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Major David Wolfe

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: August 13, 1836 (87)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John David Wolfe and Catherine Wolfe
Husband of Catharine Wolfe
Father of Catherine Bruce; John David Wolfe; Eliza Wolfe and Harriet Matilda Bishop
Brother of John Albert Wolfe; Lieutenant Christopher Wolfe and Maria Wolfe

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About Major David Wolfe

REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERAN: Property holder of New York City prior to, during, and after the occupation of NYC by the British during the American revolutionary war. Passed nearly his whole life at the family property on 'Fair Street' - now Fulton Street.

Ref.: "A MEMORIAL OFJOHN DAVID WOLFE [father of David Wolfe] by Evert A. Duyckinck, Read Before The New York Historical Society, June 4, 1872, With a Notice of Proceedings", Printed for the Society, New York, 1872:

Company Captain, and quartermaster, 2nd New York City Militia, 1775-76;

later, inducted into the Continental Army and served as Assistant Quartermaster General under QM General Timothy Pickering through the end of the war and the establishment of the 'American Regiment in 1784. Commended by his superior officer, Timothy Pickering, for the correctness and clearness of his accounts; thenceforth serving in the administration of NYC through the 1790's while also engaged at his own hardware business - Retired from that business about 1816.

Ref.: < >, Journals of Congress : containing the proceedings from Sept. 5, 1774 to [November 3, 1788] by United States, viz: "Letterbooks, 1776 Apr. 6-1782 Apr. 17, of Hugh Hughes, containing copies of his official correspondence as commissary of stores and deputy quartermaster for the State of New York. Volumes contain copies of letters sent and received, and pertain to the feeding, housing, clothing, and equipping of the army in New York and New England, including transportation problems, requisitions, payment, relations with merchants, etc. Correspondents include: Gen. George Washington and his aides, Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, Col. H.E. Lutterlok, Maj. Gen. Philip Schuyler, Maj. Daniel Carthy, Capt. Uriah Mitchell, Maj. John Campbell, Col. Ralph Pomeroy, Col. Jabez Hatch, Maj. Nicholas Quakenbush, Brig. Gen. James Clinton, Maj. David Wolfe, ..."

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       also, Yearbook of the Society of Sons of the Revolution In The State of New York, Exchange Printing Company New York, 1893.
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Major David Wolfe's Timeline

August 21, 1748
New York, New York, United States
June 21, 1785
Age 36
New York, New York, United States
July 24, 1792
Age 43
New York, New York, United States
March 24, 1794
Age 45
June 1, 1804
Age 55
August 13, 1836
Age 87
New York, New York, United States