from Germany at age
8 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 community in
Pennsylvania. There they married
and raised their family.
Lancaster attended Mass at St. Joseph's parish,
sang in the Liederkranz society, worked at the silk and cotton mills,
lived in brick
.. A Memoir...
|Bohemia, childhood home of Carl Wolf
born in the village of Chinitz-Tettau in what is now the Czech
Republic, in a forest near the German border. There Carl was baptized,
and August worked as a lumberman.
family in Bavaria
August Wolf took Carl, age ten, and the family across the Bohemian
forest to the village of Heimbrechtsreuth in Lower Bavaria. Carl
emigrated in 1904 and his brothers soon followed.
family in America
Franz and Anna
Hecker emigrated to America, lived for five years in Coudersport,
Pennsylvania, then settled in Lancaster on St. Joseph Street.
Wolf in Lancaster
Carl Wolf and
Grace Hecker married and raised a large family on a small farm at 1051
Saint Joseph Street in Lancaster. Carl's brothers Theodor and Frank
raised families nearby.
the Bohemian Forest, he emigrated
to Lancaster and worked as a truck farmer. Ancester
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Frank and Anna Hecker, Grace emigrated
in 1888, raised eight
and Anna Hecker
Höhenbrunn, Lower Bavaria,
Anna Holzbauer from Grünbach, Lower Bavaria. Ancestor
Albert Hecker, milk dealer
son of Franz and Anna
Hecker, Albert built a door-to-door
milk delivery business on Cabbage Hill with
horse and wagon.
A railroad worker in Bavaria, Frank
followed Carl in 1906 to Lancaster, where he worked as a dyer in the