Name: William Randle JOLLIFF
Birth: 1 MAR 1890 in Rover, Oregon Co, MO
Death: 7 FEB 1981 in Pascagoula, MS
Burial: Jackson County Memorial Park, Pascagoula
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Change Date: 10 MAY 2014
named for his 2 grandfathers, Randolph Casey Jolliff & William Tatum.
Oregon Co Marriages (2 different sources)
license Nov 26, 1910, marriage Nov 28; license returned Nov 30, 1910
[However, this date doesn't seem to be right. The newspaper article below shows their marriage date as 1909, and they had twin girls by Aug. 1910.]
1910 MO census - Oregon Co, Highland twp, p 70 (April):
Jolliff, Randle W (head) - 20, m 0 yrs, b MO, par b MO
. . . . Ida (wife) - 16, m 0 yrs, 0 ch, b MO, par b AR
from Mrs James Jeff (Ruth) Huddleston (daug of Randle's brother, Razie):
"Randle & Ida M (Nichols) Jolliff were wed at Rover, Missouri. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10 1979 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. At this time they had 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. They had one child to die at birth. Bertie resides in Crossville, IL, Bertha in Lafayette, Ind., Clydia in Columbus, Ks, Lloyd in Wentzville, Miss, Marylan and Barbara in Champaign, IL, and Vesta in West Plains, Mo."
Moved to Pascagoula, Mississippi in 1942.
from the West Plains Daily Quill, probably Nov. 1959:
"On their golden wedding anniversary, Mr. & Mrs. W.R. Jolliff of Pascagoula, Miss., former West Plains residents, entertained at an open house. Receiving with them were four of their six daughters and their two sons, Mrs. B.C. Barham and Mrs. E. N. Sears of Champaigne, Ill., Mrs. Charles Thompson of West Plains, Mrs. J.L. Henbest of Columbus, Kan., Wayne Jolliff of St. Louis and Lloyd Jolliff of Pascagoula. At the guest book were two of the Jolliffs' granddaughters, miss Sharon Jolliff of St. Louis and Miss Janet Sears of Champaigne. Cake and punch were served by Miss Barbara Myers and Miss Bobbie Jean Sims of Pascagoula. Unable to be present were the Jolliffs' twin daughters, Mrs. J. Robert Walker of Indianola, Ia., and Mrs. Roy P. Frazier of Greyville, Ill."
obit from West Plains Daily Quill, Feb 12, 1981 -
"William R. Jolliff Services Held -
Funeral services for William Randle Jolliff, 90, Pascagoula, Miss., a former resident of Oregon County, were held at 10 am Feb 10 in Calvary Baptist Church, Pascagoula, Miss, with the Revs. Byron Mathis and Clark McMurray officiating. Mr. Jolliff died feb 7 in Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula, Miss. He was born Mar 1, 1890 in Rover, and married Ida Nichols, Nov. 28, 1910. Survivors include 8 children, Mrs. J. Robert (Bertha) Walker, Lafayette, Ind; Mrs. Roy P. (Berta) Frazier, Crossville, IL; Mrs. Joe L. (Clyda) Henbest, Columbus, Kan; Lloyd C. Jolliff, Pascagoula, Miss; Mrs. Charles L. (Vesta) Thompson, West Plains; Wayne Jolliff, Wentzville; Mrs. Quinn (Marilyn) Hood, Urbana, IL; Mrs. Bennie E. (Barbara) Barham, Champaign, IL; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in Jackson City Memorial Park under the direction of O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home."
-Birthdates supplied by their daughter, Barbara
FamilySearch.org PIN# - KC88-GGH
Find A Grave Memorial# 29262673
Find A Grave Memorial# 15548429
Father: James Rasmus "Rab" JOLLIFF b: 8 AUG 1858 in near Rover, Oregon Co, MO
Mother: Matilda Marilla "Tilda" TATUM b: 12 FEB 1860 in Stoddard Co, MO
Ida Mae NICHOLS b: 24 SEP 1893 in Thomasville, Oregon Co, Mo
28 NOV 1909
in Oregon Co, Mo
License returned Nov 30, 1909.
- Bertha Helen JOLLIFF b: 10 AUG 1910
- Berta JOLLIFF b: 11 AUG 1910 in Rover, Oregon Co, MO
- Clyda JOLLIFF b: 15 FEB 1912 in Thomasville, Oregon Co, Mo
- Ida JOLLIFF b: 1914
- Lloyd C. JOLLIFF b: 23 JUN 1918
- Vesta JOLLIFF b: 25 APR 1921
- Wayne JOLLIFF b: 8 SEP 1924
- Marilyn JOLLIFF b: 17 JUL 1927
- Barbara JOLLIFF b: 23 JUN 1933 in Thomasville, Oregon Co, Mo