August Wolf

21 November 1907–1 January 1974 (Age 66)
Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of August

August Wolf was born on 21 November 1907, in Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany as the son of August Wolf and Margaret (Wolf). He married Mary Nostadt on 6 November 1932, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 1 January 1974, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

August Wolf
1907–1974
Mary Nostadt
1914–1969
Marriage: 6 November 1932
William Wolf
1933–1969
Richard Wolf
1939–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1932
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

    August Wolf

    MaleMale

    Margaret (Wolf)

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1914

Age 7

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 7

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1933

Age 26

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

1 English, Danish, and German: from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element wolf ‘wolf’, or a byname or nickname with this meaning. The wolf was native throughout the forests of Europe, including Britain, until comparatively recently. In ancient and medieval times it played an important role in Germanic mythology, being regarded as one of the sacred beasts of Woden. This name is widespread throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, as well as in Britain and German-speaking countries.2 German: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, Middle High German wolf.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, which is associated with the Hebrew personal name Binyamin ( see Benjamin ). This association stems from Jacob's dying words ‘Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil’ (Genesis 49:27).

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

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Sources (1)

  • August Wolf, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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