Phillip George Hoefling1

M, b. 15 March 1885, d. June 1936
Phillip G. Hoefling, 1886-1936
     Phillip George Hoefling was born on 15 March 1885 at Atlantic Mine, Adams Township, Houghton, Michigan, USAB,G, son of Frederick Hoefling and Agnes Scheuermann.2,3

Phillip George Hoefling married Julia Louise McGowan, daughter of John McGowan and Julia Ann Hoffman, on 14 May 1908 at West Allis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAB,G.4,1 Phillip George Hoefling was registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 at 236 Howard St., Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USAB,G; Phillip was described as tall, medium build, blue eyes, gray hair, the first joint forefinger of the right hand amputated.5 He was a night superintendent at the Jackson-Church-Wilcox Co. in 1918 at Saginaw.5
     Phillip George Hoefling died in June 1936 at Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USAB,G, at age 51.1,6 He was buried on 22 June 1936 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA, 43.396111, -83.9508063B,G.1

Children of Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan

Last Edited=22 Aug 2021


  1. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree.
  2. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree, The family used 1886 as his birth year.
  3. [S413] "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917", Database and images, Familysearch, ( : 20 October 2019), Phillip Hofeling, 1885. There is an entry for Erving Hoefling, different date, same parents on next line.
  4. [S164] Hoefling-McGowan marriage, 1908: no. 996.
  5. [S128] "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", Database and images, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Phillip George Hoefling, ser. no. 2354, order no. 1034.
  6. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informants: Jean DeLeon.
  7. [S118] 1900 US Federal Census (MI, Ontonagon), Ontonagon Co., Michigan, pop. sch., Fred Hoefling, Ontonagan, 158, 10B (0188) (image 20/27), 186, 198, Date taken from sheet 1A (image 2); not present on other sheets.
  8. [S151] 1910 US Federal Census (WI, Milwaukee), Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin, pop. sch., Philip G. Hoefling, 764 Washington St., 23rd ward, 267, 1A (263) (263A) (image 1/22), 7, 10.
  9. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 46.
  10. [S92] 1920 US Federal Census (MI, Saginaw), Saginaw Co., Michigan, pop. sch., Phillip G. Hoefling, 236 Howard St., precinct 2, ward 8, 186, 3B (209) (image 6/52), 62, 66.
  11. [S150] 1930 US Federal Census (MI, Saginaw), Saginaw Co., Michigan, pop. sch., Philip G. Hoefling, 3230 Court St., Ward 20, Saginaw City, 73-57, 26A (44) (image 51/55), 606, 622, viewed 3 Feb 2017.