Samuel H. Nolf

1846–1872 (Age 26)
Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel H.

When Samuel H. Nolf was born in 1846, in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry "Gum" Nolf Jr, was 54 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Reed, was 43. He married Rebecca Jane Fike in 1871, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Perry Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Oliver Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died in 1872, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 26.

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Samuel H. Nolf
Rebecca Jane Fike
Marriage: 1871
Samuel T Nolph

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Henry Nulf


    Lewis R. Nolph


    Sarah Nolf


    Rebecca Nolf


    Enoch G. Nolf


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World Events (5)


Age 0

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

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Arnolf, composed of the Germanic elements arn ‘eagle’ + wulf ‘wolf’.2 Dutch: from a reduced form of Nodolf, derived from the personal name Odolf by transfer of the final -n in a preceding personal name such as Jan, Simoen. Odolf is composed of the Germanic elements aud ‘wealth’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel H Nolph in household of Enos G Nolph, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Nolf in household of Henry Nolf, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel H Nolf in household of Henry Nolf, "United States Census, 1850"

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