Alvin Shedrick Jolley Jr.

6 April 1919–7 July 1996 (Age 77)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Alvin Shedrick

When Alvin Shedrick Jolley Jr. was born on 6 April 1919, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, Alvin Shedrick Jolley, was 32 and his mother, Nina Belcher, was 29. He married Dorothy Holland on 11 October 1942, in Macon, Georgia, United States. He lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 July 1996, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenlawn, Vermilion River County No. 24, Alberta, Canada.

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Alvin Shedrick Jolley Jr.
Dorothy Holland
Marriage: 11 October 1942

Spouse and Children

11 October 1942
Macon, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jolly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alvin S Jolly in household of Alvin S Jolly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alvin S Jolly Jr. in household of Alvin S Jolly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alvin S Jolly in entry for Alvin Shedrick Jolly and Melissa Marion Daves, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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