Emil John Wolf

16 January 1888–30 January 1969 (Age 81)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emil John

Emil John Wolf was born on 16 January 1888, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States as the son of John Wolf and Agnes Ackenbaner. He married Mary Behrendt on 20 September 1910, in Grundy, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1969, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil John Wolf
1888–1969
Mary Behrendt
1892–1925
Marriage: 20 September 1910
Bertha Hanna Wolf
1911–1961
Helen M Wolf
1917–
Edwin J Wolf
1918–
Mary Wolf
1919–1919
Evelyn R Wolf
1922–

Spouse and Children

    Male1888–1969Male

    Mary Behrendt

    Female1892–1925Female

MARRIAGE
20 September 1910
Grundy, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

    Female1911–1961Female

    Helen M Wolf

    Female1917–Female

    Edwin J Wolf

    Male1918–Male

    Mary Wolf

    Female1919–1919Female

    Evelyn R Wolf

    Female1922–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Wolf

    MaleMale

    Agnes Ackenbaner

    Female–1921Female

siblings

(3)

    Regina Wolf

    Female1842–Female

    Jennie Wolf

    Female1876–Female

    Male1888–1969Male

World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 1

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English, Danish, and German: from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element wolf ‘wolf’, or a byname or nickname with this meaning. The wolf was native throughout the forests of Europe, including Britain, until comparatively recently. In ancient and medieval times it played an important role in Germanic mythology, being regarded as one of the sacred beasts of Woden. This name is widespread throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, as well as in Britain and German-speaking countries.2 German: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, Middle High German wolf.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, which is associated with the Hebrew personal name Binyamin ( see Benjamin ). This association stems from Jacob's dying words ‘Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil’ (Genesis 49:27).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emil J Wolf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emil Wolf, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emil Wolf in household of William E Whiting, "United States Census, 1910"

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