Sarah Elizabeth Wooff

13 August 1893–21 September 1968 (Age 75)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Wooff was born on 13 August 1893, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Julius Freemont Wooff, was 35 and her mother, Fredonia "Painter" Sanders, was 33. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Edward M. Johnisee. She died on 21 September 1968, at the age of 75, and was buried in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Edward M. Johnisee
Sarah Elizabeth Wooff
Elsie M Johnisee
Ralph E Johnisee
Lucille G Johnisee
Eddie E Johnisee
Jerome F Johnisee
Dorothy E Johnisee

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    Elsie M Johnisee



    Lucille G Johnisee


    Eddie E Johnisee



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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wolf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Johnisee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Wolff in household of Fredonia Wolff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Johnisee in household of Edward Johnisee, "United States Census, 1910"

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