Edna Ellen Jolley

8 August 1887–15 February 1966 (Age 78)
Higginsville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Edna Ellen

When Edna Ellen Jolley was born on 8 August 1887, in Higginsville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Benton F. Jolley, was 28 and her mother, Mary Etta Kilbury, was 13. She married Cecil Raymond Hoskins on 7 February 1906, in Blount Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Newell, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Blount Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 15 February 1966, in Tangier, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Potomac, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Raymond Hoskins
Edna Ellen Jolley
Marriage: 7 February 1906
Mertin O. Hoskins
Robert James Hoskins

Spouse and Children

7 February 1906
Blount Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States



    Robert James Hoskins


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Etta Kilbury




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jolly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Hoskins in household of C R Hoskins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Hoskins in household of Cecil Hoskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna Jolley in household of Benton Jolley, "United States Census, 1900"

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