Ronald B. Saunders Project
February 6, 2014
Pictured from left to right are: Melvin Steals, Sr., Alanna, Adrena Steals and Breanna. Alanna and Breanna are the great great great grandchildren of William Henry (Papa) and Dicey Wolfe. Pictured are three generations of the descendants of Papa and Dicey Wolfe.
Pictured above is Melvin Steals, Jr. Melvin is the great great grandson of Papa and Dicey Wolfe. Papa Wolfe who was born enslaved on the Wolfe Plantation in Charlotte, North Carolina, was a very learned man who in the late 1870's, attended Biddle University/Institute (which is now Johnson C. Smith) located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Papa Wolfe would be most proud to know that his great great grandson Melvin, Jr. is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Business) and holds a Masters Degree in Business from Dartmouth College. Melvin is currently employed as a CEO of a major corporation in the Pittsburgh area.
* Papa Wolfe is also the great grandfather of Thomas J. Saunders, Jr. and Ronald B. Saunders who are the second cousins of Arenda Richardson Steals.
Dicey Gady Rorie Wolfe was born in Pee Dee River, South Carolina which was at the time the home of the Pee Dee Cherokee Nation.