Jackson Gellinger Wolfe

Male10 March 1884–21 May 1943

Brief Life History of Jackson Gellinger

When Jackson Gellinger Wolfe was born on 10 March 1884, in Lewisburg, Union, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob A Wolfe, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Jane Stine, was 38. He died on 21 May 1943, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jackson Gellinger Wolfe
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Sources (6)

  • Jackson K Wolfe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jackson Gellinger Wolfe, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Jackson Gellinger Wolfe, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 16

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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