Welcome to the Jolly Family Page!

Updated: 22 July 2010

Descendants of David Joshlin Jolly (b. 1750 in Washington, PA, USA d. 1818 in Nicholas County, KY) and Mary Rhea (b. 1762). They had 9 children:
1. Jane (b. 1782 in Nicholas County, KY)
2. Rebecca (b. 1788 in Nicholas County, KY)
3. Sarah "Sally" b. 1790 in Nicholas County, KY, d. between 1845 - 1850)
4. John (1792 - 1876)
5. Elizabeth (b. 1794)
6. James (b. 1796 in Kentucky, d. 1860 in Kentucky) married Ellen Flora.
7. Margaret (d. 1827 in Nicholas County, KY)
8. Thomas (1798 - 1850)
9. Samuel (1804 - 1884)

Generation 2. James Jolly (b. 1796 in Kentucky, d. 1860 in Kentucky) married Ellen Flora. They had 7 children:
1. Thomas A. (b. 14 Aug 1840 in Nicholas, KY, d. 08 Feb 1918 in Nicholas, KY)
2. George
3. Thomas Andrew
4. Mary Penola
5. Charles H.
6. Willis E.
7. William Elvis

Generation 3. Thomas A. (b. 14 Aug 1840 in Nicholas, KY, d. 08 Feb 1918 in Nicholas, KY) married (1) Elizabeth Hopkins (1842 - 1867). He married (2) Rebecca Ann Hopkins (1849 - 1892). Children of Elizabeth & Thomas:
1. David Joshlin (22 April 1863 in Nicholas, KY - 29 Aug 1939 in Fleming, KY) married Nancy Belle Smart (1870 - 1910)
2. Albert T. "Allie" (1864 - 1954)
3. Edward (1866 - 1900)
Children of Rebecca Ann (Hopkins) & Thomas:
1. Joseph (1869 - )
2. Zerelda "Zulu" Dean (27 Feb 1871 in Nicholas, KY - 07 June 1947)
3. Elizabeth (b. 1872 - )
4. Aunster (b. 1874 - )
5. Olive W. (b. 1876 - )
6. Oscar (b. 1878 - )
7. Mertie (1881 - 1963)

Generation 4: David Joshlin (22 April 1863 in Nicholas, KY - 29 Aug 1939 in Fleming, KY) married Nancy Belle Smart (1870 - 1910). They had 2 children:
1. Omer H. (1891 - )
2. Earlie Howard (15 April 1905 in Nicholas, KY - 02 May 1981 in Ewing, Fleming, KY) married Lena G. McElfresh (1896 - ).

Generation 5: Earlie Howard (15 April 1905 in Nicholas, KY - 02 May 1981 in Ewing, Fleming, KY) married Lena G. McElfresh (1896 - ). They had 5 children:
1. Bernice Lorraine (13 Aug 1928 in Remingsburgh, KY - 25 May 1976 in Jackson, Jackson, MI) married William Davidson Hart (11 March 1926 in Ripley, OH - 19 Sept 2004 in Martin, TN). They had 5 children.
Gravestone photographs of William Davidson Hart, Bernice & Bill Hart, Bernice Hart.