Sarah Ann Jolly

3 April 1847–3 October 1931 (Age 84)
Bladen, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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 6 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
Vandie White
Arrie Eta White
Edward Lennon White Sr.
Frazier Monroe White

Spouse and Children

13 December 1866
Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States


    Elihu White


    Bythel White



    Roland Evander White Sr


    Vandie White


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 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 joli(f) ‘merry’, ‘happy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A White in household of Haines L White, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah A White in household of Haynes L White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Ann White in household of Haynes L White, "United States Census, 1900"

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