John Jolley

Yelden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Jolley was born in 1774, 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 Jolly
James Jolley

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World Events (7)

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 34
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
Age 41
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jolly .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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