Rev Austin Howell Jolly

Brief Life History of Austin Howell

When Rev Austin Howell Jolly was born on 14 December 1852, in Rockland, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Jolly, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Jane Young, was 21. He married Ella Bell Hays on 19 October 1880, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Trafford, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Edgewood, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 20 November 1939, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Highwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Rev Austin Howell Jolly
Ella Bell Hays
Marriage: 19 October 1880
William Hays Jolly
Mary Delena Jolly
Francis McAteer Jolly DDS
Austin Howell Jolly Jr

Sources (9)

  • A H Jolly in household of C S Mcclelland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Austin H. Jolly, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Austin H Jolly, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: nickname for someone of a cheerful or attractive disposition, from Middle English, Old French jolif, joli ‘cheerful, lively, pretty’. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the most common French variant Joly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Source: "The Jolley Family Book" published by Brigham Young University Press 1966, written by Bryant Manning Jolley and his committee. THE JOLLY FAMILY OF PENNSYLVANIA By Reverend Austin H. Jolly 403 …

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