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.
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 .
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