Sarah Elizabeth Wooff

Female13 August 1893–21 September 1968

Brief Life History 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 married Edward M. Johnisee on 12 August 1909. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 September 1968, at the age of 75, and was buried in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward M. Johnisee
Sarah Elizabeth Wooff
Marriage: 12 August 1909
Elsie M Johnisee
Ralph E Johnisee
Lucille G Johnisee
Eddie E Johnisee
Jerome F Johnisee
Dorothy E Johnisee

Sources (8)

  • Sarah Johnisee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Wolf in entry for Clarence Heffner and Elsie Johnisee, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sarah Wolff in household of Fredonia Wolff, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1909
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 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

    English: see Wolfe .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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