John Frederick Wolf 1779 – 1872

John Frederick Wolf was born 30 June 1779 in Pennsylvania. He was the son of Johann Jonas Wolf and Appollonia Dick. On 8 April 1800 he married Esther Barbara Shaffer. They had ten children. John Frederick Wolf died  25 April 1872 in Adams Co., Pennsylvania. John Frederick Wolf and his wife are buried in the Emmanuel Reformed Church Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

1 John Frederick Wolf b: 30 June 1779 in Berwick Twp., York Co., PA, d: 25 April 1872 York Springs, Adams, PA
…… + Esther Barbara Shaffer b: 29 Dec 1777 in PA, m: 8 April 1800, d: 16 Oct 1866 York Springs, Adams, PA
…………2 John Adam Wolf b: 28 Aug 1800 Adams, PA, d: 14 Aug 1825 PA
…………2 Louisa Wolf b: 14 Aug 1802 in Berwick, Adams, PA
………… + Hanes
…………2 Frederick Wolf b: 9 Sept 1804 Adams, PA, d: 29 Oct 1891 Adams, PA
………… + Louisa C Goetz m: 13 Feb 1825 in PA, d: 03 Oct 1861
…………2 Jacob Wolf b: 21 Dec 1806 Adams, PA, d: 11 June 1891 Kansas
………… + Matilda Kinert
…………2 John Franklin Wolf b: 11 April 1809 PA, d: 10 March 1883 Medina, OH
………… + Elisabeth Burkholder b: 24 May 1814 York, PA, d: 22 June 1856  OH
…………2 Esther Barbara Wolf b: 27 Jan 1814 PA, d: 12 Dec 1903 Adams, PA
………… + Isaac Meyers
…………2 Ninetta Wolf b: 18 May 1817  PA, d: 18 July 1890 Adams, PA
……….. + George H Spangler
…………2 Henry H Wolf b: 20 Nov 1820 Adams, PA, d: 1860
………… + Maria Magdalena d: 1852
…………2 William Wolf b: 20 April 1824 PA, d: 02 April 1888 Sumner, Kansas
………… + Sarah Jane Wilson

John Frederick Wolf Historic House

Selected Sources:

  • Young, Henry James. Genealogical Reports for The Historical Society of York County: Evidences of the Wolf Families of York County before the Year 1850, 1938. From York County Heritage Trust, 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania.
  • 1790 US Census, Berwick Twp., York, PA Frederick Wolf
  • 1800 US Census, Adams, PA
  • 1810 US Census, Berwick Twp, Adams, PA
  • 1820 US Census, Hamilton, Adams, PA
  • 1830 US Census, Huntington, Adams, PA
  • 1850 US Census, Huntington, Adams, PA
  • 1850 Agricultural Census, Huntington, Adams, PA
  • 1860 US Census, Huntington, Adams, PA
  • 1870 US Census, Huntington, Adams, PA
  • Wolfe, J. Arthur. Jonas Wolf of Berwick Township, York County, Pennsylvania: A History and Genealogy of a Colonial Ancestor and Some of His Descendants. Privately Published: 1987.
  • Lau, Michael W. Wolf families of York County, Pennsylvania and Surrounding Areas. Privately Published, 1997. Copy of book owned by York County Heritage Trust, 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania.
  • Last Will & Testament of Frederick Wolf, 28 December 1867, Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Original held at Adams Co Historical Society, 111 Seminary Ridge Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Learn much more about this family in my book, ‘The Mark Family Story’.

 

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