Maria Eliza Woolf

2 August 1870–19 November 1901 (Age 31)
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Maria Eliza

When Maria Eliza Woolf was born on 2 August 1870, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Absalom Woolf, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Ann Wood, was 29. She married William Gordon Ricks on 3 February 1892, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Benson, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 19 November 1901, in Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Gordon Ricks
Maria Eliza Woolf
Marriage: 3 February 1892
Lavere Woolf Ricks
Maud Mae Ricks
Florence Clair Ricks
Willard Duane Ricks
Delore Ricks

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 2
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
Age 9
Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States

Name Meaning

(1997: 1890;2007: 3424; 2010: 4485)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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Maria Eliza Woolf Ricks - 1870 - 1901

Maria Eliza Woolf was the fourth daughter of Absalom and Harriet Wood Woolf. She was the sixth child in a family of ten children. She was born August 2, 1870, at Hyde Park, Cache County, Utah. She …

Sources (19)

  • May Woolf in household of Absalom Woolf, "United States Census, 1880"
  • May Woolf, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
  • May Woolf in entry for Florence C. Hancey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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