When Adah May Wolfe was born on 10 November 1863, in Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Clark Wolf, was 39 and her mother, Harriett Beebe, was 31. She had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Sylvester Hugh Beaman. She lived in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Scott Township, Bourbon, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 14 October 1942, in Bronson, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Kansas, United States.
English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wolf and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This is also a common spelling in Ireland (see also Woulfe ), particularly in counties Cork and Limerick, while in Germany this surname is very rare.
Americanized form of various other surnames meaning ‘wolf’, e.g. Hungarian Farkas , Czech and Slovak Vlk , Slovenian and other Slavic Volk , Vovk , and Vuk (see Wolf ).
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