Paula Wolf

17 March 1885–17 October 1974 (Age 89)
Braunsbach, Künzelsau, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Paula

When Paula Wolf was born on 17 March 1885, in Braunsbach, Künzelsau, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Josef Wolf, was 42 and her mother, M. Magdalena Dietz, was 26. She married August Deubler on 7 February 1921. She died on 17 October 1974, at the age of 89.

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August Deubler
1890–1931
Paula Wolf
1885–1974
Marriage: 7 February 1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1921

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World Events (7)

1890

Age 5

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1914

Age 29

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 29

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 English, Danish, and German: from a short form of the various Germanic compound names with a first element wolf ‘wolf’, or a byname or nickname with this meaning. The wolf was native throughout the forests of Europe, including Britain, until comparatively recently. In ancient and medieval times it played an important role in Germanic mythology, being regarded as one of the sacred beasts of Woden. This name is widespread throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, as well as in Britain and German-speaking countries.2 German: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, Middle High German wolf.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, which is associated with the Hebrew personal name Binyamin ( see Benjamin ). This association stems from Jacob's dying words ‘Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil’ (Genesis 49:27).

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

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