Joseph Holley

30 October 1768–1841 (Age 72)
Orcop, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Holley was born on 30 October 1768, in Orcop, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Holley, was 34 and his mother, Anne Turner, was 26. He married Mary Pritchard on 6 July 1797, in Herefordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Saint Weonards, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in 1841, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Holley
Mary Pritchard
Marriage: 6 July 1797
William Holley
Joseph Holly
Mary Holly
Anne Holly
John Holly

Spouse and Children

6 July 1797
Herefordshire, England


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 33

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 40

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 47

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name from Middle English holin, holi(e) ‘holly tree’. Compare Hollen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Holley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Joseph Holly, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Joseph Holly, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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