Blanche Katherine Woolf

11 August 1879–17 April 1946 (Age 66)
Dakota Territory, United States

The Life of Blanche Katherine

When Blanche Katherine Woolf was born on 11 August 1879, in Dakota Territory, United States, her father, Meggs Dallas Woolf, was 33 and her mother, Elflora Thompson, was 20. She married Ralph Waldo Adams on 4 August 1913, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. She died on 17 April 1946, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Waldo Adams
Blanche Katherine Woolf
Marriage: 4 August 1913

Spouse and Children

4 August 1913
Kitsap, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Meggs Dallas Woolf


    Elflora Thompson




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 10

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 18

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wolf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Blanche Wolf in household of Meggs Wolf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Blanche Woolf, "Washington, Pierce County Marriage Returns, 1891-1938"
  • Blanche Woolf, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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