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Descendants of Peter Wolf

Second Generation

2. John Peter Wolf (Peter ) was born on 25 Aug 1745 in Lancaster Co., PA. He died about 1829 in Knox Co., Ohio.

1800 census - Finley, Washington, PA
Peter Wolf (10201-11101) - age 45+
John Wolf (20100-00100) age 16-26

1820 Census - Jackson, Knox, Ohio
Peter Wolf (320011-31011) - age 45+

Bell, Raymond Martin, The WOLF Family of Washington County, PA, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1984. Located in Citizens Library, Washington, PA, SR 929.3 Wol.
1789 tax list: 100 acres, 2 horses 3 cows [Ref: Bell WOLF-84 p1]
1789: living about 5 miles west of Washington PA, in Donegal (now Buffalo) Twp [Ref: Bell BYERS-87 p1]
1790 census: 1 male over 16, 3 males under 16, 5 females [Ref: Bell WOLF-84 p1]
Peter found land about 15 miles southwest of Wolf's fort on Robinson fork of Wheeling Creek, now part of West Finley Township. The land was almost on the state line. Peter paid taxes in Finley 1792-93 as a non-resident. In 1794 he was taxed for a gristmill, 111 acres, 2 horses, and 2 cows. He bought the land for 136.14.7 on Jun 5 1799 (Deed book Q, p246). The land had been patented by Thomas SHIELDS of Philadelphia in 1798. [Ref: Bell WOLF-84 p10]

moved to Ohio before 1813 [Ref: Bell WOLF-84 p17]

1. John Peter WOLF was born Aug 25 1745 in Lancaster Co, PA, and died Abt 1829 in Knox Co, OH. He was the son of 2. Peter WOLF and 3. Hannah (WOLF). He married Elizabeth ASHBAUGH Abt 1770, daughter of Simon ASHBAUGH and Eva KAUTZMANN. She was born Feb 2 1753, and died Bef 1840.

Children of John Peter WOLF and Elizabeth ASHBAUGH are:
i. Catharine WOLF was born 1771, and died Jun 19 1859. She married Andrew MAVIS Abt 1791. He was born 1766, and died Jun 15 1841 in Knox Co, OH.
ii. John WOLF was born 1772, and died Sep 4 1828 in New Castle Twp, Coshocton Co, OH. He married Catharine DEVORE Abt 1793, daughter of John DEVORE. She was born 1774, and died Apr 15 1839.
iii. Mary WOLF was born Aug 1 1776, and died Sep 28 1850. She married Christian HORN Jul 2 1795, son of Hardman HORN. He was born Jan 29 1774, and died Sep 1 1848 in Butler Twp, Knox Co, OH.
iv. Margaret WOLF was born Abt 1778. She married Simon BAKER.
v. Peter WOLF was born 1780. He married Nancy RICHMOND Abt 1802. She was born 1782, and died 1860 in Harrison Twp, Knox Co, OH.
vi. Christly WOLF was born Abt 1782.
vii. George WOLF was born Abt 1784, and died 1836. He married Sarah Ann ENLOW Abt 1806, daughter of Abraham ENLOW.
viii. Sabina WOLF was born 1786, and died May 11 1863 in Washington Co, PA. She married William ENLOW Abt 1807, son of Abraham ENLOW. He was born 1783, and died Feb 27 1826.
ix. Eve WOLF was born 1788, and died Oct 11 1881 in New Guilford, OH. She married John BONNETT 1808. He was born 1785, and died 1816.
x. Susanna WOLF was born Abt 1790. She married Adam EARLYWINE 1810. He was born 1784, and died Nov 16 1868 in Knox Co, OH.

John married Elizabeth Ashbaugh. Elizabeth was born on 2 Feb 1753.

They had the following children:

  3 F i Catherine Wolf was born in 1771.
  4 M ii John Wolf was born in 1772.

1800 census - Finley, Washington, PA
Peter Wolf (10201-11101) - age 45+
John Wolf (20100-00100) age 16-26
  5 F iii Mary Wolf was born on 1 Aug 1776.
  6 F iv Margaret Wolf was born about 1778.
+ 7 M v Peter Wolf
  8 F vi Christly Wolf was born about 1782.
  9 M vii George Wolf was born about 1784.
  10 F viii Sabina Wolf was born in 1786.
  11 F ix Eve Wolf was born in 1788.
  12 F x Susanna Wolf was born about 1790.

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