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Where is the Jolley family from?
You can see how Jolley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jolley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jolley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 16 Jolley families living in Ohio. This was about 24% of all the recorded Jolley's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Jolley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jolley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jolley. 25% of Jolley men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Jolley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jolley were Farming and Housekeeper.