Thursday, February 6, 2014

Melvin Steals Family Visit to the Senator John Heinz History Center to View His Wife, Adrena's Great Grandparents Who Are William Henry Levander Wolfe and Dicey Wolfe Whose Pictures Were Displayed in the "Great Migration" Section of the Exhibit "From Slavery to Freedom"

Black Buzz News Service
Ronald B. Saunders Project
Pittsburgh, PA
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 is Alanna Steals viewing her great great great grandparents at the Great Migration section in the "From Slavery to Freedom Exhibit at the Senator John Heinz History Center.

Melvin and Adrena Steals at the Heinz History Center.

The great great great granddaughters of Papa and Dicey Wolfe--------Alanna and Breanna.

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.

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