Viola Dean Wolfe

9 January 1925–2 November 1994 (Age 69)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Viola Dean

When Viola Dean Wolfe was born on 9 January 1925, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Loy Wolfe, was 37 and her mother, Eulalia Hall, was 31. She married George Wilbur Hedgepeth Sr. on 13 November 1943, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 2 November 1994, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Sunset Memory Gardens, Wildwoods, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wilbur Hedgepeth Sr.
Viola Dean Wolfe
Marriage: 13 November 1943
Linda Jean Hedgpeth

Spouse and Children

13 November 1943
Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States


    Linda Jean Hedgpeth


Parents and Siblings

    George Loy Wolfe


    Eulalia Hall





    James A Wolfe



    Betty Wolfe


World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dean Wolfe in household of George L Wolfe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dean Wolfe in household of G L Wolfe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Diane Wolfe in entry for Linda Jean Hedgpeth, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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