John Jolley

1774–
Yelden, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Richard Jolley
1750–1825
Hannah Clapham
1754–1794
John Jolley
1774–
Joseph Jolley
1786–1786
Thomas Jolley
1778–1785
Joseph Jolley
1782–1785
Thomas Jolley
1784–
Joseph Jolly
1791–1859
James Jolley
1794–1795

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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.
1815

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 spelling of Jolly .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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