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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Family Time Line

John William Joy
1832–1921
Nancy Ward
1836–1915
Emery Joy
1855–1941
William Castleton Dock Joy
1856–1948
Joseph Wiley Joy
1860–1941
Louis Washington Joy
1862–1941
William M Joy
1864–1894
Amanda Lavaline Joy
1864–1902
Effie Joy
1866–1945
Levi Joy
1870–1923
Ely Franklin Joy
1870–1947
Helen Joy
1872–1943
Ellen Joy
1875–1959

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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.
1863

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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