Birth Name: Robert James Hoffman III
Place of Birth: Gainsville, Florida
Date of Birth: September 21, 1980
Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, more distant Luxembourgian
Robert Hoffman is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer.
Robert’s paternal grandfather was Robert James Hoffman (the son of Francis/Frank C. Hoffman and Catherine/Katherine M. Moore). Francis was the son of Peter Bernard S. Hoffmann and Katherine/Catherine Nickels, whose parents were all immigrants, of German and Luxembourgian descent. Robert’s great-grandmother Catherine Moore was the daughter of Jeremiah Moore, who was Irish, and of Anna Hickey, who was born in Illinois, to Irish parents.
Robert’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Lorraine Ryan (the daughter of John Edward Ryan and Elizabeth Heinke Miller). John was born in Iowa, to Irish parents, William Ryan and Margaret Scanlon. Elizabeth was also born in Iowa, to Gebhard Miller, who was from either Saarlouis, Germany, or Austria, and to Rosette Annine Dorothea “Lena” Sick, who was German.
Sources: Robert’s paternal grandfather, Robert James Hoffman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Robert’s paternal grandfather, Robert James Hoffman – http://www.obitsforlife.com
Robert’s paternal great-grandfather, Francis/Frank C. Hoffman, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Robert’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Dominik Nickels and Elizabeth Pals, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Robert’s paternal great-grandmother, Catherine/Katherine M. Moore, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Robert’s paternal great-grandparents, John Edward Ryan and Elizabeth Heinke Miller, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Robert’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Heinke Miller – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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