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Re: Wolf Mt. Carroll

Posted: 1447713420000
Classification: Query
NOTE -
There is a 20 yr. gap in the census records [1880 - 1900] as the 1890 census was burned in the 1920's. Add 20 yrs to everyone's 1880 age for the 1900 census.

I’m not related to any member of this family.


Census records do not record the “specific locality” of a person’s birth.
Census records only record where a person was born – state or country.
Census records record where a person was living when the census taker came by.


1940 is the last available census at this time.

Facts you should know about the early census records –

All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.

NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]

1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members with their birthplaces

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++


1910 -
Name: William S Wolf
Age in 1910: 89
Birth Year: abt 1821
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Mount Carrol, Carroll, Illinois
Race: white
gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: PA
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

William S Wolf 89, PA - widowed
Belle E Wolf 40, ILL - single dau

1900 -
Name: William Wolfe
Age: 80
Birth Date: Jun 1819
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1900: Mount Carroll, Carroll, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Margaret Wolfe
Marriage Year: 1850
Years Married: 50
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: farmer

William Wolfe 80, 6/1819 PA
Margaret Wolfe 69, 3/31 PA - 10 children & 7 living
Belle Wolfe 29, 9/70 ILL - dau

he is living in the home of his son Noah

1880 -
Name: William S. Wolf
Age: 60
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Mount Carroll, Carroll, Illinois
Race: white
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: married
Spouse's Name: Margret J. Wolf
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania

William S. Wolf 60, PA - farmer
Margret J. Wolf 49, PA
Noah W. Wolf 22, PA
Ellen Wolf 18, PA
John Wolf 16, ILL
Grant Wolf 14, ILL
Harry Wolf 12, ILL
Bell Wolf 8, ILL

1860 -
Name: William Wolf
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Toboyne, Perry, Pennsylvania
Post Office: Blain

William Wolf 40, Pa - mechanic
Margaret Wolf 30, Pa
Mary E Wolf 10, Pa
Charles Wolf 5, Pa
Noah Wm E Wolf 3, Pa
Ellen F Wolf 5/12m, Pa

1850 -


findagrave -
William S Wolf
Birth: Jun. 30, 1820
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1912
Carroll County
Illinois, USA


Family links:
Spouse:
Margaret Jane Elder Wolf (1831 - 1905)

Children:
Lula Wolf
Ira D Wolf
Mary E Wolf (1851 - 1869)
Charles David Wolfe (1855 - 1923)
Grant Thomas Wolf (1856 - 1943)
Noah William Wolf (1857 - 1944)
Ellen Florence Wolf Nicklas (1860 - 1932)
John Edwin Wolf (1862 - 1953)
Belle Wolf Krier (1870 - 1957)

Burial:
Hickory Grove Cemetery
Carroll County
Illinois






ILL death Record -
Name: Ella Nicklas
[Ella Wolf]
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1860
Birth Place: Perry, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 29 Feb 1932
Death Place: Savanna, Carroll, Ill
Burial Date: 2 Mar 1932
Burial Place: MT Carroll, Carroll, Ill
Cemetery Name: Oak Hill Cemetary
Death Age: 72
Occupation: General Housekeeper
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Female
Street address: 103 N. Strickler Ave.
Residence: MT Carroll, Ill
Father Name: Wm. S. Wolf
Father Birth Place: Perry, Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Margaret Elder
Mother Birth Place: Perry, Pennsylvania
Spouse Name: John Nicklas


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