Joseph Wiley Joy

15 March 1860–25 September 1941 (Age 81)
Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Wiley

When Joseph Wiley Joy was born on 15 March 1860, in Gillespie, Texas, United States, his father, John William Joy, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Ward, was 24. He died on 25 September 1941, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John William Joy
Nancy Ward
Emery Joy
William Castleton Dock Joy
Joseph Wiley Joy
Louis Washington Joy
William M Joy
Amanda Lavaline Joy
Effie Joy
Levi Joy
Ely Franklin Joy
Helen Joy
Ellen Joy

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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 1

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle English, Old French joie, joye. In some cases it may derive from a personal name (normally borne by women) of this origin, which was in sporadic use during the Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Joy in household of John Joy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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