Mae Eliza Wolfley

Brief Life History of Mae Eliza

When Mae Eliza Wolfley was born on 29 October 1901, in Freedom, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, her father, Rudolph Edward Wolfley, was 31 and her mother, Elise "Eliza" Neuenschwander, was 29. She married Franklin William Moesser on 7 September 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in World for about 10 years. She died on 20 August 1970, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Franklin William Moesser
Mae Eliza Wolfley
Marriage: 7 September 1927
Evona Mae Moesser
Bonnie Jean Moesser
Loa Joy Moesser
Dorene Lovie Eliza Moesser

Sources (41)

  • May E. Wolfley in household of Rudolph E. Wolfley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mae Eliza Wolfley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Mae Wolfley Moesser, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Woelfle .

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

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Life History of Eliza Mae Wolfley

LIFE HISTORY OF ELIZA MAE WOLFLEY MOESSER As told to her daughter, Bonnie M. Winterton I was born Oct. 29,1901 at Freedom, Wyo. (Now known as Etna, Wyoming) I was the fourth child of Rudolf Edward Wol …

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