Searching for the husband's first name of Mary Grace Hoffman (b. 1874 in Clinton County, MI) whomarried aMr.FRANZ and they moved to Detroit, Michigan by 1915.Mary Grace Hoffman was the daughter ofWilliam H. Hoffman(b. 1840 in Jackson, Michigan) and Emily Hause(b. 1839 in Elmira, New York).Mary Grace Hoffman had a brother namedWilliam Devere Hoffman (b. ca 1888 in MI).
From William H. Hoffman's civil war pension file, he indicates that he adopted William Devere Hoffman but does not say who William Devere Hoffman's biological parents were.Would like to find decendants ofMary Grace Hoffman (who married Mr. Franz) to try to discover if anyone knows who William Devere Hoffman's biological parents were.
Mary Grace Hoffman Franz'motherEmily A. Hoffman died at the home of" Grace" Franzin May 1917 in Detroit,Michigan.She is buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.
Does any of this fit in with the Franz family you are researching?