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John Lewis WOOLF
Margaret EWING
Husband:  John Lewis WOOLF
Birth:  1790-94, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Death:  12 Feb 1850
Father:  Lewis WOOLF (1747-1830), of Hanover
Mother:  unknown
Marriage:  19 Jun 1817
Wife:  Margaret EWING
Birth:  1794/5, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA
Death:  7 Jan 1868, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Father:  John EWING (1755-1799)
Mother:  Elizabeth KEEN/KYN (    -1811)
Children:
probably born in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia Co., PA:
.  (Son A) WOOLF, b. 1817-20
.  (Daughter A) WOOLF, b. 1817-20

born in Spring Garden, Philadelphia Co., PA:
1.  Emily WOOLF, b. 12 Nov 1821; d. 4 Sep 1889
2.  Thomas J. WOOLF, b. Apr 1823 
3.  Henry L. WOOLF, b. 1826
4.  Ellen B. WOOLF, b. 1827/8; d. 30 Nov 1852 at age 26
5.  Samuel [K. and/or M.] WOOLF, b. 1835

Bio says they had three sons and two daughters, but names only Emily.

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Germany, Deutschland, Hannover; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #8 of 13; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 PA Philadelphia Co. Northern Liberty (Ward 2) p. 204A Ln. 9 John L Woolfe 100010-10110-0-000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1810-1820 = Son A
1 male 26-44 1775-1794 = John
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Daughter A
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = ?
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Margaret (b. 1794/5)

3.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #33 of 149; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 PA Philadelphia Co. District of Spring Garden p. 284 Ln. 17 John L Woolf 110 001 - 111 011
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Henry (b. 1825/6) 
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Thomas (b. 1822/3)
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = John (b. 1797)
1 female 4 or under 1825-1830 = Ellen (b. 1827/8)
1 female 5-9 1820-1825 = Emily (b. 1821) 
1 female 10-14 1815-1820 = Daughter A
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 =  ?
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Margaret (b. 1794/5) 

4.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #11-12 of 76; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Philadelphia Co. District of Spring Garden (Ward 1) p. 5 | pp. 204A-204B Ln. 5 John L Woolf 110 110 100 - 001 211 000 0001000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = Samuel (b. 1834/5)
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = Henry (b. 1825/6)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Thomas (b. 1822/3)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = John (b. 1797)
1 female 10-14 1825-1830 = Ellen (b. 1827/8)
2 females 15-19 1820-1825 = Emily (b. 1821)
= ?
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Margaret (b. 1794/5) 
1 person employed in manufacture & trade
Henry is in the wrong age-class.  Margaret appears to be fibbing about her age.

5.  1850 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #23 of 299):  Spring Garden (Ward 3, District 1), Philadelphia Co., PA, p. 457A, 145/148, enumerated 27 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Margaret E Wolf 55 F         Pennsylvania
Thomas J Wolf 27 M   Clerk     "
Henry L Wolf 24 M   Clerk     "
Ellen Wolf 22 F         "
Samuel K Wolf 15 M         "
Margaret E Wolf  4 F         "
Eliza Heiburn 40 F         "
John W Benade  8 M         "
Catharine McCullan 30 F         Ireland
The younger Margaret E. WOLF is Thomas's daughter.

6.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #487 of 506 mis-indexed "Margaret O. Wolf"):  Philadelphia (Ward 13), Philadelphia Co., PA, p. 905, PN 91, 608/703, enumerated 27 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Margaret E. Wolf 62 F       6000 Pa
Henry L      " 33 M   Coal Dealer     "
Saml M       " 25 M         "
Eliza Hilborn 50 F         "

7a.  John W. Jordan, ed.  1911.  "Bevan Family."  Vol. I, pp 136-146 in Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs.  Lewis Publ. Co., NY (reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
p. 145 Lewis Woolf, granddaughter (sic) of Emily (Woolf) Jordan, was born in Hanover, Germany, 1747.  He came to Pennsylvania and became a resident of Pottsgrove, Philadelphia, now Montgomery county.  On July 11, 1778, he entered the Continental army as a private in the Troop Marechausse, Capt. Bartholomew Von Heer, (formerly of Proctor's Artillery), organized under resolution of Congress, May 27, 1778, to act as provost guard of the army.  The Troup was mounted and accoutred as light dragoons.

John Lewis Woolf was born in Philadelphia, 1787 (sic), died Februray 12, 1850.  During the second war with England, he was commissioned Lieut.-Col. of the Seventy-fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Militia, August 14, 1814.  For many years he took an active interest in the affairs of the city, was Inspector of the Eastern Penitentiary, president of the Guardians of the Poor; School Director; Director Northern Liberties and Penn Township Railway Company, vestryman of Zion, and St. John's Protestant Episcopal Churches, and a prominent Mason.  He married, June 19, 1817, Margaret, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Keen) Ewing, born in Lancaster, 1786 (sic), died in Philadelphia, January 7, 1868.  She was a descendant of Joran Kyn and Jasper Yeates of the Governor's Council, 1669-1720.  They had three sons and two daughter, one of the latter, Emily, becoming the wife of Francis Jordan.

7b.  John W. Jordan, ed.  1911.  "John Woolf Jordan, LL.D."  Vol. III, pp. 1661-1664 in Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs.  Lewis Publ. Co., NY (reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
p. 1663 Lewis Woolf, the father of John Lewis Woolf, was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1747; came to Pennsylvania and became a resident of Pottstown, Chester county.  He entered the Continental army July 11, 1778, as a private in the Troop Marechausse, (Captain Batholomew (sic) Von Heer, formerly of Proctor's Artillery), organized under the resolution of Congress, May 27, 1778, to act as provost guard of the army.  The troop was mounted and accoutred as light
p. 1664 dragoons.  Private Woolf became a pensioner under the Act of March 18, 1818.  He died August 20, 1830.  His son,

John Lewis Woolf was born in Philadelphia in 1797 and died February 12, 1850.  During the war of 1812-15, he was commissioned colonel of a regiment of volunteers.  For many years he took an active interest in the affairs of the city [Philadelphia], was an inspector of the Eastern Penitentiary, president of the Guardians of the Poor, an alderman and notary public, and a prominent Mason.  He married June 19, 1817, Margaret, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Keen) Ewing, born in Lancaster, 1796, died in Philadelphia, January 7, 1868.  They had issue three sons and two daughters, one of the latter, Emily, becoming the wife of Francis Jordon.

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

9.  Messages on the WOOLF Surname Board (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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