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Wolfe researchers extracted from the
Wolfe Mailing List and the Co Cork Mail Lists

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The following messages have been collected from the Wolfe mailing list and County Cork mailing list. The messages collected indicate that not all correspondents were researching a direct male/female Wolfe/Woulfe line. Some links were not yet proven, some were family legend' others were researching a co-lateral link but as all genealogists know—no matter how tenuous every clue has to be investigated, 


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Wolfe Mail List  & Cork Mail List

Kate Press, 71 Claremont Ave., Malvern, Victoria 3144. Australia.

Researching all Wolfe / Woulfe families in West Cork—including Wolfe families in the townlands/parishes of Ballylangley, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Tawnies, Coolerheen, Inchnatin, Bandon, Beanhill, Ashgrove, Lisselane, Bawnlahan, Meil, Coolcraheen, Rosscarbery, Derreen, Kilvurra, Kilgariffee, Fanlobbus, Kilbrogan, Kilmaloda, Kilnagras, White church, Ballineen, Schull, Castleventry, Inchigeelagh etc.

Other co-lateral family names include Bennett, Nash, Fleming, Castle. Kingston and Buttimer

Abel Wolf(e) b. c1800 m. Mary  †Kingston in 1825
        Mary b. 1834 Parish of Ballymoney
        Anne b. 1835 Parish of Ballymoney

ohn Wolf(e) b. c1800 m. (1) Rebecca † Nash in 1827 (my g.g.g.grandparents)
        Mary 1831 Parish of Kilmeen, married Richard Barnard Barclay Holden
        Rebecca }   Twin    b. 1834 Parish of Kilmeen
                                       m. Henry Robinson (my g.g.grandmotheer)
        Elizabeth }   Twin     b. 1834  Parish of Kilmeen

John ( yeoman farmer) leased land at Cahargariffe in the Barony of Bear, parish of Killaconenagh. (nr Bantry Bay)
He also leased land at Tawnies (nr Clonakilty) Barony of  East Carberry (Eastern Division) Parish of Kilgarriffe
And he leased land at Kilvurra in the Barony of East Carberry  (Eastern Division) Parish of Ballymoney.

John Wolfe m. (2) c1840-1 Elizabeth (Lizzie) † Castle of Inchnatiin
Abigail Wolfe b. 14 Nov. 1841 Parish of Kilmeen. Abigail m. Alexander Hill

†  A group of settlers to Bandon in 1620. were Puritans and were called the English Protestants.  They were principally from Taunton and Kingston in Somersetshire Co., England. Bennett suggests in his book "History of Bandon" that a group of Puritans left on the Mayflower. Among many, the English surnames include Castle, Fleming and Kingston.

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A 'must see' West Cork database

Paul Turner http://paulturner.ca is researching the Phillips, Peyton, Whelpy (various spellings) and Hayes.  Other related names are Farr, Fuller and Good. Families are from the parishes of Kinneigh and Ballymoney.

    The Turner, Phillips, Werry & McLaughlin families have been traced back to Nottingham & Cornwall, England and co's. Cork and Cavan, Ireland.   The Turner's immigrated to the United States and then to Canada while the other main families came directly to Canada.  There are many sub families, by blood or marriage, that I have included in order to help other researchers.  


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A 'must see' West Cork database

Posted by "William P. Fahy" <wpfahy@adelphia.net>  URL  http://www.westcorkgenealogy.com

Bill is tracing a number of families in West Cork. As a  result of his research he has put together a very large database/family tree. Some names include Allen, Atkins, Attridge, Barrett, Bateman,Beamish, Bryan, Camier, Copithorne, Dukelow, Fahy, Hingston, Jagoe, Jermyn, Jones, Keane, Kingston, Levis, Mccarthy, Melville, Pyburn, Roycroft, Salter, Stout, Swanton, Sweetnam, Vickery, Willis, Wolfe, Young.


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Barb Ziek February 05, 1999   bziek@clsp.uswest.net

My gggggrandmother was Sarah Timmings who married Joseph Nash. She was born in 1759. Family lore has it that Sarah Timmings was the illegimate daughter of Katharine Lothar and James Wolfe. This is family lore, I have no proof

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Dec 2001 
Marlane McCarthy <mrol@alphalink.com.au> is researching 

In 1862 Mary Jane Wolfe married Michael Leary at Tumut, New South Wales, Australia.  Their daughter-in-law, Esther Leary (nee Hawkins, married Richard Bennett when her first husband Michael Leary jnr. died.  

There is no place of birth on the marriage certificate. Her parents are listed  as George and Jane Wolfe.  They lived in Bombala , New South Wales most of their lives shifting there in about 1864

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From: "CHERYL L GREMBAN" <GREMBAN@prodigy.net>
Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2000

My John Wolfe married Ruby Garnett and had a son Richard, b 1852. Ruby was born in Canada, so I am assuming that is where John met her. At some point Richard moved to Michigan in the US because that is where he died and my grandfather, Harry, was born.


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Jane Wolfe m. Richard Forbes 1818 Co Cork.

I am looking for any info on Jane Wolfe and Richard Forbes who married in Co Cork in 1818 Children born- Thomas Henry (1819), Eliza (1820), Richard Wolfe (1823) Elizabeth (1829) They came from the Bandon area or Dunmanway and emigrated to New Bandon, New Brunswick, Canada in 1829 or 1830.

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Barbara Gail Clark, Box 1197, Shellbrook Sask., S0J 2E0 Canada
ph 306 747 2600,    email:     wobry@sasktel.net

Likewise Barbara Clark, who has done extensive research, is researching all Wolfe/ Woulfe families in West Cork—including Wolfe families in the townlands/parishes of Ballylangley, Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Tawnies, Coolerheen, Inchnatin, Bandon, Beanhill, Ashgrove, Lisselane, Bawnlahan, Meil, Coolcraheen, Rosscarbery, Derreen, Kilvurra, Kilgariffee, Fanlobbus, Kilbrogan, Kilmaloda, Kilnagras, White church, Ballineen, Schull, Castleventry, Inchigeelagh etc.

My family research centres around the Wolfe name and I am collecting several different lines of this family.  My family also claims to be related to the illustrious Gen. Wolfe but as yet I am not able to make that connection to the Limerick, Kildare branch. Another researcher I know is looking for Wolfe in Counties Meath  and Dublin.   Also I have some brief family trees on surnames who married into the Wolfe family

My line of Wolfe ancestry:

Wm James Wolfe b 1720 Cashel Near Leap (said to be 1st cousin of Gen Wolfe) m. m. Hetty Willis (nee Morgan).  Their children married into Young, Wright, Swanton, Levis, Mehigan.

My second Wolfe line is William Wolfe (Gentleman) married Margaret Mehigan (Mehigan from Castle Mehigan near Golleen). Their son Wm married Mehigan again and their daughter Mary Wolfe married John Bryan .

John Bryan had dau. Ellen 1846-1889 who married a Wm Wolfe, son of Wm Wolfe (occ. a Bonesetter)  b abt 1802 res. Bawnlahan near Union Hall and Grace (last name unknown poss. O' Hara)

Also researching the Wolfe family of Derreen, Parish of Kilmeen, Co Cork

Another connected line is:

Wm Wolfe b 1827 of Clogagh Kilmaloda m (1) Mary Deane and (2) m Eliz Merrick. 

Issue: William and Mary
Elizabeth b 1848. Eliz m 1889 Richard Jennings

Issue Elizabeth and Richard
Barnabas Jennings m Marie Kingston

    Issue Barnabas and Marie
    Millicent Jennings b 1938 m
? Howe of Kilbrittain.

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Jim King, 101 Cedercliff Ct. Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA 21060    James.King@hq.doe.gov     or     jkingusnfr@aol.com

Researching the Hingston line: associated families are Wolfe, Bryan, Young, Roycroft and Jennings families of Clonakilty and Skibbereen. William Hingston b. abt. 1825  m. Ellen Wolfe b. abt 1825.   Samuel Hingston 1818-1888 m 1 Annie Symms b. abt. 1825 - abt 1860 m. 2 Elizabeth Josephine (Bessie) Wolf 1852-1926.


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From: JKingWoolf    jkingwoolf@cox.net

John KingWoolf is researching his great-great-grandfather, James Brandon Woolf. James Brandon Woolf (1789-1873) has been quoted as claiming that he was a nephew or distant cousin of General James Wolfe of Quebec.


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John Hutcheson  jhutche@ozemail.com.au     see home page http://www.ozemail.com.au/~jhutche/d0002/I000034.html

John Thomas Wolfe was born approx 1811 at County Cork, Ireland. He married Ann Main, who was also born approx 1811.in 1837 in Ireland. John and Ann departed from Cove Cork, Ireland on 24 August 1837 aboard the ship Bussorah Merchant whose Master was L. W. Moncrieff, bound for Hobart Town, Australia, and arrived 02 January 1838.


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Shirley Moulton smoulton@bmts.com

Shirley Moulton, R. R. 1,  Southampton, Ontario, N0H 2L0

G-G.Grandfather John Wolfe, son of Thomas and Jane Wolfe, was born near Skibbereen in 1822. He emigrated to Canada with his brother William Wolfe in 1846.


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Gloria Wallin  gloria.wallin@home.com

Seeking the parents of a  Mary Wolfe b. abt. 1786 Baltimore, County
Cork, Ireland. Parents believed to be John Wolfe & Sarah Swanton. Mary Wolfe
married Thomas Gosnell abt.1803 Cork County. Thomas Gosnell was born 1770
Sherkin Island. Mary Wolfe & husband Thomas emigrated to Ontario, Canada
with their youngest children.

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Shelley Banks, & Gordon Hunter hunter.banks@sk.sympatico.ca   Home Page http://www3.sk.sympatico.ca/shelley

Researching the same family as Shirley Moulton.  Shelley's great-grandfather was William Woulf, son of Thomas and Jane Wolfe who emigrated to Canada with (Shirley Moulton's ancestor) John Wolfe

There were other children in this family, all born Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland: (birth order below may be mixed up:

Thomas Woulf/Wolfe b. c1800 Skibbereen, co Cork and Jane


1.     John, b. c1830 Skibbereen d. 1904, Elderslie Twp. Ontario
2.     Ann m. Thomas Flear
3.     William, b, c1835 m. Ann Bryan (dau of James Bryan and
        Mary Fuller, also of Co. Cork) 1861, Albion Twp., Ontario, d.
        1904,  Amaranth Twp., Ont.
4.     Susan, m1. Thomas Linus Evans, m2. Thomas Wagner,
        lived in Bruce Co., Ontario.
5.     Ellen, m. Samuel Kingston in Ireland; d. Sydenham
        Twp., Ont.
6.     ?
7.     ?
8      ?

At least two sisters: One was said to have married a Mr. Bolton in Ontario, two were said to have died at sea en route to Canada. 

Two other Woulfe families lived near to William b. c1835,  his sister Ellen   and Wm's in-laws, the Bryans—during the 1860s and 1870s in Albion Township, Ontario. See details below:

NB: the two bros below are also possibly a brother of Thomas Woulf b c.1800

William Woulfe, b. 1790, and his wife, Rebecca Bryan, b. about 1791, both from County Cork, had at least six children: John, Thomas, James, Ellen, Eliza and Catherine Ann. (I have the most information on John, as contact was maintained between his branch and mine for some time.)

James Woulfe, b. about 1807, m. Jane (unknown), and had at least four children: John (born at sea, 1830 or 1840), Ann Jane, William and James.

Above William Woulfe and James Woulfe were possibly bros. (they are buried in the same tiny cemetery), and that gt. gt. grandfather, Thomas Wolfe, above, was also a brother. And that James Bryan and Rebecca Bryan were brother and sister, too.

When tracking down the above Wolfe/Woulf relatives in Ontario, I keep finding references to an unrelated family  of Peter Wolfe who lived nearby.

Peter Wolfe, b. 1774, New Jersey State, m. Susannah Wilson, then moved to Toronto Township, Ontario, where their son Andrew (1814-1884) was born. Andrew m. Isabella Elliot (born in Ireland), and they had at least 8 children, including Dr. Andrew Cyrus Wolfe, a veterinarian in Durham, Ontario. I'm curious where Peter Wolfe came from before the US;  The other Wolfe families in the areas his son Andrew lived were all Irish.


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Date Wed, 17 Jul 2002 
From "Elizabeth W. Knowlton" <KnowltonEW@compuserve.com>

My great grandfather William Woulf(e) & 3 silbings were christened at the Church of Ireland in Drimoleague (1825-1844).

Ann 2 Aug 1825
Susan 26 Aug 1829
William born 2 June 1833
Ellen 31 July 1844

These confirmed the names of my GG grantparents Thomas and Jane Woulf(e) (known from William's marriage records in Canada). At the time of the Christenings the family lived at Meenys & then Glannaclogha. Thomas & Jane remained in Ireland all known childrem immigrated to Canada.

There was an older brother John (abt 1822)+ 3 unnamed sisters  (all silbings moved to Canada) and possibly more who remained in Ireland. 

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Mary Wolfe mwolfe1@ix.netcom.com

Joseph Wolfe, born near 1820's?  married Margaret King, b. 1821 They were living in Johnstown USA when they married in the late 1830's.


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Chris Caley Chris@caley.demon.co.uk

James Wolfe, b. c.1720, of Cashel, near Leap married Hetty Morgan, nee Willis.
John Wolfe married Nancy Anne Levis.
James Wolfe married secondly Mary A. Bernard.
Philip Wolfe of Skibbereen. Married Elizabeth Levis.
Mary Anne [Minnie] Wolfe, born 1858 married Rev. Dr Hugh McKeag.
Prof. Robert Humphrey Mc   Keag, born 1900 Cork, died 1954 Ceylon (my father]

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R. M. McKeag    (Mike McKeag)   rmckeag@cs.qub.ac.uk

I am interested in the same tree as Chris Caley's Irish Wolfe tree. It sounds like the extensive West Cork tree I acquired last year from Billy Wolfe in Dublin (he and my grandmother, Mary Ann [Minnie] Wolfe, 1858-1928, were second cousins). I believe it came from the family solicitors in Bantry & Skibbereen - Willie Kingston & Jasper Wolfe (who were cousins). The tree begins with James Wolfe, born c1720, of Leap/Cashel who married Hetty  Willis nee Morgan; James is believed to have been a cousin of General James Wolfe of Quebec fame; the tree says first cousin but that cannot have been the case; the two James Wolfe's were contemporaries and the General, on a holiday visit to Ireland, went to Dublin (where his uncle lived), Limerick (his family hailed from there and dispersed possibly as a result of the Cromwellian wars) and Cork.

There were not all that many Protestant families in West Cork and they intermarried considerably. Thus there were many marriages with Kingston, Levis, Swanton and other families.

My branch runs as follows:

James Wolfe, b. c1720, of Cashel, near Leap. Married Hetty Morgan, nee Willis.
John Wolfe. Married Nancy Anne Levis.
James Wolfe. Married secondly Mary A. Bernard.
Philip Wolfe of Skibbereen. Married Elizabeth Levis.
Mary Anne [Minnie] Wolfe, born 1858. Married Rev. Dr Hugh McKeag.
Prof. Robert Humphrey McKeag, born 1900 Cork, died 1954 Ceylon. [my father]


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Bruce W Moore     BMoore8600@aol.com

16 Queens Way, CLO MARK, Highbridge, Markmoor, Bridgewater, Somerset, England. Tel. 012 78 641 463

Katherine Anne Wolfe of Mount Beamish, Boulteen, near Bandon, Co. Cork, born 1860 Clogach, Kilmalooda, near Clonakilty, Co. Cork. Kate married Joseph Moore in 1890 Kilmalooda Parish Church and died 1944. Kate is buried in family plot Ballymoney Parish Church, Enniskeane, near Bandon.

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Mrs Tammy Lawrence     MrsTamiL@aol.com

My great-great grandfather, George Washington Wolfe was born in 1795. One of my great uncles was told by a priest that he had done extensive research on the Wolfe family and had tied our family into a General James Wolfe.


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Jean Miller     miller40@worldpath.net

I am searching for information on the Corbett; Thompson and Wolfe families.
My ggggg grandfather William Corbett was born about 1725 in Glasgow, Scotland.

William Corbett came to America with the British Army in 1740 at the age of fifteen yrs .   His mother died at his birth and he was raised by Henrietta (Thompson) Wolfe (daughter of Edward Thompson of Marsden in Yorkshire, England) and sister of William's mother. Henrietta, was the wife of General Edmund Wolfe and mother of Major General James Wolfe.


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Sheila McFadden     sheilamcf@hotmail.com

Looking for connections to General James Wolfe.  It is family legend that we are related but this is not yet proven.  My Grandfather was William Blaine Wolfe  Sheila in TN


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On 18/07/02 Doris Grebe oldblu@charter.net

I have tracked my Grandfathers back to General James Wolfe. I am missing the General's son.  His Grandson is James M. Wolfe born in 1787 at Richmond, Virginia, USA.  I am missing James M's father and mother, also the wife or mistress of General James Wolfe.  Any information appreciated.

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Ginni Swanton      ginnisw@seanet.com
home page http://www.ginnisw.com

Ginni's great-grandfather was born in Boulteen, parish of Desertserges, in 1865 and she is researching Wolfe, Swanton, Bradield and Roycroft .

Issue of John Swanton (farmer) and Anne Wolfe

5 Apr 1869 Margaret Anne Swanton. Informant: Mary Roycroft,
30 Sep 1870 James Swanton.  Informant: Kate Minihane
1Mar 1872 William Swanton.  Informant: Kate Minihane
23 Oct 1873 Mary Ellen Swanton.  Informant: Kate Moynihan
11 Feb 1875 John Swanton.


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Jack & JoAnn Kester  kester@saber.udayton.edu

Researching for information on Julia Ann Wolfe born 1777 Lancaster Co, PA died 1817 Darke Co, OH. Julia might have had a sister, Elizabeth Wolfe, b 1776 d 1838 in Darke Co, OH who married 1 ? Hetzler, married 2 George Kester, Sr.

Julia Ann and Elizabeth Wolfe possibly related to General James Wolfe?

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Sandra Grififith in Florida   SandraG627@aol.com

Researching the descendants of Henrietta Thomson and Edward Wolfe, parents of General James Wolfe.

Frances Wolfe b. c. 1737 (dau. of Edmund Wolfe)  m. Edward Cornwell b: 1735 in VA. m: Abt.1760 in VA. d: 1808 in Monroe, VA

Descendants of

Cpt. George Wolfe b. c1620-30, resided Corbally, Co. Limerick

Cpt Edward Wolfe b. 1650 married Margaret Southern

            General Edward Wolfe b. 1689 married Henrietta Thompson.

               i.    James Wolfe b. 1727 (no issue)  General
               ii.   Edmund Wolfe. b1728

                  Frances Wolfe, born Abt. 1737 m. John Cornwell

                      Issue: Nancy Mary, Frances, Jean, Elizabeth,
                      Samuel Christian, Jesse, William,  Sarah born
                      1762 in Greenbrier, VA; died 17 February 1817.


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Drita  dylan@ideas.net

Researching the families of Bond, Langley, Skoyles, a niece of General James Wolfe, Hil, Hoskins.


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R & M Potter  Marigold Potter <m.potter.98@gmail.com>

Researching Bennett, Fuller, Haggerty, Sweetnam, Wolfe  

Nash, Banks, Hedden, Whelphy of Bandon, Co Cork

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No e-mail address

Joan Bailey, Po Box 100, Chelsea Vic 3196 Aust.

Researching the same family line as Marigold Potter, see above


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May 2004  

Searching for a James William Fenlong who imigrated to Canada. and married Louisa DeWolfe. 

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Carol Taggart, Windsor, Ontario, Canada   tagg@sprint.ca

My g.g.g.g.grandfather was William Wolfe b. Cork c. 1790 and Married to Rebecca Bryan born Bantry c. 1791. They emigrated to Canada c1835-40 with  their son John, age 17.  William Wolfe may also have come with a brother James Wolfe who had a wife Jane [no surname]
The Bryan family came at the same time and intermarried in the next generation.
These families settled in the Tottenham area of Albion Twp north of Toronto, and subsequently moved to Orangeville area and then again to Essex Co.

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Sharon M. Haggerty, London, Ontario N6G 1G7 

E-mail:  smhaggerty@canada.com
Home Page: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~sharonmh/descendan/open.htm
Full Data Base: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=sharonmh

Primarily researching Haggerty and Bateman:  Thomas Bennett (son of Josiah Bennett and Sarah Wolfe) b c1815 married Sarah Heggarty of Kilmeen parish, near village of Rossmore—between Ballineen and Clonakilty. Joseph Wolfe b.1820? married Anne Heggarty in 1849 in the district of Skibbereen.


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Greg Bishop      gbishop@col.auracom.com

The main line I'm tracing is Eddy. Wolfe connections: Rebecca Wolfe of 'west of Dunmanway' married to Jonathan Eddy (son of Nicholas Eedy and Hannah Knowles) 20 May 1766, St Finbar's Cathedral, Cork City;  Sarah Eedy married Thomas Wolfe, 1777 (MLB Diocese of Cork and Ross); Richard Eedy, son of John and Elizabeth Eedy of Saroo, Canada, bat. 27 Aug, 1815 Kilmeen Parish, married Ellen Wolfe (1833-1911).Richard and Ellen settled in Middlesex County. They are buried in a cemetery just outside of the city of London, Ontario. Richard died in 1889.

Families being researched  are Bateman, Daly, Eddy, Ellis, Jago, Hickson, Hodinott, Hornibrook, Palmer, Payne, Perrott, Perkins, Ronald, Scott and Smith. I've prepared a GEDcom file containing some of the early Eddy, Jago, Dawson, Ellis and Parrott families.


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Leigh Moore, Hillier, Ontario, Canada    lmoore@connect1.reach.net

Attridge, Brian, Cole, Dukelow, Ford, Jagoe, Jennings, Johnson, Kingston, Magahay, Moore, Newman, Roycroft, Skuce, Swanton, Willis, Wolfe

William Kingston m. ? Wolfe. William is the son of James Kingston and
Elizabeth Moore (b. abt. 1797). They are my ggg-grandparents, William's sibs: Avesia Avis Kingston (b. 1820) m. John Skuce. Martha Kingston m. Daniel Skuce (b. 1818) (my gg-grandparents).

Looking for info on Elizabeth COLE (b. abt. 1785; d abt. 1860) Married 3 times:

  1. m. Dr. DUKE - died in Halifax, Nova Scotia while serving with the navy; one daughter, Bessie
  2. m. ......GOUGH - had one son, George
  3. m. Francis SKUCE - children Daniel (b1818); Thomas (b. abt. 1820); James; also possibly Maggie and Frank


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From:  C3J7M9@aol.com

Anna G. (Casey) Creedon, born 1859.  County Cork dau of John Casey and Mary Wolfe.


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Jane Guercio  jkguercio@net1plus.com

My great-grandfather was Issac Wolfe. He was born at Tramore County of
Waterford on July 13, 1841. His mother was Jane Jennings. He married Annie
Mahoney on December 26th, 1867 in the Wesleyan Chapel in the City of Cork.
There children were: Abraham Wolfe 9/12/1871, Isaac Wolfe 10/09/1873; Henry Wolfe 04/30/1876; Edward Wolfe 07/26/1878; Jane Wolfe 09/27/1880; Annie Wolfe 07/24/1882; Mary Wolfe 07/14/1883; Edith Wolfe 07/20/1884.

Annie Mahony Wolfe died on 01/23/1885 and Isaac married Ellen Homan at Newmarket, County Cork on 08/15/1885. They had one child (my grandmother), Victoria Inez Ellen Wolfe, 04/11/1887.

Isaac Wolfe moved to Oakland, CA.; Henry Wolfe moved to Boston, MA; Mary and Edith Wolfe moved to New Haven, CT; Victoria Wolfe moved to Fitchburg, MA

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Barbara Rice     DmRice@aol.com

Researching Vickery, Wolfe, Warner, Levis, Swanton, Morgan. My immediate ancestors came from Balley-de-hob

In addition to the established Church of Ireland and the Roman Catholic church, there were some other non-conformist denominations. John Wesley created an ardent group of Methodists among my relatives and others in the Bantry region of SW Cork.  William & Elizabeth (Wolfe) Vickery family left there for Indiana in 1850, and odd as it seems, a granddaughter went to Rome in the early 1900's as a Methodist missionary!

Somewhere in my great-grandfathers story about his visit to the land of his birth (Co Cork) there is a tale of rowing out from Cork to board the passing ship.

VICKERY - John - shipwrecked mid 1700's / settled near Bantry / married

Catherine SWANTON. Probably ancestor of all of that name in s.w. Cork.

James VICKERY, one of his many children was converted by John Wesley and  was a founder of the Methodist Church in s.w. Cork.

Ellen WARNER (b.c.1776) daughter of William the Elder (d.1797) of Upper  Gurteen, married James VICKERY. Her family of Bantry Area - some at Reindesert.

WOLFE of Bally de Hob, Skull etc.: Elizabeth (1806-1885) married William Warner VICKERY, son of James.
Grandfather William WOLFE bc.1720 married Hetty MORGAN.  Son John, father of Elizabeth , married 1795 Anna LEVIS

Descendants in Australia, NZ, "America" and elsewhere in "Empire" Also have numerous other Protestant cousins' surnames mentioned in  letters and notes of my Great Grandfather

Barbara Rice, Lafayette IN


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Tomas Driscoll Tomasdrisc@aol.com

Thomas Driscoll. is a descendant of Wm Wolfe (Gent) of   Ballycommisk Ballydehob who in turn was son of Wm Jas Wolfe b. 1720.   Res. of Cashel.
He is researching  is researching the Wolfe family from Ballydehob and Schull areas and Mehigan from White Castle.  Also researching McCarthy, and Driscoll— especially from the Schull, Durris or Skibberreen areas .

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Nancy Ward     NWard2@twcny.rr.com

James (John?) Damery married Elizabeth Wolfe date and place unknown. Both died in Townland of Drisheen, County Cork, Ireland.  Six children: Mary, John, Annie, Elizabeth, George and Sarah. B. 1862 Drisheen.

John married Catherine Levis and had three children, Elizabeth (1870-1934), Susie and Tom.Elizabeth married George Bradfield and I have some additional material on their six children.  Sarah was born 1862 in Townland of Drisheen died 1 Feb 1948 Keelinga, Leap, County Cork, Ireland. Buried in White Church Cemetery. She married William Jennings circa 1889 and had twelve children for which I have pages of additional information.  Many of Sarah and William Jennings' children immigrated to the States, mostly Massachusetts.


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Rhona Panton       Panton@bc.sympatico.ca

I am looking for a Wolfe / Woulf / Woulfe family of county Cork Ireland.  Family tradition says they may have been native to Skibberreen.

The family immigrated to Canada abt 1846. However, we can trace this family back to 1790 in Ireland. Three brothers, Wm Wolfe (b 1790) m Rebecca Bryan b.1791; Thomas Wolfe b. 1800 m Jane ? ; James Woulfe (b 1807) m Jane ? , b 1810, emigrated to Canada.

Thomas (the eldest) and his wife stayed in Ireland (or died before the family left in 1840's) His children immigrated to Ontario Canada. Both of Thomas' brothers, William & James and their children moved to Ontario,  Canada    

Religion: probably Wesleyan Methodist but the earlier generations were thought to be Catholic

Also tracing a family of BRYAN's from around BANTRY in county CORK.

*James Bryan (1804-1876) and Mary Fuller (1801-1891) had Thomas, John, Ellen, Ann, William, Charles, James and Mary. All born between 1832-1849 in Cork. this family all moved to Ontario Canada.
We have only found one sibling for James, a sister *Rebecca  Bryan (1791-1873) who married William Woulfe (1790-1874)they also immigrated to the same area of Ontario. From the names and birth order of both Rebecca and James children we think their father was Thomas Bryan (b about 1770).

Of interest William Woulfe is related to the husband of one of   *James Byran's daughters. The Woulfe's are from Skibbereen, a nearby town.

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Warren Edward Wolfe    van-the-steadfast@religious.com

Information passed to me claims that my heritage descends from Edmund Wolfe, brother of Maj. Gen. James Wolfe. I am interested in any research material on the family which could either substantiate this claim or disprove it?

I am the son of Bruce Nathaniel Wolfe, who is the son of Ernest Wolfe, of Cottam, Ontario, Canada. Ernest married Nina Moore, a descendant of Oliver Moore.

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Methodist Wolfe family from Skibbereen
Would like information on the Wolfe family of Skibbereen. My 3rd great grandmother was Sarah Wolfe (1824-1911), a Methodist from Skibbereen. She married Timothy Dirscoll about 1845 and lived in Buttlerstown.

This entry was posted on Sat Jun 14 1997 by: Michael Dowd  mdowd@compuserve.com

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Coolkelure Wolfe's
I am descended from Elizabeth Woolfe and her husband John Wright. Elizabeth must have died in Ireland as she did not accompany her husband and children to New Zealand. The two elder children also stayed behind I would be interested in any information about the family

This entry was posted on: Thu Jan 22 1998 by Lynda Seaton (no address)


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Sue Perrault is researching the descendents of William Wolfe b. 1720 lived near Leah or Leap, County Cork. John Wolfe 1756-1846 m. Anna Lewis
John Wolfe 1803-1874 m. Sarah Swanton
Joseph John Wolfe 1830-1898 m. Martha Whitley and immigrated to New York City between 1869 and 1876. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

This entry was posted on: Sat Feb 21 1998 by: Sue Perrault perrault@blarg.net


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Michael Woulfe
Looking for background on Woulfe's from Limerick and Cork. Great grandfather Michael Woulfe and wife Pauline (O'Neill) sold home in Dublin and left Ireland in 1920 with children: John, Maura, Josephine, Ada, Michael, Gertrude, Imelda, Francis.

This entry was posted on: Wed Sep 9 1998 By: Michael Woulfe mwoulfe@compserve.com


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Woulfe family information wanted

I have started a Woulfe family homepage so all us cousins can exchange information. It's http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/mwoulfe    This entry was posted on: Thu Feb 18 1999 by: Michael Woulfe


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Linda McLeish    lindam@cnl.com.au

I have in my family tree of Beamish the following names:

John Skuse m. Catherine Beamish dau of Margaret Kingston and Abraham Beamish.
Fanny Skuse m. Henry Dukelow
Jane Skuse who m.Samuel Swanton.

Francis Beamish (brother of Catherine) m.Elizabeth Kingston
Samuel Fitzgerald Richard Beamish m Anne Jane Gillman Wolfe daughter of William Wolfe


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Descendants of Francis Skuce BarbMorgan@rogers.com


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Posted by Christopher Gosnell  cgosnell@magmacom.com

Christopher is researching the Gosnell family which includes a Wolfe entry.  He  has a John Wolfe was related to General James Wolfe



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Jeff Gosnell <gosie19@idt.net>

Jeff is researching Mary Wolfe b  1786 in Baltimore County Cork Ireland  d. 1861 in Bathurst New Brunswick age 75

Mary Wolfe was the daughter John and Sarah (Swanton) Wolfe who was a farmer living on the old road between Baltimore and Skibbereen. Mary was born in Baltimore, County Cork and died in Bathurst New Brunswick. She was descended from a first cousin of General Wolfe (b. 2 Jan 1726-d. 13 Sep 1759) who died in the Battle on the Heights of Abraham, Quebec City, when the French General Montcalm was also killed and the British won Canada in 1759. In 1803, Mary Wolfe married Thomas Gosnell. A sister of Mary Wolfe married a Mr Ward and a son of this union married ???? .

Father: John Wolfe  Mother: Sarah Swanton m. 1803 in County Cork Ireland to Thomas Gosnell b: abt 1770 in Sherkin Island County Cork Ireland

1. John Gosnell b: 1803 in Unknown
2. Johannah Gosnell b: ABT. 1805 in Ireland
3. Sarah Gosnell b: 1807 in Sherkin Island County Cork Ireland
4. Mary Gosnell b: ABT. 1809
5. Ellen Gosnell b: ABT. 1815 in Unknown
6. Thomas Gosnell b: 16 FEB 1820 in Unknown
7. Joseph Gosnell b: ABT. 1822 in Unknown
8. Frances (Fanny) Gosnell b: ABT. 1824 in Unknown
9. Ann Gosnell b: UNKNOWN


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Posted by Christine Payne    rpayne3693@aol.com   Sun, 2 Jul 2000 1

Christine is interested in locating the family of Hester Wolfe who married Peter Driscoll on February 11, 1858 in or near Ballydehob.



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Posted by "Peter Tight"  ptight@hypermax.net.au   Sun, 9 Jul 2000

Peter Tight of NSW is researching Thomas Wolfe b. 1801 Ireland who m (1) Mary A. Ladd St in 1836 at Maris Roman Catholic Church, Sydney. Mary died childless. (2) m. Mary Hayes in 1842 at St. Marys Roman Catholic Church


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Posted by "Beth Ann Manners" <mannersb@optonline.net> Date: Monday, 26 April 2004

Beth is researching the following ancestors in County Cork:    Charles BATEMEN
b. 1780 and Eliza(beth) TOUCHSTONE and their son William BATEMAN b. 1809
(Woodfield, Clonakilty) and his wife Mary SHORTEN b. 1814 (Pullerick Farm,
Macroom, dau. of Richard and Kate QUARRY SHORTEN). William and Mary SHORTEN
had 6 children: Richard and Prudence (who remained in Ire., Richard
died Ballinasloe)and sons James, William, Thomas J. and Benjamin Henry who
emigrated to US 1880 w/their parents William and Mary.


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Posted by "Cheryl  L Gremban"   GREMBAN@prodigy.net   Fri, 2 Jun 2000

Cheryl is researching John Wolfe b. c1820  in Cork, Ireland  who married
Ruby Garnet and moved to Canada. They had a son Richard Wolfe. Cheryl is related to "Carol E. Taggart" tagg@sprint.ca

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Posted by David Wolfe dewolfe@cdsnet.net     27 Aug 2000

David Wolfe is looking for descendants from the line of William Wolfe (Skull, Co.Cork), father of Alfred, who went to South Africa in 1902 to fight in the Boer War. The war was over by the time Alf arrived, but he stayed there, marrying Beth MacCallum/MacCallan (spelling?). They had one son, Desmond, called 'Paddy'. Would love to learn what happened to Paddy, and, ideally, to make contact with any of his descendants.

Posted by Leigh Moore <lmoore@mail.reach.net> on Tue, 02 Nov 1999, in response to Samuel Kingston, posted by Audrey Trelford on Mon, 01 Nov 1999

Surname: Kingston, Wolfe

I have a listing for Samuel Kingston / Ellen Wolfe, see below.  Unfortunately, I have no further info on Samuel, or any independent confirmation of the facts included.

There is a fair amount of info on Ellen Wolfe's line..

Descendants of ............. WOULFE
Generation No. 1

1. .............1 WOULFE

        Children of ............. WOULFE are:

    2    . i. WILLIAM WOULFE, b. 1790, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; d. 1874.
    3    . ii. THOMAS WOLFE, b. Abt. 1800, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland.
    4.     iii. JAMES WOULFE, b. 1807, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; d. 1848.

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM WOULFE was born 1790 in Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland, and died 1874. He married REBECCA BRYAN Abt. 1820, daughter of THOMAS BRYAN. She was born 1791 in Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland, and died 1873.

Probably the brother of James. May have come to Canada with him. Protestant, possibly Methodist.
Came to Canada abt. 1835-1840 with their son John, aged 17 yrs. Settled in Albion Twp., Ontario. Moved to Orangeville, then to Essex Co.

More About WILLIAM WOULFE and REBECCA BRYAN: marriage: Abt. 1820


            i. THOMAS WOULFE.
            ii. JAMES WOULFE.
            iii. ELLEN WOULFE.
            iv. ELIZA WOULFE.
            v. CATHERINE ANN WOULFE.
            vi. JOHN WOULFE, b. Bet. 1818 - 1823.

Notes for JOHN WOULFE:
Came to Canada with his parents at age 17.

3. THOMAS WOLFE was born Abt. 1800 in Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland. He married JANE ?............

Possibly a brother of William Woulfe (b. 1790) and James Woulf (b. abt. 1807). Emigrated to Canada after 1835. Protestant, possibly Methodist.

Children of THOMAS WOLFE and JANE ........... are:

        i. ANN WOLFE, b. Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; m. THOMAS FLEAR.
        ii. SUSAN WOLFE, b. Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; m. (1) THOMAS
            LINUS EVANS; m. (2) THOMAS WAGNER.

Fact 1: Lived in Bruce Co., Ontario

        iii. ELLEN WOLFE, b. Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; d. Sydenham Twp.,
            Ontario, Canada; m. SAMUEL KINGSTON, Ireland.

Marriage: Ireland

        iv. .......... WOLFE, m. ........... BOLTON, Ontario.

Notes for .......... WOLFE:
At least two sisters: One was said to have married a Mr. Bolton in Ontario, two were said to have died at sea en route to Canada.

More About ........... BOLTON and .......... WOLFE: A
Marriage: Onta

        v.     .......... WOLFE.
        vi.    .......... WOLFE
        vii    JOHN WOLFE b. 1822, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; d. 1904,
               Elderslie Twp, Ontario, Canada.

Notes for JOHN WOLFE:
Came to Canada with his brother William in 1846.

        viii.   WILLIAM WOLFE, b. Abt. 1835, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; d.
                1904, Amaranth Twp., Ontario, Canada; m. ANN BRYAN, 1861, Albion
                 Twp., Ontario, Canada; b. April 4, 1841; d. , Ireland.

Came to Canada with his brother John in 1846.

Marriage: 1861, Albion Twp., Ontario, Canada

4. JAMES WOULFE was born 1807 in Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland, and died 1848. He married JANE ............

Probably the brother of William Woulfe. May have come to Canada with William. Protestant, possibly Methodist.

Children of JAMES WOULFE and JANE ........... are:

        i. ANN JANE WOULFE.
        ii. WILLIAM WOULFE.
        iii. JAMES WOULFE.
        iv. JOHN WOULFE b. Bet. 1830 - 1840.

Notes for JOHN WOULFE  Born at sea.



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Posted by Jim Tellstrom  jtellstr@itol.com     July 2000

Name: Richard WOLFE

Obituary: Source: Eleanore (Loew) Bowe Obituary Scrapbook. Copy kept by Jim Tellstrom. Orginal in family trunk at Douglas Bowe farm.
WOLFE, GEORGE E. - p. 6.

Marriage 1 Patience SWANTON


1. George E. WOLFE b: 14 JUN 1889 in Cork Co., Ireland
2. Georgiana WOLFE
3. Samuel WOLFE b: 2 JUL 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts
4. Robert WOLFE

George E. WOLFE b. 14 JUN 1889 Cork Co. Ireland  d. 1971 in Eau Claire,Eau Claire Co.,Wisconsin  bur. 1971 Prairie View Cem,Hallie TWP,Chippewa Co.,Wisconsin  m   Evelyn STEINMETZ

Also contact: Gary B. Sahlstrom <gsahlstrom@home.com


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Posted by Sue Babcock sbabcock@uswest.net     July 2000

Name: William VICKERY
Given Name: William
Surname: Vickery
Sex: M

Marriage 1 Eliza Ellen WOLFE b: in Ireland

Married: in Dublin, Ireland


1. James M VICKERY b: 10 JUN 1825 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
2. Ellen VICKERY b: 4 MAY 1827 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
3. John VICKERY b: 6 AUG 1829 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
4. Samuel VICKERY b: 13 APR 1832 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
5. William VICKERY b: 14 FEB 1835 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
6. Ann VICKERY b: 13 APR 1837 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
7. Elizabeth VICKERY b: 6 JAN 1839 in Rooska, Cork, Ireland
8. Aviza VICKERY b: 20 JUN 1841 in Reen, Cork, Ireland
9. Mary VICKERY b: 4 DEC 1843 in Reen, Cork, Ireland
10. George VICKERY b: 13 JUN 1846 in Reen Donega, Cork Ireland
11. Sarah VICKERY b: 18 JUN 1849 in Reen Donega, Cork Ireland


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Posted by Sue Babcock sbabcock@uswest.net     July 2000

Researching  John WOLFE b.1756 in Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland Death: 1846
Father: William James WOLFE b: ABT 1720 in Cashel, Kilmacabea, Co. Cork, Ireland; Mother: Hetty Willis (Mrs. MORGAN) b: abt 1720
John marriage Anna (Nancy) LEVIS b: 1781 1795 in Stuake, Ballydehob, Co. Cork, Ireland

1. Elizabeth (Eliza) Ellen WOLFE b: 21 MAR 1806 in Stouke, Ballydehob, Co. Cork, Ireland


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Guy Stanley <ourpage2000@hotmail.com> is researching (2002) the Warner family who married into the Wolfe family.  Web site  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ourpage/


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Kenneth Jennings Wooster is researching Archdeacon John Richard Wolfe, native of Skibbereen, born circa 1833 and died December 2, 1915 Foochow China?  The family suspect that the Archdeacon was a younger brother of  Elizabeth Wolfe, wife of John Damery

Information can be found online at http://snycorva.cortland.edu/~woosterk/archdeacon_wolfe.html

Kenneth Jennings Wooster, 27 Abdallah Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045-3302 USA
Ph. (607) 753-3558  http://skaneateles.org    http://snycorva.cortland.edu/~woosterk



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Wolfe from Limerick, Kerry, Clare
or an unknown location

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Details of Wolfe research unknown

Don & Sally Dunn dunn.moss@xtra.co.nz
Kathleen Struck Wolfe NEVL14A@prodigy.com
Richard Woulfe rwoulfe@inwave.com

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Some of Thomas Wolfe's Quaker Connections; 1755 Tax List of Orange Co. NC; Washington's Comment on the 1790 Census of NC; Wilkes Co. Will Book One 1778-1800; 1740 Tax List of Perquimans Co. NC; Abstracts of Pension Applications of NC Soldiers of the Revolutionary War
Source: The Journal of North Carolina History. Vol. I No. 4 December 1955. Available from McCormick Books Www.mccormickbooks.com

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Richie King     kingri@ipa.net 
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999

Nettie of Arkansas is researching William V. Wolf who was born in Kentucky in 1817.  (middle name could be Valentine).  The family arrived USA c1817 and has English and Canadian connections. William V. Wolf m. Sarah Ann Gibson whose parents are thought to be from Ireland. 


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Rachel     rachelcather@home.com

GGG Harriette Emily (Wolfe) Catherine married Michael Smith Cather in Belfast. Immigrated to Canada c. 1900 with there children:  Irene, Harriette Mary and  Frederick George who remained in Vancouver Canada.

Family anecdotes: Michael, and James returned to Ireland and England. It is also thought  that the Wolfe family may have been in the ship building industry.

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Pauline Long    rommel@rie.net.au

I am posting this on behalf of a friend who is researching the WOULFE family in   County Kerry and Limerick.

Richard and Thomas circa 1790-1840.

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Michael Woulfe     mwoulfe@compuserve.com

Michael Woulfe's ancestors are from Ardaugh to the east of the City of Limerick. 
My great-great grandfather was John Woulfe born in County Limerick in the late 1830's or "40"s. He married Bridget Hunt  and had four children. One of them was named Maurice Woulfe—known as "Big Maurice" because he was 6 foot 7 inches tall! We know that Maurice was a bachelor who became a Dublin Policeman and worked at the Killmainham Station (and was a member of the staton's tug-o-war team). There was a John—who inherited the family farm  at Dunganville, a brother named Tim, and my great-grandfather Michael Woulfe.

Michael Woulfe was born on 6 July 1869 in the towland of Dunganville, Ardaugh near Newcastle West, County Limerick.  He married Pauline O'Neill  (b10/1/1875 in India. All of their children were born in the Circle Road house. Like his brother, Maurice, Michael was a Dublin Metropolitan Police Officer at the Killmainham Police Station in Dublin. After arriving in the US in 1920, He worked as a doorman at the Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. Among their eight surviving children (a 9th died at birth) was my Grandfather, Michael Leo Woulfe. Michael Woulfe died in 1958. Pauline died in 1944.


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Charlene, Alberta, Canada  
Email:  cfdun@telusplanet.net
Web site:  http//www.telusplanet.net/public/cfdun/wolfenav.htm

John Wolfe (abt 1797-1886) and his wife, Ann O'Hearn (abt 1805-1872), native of Co. Limerick, emigrated likely before 1850 to Canada, settling in Proton Twp., Grey Co., Ontario. Children were Patrick (to Missouri, USA), Bridget (1835-1930), John and James Wolfe, and four other sons who died in Ireland.


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Irene Dillon     irened@southcom.com.au

Richard WOULFE b circa 1765 in Ireland married Maria McAuliffe in Ireland.
        Maurice b circa 1790; lived Athea, West Limerick.
        Thomas b ????? m Kitty RYAN; lived Athea, West Limerick.

Maurice Woulfe was a farmer. Not sure who he married but they had a daughter Mary b circa 1815.

        Mary Woulfe m Edmund DILLANE
                Edmund b 1833
                John b 1838
                Johanna b 1843

Edmund was transported to Australia and the 3 children  followed, leaving Mary behind.

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Sue Hodnett    : Suehodnett@aol.com

I am researching a Jane Wolfe who married Richard Forbes. She was born c 1800 location unknown, Jane d. in 1830,

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Trevor Wolfe     twolfe@acay.com.au

Brothers, Trevor and Frank Wolfe, are researching the Wolfe/Woulfe family in Ireland and Australia.  Michael Wolfe  (great grandfather) joined the Irish Constabulary in 1853 at nineteen years of age, he was stationed in Limerick and gave his native County as Kerry. He was recommended to join by William Gough Sandes J.P, a land owner in Listowel.

Michael Wolfe was born on to 449 acres owned by William Gough Sands. Sands, who was his reference when joining the Police, went on to say that the Wolfe Families were tenants.  

Michael married Margaret Purcell (dau. of Margaret Keating and William Purcell)   in St Mary's Parish Limerick in 1863. Witnesses were Anne Crotty and Thomas Frawley.

Michael resigned from the Irish Constabulary in April 1864 and was ‘overseas’ when their first baby was baptised in Dec.1864. He joined the Victorian Police Force in Oct.1865, Margaret did not come to Australia until 1866. Margaret and Michael had eight children born in Victoria at the various places where Michael was stationed at, these were: Florence 1867 Ballarat, Francis 1869 Ballarat, Michael 1869 Ballarat, John 1872 Ballarat, Joseph 1873 Ballarat, Agnes 1875 Sebastopol, William 1876 Sebastopol, Margaret 1883 Sago Hill. He was stationed at Hepburn Springs from 1884 until he retired in 1894.

Michael gave his birthplace as Limerick on seven of his children's birth certificates, and his death certificate says he was born in Clare. The mystery we hope to solve is Michaels whereabouts from April 1864 to October 1865 (18mths) and where and when he entered Australia, in the hope it may lead to the discovery of other family in Australia or elsewhere outside Ireland.


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Michael Shergold michael.shergold@clara.net

Gt Grandfather Michael O'Connor was born in Ballylongford (1857), County
Kerry/  He emigrated to England and settled in London where he continued his trade as a cooper.
According to my Grandfather's birth certificate he was married to a Jane Elizabeth Wolfe

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Kelly McEntee    kjmcente@freenet.columbus.oh.us

Looking for Richard and Thomas Wolfe b. circa 1790-1840 County Kerry and County Limerick.

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Joe      JMG62356@aol.com

I am looking for information of the Patrick Joseph Wolfe b. March 16, 1863 son of  Patrick and (mothers name unknown). He came to the USA in 1883 and married
Hannah Shine b. March 17, 1872 to Michael Shine and Ellen O'Connor.

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Helen Verrall     hverrall@ihug.co.nz

My family are descended from the WOLFE? WOOLFE? family from Staffordshire, England.   In the family tree it is shown that Lawrence Woulfe born c1615 went to Ireland. We are trying to locate Lawrence in Ireland.


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Russ Carr    oldcarr@compuserve.com

Lydia Anne Wolfe b 9/4/1832 in Ireland was in CA by 1856 when she married James Scouler who was originally from Scotland.

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Tom Danaher (deceased) contact kpress@melbpc.org.au

Miss Danaher b. c 1799, m. c 1820, in West Limerick, Mr Wolfe.

Issue: b. Near Athea, West Limerick

Philip Wolfe b. c 1840


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For more details n this family contact kpress@melbpc.org.au

Three Dillon/Dillane brothers, Roman Catholic farmers from Temple Athea, were convicted and sentenced to seven years transportation to Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania, Aus) for burning a haystack on the property of Maurice Wolfe.

Edward/Edmund Dillon b. c. 1814, Athea, m. (1) c. 1840, in Athea, Mary Wolfe, b. Temple Athea, m. (2) 15 Jul 1858, in Hobart Town Tas. Aus, Hannah (née Day) Kevin, b. c. 1825. Edmond d. 11 Dec 1889, Port Cygnet Tasmania Aus.


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For more details n this family contact kpress@melbpc.org.au

John Fitzgerald b. 1857, Co Lim., m. Kate (Catherine) Woulfe. John d. 1938, Ireland.

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For more details n this family contact kpress@melbpc.org.au

A band of early Irish settlers who selected land in Wisconsin, USA, named the new settlement Askeaton, after their native townland, Askeaton in Co. Limerick. When word of the success of their settlement reached Ireland they were soon joined by many more of their Irish neighbours and friends.

Some early families there known to have emigrated from County Limerick were those of James Summers, Maurice Summers, Thomas Brick, James Carroll, William Clancy, Matthew Cleary, Dan Clune, Patrick Colwell, John Conroy, Charles Coughlin. Patrick and John Fox, John Hayes, Michael Keating,.Denis Mack, John Madigan, Patrick McQueen, Patrick Meehan, John Sheehan, Patrick Meehan, William Powers, Richard and Edward Wall and Richard Woulfe.


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Nora (no surname or e-mail address given)
Posted 27 April 1999 07:03 PM on www.cuplafocal.com

My grandmother Nora nee Wolfe Roche came to NYC around 1898. She married James Roche and lived in NYC & Brewster, NY until her death in 1928. To continue family history, I need information regarding their marriage date, believed to be in NYC around 1900-1910. They had children named James, Margaret, Ann, Raymond, Thomas, John and Lawrence. All but one now deceased. Any information regarding Nora and James birth place, marriage or parents would be greatly appreciated. Any Wolfe relatives?? .

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ABEEZYBEE@aol.com.  is researching  his great grandfathers lineage in Ireland  where he moved from  in approx 1905. His ancestor was Frank Woulfe who married a Mary Byrnes.

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Wolfe researchers extracted from
the Genconnect project



Posted by Mike Perrault <perrault@blarg.net> on Sun, 01 Aug 1999, in response to MOORE, ROYCROFT, SKUCE, WILLIS, SWANTON, posted by Leigh Moore on Fri, 15 Jan 1999

Surname: Bryan, Wolfe, Whitely, Swanton, Lewis

I have John Wolfe/Anna Lewis, John Wolfe/Sarah Swanton, Joseph Wolfe/Martha Whitely, Martha Wolfe/William Bryan, William Wolfe, Sarah Reycraft - all from County Cork. Any connection ?

Mike Perrault

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Posted by Audrey Trelford <actrelford@bmts.com> on Mon, 01 Nov 1999, in response to Reycraft, posted by Leigh Moore on Thu, 05 Aug 1999

Surname: Kingston, Wolfe

I am searching for any information on a Samuel Kingston from County of Cork in Ireland who was born in 1840 and married Ellen Wolfe who was born in 1848 .

Ellen had two brothers who came to Ontario named William and John and four sisters. Two of the sisters were lost in Montreal . I would like more info on Samuel's family—brothers, sisters or his parents.  Ellen Wolfe's brothers, John b.1822-1904 and William settled in Ontario.



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