William P. DeWolf

1840–1920 (Age 79)
Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of William P.

When William P. DeWolf was born in May 1840, in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Otis William DeWolf, was 39 and his mother, Minerva M Tyler, was 31. He married Jennie E Fenton from 1877 to 1879, in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Kingsville, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Conneaut, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died after 1920, at the age of 81.

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William P. DeWolf
Jennie E Fenton
Marriage: from 1877 to 1879
Robert Taylor DeWolf
George L Dewolf

Spouse and Children


    Jennie E Fenton


from 1877 to 1879
Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 20

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, from Middle Dutch de wulf ‘the wolf’, or from a nickname with the same meaning. See also Wolf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William P Dewolf, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • William P Dewolf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William P Dewolf, "United States Census, 1880"

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