Ellsworth Otto Wolfe

12 October 1874–17 July 1953 (Age 78)
Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ellsworth Otto

When Ellsworth Otto Wolfe was born on 12 October 1874, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Wolfe, was 33 and his mother, Katherine Adelaide Bromer, was 24. He married Sarah Matilda Fisher in 1909, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Ritchie District, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 July 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Ellsworth Otto Wolfe
Sarah Matilda Fisher
Marriage: 1909

Spouse and Children

Ohio, West Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Wolfe


    Katherine Adelaide Bromer




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • O Elsworth Wolfe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elsworth O Wolf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsworth Wolf in household of George Wolf, "United States Census, 1880"

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