The Hofius Family Homepage
(Hovius, Hovis, Hovious)
The name Hofius, sometimes changed in Hovis, Hovius or Hovious, comes in
all known cases from 2 or 3 different origin areas in germany.
Today most research is done on the descendants of Viricus Hofius, who was
born about 1651 on the Hoffmannshof, a farm at Hamborn near Duisburg in Germany.
Other origins of Hofius are settled in the Sauerland area (Bad Laasphe / Feudingen)
and in the area of Ilbesheim/Kirchheimbolanden in the Pfalz. Possible connections between
these different families in some cases could be excluded, in some other cases are not finally
The first person called Hofius in our family was the pastor Viricus Hofius. Here you find
- his family (german).
- name register on "his family".
- his ascendants on the Hoffmannshof at Hamborn/Duisburg (german)
- his descendants (german, release 1997)
- his descandants (german, text file, release Jan 29,1999)
- his descendants (GEDCOM file, release June 27,1999)
- name register on all ascendants and descendants of Viricus Hofius (release June 27,1999)
- name register on all families (descendants/ascendants of Viricus Hofius) (release June 27,1999)
- Möller'sche Familiennachrichten, 1788, Lippstadt (an old german source for Hofius family research)
- Möller'sche Familiennachrichten, 1788, Lippstadt (as text file)
- My complete collected data (>15000 persons) as GEDCOM-file (release May 10th 2000)
Here you find some other Web-Sources about family research on Hofius/Hovius/Hovis/Hovious:
On the following page you find a (a bit overaged) compilation of Hofius-Links on the WWW.
If you have any questions, hints or suggestions what I could add on this homepage: please write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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