Sarah Jane Wolfe

17 December 1858–19 May 1897 (Age 38)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Wolfe was born on 17 December 1858, in Texas, United States, her father, Jesse Thomas Wolfe, was 26 and her mother, Temperance Jane Sloan, was 26. She married John Henry Brown on 5 January 1875, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Navarro, Texas, United States in 1860. She died on 19 May 1897, in Callahan, Texas, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Admiral, Callahan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Brown
1855–1931
Sarah Jane Wolfe
1858–1897
Marriage: 5 January 1875
Mary Ida Brown
1876–1877
Sarah Ella Brown
1878–1936
Maggie M Brown
1879–1950
Lizzie Ann Brown
1881–1955
William B. Brown
1884–1948
Sally Jane Brown
1886–1968
Henry William Brown
1887–1969
Hattie May Brown
1891–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1875Ellis, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States
    Age 3
    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union
    Age 12
    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wolf

    Sources (15)

    • S J Wolf in household of Jessee Wolf, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah J Wolfe, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Sarah Jane Wolf in entry for Maggie Fulton, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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