Arwell H. Joy

4 March 1878–24 June 1950 (Age 72)
Henry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Arwell H.

When Arwell H. Joy was born on 4 March 1878, in Henry, Ohio, United States, his father, Harvey Benjamin Joy, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Meyers, was 16. He married Anna Bell Potes on 23 December 1926, in Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Weston, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Milton Center, Milton Township, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 24 June 1950, in Bowling Green, Wood, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Milton Township, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Arwell H. Joy
Anna Bell Potes
Marriage: 23 December 1926
Walter C Joy

Spouse and Children

23 December 1926
Wood, Ohio, United States


    Walter C Joy


Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Benjamin Joy





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Arwell H Joy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arwell H Joy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arwell H Joy in household of Benjiman Joy, "United States Census, 1900"

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