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Maj Jacob Wolf
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Birth: May 12, 1786
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1863
Izard County
Arkansas, USA

Married (1) Maldred Meredith, March 9, 1809, Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Married (2) Mrs. Elizabeth Lantz Sanders, January 8, 1824, Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas.
Married (3) Mrs. Cynthia Hardin Shipp.

Major, 7th Regiment, AR territorial Militia in 1825.

Major Jacob Wolf came to the area where the present day town of Norfork, AR is located. He brought with him his grandfather and his father and mother along with all of his siblings and their spouses with the exception of Margaret who remained in KY.

The major had married in 1809 in KY to Mildred Meredith and to this union five children were born before her death in 1823. These children were: Lucinda, William M., George Washington, James M. and Amanda H. Of these five children the burial site has been established for all but George Washington. His death date was recorded in Asa Wolf's family bible as 1871 but no site was noted. It is known that he did die in Texas. His widow Malinda McFelch Wolf is buried in IOOF Cemetery in Milam Co., TX and that may very well be where he is buried as his daughter, Sarah Jane Wolf Wallis and several members of her family are know to be buried there. Also, George's two half brothers are in that IOOF Cemetery.

The major then married Elizabeth Lantz Sanders a widow from Batesville, AR. She brought no children to the union but they had a family of eight children. Burial sites for Martin Jefferson is perhaps in one of the many marked but unreadable sites in the Old Wolf Cemetery as probably is his first wife Catherine Hargrave Wolf. Jesse H. Wolf is in the Olfl Wolf Family Cemetery and his wife is in the John Pierce Wolf Family Cemetery at McPhearson. Andrew Jackson Wolf and his wife are buried at Walnut Grove, AR. Tabitha and her husband, Judge John Samuel Russell; Nancy Judson Wolf; and Mary Cummmin Wolf Casey and her husband, Dr. John Madison Casey, are in the Mountina Home Arkansas Cemetery. Dr. Joseph Marion Wolf and John H.B. Wolf are both buried in IOOF Cemetery in Milam Co. TX. The son Jacob who died as an infant is probably buried in the family cemetery since his mother is buried there. Malinda is at Mountain View, AR along with her daughter, Laura. Malinda's husband, Tandy Casey has a footstone there at Mountain view but is buried in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville, Independence Co., AR.

The major married for a third time to Cynthia Hardin Shipp a widow with several children. She and the Major had one son Charles I Wolf who died at age 3 and is probably buried in the family cemetery, also.

(The top photo is a close-up of the tablet marker on the right in the second picture. On that tablet marker, Major Jacob Wolf is the eleventh name on the Post Civil War listing of burials in the Wolf Cemetery. It shows that his grave is unmarked. Photos courtesy of Glenn Luther.)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Wolf (1764 - 1831)
  Mary Magdalena Catharine Hedrick Wolf (1770 - 1831)
 
 Spouses:
  Maldred Meredith Wolf (1786 - 1823)*
  Elizabeth Lantz Wolf (1800 - 1846)*
  Cynthia Hardin Wolf (1807 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Lucinda Wolf Adams (1809 - 1857)*
  William M. Wolf (1812 - 1852)*
  George Washington Wolf (1813 - 1870)*
  James M. Wolf (1815 - 1844)*
  Amanda Hedrick Tinnin (1816 - 1882)*
  Martin Jefferson Wolf (1824 - 1887)*
  Jesse H. Wolf (1826 - 1898)*
  Andrew Jackson Wolf (1830 - 1901)*
  Tabitha Wolf Russell (1832 - 1904)*
  Malinda Jane Wolf Casey (1834 - 1888)*
  Nancy Judson Wolf (1836 - 1916)*
  John H. B. Wolf (1840 - 1907)*
  Joseph Marion Wolf (1841 - 1915)*
  Mary Cummin Wolf Casey (1844 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Wolf (1786 - 1863)
  Mary Ann Wolf Adams (1790 - 1860)*
  Nancy Isabelle Wolf Hutcheson (1797 - 1844)*
  Pryscilla Catharine Wolf Adams (1800 - 1873)*
  Charles Wolf (1804 - 1833)*
  John Wolf (1806 - 1863)*
  Michael Wolf (1809 - 1847)*
  Lorenzo Dow Wolf (1811 - 1857)*
  George Wolf (1813 - 1832)*
  William Wolf (1814 - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wolf Cemetery
Herron
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Boynton
Originally Created by: Max
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49636099
Maj Jacob Wolf
Added by: Dorothy Boynton
 
Maj Jacob Wolf
Added by: Max
 
Maj Jacob Wolf
Added by: Max
 
 
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