Adah May Wolfe

Brief Life History of Adah May

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.

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Sylvester Hugh Beaman
Adah May Wolfe
Pearl Beaman
Leola Minnie Beaman
Clarence Roy Beaman
Lena M Beaman
Charlie Beaman
Maude Vesper Beaman

Sources (11)

  • Adda M Wolf in household of Jacob C Wolf, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ady Wolf, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Adah May Wolfe Beaman, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1881: Bourbon, Kansas, United States

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Name Meaning

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 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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