Edward Emmanuel Adolf

1895–1974 (Age 79)
New Leipzig, Grant, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Edward Emmanuel

When Edward Emmanuel Adolf was born on 19 January 1895, in New Leipzig, Grant, North Dakota, United States, his father, Gottlieb Adolf, was 28 and his mother, Katharina Sprecher, was 24. He married Katherine Rebb on 6 March 1918, in North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Morton, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Zap, Mercer, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 July 1974, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Garden, Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Emmanuel Adolf
Katherine Rebb
Marriage: 6 March 1918
Oscar Adolf
Robert Frank Adolf
Viola Adolf
Clarence Adolf
LaVerna Adolf

Spouse & Children

6 March 1918
North Dakota, United States


  • Oscar Adolf


  • Male1923–1984Male

  • Viola Adolf


  • Clarence Adolf


  • LaVerna Adolf


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from the Germanic personal name Atha-ulf, which was widely adopted in other languages throughout central Europe; it is composed of the Old High German elements ad- (as in adal ‘noble’) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Adolf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Adolf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Adolph in household of Gottlied Adolph, "United States Census, 1900"

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