Ada Elizabeth Wolfarth

27 April 1885–13 May 1985 (Age 100)
White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ada Elizabeth

When Ada Elizabeth Wolfarth was born on 27 April 1885, in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States, her father, John W. Wolfarth, was 44 and her mother, Martha Jane Baker, was 28. She married Ansel Brannan on 14 November 1907, in White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Wrights, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1920 and White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 13 May 1985, at the age of 100, and was buried in White Hall Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ansel Brannan
Ada Elizabeth Wolfarth
Marriage: 14 November 1907
Marcelline L. Brannan
Helen Maxine Brannan

Spouse and Children

14 November 1907
White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John W. Wolfarth


    Martha Jane Baker




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 27

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wohlfarth .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ada L Wolford in household of John Wolford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada Brannan in household of Ansel Brannan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Brannen in household of Ansil Brannen, "United States Census, 1930"

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