John George Wolford or Wolforth was born about 1800 in York County, Pennsylvania. By 1840 he was residing in Hocking County, Ohio with wife Mary Elizabeth Lloyd/Lewis. Had five known children, Mary b. 1830, Elizabeth b. 1832, John b. 1834, Lydia b. 1836, Eleanor b. 1841. All children born in Pennsylvania, except the last. John died after 1840 in Hocking Count, Ohio.