Early Origins of the Jolliet family
The surname Jolliet was first found in Languedoc
, where this impressive family has held a family seat
since early times.
Early History of the Jolliet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jolliet research.Another 637 words (46 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1554, 1620, 1645, 1743, 1789, 1800, 1645, 1700, 1637, 1637 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Jolliet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Jolliet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Joly, Joli, Jolis, Jolly, Jolie, Jollie, Jolley, Joley, Jouly, Jouli, De Joly, De Joli, De Jolly, De Jolie, De Jollie, De Jolley, De Joley, De Jouley and many more.
Early Notables of the Jolliet family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Joseph-Louis de Joly, Captain, Knight and Admiral of France; Louis (Joliet) Jolliet (1645-1700), Canadian explorer born in Quebec, he discovered the Mississippi River in 1637 and traveled down the Mississippi to within 435... Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jolliet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Jolliet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Joly settled in Philadelphia in 1878; Jacques Joly settled in Philadelphia in 1803; Vincent Joly, aged 28; settled in New York in 1882; John Jolly settled in Virginia in 1636.