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Wayman Wolfe

Wayman Wolfe, son of Michael and Peggy Wolfe, was born about 1819 in Virginia and died about 1864 in Knoxville, Knox Co., TN while being held prisoner during the Civil War. His parentage has been proven through tax lists. On the 1839 tax list for Smyth Co., VA, Michael Wolfe has three males age 16 or over (himself and two sons). In 1840, Josiah and Wayman Wolfe appear on the tax list for the first time. They are taxed on the same day as Michael, who has one male age 16 or over (himself). Wayman married Rachel Goodman on June 22, 1841 in Smyth Co., VA. Rachel was born about 1815 in Virginia and died on February 27, 1892 in Hancock Co., TN. She was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Goodman. (Find out more about the Goodman family history here.) Wayman and Rachel moved to Lee Co., VA before 1850 and then to Hancock Co., TN prior to 1860. The children of Wayman Wolfe and Rachel Goodman are:

A)

James Franklin Wolfe was born on March 8, 1843 in Virginia. He died in Jan 1862.

B)

Elijah Floyd “Lige” Wolfe was born on May 30, 1845 in Virginia and died on May 23, 1892 in Hancock Co., TN. Lige married Letitia Jane Marcum, daughter of William Marcum and Rachel Woodward. Jane was born on March 9, 1849 in Virginia. She died on February 10, 1933 in Hancock Co., TN. They had the following children:

a)

Harrison Crockett Wolfe was born on March 4, 1868 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on January 19, 1926 in Hancock Co., TN.

b)

Matilda Ann “Til” Wolfe was born on January 18, 1870 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on May 30, 1921 in Hancock Co., TN. Til married William J. Matthews on August 8, 1908. William was born on May 16, 1864. He died on September 5, 1917.

c)

Nervesta “Vestie” Wolfe was born on January 12, 1872 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on June 17, 1907 in Hancock Co., TN. Vestie married James Morgan Welch, son of Stephen B. Welch and Elizabeth Coffman. Morgan was born on February 21, 1873 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on February 5, 1955 in Lee Co., VA and was buried in Wolfe-Welch Cemetery, Hancock Co., TN.

d)

Cornelia Rachel Wolfe was born on March 24, 1874 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on December 1, 1950 in Claiborne Co., TN. Cornelia married James Levi Williams on August 22, 1898. James was born on December 22, 1876. He died on February 10, 1946 in Claiborne Co., TN.

e)

Sophia Wolfe was born on December 11, 1877 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on January 27, 1959 in Hancock Co., TN. Sophia married Anthony Payne, son of Moses Payne and Martha Marcum, on July 19, 1898. Anthony was born on November 29, 1873. He died on January 3, 1957 in Hancock Co., TN.

f)

Nora Ellen Wolfe was born on April 18, 1880 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on August 3, 1963 in Ellicott City, MD. Nora married (1) Stephen Rhinard Welch, son of Stephen B. Welch and Elizabeth Coffman, on November 7, 1896 in Hancock Co., TN. Rhinard was born on August 12, 1876 in Grainger Co., TN. He died on April 15, 1915 in Hancock Co., TN and was buried in Wolfe-Welch Cemetery, Hancock Co., TN. (Find out more about the Welch family history here.) Nora also married (2) John Wesley VanHuss, son of Michael VanHuss and Margaret Ann Nida, on January 16, 1927. John was born on May 29, 1867. He died on April 9, 1954 in Lee Co., VA.

g)

William Cecil Wolfe was born on December 26, 1882 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on April 23, 1954 in Hancock Co., TN. Cecil married (1) Alice Welch Yeary, daughter of Thomas M. Yeary and Rebecca Welch. Alice was born on September 7, 1875 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on December 21, 1921 in Hancock Co., TN and was buried in Wolfe-Welch Cemetery, Hancock Co., TN. (Find out more about the Welch family history here.) Cecil also married (2) Martha Jane Carmony. Martha was born on July 12, 1873. She died on April 19, 1951.

h)

Cordelia Mae “Delie” Wolfe was born on January 5, 1885 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on January 27, 1927 in Claiborne Co., TN. Delie married John Tipton "Tip" Gilbert, son of John Gilbert and Catherine Fletcher. Tip was born on September 5, 1875. He died on January 18, 1975 in Claiborne Co., TN.

C)

Daniel Nelson “Nelse” Wolfe was born on March 26, 1846 in Virginia and died on February 3, 1908 in Colby, KS. Nelse married (1) Lydia Ann Ramsey, daughter of Calvin Ramsey and Mary Crumley. Lydia was born about 1848. Nelse also married (2) Elizabeth Ramsey, daughter of Calvin Ramsey and Mary Crumley. Elizabeth was born on June 23, 1849. She died on August 13, 1921 in Colby, KS. (Thanks to Richard Wolf for much of the information on the descendants of Nelse Wolfe.) Nelse Wolfe and Lydia Ramsey had the following children:

a)

Sarah Wolf was born about 1869.

b)

Clinton Wolf was born on November 16, 1871 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on June 30, 1893.

c)

Floyd Wolf was born on November 16, 1871 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on September 3, 1935 in Horton, Brown Co., KS. Floyd married Almeda Bales, daughter of Archibald Bales and Sarah Busic, on February 7, 1901. Almeda was born on November 18, 1879. She died on August 16, 1960 in Hiawatha, Brown Co., KS.

d)

Dora Wolf was born on June 16, 1873 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on June 20, 1897 in Hancock Co., TN. Dora married Caleb Houston Ball, son of James Fidetis Ball and Leonna Wolfe. (Find out more about Leonna Wolfe's ancestry here.) Caleb was born on February 7, 1873. He died on January 13, 1948.

e)

Archillus “Arch” Wolf was born on February 22, 1880 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on November 23, 1953 in Caldwell, ID.

f)

Robert Edgar Wolf was born on May 10, 1882 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on April 19, 1961 in Reno Co., KS. Robert married Ida Bourquin on December 28, 1904 in Colby, KS. Ida was born on January 1, 1881 in Humbolt, NE. She died on December 14, 1925 in Colby, KS.

g)

Roberta Rachael “Birdie” Wolf was born on May 10, 1882 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on August 10, 1963 in Colby, KS. Birdie married Edward Charles Miller on April 12, 1905.

Nelse Wolfe and Elizabeth Ramsey had the following children:

h)

Jack Layman Wolf was born on January 4, 1886 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on November 18, 1969 in Colby, KS. Jack married Osa LaDema Haisley on December 19, 1908 in Colby, KS. Osa was born on January 12, 1888 in Olin, IA. She died on November 9, 1968 in Colby, KS.

i)

James Frank Wolf was born on July 11, 1887 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on November 19, 1966 in Colby, KS. James married Golda Faye Chadwick on February 2, 1921 in Colby, KS. Golda was born on January 13, 1900. She died on April 11, 1994.

j)

Retta Myrtle Wolf was born on February 2, 1889 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on June 21, 1975 in Colby, KS. Retta married Howard C. Chambers on January 16, 1913 in Russell, KS. Howard was born on July 21, 1885. He died on December 21, 1958.

k)

Hettie Ann Wolf was born on September 13, 1890 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on January 23, 1971 in Colby, KS. Hettie married (1) Henry Voorhees Beck. Henry was born on November 15, 1868 in Henry Co., MO. He died on January 26, 1924. Hettie also married (2) William Garrett.

l)

Minnie Wolf was born in June 1892 in Hancock Co., TN.

D)

Michael Harrison “Mike” Wolfe was born on June 26, 1848 in Virginia and died on November 6, 1932 in Tennessee. Mike married (1) Sarah Bartley, daughter of Nicholas S. Bartley and Elizabeth Grubb. Sarah was born on October 18, 1853. She died on June 19, 1891 in Hancock Co., TN. Mike also married (2) Martha Skidmore, daughter of Joseph Skidmore. Martha was born in 1872. She died on November 13, 1922 in Hancock Co., TN. Mike Wolfe and Sarah Bartley had the following children:

a)

Amanda Wolfe was born on August 11, 1878. She died on October 9, 1963. Amanda married Arch Marcum, son of John Marcum and Lavina Cavin, on May 9, 1893. Arch was born on June 27, 1872. He died on February 1, 1937.

b)

Callie Wolfe was born on December 4, 1885. She died on June 14, 1977. Callie married Samuel Monday, son of W.L. and June Monday, on June 11, 1905. Samuel was born on March 9, 1886. He died in October 1947 in Hancock Co., TN.

c)

Mary Wolfe was born on August 20, 1887. She died on March 15, 1957. Mary married Taylor Monday on July 2, 1906. Taylor was born on March 15, 1871. He died on February 2, 1941.

d)

Gussie Wolfe was born on February 25, 1889. She died on November 24, 1975. Gussie married Albert Ramsey on May 13, 1906. Albert was born on March 18, 1889. He died on August 13, 1940.

e)

Elbert Wolfe was born on February 28, 1891. He died on September 17, 1918.

Mike Wolfe and Martha Skidmore had the following children:

f)

Fannie Leka Wolfe was born on April 20, 1896. She died on October 27, 1968. Fannie married Floyd Hampton on September 2, 1924. Floyd was born on February 1, 1898. He died on June 13, 1963.

g)

James Robert Wolfe was born on June 21, 1898 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on December 16, 1964. James married Melinda Payne, daughter of Anthony Payne and Sophia Wolfe, on March 18, 1937. Melinda was born on September 11, 1907. She died on May 9, 1937.

h)

Minnie Morrison Wolfe was born on December 15, 1900. She died on September 4, 1907.

E)

Henry C. Wolfe was born on April 11, 1850 in Virginia and died on December 2, 1904 in Hancock Co., TN. Henry married Mary Herrell, daughter of Alec Herrell and Jane Ferry. Mary was born on March 28, 1858. She died on March 13, 1936 in Hancock Co., TN. They had the following children:

a)

Meada Jane Wolfe was born on April 8, 1877. She died on February 18, 1962. Meada married Andy Neal Busic on March 3, 1898. Andy was born on November 22, 1870. He died on November 29, 1973 in Lee Co., VA.

b)

Charlie C. Wolfe was born on October 17, 1879. He died on September 28, 1918.

c)

Rachel Parolee Wolfe was born on January 19, 1881. She died on August 6, 1942.

d)

Riley Wolfe was born on January 15, 1882. He died on January 5, 1940.

e)

John Wolfe was born in 1886. He died on September 10, 1959.

F)

Mary Ann Wolfe was born on February 26, 1852 and died on February 26, 1926. Mary married Clint Hugh Ramsey on August 11, 1872. Clint was born on March 5, 1846. He died on July 12, 1926 in Hancock Co., TN. They had the following children:

a)

Alice Ramsey was born on June 24, 1873. She died on July 12, 1958. Alice married (1) James McDaniel on January 10, 1889. James was born on March 19, 1861. He died on October 9, 1903. Alice also married (2) Tom Fortner. Tom was born on August 8, 1883. He died on July 31, 1958.

b)

Henry Charles Ramsey was born on June 25, 1875 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on June 10, 1923 in Hancock Co., TN. Henry married Sarah Margaret Louthan, daughter of David Louthan and Nancy Painter, on July 28, 1898. Sarah was born on January 8, 1873 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on February 16, 1953 in Hancock Co., TN.

c)

Cora E. Ramsey was born on June 28, 1877 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on August 28, 1935 in Hancock Co., TN. Cora married Billy Louthan on May 11, 1905. Billy was born on March 25, 1879. He died on October 12, 1951 in Hancock Co., TN.

d)

Sam William Ramsey was born on September 28, 1879. He died on March 11, 1939.

e)

Isaac S. Ramsey was born on July 1, 1881. He died on July 27, 1882.

f)

Hugh S. Ramsey was born on February 8, 1885 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on August 19, 1967. Hugh married Dora Williams.

G)

Elizabeth Wolfe was born about 1854 in Lee Co., VA and died on July 2, 1903 in Powhattan, KS. Elizabeth married James Bartley, son of Nicholas S. Bartley and Elizabeth Grubb, on January 17, 1878. James was born on January 18, 1856 in Claiborne Co., TN. He died on March 20, 1914 in Powhattan, KS. They had the following children:

a)

China Bartley was born in 1881. She died in 1944. China married C.M. Hendricks.

b)

Cassie Bartley was born about 1887. Cassie married Henry Bailey.

c)

Clyde Lee Bartley was born in 1892. He died in 1924.

d)

Jasper Bartley was born about 1895.

H)

Rhoda Wolfe was born on July 12, 1857 in Hancock Co., TN and died on March 20, 1924. Rhoda married James C. Ramsey, son of Calvin Ramsey and Mary Crumley. James was born on November 11, 1857 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on December 26, 1941 in Hancock Co., TN. They had the following children:

a)

Laura Ann "Callie" Ramsey was born on July 14, 1876 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on March 7, 1949 in Hancock Co., TN. Laura married William Horace McDaniel. William was born on September 25, 1879. He died on April 23, 1961.

b)

Millard Frank Ramsey was born on April 6, 1878. He died on June 10, 1897.

c)

Floyd Leonard Ramsey was born on March 3, 1880. He died on June 28, 1897.

d)

Hallie Ramsey was born on December 27, 1883. She died on May 31, 1931.

e)

Mallie J. Ramsey was born on May 13, 1886. She died on July 30, 1897.

f)

Mell Crockett Ramsey was born on June 18, 1888. He died on July 31, 1897.

g)

Ollie Ramsey was born on September 8, 1890. She died on August 24, 1937. Ollie married Milton McDaniel on September 8, 1913. Milton was born on September 8, 1884. He died on January 10, 1949.

h)

Beverly J. "Belve" Ramsey was born on January 20, 1892 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on October 18, 1973 in Jefferson City, TN. Beverly married Eura Maysie Leedy, daughter of Charles Allen Leedy and Alpha Missouri Parkey, on November 22, 1916 in Hancock Co., TN. Eura was born on September 1, 1897 in Hancock Co., TN. She died on October 19, 1973 in Jefferson City, TN.

i)

Nora Ramsey was born on October 11, 1895. She died on May 29, 1961 in Orange Co., IN. Nora married James Henley Rasnic on June 19, 1919 in Hancock Co., TN. James was born on May 29, 1894 in Hancock Co., TN. He died on February 2, 1971 in Rutherford Co., TN.

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