Calvin Rolf


Brief Life History of Calvin

When Calvin Rolf was born in 1850, in Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Hazen Rollf, was 75 and his mother, Sarah or Sally Hopple, was 55. He married Lobitha Wolley on 6 August 1872, in Lucas, Iowa, United States. He lived in Washington Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Norton, Kansas, United States in 1875.

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Calvin Rolf
Lobitha Wolley
Marriage: 6 August 1872

Sources (6)

  • Calvin Roff in household of Hazen Roff, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Calvin Rolf in household of James B Hogue, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Calvin Rollf, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    6 August 1872Lucas, Iowa, United States
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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 17

    Historical Boundaries: 1867: Norton, Kansas, United States 1873: Billings, Kansas, United States *Norton renamed Billings in 1873 1874: Norton, Kansas, United States *Billings renamed Norton in 1874

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 31

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rolfe .

    North German: from a personal name, a shortened form of Rudolf .

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

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