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 Washington Lafayette Jolley, Sr

Washington Lafayette Jolley, Sr

Birth
Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee, USA
Death 8 Nov 1889 (aged 58)
Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 52629 · View Source
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Washington Lafayette was the son of Reuben Manning Jolley and Sarah Pippen Jolley. He crossed the plains with the Mormorn Pioneers with his Mother and sisters and brothers. They were in the Warren Foote Company and arrived in Salt Lake City September 1850.

Wash married Emily Knight. They had 10 children. Sarah Eliza,Mary Emily, Washington Lafayette Jr., Melvina Arthusa, Reuben James, Lula Alvira, William Berry, Joseph Henry, Sareptia Caroline, and Nellie Adeline.

Wash and his family was sent by Brigham Young to help settle the town and county of Washington,Washinton, Utah where he remained the remainder of his life. He is preceded in death by two sons.

Bio by: Shannon Potter Wilcox



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  • Maintained by: Max Turpin
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52629
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Washington Lafayette Jolley, Sr (14 May 1831–8 Nov 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52629, citing Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .