Descendants of Mathias Wollam
Submitted By Dorothy Dammon

Generation No. 1

      1. Mathias1 Wollam was born 1684 in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany.

Child of Mathias Wollam is:

+ 2 i. Jacob2 Wollam, born Bet. 1710 - 1715 in Baden, Germany; died 13 Nov 1778.

Generation No. 2

      2. Jacob2 Wollam (Mathias1) was born Bet. 1710 - 1715 in Baden, Germany, and died 13 Nov 1778. He married Mary Magdalena Bashaar. She was born 05 May 1717 in Ulster County, New York, and died Aft. 1778 in Berkeley County, W. VA.

Children of Jacob Wollam and Mary Bashaar are:

+ 3 i. John3 Ulm, born 24 Nov 1745 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA; died 22 Nov 1823 in Columbiana, County,, Ohio.

4 ii. Mathais Ulm.

5 iii. Peter Ulm.

6 iv. Wendel Ulm.

7 v. Mary Magalene Ulm.

8 vi. Daniel Ulm.

9 vii. Shem Ulm.

10 viii. Jacob Ulm.

11 ix. Hannah Ulm.

Generation No. 3

      3. John3 Ulm (Jacob2 Wollam, Mathias1) was born 24 Nov 1745 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA, and died 22 Nov 1823 in Columbiana, County,, Ohio. He married Mary Magdalen Weaver. She was born Jan 1750/51 in Philadelphia,, Bucks, PA., and died 30 Sep 1842.

Children of John Ulm and Mary Weaver are:

+ 12 i. John Jacob4 Woolam, born 04 Dec 1772 in Martinsburg, Berkeley, West; died 1845 in MSt. Claire Twp.,.

13 ii. Sarah Woolam.

14 iii. Mary Magdalena Woolam.

15 iv. Elizabeth Woolam.

16 v. Benjamin Woolam.

17 vi. Henry Woolam1, born 15 Sep 1777 in Allen Dist. Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia; died 07 May 1844 in Madison Twp, Columbiana, OH.

18 vii. Joseph Woolam.

19 viii. William Woolam.

20 ix. Susan Woolam.

21 x. Hannah Woolam.

22 xi. Daniels Woolam.

Generation No. 4

      12. John Jacob4 Woolam (John3 Ulm, Jacob2 Wollam, Mathias1) was born 04 Dec 1772 in Martinsburg, Berkeley, West, and died 1845 in MSt. Claire Twp.,. He married (1) Rena Hutson. He married (2) Sarah DUFFIELD. She was born Bet. 1775 - 1777 in VA or Ohio, and died Aft. 1801 in , , , OH2,3,4.

Children of John Woolam and Sarah DUFFIELD are:

23 i. Mary5 Wollam.

24 ii. Joseph Wollam, born Bet. Feb 1811 - 1814 in , Berne Twp, Fairfield, OH5; died 04 Sep 1892 in , Perry Twp, Putnam, OH5.

25 iii. George Wollam, born 1818 in , Berne Twp, Fairfield, OH55.

26 iv. Jacob Wollam5, born Bet. 19 Mar 1810 - 1812 in , Berne Twp, Fairfield, OH5; died 24 Aug 1885 in , Concord Twp, Delaware, OH5.

+ 27 v. Peter Wollam, born Bet. 10 Oct 1801 - 1805 in Allen TWP,, , Berkeley, VA/Morgan VA/OH; died 21 Feb 1845 in Columbiana, OH.

Generation No. 5

      27. Peter5 Wollam (John Jacob4 Woolam, John3 Ulm, Jacob2 Wollam, Mathias1) was born Bet. 10 Oct 1801 - 1805 in Allen TWP,, , Berkeley, VA/Morgan VA/OH5, and died 21 Feb 1845 in Columbiana, OH5. He married (1) Barbara Cole. He married (2) Julia Ann Williams. She was born Bet. 1800 - 1810 in Ohio, and died 16 Jul 1843.

Children of Peter Wollam and Julia Williams are:

28 i. Julian6 Wollam, died 16 Jul 1843.

29 ii. Joseph W. Wollam, born 02 May 1830 in Wayne TWP, Columbia, OH; died 05 Aug 1905 in McEwen, TN..

30 iii. Martha Wollam, born 08 Nov 1831.

31 iv. Mary Wollam, born 15 Sep 1833.

32 v. Benjamin Franklin Wollam, born 10 Sep 1835.

33 vi. Sarah Wollam, born 07 Jun 1838.

+ 34 vii. James Charles WOLLAM, born 01 Oct 1839 in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio; died 06 Dec 1914 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

35 viii. Annaliza Wollam, born Jan 1843.

Generation No. 6

      34. James Charles6 WOLLAM (Peter5, John Jacob4 Woolam, John3 Ulm, Jacob2 Wollam, Mathias1) was born 01 Oct 1839 in Celina, Mercer County, Ohio6, and died 06 Dec 1914 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan7. He married Margaret Jane CAUFFMAN 14 Oct 1860 in Elhart, Illoinois by Rev. Smith, daughter of Peter CAUFFMAN and Mary HARNER. She was born 29 Jul 1841 in Salem, Juniata County, Pennsylvania8, and died 11 Mar 1926 in Berrien County, Michigan9.

Children of James WOLLAM and Margaret CAUFFMAN are:

36 i. Frank D.7 Wollam, born 22 Jun 1873 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan; died 19 Dec 1936 in Berrien County, Michigan.

37 ii. George E. Wollam, born 14 Jul 1864 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan; died 04 Feb 1920 in Benton Harbor, Michigan10.

38 iii. Mary Alice Wollam, born 14 Apr 1867 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan; died 1915.

39 iv. Nellie Mae Wollam, born 11 Aug 1879 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan; died 30 Jun 1926 in Berrien County, Michigan.

40 v. John Walter Wollam, born 10 Sep 1861 in Indiana; died in Goshen, Indiana.

41 vi. Jesse Charles Wollam, born 26 May 1876 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan; died 27 Feb 1955 in Ypsilanti Hospital, Michigan.

42 vii. Melvin Peter Wollam, born 18 Jun 1870 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Berrien Springs, Michigan11,12; died 01 Apr 1933 in Homestead, FL.13. He married (1) Auguste Suzanna Ehrensperger 04 Feb 1900 in Birminghman, Al.14; born 21 Jan 1883 in Depere, Green Bay, Wisconsin15; died 10 Oct 1968 in Homestead, Florida. He married (2) Emma O. Pullen 27 Sep 1891 in Berrien Springs, Michigan; born 22 Aug 1872 in Berrien County, Oronoko Twp, Michigan.

Endnotes

1. Date of Import: Jan 6, 2004.

2. Date of Import: Mar 17, 2005.

3. Date of Import: Aug 26, 2000.

4. Date of Import: Jul 4, 2005.

5. Date of Import: Mar 17, 2005.

6. County Clerk record of death, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Pension papers where James filed out stating he was born in Mercer County, Ohio

7. 821, Certified copy of death certificate, County of Berrien, St. Joseph Michigan.

8. 790852, Margaret states she was born in Salem, Juniata county, Penn. 7/29/1841.

9. Berrien Springs Michigan.

10. Berrien Michigan.

11. Date of record 6/13/1871 State of Michigan Record 289, A-156.

12. Certified Copy of Birth, Date of record 6/13/1871 State of Michigan Record 289, A-156.

13. The Leader Enterprise Newspaper dated April 7th, 1933 Friday.

14. Certicate of Marriage, married in Birmingham

15. Announcement of 83rd Birthday.

James Wollam was born in Mercer County, Ohio.and states he lived in Dowagiac, Michigan for a year before going to Berrien Springs, Michigan. 74th Regiment Indiana Voluntary Infantry. Died  Wollam, James C. 12/8/1914  age  75   Berrien Springs. Married to Margaret Cauffman, Wollam, Margarette Jane 3/11/1926   84   Berrien Springs.

 

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