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Alexander Hoff (1855-1930)

Alexander Hoff
Alexander Hoff was the eldest child of John and Mary Ann Hoff. He was born October 14th, 1855 and died January 21st 1930 at the age of 74 years 2 months and 17 days.
He received his education at the Union School and remained an ardent reader all his life. He followed the occupation of farming, living his entire life in this community and making his home with his brother, John D.
Mr. Hoff had a very quiet disposition and was a highly respected citizen by all who knew him. He stood for every thing (sic) of the better things of life and was a faithful member of Union M. E. Church.
Mr. Hoff was stricken with paralysis last Thursday evening while in Fosters and never regained consciousness. He leaves to mourn one brother, John D. Hoff and five half sisters, Miss Sara Hoff, of Cincinnati; Mrs. John Rhinehart, of Dayton; Mrs. Albert Houston, of Minneapolis; Mrs. Edward Sertel and Mrs. David Wells and 3 nieces, Miss Marcene Sertel, Mrs. Libson Ireton and Mrs. Lawrence Davis.
"When the weary ones we love
Enter on their rest above,
When the words of love and cheer
Fall no longer on our ear,
Hush! be every murmur dumb!
It is only "Till He comes".
Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mason. Rev. John H. Spindler officiated January 23. Funeral services held at home of John D. Hoff near Union church.

SourceThe Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), January 30, 1930

Jay G. Lamb
2 February 2011

Lillie E. Hoff (1850-1926)


Mrs. Lillie E. Hoff, widow of the late Reuben Hoff, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Hayner, in Lebanon last Sunday, Dec. 26. Funeral services were held at her late residence in Mason on Wednesday, December 29 at 1 p.m.

Source: The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio December 30, 1926
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 -

Jay G. Lamb
4 April 2010


Raymond C. Hoff (1876-1943)

Well-Known Mason Resident Dies in Hospital Sunday

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Ray Hoff age 67 of Mason, who passed away on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati where he had been receiving treatment for a heart ailment for the past three weeks. Rites will be at the Oswald Funeral Home in charge of Rev. Murray Drysdale with interment in the Rosehill cemetery at Mason.

Hoff was born on a farm near Hageman and had lived in the vicinity of Mason his entire life. He engaged in agricultural pursuits for many years and until he became ill several years ago was employed by the highway department in the county.

He is survived by his widow, Grace, two sons, Lewis, of the Armed Forces in overseas duty, Raymond Reed at home and one stepdaughter, Mrs. Lillian Sherwood, of Lebanon. Three sisters and two brothers also survive, Mrs. Fred Hayner and Mrs. Mayme Hatfield, of Lebanon. Mrs. Minnie Freericks, of Paris, Ill., Dr. W. H. Hoff, of Paris, Ill., and Walter Hoff of Iowa.

Source: Western Star clipping in Warren Co. Genealogical Resource Center

Jay G. Lamb
16 Jun 2010

Reuben Hoff, Sr. (1803-1892)

Reuben Hoff, sr., who lived between Mason and King's Mills, died last Saturday at the age of eighty-eight. The grip was the cause of his death. The deceased was the father of ten children, seven of whom are living. His wife preceded him to the grave about a year ago. Two years ago Mr. hoff and his wife celebrated their sixtieth marrige anniversary. The funeral was held Tuesday and the burial took place at Mason.
Reuben Hoff, an aged farmer residing south of Mason, died Saturday night. He was one of the oldest citizens in this vicinity, and had he lived a few months would have been eighty-nine years old. The funeral took place at his home on Tuesday.

Source: The Lebanon Gazette, 4 February 1892 [copy obtained from obituary collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society]

Arne H Trelvik
3 January 2006

Reuben Hoff (1847-1921)


The funeral services of Mr. Reuben Hoff occurred at the family residence in Mason last Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Hershey, and the remains were laid to rest in Rose Hill cemetery at that place.

Mr. Hoff, who was a retired farmer, was one of the best known residents of Mason. His death occurred on the evening of November 30th and is mourned by a large circle of friends and relatives. He was engaged as a farmer nearly his entire life, but of late years had retired and made his home in Mason.

Mr. Hoff was born on which is known as the King Stock farm in Deerfield township on July 8th, 1847, thus being aged 74 years, 4 months and 22 days at the time of his death. He was twice married, his first wife being Miss Emma Hageman, a sister of Rev. R. S. Hageman, by whom he had three children. After her death he married Mrs. Lillie Hageman, who also presented him with three children.

Mr. Hoff was a man esteemed by all who knew him, a good citizen, an indulgent husband and kind father.

Source: undated clipping from The Western Star
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 -

Jay G. Lamb
4 April 2010


Sara E. Hoff (1886-1968)

Sara E. Hoff
Sara E. Hoff, a native of Mason, died at the Summit Nursing Home in Cincinnati Thursday.
She was the daughter of the late John Hoff and Marcena Snell Hoff and was born on a farm near Mason. She had been secretary to Hunt and Allen, Architects, prior to her retirement.
A sister, Mrs. A. Houston (Blanche Hoff) died in Washington D. C. during the Christmas holidays in 1967. Miss Hoff's survivors include two grandnephews, George Davis of Dayton and Richard Davis of Mason Route 1 and a niece, Mrs. L.M. Ireton of Lebanon.
Graveside services were held Saturday afternoon at Rose Hill Cemetery in Mason.

Source: The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), February 28, 1968

Jay G. Lamb
2 February 2011


Winona (Sievers) Hoff (1870-1940)

Burial Services for Mrs. W. H. Hoff Held at Rosehill Saturday
MASON - Burial services for Mrs. W. H. Hoff (nee Winona Sievers), of Paris, Illinois, were conducted at Rose Hill Cemetery on Saturday afternoon, November 2, in charge of Rev. Lowell Rupp, of Mason Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hoff's sudden death, due to heart disease, occurred at her home on Thursday, October 31, at the age of seventy years.
Mrs. Hoff, the only child of Gus and Sarah Sievers, was a native of Mason in which town the first twenty-six years of her life were spent. Upon her marriage to Dr. W. H. Hoff, of Mason, the couple located in Paris.
Survivors include the widower, Dr. Hoff, and a cousin, Mrs. Jack Rebold.

SourceWestern Star clipping in Warren Co. Genealogical Resource Center, handwritten date Nov. 7, 1940
Funeral services were held at Mason on Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock for Mrs. Winona Sievers Hoff, 70, who died very suddenly of a heart attack at her home in Paris, Ill., Thursday night. Services were held at Paris on Saturday morning and at the grave in Mason Cemetery were burial was made Saturday afternoon.

Mrs. Hoff was a native of Mason, leaving there 44 years ago when she was married to Dr. W. H. Hoff. The deceased is survived by her husband, of Paris, and one cousin, Mary Reibold, of Mason. Mrs. Fred Hayner and Mrs. Mayme Hatfield, of Lebanon, are sisters-in-law.

Source: Clipping in Warren Co. Genealogical Resource Center; handwritten year 1940 on clipping

Jay G. Lamb
16 Jun 2010

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