Jenettie K Wolfe

Brief Life History of Jenettie K

When Jenettie K Wolfe was born on 27 October 1821, in Tennessee, United States, her father, George Washington Wolfe, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca "Polly" Bishop, was 23. She married Henry H White on 9 April 1843, in Van Buren, Carter, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fremont, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 2 May 1911, at the age of 89, and was buried in Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States.

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Henry H White
Jenettie K Wolfe
Marriage: 9 April 1843
Henry W White
George William White
Mary Ellen White
Jacob Andrew White
William Francis White
Jasper White
Jasper N. White
Jennette Katherine White
Condie White

Sources (14)

  • White in household of Henry H White, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Junetta Wolfe, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Jeanette K White, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1826: McDonough, Illinois, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wolf and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This is also a common spelling in Ireland (see also Woulfe ), particularly in counties Cork and Limerick, while in Germany this surname is very rare.

Americanized form of various other surnames meaning ‘wolf’, e.g. Hungarian Farkas , Czech and Slovak Vlk , Slovenian and other Slavic Volk , Vovk , and Vuk (see Wolf ).

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

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