Joseph Loftus Jolley

24 March 1846–20 January 1916 (Age 69)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Loftus

When Joseph Loftus Jolley was born on 24 March 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Reuben Manning Jolley, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Rebecca Pippin, was 33. He married Mary Hannah Child on 23 February 1865, in Wales, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 20 January 1916, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Loftus Jolley
Jensina Serena "Johanna" Lauritzen
Marriage: 23 February 1882
Lydia B Jolley
Mima Viola Jolley
Moneta Almo Jolley
Manning Egbert Jolley
Pernoma Dera Jolley
Ozro Gideon Jolley
Zelma Delfina Jolley
Fonda Alida Jolley
Washington Lafayette Jolley
Nelda Ovena Jolley
Marion Donal Jolley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Jolly .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (72)

    • Joseph L Jolley in entry for Mary H Snyder, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph L Jolley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph L Jolley in entry for Edward John Snyder and Mary Billings, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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