In the 1900 census William W. Wolff lives in twp 1, range 44. He was born in Michigan in July 1854. Both of his parents were born in Germany. His occupation is stock raising. I believe his wife's name is Lucy. They have been married 8 years and have no children. She was born in Michigan in October 1867. Her father was born in Ireland and her mother in New York.
Also in Custer County in the 1900 census was William H. Wolff who lives in Miles City. He was born in Pennsylvania in March 1861. His parents were both born in Germany. His occupation is butcher. His wife is Mary and they have been married 8 years and have two children. She was born in Wisconsin in January 1867. Her father was born in Ireland and her mother in Vermont. Their children are Emily born in Montana January 1894 and Mary born in Montana November 1898.
In 1910 William W. Wolff is still living in twp 1, range 44, but it is now Rosebud County. He is single with his fourteen year old daughter, Grace, living with him. That doesn't agree with the 1900 census (no children.) She was born in Montana. His occupation is rancher and stockman.
In 1910 William H. Wolff is living in the 3rd ward, Miles City with his wife and two daughters. His occupation is still butcher
In 1920 William Wolf is widowed and living in District 26, Rosebud County. He has no family with him but a housekeeper and four hired men. He is a rancher.
In 1920 William H. Wolff and his wife are living on South Center Ave in Miles City. It appears his occupation is proprietor of a drag line.
In 1930 William Wolf is living in the Brandenberg School District No. 26. He has a wife Rose H. who is 43 (he is over 70) who was born in Minnesota. He has a 13 year old stepdaughter, Maxine Anderson. He is a rancher on a sheep ranch and has two ranch hands living with him.
In 1930 Matie Wolff is widowed and living in Miles City with the family of Lynn Ingersoll (that name has showed up on milescity.com before.)
A William Wolff died in Miles City in either March or September 1934 at the age of 78.
Mary Wolf died in Miles City December 8, 1932.
This web site is about William H. Wolff http://worldconnect.roots...&id=I10460