Virginia Foster Jolly

Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Virginia

Virginia Foster Jolly was born in 1844, in Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, United States. She married Daniel A Jolly on 16 October 1878, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in District 2, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Daniel A Jolly
Virginia Foster Jolly
Marriage: 16 October 1878
Levi Jolly

Spouse and Children

16 October 1878
Bedford, Tennessee, United States


World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Jolly in household of D A Jolly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Virginia Foster, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Virginia Foster, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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