Francis Marion Wolfe

7 May 1847–24 March 1935 (Age 87)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Wolfe was born on 7 May 1847, in Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Wolfe, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Sheets, was 37. He married Emeline Matilda Yates on 2 January 1884, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Elk, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Union District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 March 1935, in Spencer, Roane, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Roane, West Virginia, United States.

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Francis Marion Wolfe
Emeline Matilda Yates
Marriage: 2 January 1884
Alma Meta Wolfe
Homer Guy Wolfe
Allison Rolly Wolfe

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1884Harrison, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 14
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (36)

    • Francis M Wolf in household of Margaret Wolf, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Francis M Wolf, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • Francis M Wolf in household of Isaac Wolf, "United States Census, 1860"

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