Franklin Murray Wolfe

14 August 1897–18 March 1974 (Age 76)
Tunnelville, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Franklin Murray

When Franklin Murray Wolfe was born on 14 August 1897, in Tunnelville, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George L Wolfe, was 45 and his mother, Hannah Hartman, was 38. He had at least 2 daughters with Grace Mabel Young. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Templeton, Pine Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 18 March 1974, in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lawn Haven Burial Estates, Worthington, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Murray Wolfe
1897–1974
Grace Mabel Young
1897–1987
Helen L Wolfe
1923–2018
Gladys Jean Wolfe
1927–2019

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Helen L Wolfe

    Female1923–2018Female

    Gladys Jean Wolfe

    Female1927–2019Female

Parents and Siblings

    George L Wolfe

    Male1852–1942Male

    Female1858–1945Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1884–1967Male

    George W Wolfe

    Male1895–Male

    William G Wolfe

    Male1896–Male

    Male1897–1974Male

    Mary E Wolf

    Female1902–Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 16

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Franklin M Wolfe in household of George L Wolfe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Franklin M Wolfe in household of George L Wolfe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Wolfe, "United States Census, 1940"

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