Amy Eliza Wolfe

Brief Life History of Amy Eliza

When Amy Eliza Wolfe was born on 12 February 1887, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Fisher Wolfe, was 21 and her mother, Lucy J. Ferris, was 19. She married William W Waldheim on 29 November 1906, in Norwood, Norwood, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Norwood, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 30 September 1979, at the age of 92.

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William W Waldheim
Amy Eliza Wolfe
Marriage: 29 November 1906
Robert D Waldheim
Jane Marian Waldheim

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  • Amy B Waldheim in household of William W Waldheim, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amy Eliza Wolfe, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Amy Eliza Wolfe, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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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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