Carl and Grace Wolf
Hecker came to America from Germany at age eight with her parents and
five brothers and sisters in 1888. Carl Wolf, age 31, emigrated from
Germany in March of 1904. They met in America, in the German
neighborhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. There they married and raised
Cabbage Hill. Many
Germans in Lancaster attended Mass at Saint Joseph's, sang in the
Liederkranz, worked at the cotton mill. The site includes lists of
immigrants and lists of those who served in the two world wars.
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with relationships and connections to the Wolf and Hecker families, in Europe and
Conestoga Cotton Mill.
The cotton mill, for a time the largest employer in Lancaster, employed scores of Germans from Cabbage Hill.
Born in the
village of Chinitz-Tettau in the Bohemian Forest, he emigrated in 1904,
lived for a year in New York City, moved to Lancaster and worked as a
dyer at the
cotton mill and as a truck farmer.
child of Frank and Anna Hecker, Grace was born in Kirchdof im Wald in
Lower Bavaria, worked in the Conestoga Cotton Mill, married Carl Wolf
Frank and Anna Hecker
Born in Lower Bavaria, Frank from Höhenbrunn, Anna Holzbauer from
Grunbach. They married in Bavaria, immigrated, stayed in Coudersport,
Pennsylvania, then moved to Lancaster.
American-born son of Frank and Anna Hecker, Albert built
a door-to-door milk delivery business on Cabbage Hill, with horse and
Carl Wolf in Bohemia, in
the village of Chinitz-Tettau.
Carl Wolf in Bavaria, in
the village of Heimbrechtsreuth.
Hecker in Lancaster.
Frank and Anna at St Joseph Street.
Carl and Grace in
Lancaster at 1051 St Joseph Street.