Maria Elisabetha Wolff

1724–6 June 1805 (Age 81)
Oberhochstadt, Hochstadt (Pfalz), Südliche Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

The Life of Maria Elisabetha

When Maria Elisabetha Wolff was born in 1724, in Oberhochstadt, Hochstadt (Pfalz), Südliche Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, her father, Johann Jacob Wolff, was 19 and her mother, Anna Margaretha Griess, was 20. She married Andreas Harrouff in 1752, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Pennsylvania, United States in 1751. She died on 6 June 1805, in Hummelstown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81.

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Andreas Harrouff
Maria Elisabetha Wolff
Marriage: 1752
Jacob Harroff
Jacob Harruff
Ludwic Lewis Harrouff
Peter Ludwick Herauff
Nicholas Harruff
Andreas Herauff
Johan Henrich Harruff
Anthony Harruff
Susannah Harroff

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Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 52

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 64

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wolf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Elizabetha Herauff in entry for Antony Herauff, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Maria Elisabetha Wollf, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Maria Elizabeth in entry for Antony Herauff, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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