John Jolley


Brief Life History of John

When John Jolley was born in 1774, in Yelden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Jolley, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Clapham, was 20.

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Richard Jolley
Hannah Clapham
John Jolley
Joseph Jolley
Thomas Jolley
Joseph Jolley
Thomas Jolley
Joseph Jolley
James Jolley

Sources (3)

  • John Jolly, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Jolly, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • John Jolly, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 27

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


Age 41

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Age 49

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jolly .

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

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