Hoover F Wolfe

Brief Life History of Hoover F

When Hoover F Wolfe was born on 30 March 1892, in Orange, Indiana, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Wolfe, was 22 and his mother, Nellie Mae Lapping, was 18. He married Opal Lola Cornwell on 4 June 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States in 1930 and Fullerton Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1966, in Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Stampers Creek, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States.

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Hoover F Wolfe
1892–1966
Opal Lola Cornwell
1894–1980
Marriage: 4 June 1913
Cleo Belle Wolfe
1914–2007

Sources (15)

  • Hoover F Wolfe, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Hoover F Wolfe, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Hoover Wolfe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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