorial pioneers. Volume II. Double Number. St. Paul, Minn. The Pioneer Press Company. 1901.
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CONTRIBUTED BY: Dave Baillif Gillespie




LUCIUS FREDERICK HUBBARD and AMELIA (THOMAS) HUBBARD. Lucius Frederick Hubbard: The "History of the Great Northwest" would not be complete if it failed to give a sketch, though necessarily brief, of the eminent services performed by Lucius Frederick Hubbard, who for two successive terms filled the office of governor of Minnesota with distinguished ability. Governor Hubbard is, in the true sense of the word, a self-made man. He had only a limited educational training in youth, but the studious habits he formed early in life placed at his command an education thoroughly practical in its nature. Its benefits are shown in his after career. The commonwealth of Minnesota owes much to Governor Hubbard. No man more creditably represented it in the Civil War than he, none have performed more eminent service at the helm of state, and few have contributed more to its upbuilding. From the beginning of his residence in the state he took an active interest in public affairs and has richly merited the rewards which have been bestowed upon him. The naming of Hubbard County after this distinguished man has perpetuated his name for all time. Governor Hubbard is a native of the state of New York. He was born Jan. 26, 1836, at Troy, N. Y., and was the eldest son of Charles F. and Margaret Van Valkenberg Hubbard. He comes from old Colonial stock, and is descended, upon his father's side, from George Hubbard and Mary Bishop, who came to this country from England in the seventeenth century. On his mothers side he is descended from the Van Valkenburgs of Holland, who were among the earliest settlers in the Hudson River Valley. Lucius was but three years of age at the time of his father's death, and was placed in charge of an aunt at Chester, Vt. He remained here until he was twelve years old, when he went to Granville, N. Y., and attended the academy at that place for three years. Returning to Vermont, he began, when but fifteen years of age, an apprenticeship to the tinner's trade at Poultney. He completed his apprenticeship at Salem, N. Y., in 1854.

Believing that in the west he would find better opportunities to succeed in life, he came to Chicago from Salem and worked at his trade in that city. For the three years following he devoted all his spare time to improving his education. Possessed of literary tastes, the systematic and careful study he pursued was a source of pleasure to him, and he thus acquired, by his studious habits, an excellent practical education. In July, 1857, Mr. Hubbard came to Minnesota and located at Red Wing. The first business venture he undertook was typical of the bold spirit and self-confidence of the man. Although having no experience in the publishing business be started the Red Wing Republican, the second paper established in Goodhue County. The paper was a success from the start. His good business judgment was recognized by the people of Goodhue County a year later by his being chosen to fill the office of register of deeds. In 1861 he became a candidate for the upper house of the state legislature on the Republican ticket, but was defeated. The Civil War having broken, out at this time, Mr. Hubbard recognized his re- responsibility as a citizen, and was not slow in responding to his country's call. He sold his paper in December of that year and enlisted as a private in Company A, Fifth Minnesota, and was elected captain of his company on the fifth of February the following year. On March 20, 1862, the regiment was organized and Mr. Hubbard was advanced to the rank of lieutenant colonel. In May the regiment was divided, three companies being ordered to the Minnesota frontier, the other seven to the south. Mr. Hubbard went with the southern division, which participated, almost immediately after its arrival, in the battle of Farmington, Mississippi, then in the first battle of Corinth, where Colonel Hubbard was badly wounded. In August of that year he was appointed colonel of his regiment. He was in its command at the battle of Iuka, the second battle of Corinth, and at the battles of Jackson, Mississippi Springs, Mechanicsburg and Satartia, Mississippi; Richmond, Louisiana, and the assault and siege of Vicksburg. After the fall of Vicksburg Colonel Hubbard was given command of the Second Brigade, First Division, Sixteenth Army Corps. The brigade participated within a very short time in seven battles on Red River in Louisiana and in Southern Arkansas. Returning to Memphis it also took part in several engagements in Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri. It was also engaged in the battle of Nashville, Dec. 15 and 16, 1864, reinforcing General Thomas in this battle the brigade was badly cut to pieces; Colonel Hubbard had two horses killed under him, and was severely wounded. It added to his laurels, however, by capturing seven pieces of artillery, many stands of colors, and forty per cent more prisoners than were in its command itself. Colonel Hubbard was breveted brigadier general for conspicuous gallantry on this occasion. Subsequently he was engaged in military operations near New Orleans and Mobile, and was mustered out in

September, 1865. During his tem of service, General Hubbard was engaged in thirty-one battles and minor engagements, and has a military record of which his state has reason to be proud. He returned to his home in Red Wing somewhat broken in health, but after a short rest engaged in the grain business, his operations becoming quite extensive. Some years later he turned his attention to railroad building, and in 1876 completed the Midland Railway, from Wabasha to Zumbrota. This road was subsequently purchased by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul. Mr. Hubbard also organized and projected the Minnesota Central from Red Wing to Mankato. Later he projected the Duluth, Red Wing and Southern Railroad, of which he has actual control, as general manager, up to this time. Aside from his numerous business interests, Mr. Hubbard has always found time to take an active interest in public affairs. His political affiliations are with the Republican party. In 1868 he was nominated for congress from the Second Minnesota District, but declined on account of the regularity of the nomination being questioned. He served in the state senate in the sessions of 1872, 1873, 1874 and 1875, but declined re-election in the following session. In 1881 he was nominated for the office of governor and elected by a handsome majority. He was re-elected in 1883, the latter term being for three years. His administration of this responsible office was marked for the high executive ability shown in the conduct of the affairs of the state. Many important legislative measures were enacted in response to his recommendation, among which may he mentioned: The creation of the present railway and warehouse commission, the existing state grain inspection system, the state inspection of dairy products, the present state sanitary system, the state board of corrections and charities, the establishment of the state public school at Owatonna, the organization of the state National Guard, and the change from annual to biennial elections. During Governor Hubbard's service in the gubernatorial chair the state's finances were also administered on the strictest business principles, and the taxes levied for state purposes averaged less than for the ten preceding years, or any similar period since. The rate of taxation was not only greatly reduced, but the public debt was materially decreased, and the trust funds of the state increased nearly two million dollars. Among other important positions of public trust which Governor Hubbard has held, may be mentioned his appointment, in 1886, on the commission to investigate the state railroad bonds and report on the means to he adopted to secure their surrender; his appointment by the legislature, in 1874, on the commission to investigate the accounts of the state auditor and state treasurer; his appointment by the same body, in 1879, on commission of arbitration to adjust the differences between the state and the state prison factors, and, in 1889, on the commission to compile and publish a history of Minnesota military organizations in the Civil War and the Indian War at that time.

In recognition of his distinguished services to his country, Governor Hubbard was appointed a brigadier general by President McKinley, June 6, 1896, and served throughout the Spanish - American War in command of the Third Division, Seventh Army Corps. This was a fitting tribute to a long and useful career, and an honor most worthily bestowed on one of the heroes of our Civil War.

Governor Hubbard is also actively identified the G. A. R. and kindred organizations. He is a member of Acker Post, G. A. R., St. Paul; Minnesota Commandery of the Loyal Legion, Minnesota Society Sons of American Revolution, Society of the Army of Tennessee, Society of American and of Foreign Wars. He is a member of the Red Wing Royal Arch Masons. He was married at Red Wing in May, 1868, Amelia Thomas, a daughter of Charles Thomas, and a lineal descendant of Sir John Moore. Their union has been blessed with three children, Charles F., Lucius V. and Julia M.

Amelia (Thomas) Hubbard was born in Kingstown, Ontario, May 13, 1843. She came to Minnesota in June, 1857, and located in Red Wing. She is a daughter of Charles Thomas a lineal descendant of Sir John Moore, She married at Red Wing in May, 1868, to Lucius P. Hubbard. Their union has been blessed with three children, Charles P., Lucius V. Julia M.

FROM: Minnesota Territorial Pioneers - Biographical Sketches of Territorial Pioneers
As listed in the Proceedings and Report of the Annual Meetings of the Minnesota Territorial Pioneers - May 11, 1899 and 1900. With an account of the building and dedication of the log cabin, the names of the builders, the names of the officers and members of the association and biographical sketches of territorial pioneers. Volume II. Double Number. St. Paul, Minn. The Pioneer Press Company. 1901.
FOUND AT:
Debbie's Genealogy Library
CONTRIBUTED BY: Dave Baillif Gillespie





EUGENE BERNARD HOFFMANN I, AND FAMILY Eugene I and spouse Theresia Hoffmann, with their three children, arrived at the shores of America just before the turn of the 20th century. They came by steam ship with what they could carry to a new life. Behind was a life of a servitude, in the future was a new home to make and a new language to learn, along with new customs. It seems that they had landed in New Orleans and traveled by river boat to St. Louis, Missouri to stay with the Stork family, (Mrs. Hoffmann's sister.) From St. Louis they traveled to the home of their American sponsor, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Perrotti at Mazeppa, Minnesota. Mrs. Perrotti was Mr. Hoffman's sister. The farm next to the Perrottis was acquired. The Hoffmann farm remained in the family until the 1940s, at which time it was sold.

Hoffmann, Eugene Bernard I
Occupation: Miller
Born: March 17, 1858 - Died: 1917
Entry to U.S. from Germany: 1894
Married:

Theresia Stork
Born: August 21, 1866 (Berenbrock, Germany)
Died: September 12, 1912
Married:

PARENTS OF EUGENE HOFFMANN I


Bernard Wilhelm Hoffmann, father of Eugene Bernard Hoffmann I.
Born:
Died: 1861
Married:

Fransica Hensa, mother of Eugene Bernard Hoffmann I.
Born: 1842
Died: 1901
Married:

SIBLINGS OF EUGENE HOFFMANN I


Brother: Carl Ebehart Hoffmann
Born: February 23, 1850
Died:
Married:

Maria Theresia Elizbeth Blodder
Born:
Died:
Married: At Anrochte, Germany

Sister: Elizabeth Hoffmann
Born: October 6, 1848 Uelde, Germany
Died: October 5, 1928
Married:

Peter Roring
Born:
Died:
Married:

CHILDREN OF EUGENE AND THERESIA HOFFMANN I


Front Row: Theodore, Mary Ann, Anthony, Anna
Back Row: Antonia, Gertrude, Mary C., Eugene III


A. Eugene Bernard Hoffman II
Born: September 6, 1889
Baptized: Klieve, Germany
Entry to U.S. 1894
Died: April 27, 1974

B. Gertrude Hoffmann
Born: November 4, 1890
Baptized: Uelde, Germany
Entry to U.S. 1894
Died: May 20, 1957
Married: July 1, 1913 (St. Peter & Paul Church, Mazeppa, MN)

Matthew D. Reiland
Born: February 17, 1883
Died: May 20, 1955

C. Mary Clementine Hoffmann (Tena)
Born: October 1, 1892
Baptized: Berenbrock, Germany
Entry to U.S. 1894
Died:
Married: November 21, 1929

John Alexander Weber
Born: March 16, 1898

D. Anthony A. Hoffmann
Born: November 21, 1894
Died: October 2, 1953
Married: 1922

Dorothy Nell Barnett
Born: 1901
Died: September 9, 1945
Married: 1922

Laura Regina Kock
Born:
Died: March 8, 1977
Married: May 18, 1949

E. Cecilia Theresia Hoffmann
Born: October 9, 1896
Died: March or April 1913

F. Anna Theresia Hoffmann
Born: May 3, 1898
Died: 19xx
Married: June 6, 1922

Otto Louis Stock
Born: June 24, 1894
Died: May 15, 1948
Married: June 6, 1922

G. Antonia A. Hoffmann (Tona)
Born: January 17, 1900
Died: 19xx
Married: September 14, 1921

Robert Henry Sandon
Born: March 28, 1892
Died: March 5, 194x
Married: September 14, 1921

Stephen Zeug
Born: February 8, 1906
Married:
Divorced: 1955

H. Theodore Hoffmann
Born: October 14, 1902
Died: June 23, 1940
Married: August 1, 1924

Caroline Henrietta Schumacher
Born: February 21, 1905
Died: September 1999

I. Mary Ann Hoffmann
Born: January 30, 1904
Died: January 17, 1929
Married: April 25, 1922

Alfred Adam Aloysious Acquard
Born: November 27, 1896
Died: April 9, 1960

OBITUARY
Mrs. Anna Tri


Mrs. Anna Tri, 94, resident of the Mazeppa area most of her life, died Saturday evening, July 10, at the Pine Haven Nursing Home in Pine Island.

She was born May 3, 1882 in Goodhue County near Frontenac, the daughter of Anthony and Theresa (Hoffman) Perrotti. She was married February 1, 1901 to Joseph Tri and the couple farmed in the Mazeppa area until his death in 1940. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church of Mazeppa.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph of Mazeppa, and Clarence of Millville; two daughters, Mrs. Leo (Regina) Hofschulte and Mrs. John (Marian) Musty, both of Mazeppa; 11 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, four brothers, three sisters, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 14, 10:30 a.m., at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Mazeppa, with the Rev. Fr. Wm. Anderson officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lloyd Hofschulte, Larry Musty, Alfred Majerus, Marvin Tri, Darwyn Tri and Donald Tri.

CONTRIBUTED BY:
Jerry & Donna Hoffmann






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