In 1893, Maud Huffman is listed in the Urbana city
living at 1413 Church.
In 1895-1896, Maud Hoffman is listed in the Champaign
living at 402 E. Columbia, as the widow of William.
In 1900, William and Nellie Hoffman are
living in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; they have one child living with
In 1910, Patrick and Carrie Langan are living in Louisville, Jefferson
In 1910, William and Elly Hoffman are living in Sheldon Township,
Iroquois County, Illinois.
Patrick R. Langan died February 5, 1913, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
After Carrie's death, the Langan and Benjamin families
fought over the Langan estate in the courts.
is believed to have been interred in the
mausoleum built by her sister, Nell Clark.
After Nell's death, the mausoleum is supposed to have contained five
bodies: Carrie Benjamin Langan,
Sylvia Wadley Smith,
Gertrude Clark Berchier, and
Nellie Clark. In 1991, the deceased in the
buried in unmarked graves, and today the mausoleum
William Hoffman died January 24, 1917, in Sheldon Township, Iroquois
Ella Hoffman died May 29, 1922, in Sheldon Township, Iroquois
William H. Hoffman's obituary
does not specifically
mention Caroline Benjamin as his first wife.