Sarah Ann Jolly

Female3 April 1847–3 October 1931

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Jolly was born on 3 April 1847, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States, her father, Reuben Jolly, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth E. Harrelson, was 30. She married Haynes Lennon White on 13 December 1866, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Whiteville Township, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 3 October 1931, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Haynes Lennon White
Sarah Ann Jolly
Marriage: 13 December 1866
Elihu White
Bythel White
Lucy Martine White
Roland Evander White Sr
Arrie Eta White
Edward Lennon White Sr.
Frazier Monroe White

Sources (24)

  • Sarah White in household of Haynes L White, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Jolly, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Sarah A. White, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1866Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 6

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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