Absalom Woolf

4 February 1832–16 February 1910 (Age 78)
Pelham, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Absalom

When Absalom Woolf was born on 4 February 1832, in Pelham, Westchester, New York, United States, his father, John Anthony Woolf, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Ann Devoe, was 17. He married Lucy Ann Hambleton on 19 March 1857, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1860 and Benson, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1853. He died on 16 February 1910, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Absalom Woolf
Lucy Ann Hambleton
Marriage: 19 March 1857
Chelnecha Woolf
Lucy Ann Woolf
John Anthony Woolf
Phebe Almira Woolf
Emma Sylvania Woolf
Orletta Woolf
George Madison Woolf
Zina Woolf
Chester Hambleton Woolf
James Woolf
Susie Orilla Woolf
Ida Lucina Woolf

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  • Marriage
    19 March 1857Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Santa Anna elected president. Dictatorship established in 1834. End of first liberal reforms. Tithes abolished.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 21
    Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wolf or Wolfe .Americanized form of North German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wulf or Wulff .

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

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    Orlette Woolf Hyde Life History

    Orlette Woolf Hyde (1869-1941) Orlette Woolf was born February 27, 1869, in Hyde Park, Cache County …

    Sources (93)

    • Absalom Woolf in entry for Susie Orilla Nuttall, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Absalom Woolf, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Appy Woolf in entry for Thomas Edward Nuttall and Susie Orilla Morton, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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