Margareth

about 1743–about 1788 (Age 45)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margareth

Margareth was born about 1743, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. She married Sebastian Wolf about 1762, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1788, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Sebastian Wolf
1740–1803
Margareth
1743–1788
Marriage: about 1762
Elisabeth Wolf
1762–
Jacob Wolfe Sr
1763–1801
Martin Wolf
1770–
Michael Wolf
1768–1799
Andrew Wolf
1774–
Carl Wolf
1775–
Nicolas Wolf
1777–
Marie Wolf
1779–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1762
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Female1762–Female

    Male1763–1801Male

    Michael Wolf

    Male1768–1799Male

    Martin Wolf

    Male1770–Male

    Andrew Wolf

    Male1774–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 33

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 37

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

From a Greek word meaning a pearl. Margaretta, Margery, and Madge are formed from Margaret. Mairearad is the Gaelic form of Margaret. Marsali is the Gaelic form of Margery. Retta is a female name abbreviated from Margaretta. Compare this name to the Finnish name "Reta," of a similar origin.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Wolf in entry for Andreas Wolf, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Margareth Wolff in entry for John Jacob Wolff, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Margaret Wolf in entry for A Marie Wolf, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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