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Martin Wolfe

Martin Wolfe, son of Jacob Wolfe, Sr., was born on 2 Apr 1788 in Virginia and died on 24 Apr 1859 in Smyth Co., VA. His death record states, "Martin Wolfe, age 71 years 22 days, died (place not listed), birthplace (not listed), parents (not listed), occupation - farmer, spouse - Rachel." Martin Wolfe purchased over six acres of land from his brother, Michael Wolfe, on 20 Aug 1816 in Washington Co., VA. Martin and Rachel Wolfe sold the same land plus two additional tracts to Michael Wolfe on 21 Mar 1840 in Smyth Co., VA.

Records indicate that Martin Wolfe was married twice. According to Kimberling Church Baptismal records, Martin Wolfe had a daughter, Elizabeth, born 26 Jun 1812. The only parent listed on the record is Martin "Wolff" which indicates the mother, Martin's first wife, may have died prior to the baptismal ceremony held on 30 Aug 1812. Additionally, when Elizabeth, "daughter of Martin Wolf of said county," married Edward Hutton on 17 Oct 1833 in Smyth Co., VA, a woman named Nancy Hutton swore by oath that Elizabeth was over the age of 21, proving that she was born before 17 Oct 1812. Martin married (2) Rachel DeBord on 29 Apr 1813 in Washington Co., VA. She was the daughter of Reuben DeBord and Sarah Hubble. Rachel was born on 29 May 1794.

The child of Martin Wolfe and his first wife is:

1) Elizabeth Wolfe was born on 26 Jun 1812 in Wythe Co., VA. The Kimberling Church baptismal record reads, "Elisabeth Wolff, born 26 June 1812, baptized 30 August 1812, father & mother: Martin Wolff, sponsor: Barbara Wolff." Elizabeth married Edward Hutton on 17 Oct 1833 in Smyth Co., VA. Edward was born on 26 Dec 1812. He died on 5 Jun 1893. They had the following children:

A)

Dicy Jane Hutton was born about 1834.

B)

William Dickerson Hutton was born about 1835. He died about 1918. William married Barbara E. Hutton on 5 Mar 1856. Barbara was born about 1837. She died about 1913.

C)

Sarah Elizabeth Hutton was born on 27 Feb 1839 in Smyth Co., VA. She died on 27 Apr 1927. Sarah married Mahlon S. Cormany on 9 Jul 1856. Mahlon was born on 29 Oct 1831. He died on 26 Jan 1898.

D)

Mary Ann Hutton was born on 9 Nov 1844 in Smyth Co., VA. Mary married James S. Sawyers on 14 Feb 1861. James was born on 13 Jun 1838. He died on 25 Nov 1925.

E)

Leonard F. Hutton was born about 1848.

F)

Susan Emmaline Hutton was born on 14 Apr 1855 in Smyth Co., VA and died on 26 Nov 1939. Susan married George William Coulthard on 28 Sep 1882. George was born on 21 Oct 1858 in Smyth Co., VA. He died on 23 Nov 1931 in Smyth Co., VA. They had the following children: a) George Edward Coulthard was born on 26 Sep 1883 in Smyth Co., VA. He died on 11 Oct 1907 in Smyth Co., VA.; b) Thomas Jefferson Grant Coulthard was born about 1885 in Smyth Co., VA. He died on 23 Aug 1956 in Smyth Co., VA. Thomas married Cordie Wheeler on 10 Aug 1910. Cordie was born on 9 Nov 1889. She died on 12 Mar 1973 in Smyth Co., VA.; c) Birdella Elizabeth Coulthard was born on 20 Jun 1889 in Smyth Co., VA. She died on 4 Dec 1970. Birdella married Shoebert Luther Durham. Shoebert was born on 23 Oct 1887. He died on 8 Aug 1925.

Martin Wolfe and Rachel DeBord had the following children:

2) Dicy Jane Wolfe was born about 1815. Dicy married Nathaniel W. Jones on 9 Mar 1846 in Smyth Co., VA. (Note: The marriage record was erroneously transcribed as "Dray Jane" in the Smyth Co., VA marriage book.) They had the following children:

A)

Martin L. Jones was born about 1847.

B)

James Jones was born about 1850. James married Eleanor Barbre.

C)

Nathaniel Jones was born about 1853.

D)

Rachel E. Jones was born about 1856.

E)

Henry W. Jones was born about 1859.

3) Mahala Wolfe was born in 1817 and died in 1899. Mahala married Samuel Robinson on 3 Apr 1843 in Smyth Co., VA. Samuel was born about 1822. They had the following children:

A)

Rachel Eleanor Robinson was born about 1844.

B)

Mary Ann Robinson was born about 1845.

C)

James Martin Robinson was born about 1847.

D)

William Alexander Robinson was born about 1849.

E)

Susan Emeline Robinson was born about 1853.

F)

Sampson Robinson was born about 1855.

G)

Miriam Cassandra Robinson was born about 1857.

4) Silas Hiram Wolfe

5) James D. Wolfe was born about 1825. On the 1845 tax list for Smyth Co., VA, Martin Wolfe has 2 males age 16 or over. On the 1846 tax list, James Wolfe is listed for the first time and the enumerator wrote "of Martin" by his name. James married Mary Ann Green on 1 Sep 1845 in Smyth Co., VA. They had the following children:

A)

Candor S. Wolfe was born about 1846.

B)

Noah Baldwin Wolfe was born about 1848. He died in 1932. Noah married Rebecca Fanning.

C)

Vandella C. Wolfe was born about 1850.

D)

George W. Wolfe was born about 1855. He died in 1935. George married Susan Creasong.

E)

Seldon Wolfe was born about 1860.

F)

Marcus Wolfe was born on 20 Mar 1865 in Smyth Co., VA. His name is spelled "Morceas" on the birth record. He died in 1915. Marcus married Susan Buskill.

G)

Clara Ellen Wolfe was born about 1868. Clara married Benjamin Spriggs.

6) Martin R. Wolfe was born about 1827. Martin R. Wolfe purchased 75 acres of land from his father's heirs on 17 Oct 1859 in Smyth Co., VA. Martin married Malinda Lintacum on 24 Apr 1847. Martin and Malinda had the following children:

A)

Elizabeth Wolfe was born about 1848. Elizabeth married William Snodgrass.

B)

William S. Wolfe was born in 1850. William married Mariah Barbre.

C)

Rachel J. Wolfe was born about 1852. Rachel married (1) Andrew J. Taylor, Sr. Rachel also married (2) Abner Hicks.

D)

Sarah Ann Wolfe was born about 1854. Sarah married Thomas Hutton.

E)

Franklin P. Wolfe was born about 1856. Franklin married Margaret Cook.

F)

George W. Wolfe was born on 26 Mar 1858 in Smyth Co., VA. His birth is recorded there.

G)

Thomas J. Wolfe was born on 16 Jun 1860 in Smyth Co., VA. His birth is recorded there. Thomas married (1) Nannie Galliher. Thomas also married (2) Nannie Romans. Thomas also married (3) Margie Jennings.

H)

Melinda Wolfe was born about 1863. Melinda married Thomas Poston.

I)

Lucinda Wolfe was born about 1864. Lucinda married Robert Louthan.

7) Ruth Clementine Wolfe was born on 17 Feb 1828 and died on 28 Dec 1907 in Iowa. Ruth married Drury Senter Bishop on 6 Dec 1849 in Smyth Co., VA. Drury was born in 1822 in Tennessee. He died on 28 Apr 1887 in Iowa. They had the following children:

A)

Mahala C. Bishop was born in 1851. Mahala married Edward McGee on 16 Dec 1869 in Iowa.

B)

James Bishop was born in 1853.

C)

Elkanah Bishop was born in 1853. Elkanah married Mary Alice Todd.

D)

Rachel Ellen Bishop was born in 1855.

E)

Sarah Jane Bishop was born in 1856. Sarah married Charles Wilson on 22 Mar 1874 in Iowa.

F)

Laura Bishop was born in 1860.

G)

Susan Melinda Elizabeth Bishop was born in 1860. Susan married James Harrison Earl on 15 Aug 1880 in Iowa. James was born on 3 Apr 1857 in Ohio. He died on 24 Mar 1944 in Iowa.

H)

Mary Alice Bishop was born in 1861. Mary married Charles Topper on 2 Jan 1883 in Iowa.

I)

Samuel Grant Bishop was born in 1863. Samuel married Rhoda Frances Rosalie Pegram on 14 Feb 1888 in Iowa.

J)

Mary A. Bishop was born in 1867 in Tennessee. She died on 8 May 1888 in Iowa. Mary married Joseph Norman Pegram on 3 Feb 1887 in Iowa.

K)

Lorna Bishop was born in 1869.

8) Jacob Wolfe was born about 1829.

9) Sampson H. Wolfe was born about 1831.

10) Sarah Ann Wolfe was born on 15 Jul 1833 in Smyth Co., VA and died on 10 Sep 1866 in Claiborne Co., TN. (Thanks to Yuvonne Wolfe for the information on the family of Sarah Ann Wolfe. Ms. Wolfe states she received some information from Harold Snider of Dearborn, MI.) Sarah married James Harvie Snider, son of Jacob Snider and Rhoda Marsee, on 10 May 1852 in Smyth Co., VA. James was born on 19 Dec 1830 in Smyth Co., VA. He died on 16 Dec 1905 in Claiborne Co., TN. They had the following children:

A)

Clementine Louise Snider was born on 5 Jan 1856 in Smyth Co., VA and died on 11 Dec 1925 in Claiborne Co., TN. Clementine married Andrew Jack Earl. Andrew was born about 1855. He died in Nov 1937. They had the following children: a) Lizzie Earl. Lizzie married Dillous Brooks.; b) Barbara Earl. Barbara married Anderson Munsey.; c) Ella Earl. Ella married James DeBusk.; d) Hattie Earl.; e) Nellie Earl. Nellie married Porter Mink.; f) Maggie Rosetta Earl was born on 8 Oct 1883 in Claiborne Co., TN. She died on 30 Jan 1934 in Claiborne Co., TN. Maggie married Samuel Milton Snodgrass, son of James Snodgrass and Catherine Thompson, on 17 Dec 1899 in Claiborne Co., TN.

B)

Mary Elizabeth Victoria Snider was born on 17 Nov 1858 in Smyth Co., VA and died on 27 Feb 1933 in Claiborne Co., TN. Mary married William Clay Minton on 24 Aug 1876 in Claiborne Co., TN. William was born on 14 Mar 1855 in Kentucky. He died on 25 Feb 1897 in Claiborne Co., TN. They had the following children: a) John Harve Minton was born about 1879. John married (1) Jennie Lillie Cress. John also married (2) Virginia Ann Stafford.; b) Jules Campbell Minton was born on 7 Jan 1881 in Claiborne Co., TN. He died on 19 Jul 1949 in Claiborne Co., TN. Jules married Tilda Simmons.; c) Eliza Marion Minton was born in May 1883 in Claiborne Co., TN.; d) Minnie B. Minton was born in Feb 1887 in Claiborne Co., TN.; e) James T. Minton was born in Oct 1887 in Claiborne Co., TN.; f) Hassie M. Minton was born on 7 May 1890 in Claiborne Co., TN. She died on 7 Feb 1933 in Claiborne Co., TN. Hassie married Pryor Hayes.; g) Sallie M. Minton was born in Jan 1891 in Claiborne Co., TN.; h) Rachel Minton was born on 1 Mar 1893 in Claiborne Co., TN. She died on 24 Dec 1992 in Pulaski Co., KY. Rachel married Logan Barnett.; i) Brad Minton was born on 1 Mar 1893 in Claiborne Co., TN.; j) Joseph Arthur Minton was born on 20 Nov 1893 in Claiborne Co., TN.

C)

James Campbell Snider was born on 12 Dec 1864 in Smyth Co., VA and died on 21 Apr 1936 in Lincoln, NE. James married Tennessee Polaska Keck on 9 Oct 1884 in Claiborne Co., TN. Tennessee was born on 11 Nov 1865 in Claiborne Co., TN. She died on 18 Aug 1945 in Gage Co., NE. They had the following children: a) George Matthew Snider was born on 20 Mar 1886 in Claiborne Co., TN. He died on 3 Jun 1963 in Holt Co., MO. George married Louise Bledsoe on 9 Aug 1913 in Holt Co., MO. Louise was born on 4 Jan 1895 in Holt Co., MO. She died on 15 Jun 1972 in Missouri.; b) Harve Lee Snider was born in 1889.; c) Ida Belle Snider was born on 7 Mar 1892.; d) Sarah Ann Snider was born in 1893.; e) Oscar Jack Snider was born in 1894.; f) Elmer Snider was born on 25 Nov 1896.; g) Robert Snider was born about 1898.; h) William J. Snider was born on 7 Sep 1900.; i) Louise V. Snider was born in 1903.; j) Rachel Snider was born about 1905.; k) Margaret Snider was born about 1907.; l) Lillie Snider was born about 1909.

11) George W. Wolfe was born about 1837. George married Rhoda J. Jones, daughter of Elias Jones and C. Smallwood, on 27 Oct 1859 in Smyth Co., VA.

12) Thomas J. Wolfe was born about 1837.

13) Susan Emaline Wolfe was born about 1838 and died in Jun 1868 in Iowa. Susan married (1) Caleb Sherwood, son of David Sherwood, on 1 Jan 1857 in Smyth Co., VA. Susan also married (2) Jonathan Bishop on 16 Dec 1869. Susan Wolfe and Caleb Sherwood had the following children:

A)

James Walter Sherwood was born on 15 Jan 1860 in Glade Spring, Washington Co., VA. James married Achsah Eleanor Ball, daughter of Abraham Reuben Ball and Mary Ann Fouche, on 22 Feb 1883 in Warren Co., IA. Achsah was born on 23 Feb 1864 in Warren Co., IA.

B)

Rachel B. Sherwood was born about 1862.

C)

Robert Lee Sherwood was born about 1864.

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