Saturday, January 5, 2013

Gustave and Adeline Wolff

According to his death record, Gustave Wolff was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wolff in Netsbruck, Germany. He stated in U.S. Census records that he had arrived in the United States in 1881. Gustave Wolff married Adeline Henrietta Radde about 1869. There were several children residing in the Wolff household on Stone Street in Sandusky, Ohio in the 1900 Census: Frederick, age 18, born in Germany; Hubert, age 17, born in Germany; Alma, age 14, born in Ohio; and Gustave, age 13, born in Ohio. Mr. Gustave Wolff passed away on January 5, 1923. An obituary for Mr. Wolff, which appeared in the January 5, 1923 issue of the Sandusky Star Journal, stated that he had been a brick layer for George Feick & Sons for thirty five years. Funeral services for Gustave Wolff were held at the Wolff residence on Stone Street on January 8, with the Rev. Theo. Stellhorn officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery. Mr. Wolff was survived by his widow Adeline, three sons, and daughter, and several other close relatives. Mrs. Adeline Wolff died on November 10, 1924, and she was buried beside her husband at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery.

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