Mary Polly Wolfe

14 July 1828–
Hancock, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Wolfe was born on 14 July 1828, in Hancock, Tennessee, United States, her father, Adam Wolfe, was 43 and her mother, Gemima McCoy, was 35. She married Reuben Wesley Harville on 16 November 1865. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and District 10, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Reuben Wesley Harville
Mary Polly Wolfe
Marriage: 16 November 1865
Loucinda Harville

Spouse and Children

16 November 1865


    Loucinda Harville


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 7

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 34

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Irish, English, and German: variant spelling of Wolf .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Polly Wolf in household of Adam Wolf, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Harville in household of Wisley Harville, "United States Census, 1880"

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