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May 2011 Everything's Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Wolf pack

My great-great-grandfather John J. Wolf and his wife Barbara immigrated to the United States about 1874. They bought a farm near Tours, Texas, where they had 11 children. Barbara died in 1892; in 1893, John married her niece Margaret, age 16. They had 14 more children. I found a newspaper article in which John said his 25th child was just as exciting as his first.

Liz Heinze » Vero Beach, Fla.

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