biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
JACOB WOLFE is a farmer and stock-grower on section 35, Cedar Township. He was born in Stark County, Ohio. July 10, 1825, and is the son of Samuel and Mary (Shively) Wolfe, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Virginia. They moved from Indiana to Keokuk County, Iowa, in 1865, and both of them died in this State. The subject of this sketch, Jacob Wolfe, remained with his parents until he was twenty-one years old, and then began life for himself. He was married in 1848 to Lydia Anmock, a native of Ohio born March 12, 1827, and the daughter of George and Julia A. (Hull) Anmock, the former a native of New Jersey and the latter of Ohio. Mrs. Anmock died in Ohio, and her husband in Iowa, while on a visit among his children. Jacob Wolfe came to Ma- haska County in 1873. he is the father of eleven children: Lucinda is the wife of William Cisco, liv- ing in Wapello County; Linda A; Julia A. is the wife of Wesley Jackson, living in this township; Samuel; Hannah is the wife of M. B. Lee, and resides in this township; Linford; Mary is the widow of N. M. Lee, and resides in this township; Harmon H., Laura A., Emma E., and Freeman W. Mr. Wolfe owns 140 acres of excellent land, all in a high State of cultivation, and his house, barn, and other buildings and improvements are first class in every respect. His wife is a member of the United Brethren Church. In his political relations Mr. W. is a Republican. In every relation of life he will be found to be a first-class citizen and a man of strict integrity, highly esteemed by neighbors and friends.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy