According to his son John Wolfe, a 20-year-old Cyrus Wolfe moved to Centerville from Europe, taught himself the English, and built a successful business with his own two hands.[2]


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  • It remains unclear from where in Europe Cyrus Wolfe originated. France is the most likely locale because (1) the surname "Wolfe" is commonly an Anglo-Irish surname with Norman-French origins,[3] (2) John Wolfe mentions that Cyrus "taught himself our language"[2] implying that he did not originate from an English speaking nation or that his native tongue was not English, and (3) Hedy Wolfe once claimed that an ancestor from a few centuries ago was a French Duke.[4]

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