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Obituary for George W. Jolly – Livingston County

The Paducah Sun, McCracken County, Kentucky

Friday, June 24, 1930

George W. Jolly of Grand Rivers Dies

Grand Rivers, Ky., Jan. 24 – George W. Jolly, 73 years old, well known merchant, died at his home here this morning at 3:40 o’clock.  Mr. Jolly had been in failing health for some time but had been up and at his place of business, and his death was sudden.  He became critically ill Thursday night.

Mr. Jolly had been in the mercantile business at Grand Rivers and in the vicinity for the past thirty years.  He was part owner of the general store of Jolly and Sexton, and was widely known in Livingston and adjoining counties.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nora Jolly; four daughters, Mrs. Maude Dixon, Mrs. Lula Nickel and Mrs. Esther Alvarez, all of California, and Mrs. Londa Jones of Dawson Springs; and three sons, Elvis, Gilbert and James Jolly.  The funeral will be held Sunday.

George W. Jolly, husband of S. A. Jolly, February 26, 1856 – January 24, 1930.  Dixon Cemetery, Grand Rivers, Livingston County, Kentucky.

George W. and Serena Annora Jones Jolly were my husband’s grandparents.

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  1. My great grandfather, William Bredberg, married a woman named Anna Mary Jolly. Unfortunately, she died when their son was only ten days old. Oddly enough, I’ve never been able to find her name in a census, etc. I only know of her name because it’s on their marriage license. Perhaps your husband and I are related!!

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