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Notes for Charles Marion Wolfe

1886 Charles Wolfe was born in Kansas. His marriage license lists Kansas City as his place of birth, but his parents lived near Abilene, Kansas and they moved further west to Scott County, Kansas soon after they were married in 1885.

c 1887

Baby photo of Charles Wolfe, perhaps, c 1887. [1]

c 1888

Baby photo of Charles Wolfe, perhaps, c 1888. [2]

c 1893 Ira and Clara Wolfe had photos taken in Union City.

Charles' parents, Ira and Clara Wolfe, c 1893.

c 1893

Charles Wolfe and his sister Grace, c 1893. This appears to have been taken in the same studio where his parents, Ira and Clara, had the photo above taken, perhaps on the same day.

c 1900

Charles Wolfe, as a young man, c 1900. [3]

1900 Charles Wolfe (age 14) was a "farm laborer" living with father Ira and mother Clara with sister Grace (age 10), and brother Homer (age 4), in Union City Village, Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio. Father Ira was a railroad laborer and Grace was attending school. They lived next door to uncle Frank Shall (George F Shawl) across from the Union City high school, as described in brother Homer Wolfe's story. Feorge Frank Shawl lived with his wife Anna M (Brenizer), three daughters, and mother-in-law Sarah A (Weigel) Brenizer. Uncle George Shawl was a carriage blacksmith. Aunt Anna Shawl and Grandmother Brenizer were dressmakers. Both families owned their houses with mortgages. Neither was a farmhouse. [4]

1902 Charles Wolfe's father, Ira Wolfe, moved the family across town, next door to Ira's cousin, Joe Eichelberger.

1903 Charles Wolfe's sister Faith was born.

c 1904

Charles Wolfe as a young man, c 1904. [5]

c 1904

Charles Wolfe's sister Faith Wolfe as a baby, c 1904.


Footnotes:

[1] Family Document, Files of Douglas Wolfe. This was an unlabeled photo in Charles' photo album.

[2] Family Document, Files of Carol Wolfe. This was an unlabeled photo in pictures that Clara Brenizer Wolfe had.

[3] Family Document, Files of Douglas Wolfe, this was an unlabeled photo in Charles' photo album.

[4] US census, 1900, Reel 1262, Image 269, family 83, [Internet_Archive].

[5] Family Document, Files of Douglas Wolfe. This was an unlabeled photo in Charles' photo album. The similar frame to the picture of Faith as a baby suggests the date of 1904 for this picture.


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