Phillip George Hoefling1

M, b. 15 March 1886, d. June 1936

Reference IDs

  • 00004.0
Phillip G. Hoefling, 1886-1936
     Phillip George Hoefling was born on 15 March 1886 at Houghton, Portage Township, Houghton, Michigan, son of Frederick Hoefling and Agnes Scheuermann.1

Phillip George Hoefling married Julia Louise McGowan, daughter of John McGowan and Julia Ann Hoffman, on 14 May 1908 at West Allis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2,1 Phillip George Hoefling was registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 at 236 Howard St., Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan; Phillip was described as tall, medium build, blue eyes, gray hair, the first joint forefinger of the right hand amputated.3 He was a night superintendent at the Jackson-Church-Wilcox Co. in 1918 at Saginaw.3 He and Julia Louise McGowan had seven sons and six daughters. Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan had thirteen.

Phillip George Hoefling died in June 1936 at Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, at age 50 of cirrhosis of the liver.1,4 He was buried on 22 June 1936 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan.1

Children of Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan

Last Edited=3 Feb 2017


  1. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree.
  2. [S164] Hoefling-McGowan marriage, 1908: no. 996.
  3. [S128] National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), "World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18" Database and images,, Phillip George Hoefling, ser. no. 2354, order no. 1034.
  4. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informants: Jean DeLeon.
  5. [S118] 1900 US Census, Michigan, Ontonagon Co. Roll T623_737, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Fred Hoefling, Ontonagan, 158, 10B (0188) (image 20/27), 186, 198, Date taken from sheet 1A (image 2); not present on other sheets.
  6. [S151] 1910 US Census, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Co. Roll T624_1728, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip G. Hoefling, 764 Washington St., 23rd ward, 267, 1A (263) (263A) (image 1/22), 7, 10.
  7. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 46.
  8. [S92] 1920 US Census, Michigan, Saginaw Co. Roll T625_793, Provo, Utah, USA, Phillip G. Hoefling, 236 Howard St., precinct 2, ward 8, 186, 3B (209) (image 6/52), 62, 66.
  9. [S150] 1930 US Census, Michigan, Saginaw Co. T626_1023, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip G. Hoefling, 3230 Court St., Ward 20, Saginaw City, 73-57, 26A (44) (image 51/55), 606, 622, viewed 3 Feb 2017.