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Posted by :

Tim Pollard

Cypress Tx / May , 20 / 04

timp16311@aol.com

This Page contains :

1)The ' East Texas ' Pollard Clan

2)More about the Pollard's from Georgia and Virginia

3)Pollard " Family members from Georgia  who served in the Army of the Confederacy

 

The ' East Texas ' Pollard Clan

After the Civil War , in the last quarter of the 19th Century , quite a number of ' Pollards ' migrated from the southeastern United States westward to Texas . They were called the  '84 Settlers " .

This is a fair accounting of one branch of the Pollard clan originating in the Georgia area .

David Pollard was born 29 March 1849 in Harris County , Georgia . He was the son of William and Nancy ( nee Ogletree ) Pollard . David Pollard married Mary Murrah on 16 December 1869 . David and Mary moved from Georgia in November of 1884 and settled in the Cartwright Community of Wood County , Texas , which is near Mineola and Quitman .

David and Mary raised 12 ( twelve ) children . These were Sally Ellison , Oscar David , Anna Belle , Sidney Eugenia , William Thomas , Amanda Elizabeth , James Murrah , Mary Lee , Johnothan Randolph , Claborn Jibson , Nickalous Samuel and Lucia Bell .

David Pollard died 22 December 1932 . His wife Mary Murrah Pollard died 19 March 1926 and they are buried in the Hopewell Cemetery near the Cartwright Community .

Seaborn Pollard was born 27 September 1838 . He was David Pollard's younger brother . Seaborn served in the Army of the Confederacy and was with General Robert E. Lee at the formal surrender of the South at Appomattox Court House in Virginia . After the Civil War , Seaborn Pollard returned home to Georgia and married Matilda Ingram . They had 9 ( nine ) children . These were Frank , William Seaborn , Walter , Maggie , Nettie , Mamie , Maude , Ben and Rowel . Upon Matilda Ingram Pollard's death in 1887 , Seaborn brought his family to Wood County Texas in February of 1888 . They settled in the Concord Community . He Later married Molly Doyle of Wood County . Seaborn and Molly had 3 ( three ) children . These were Letha , Essie and Lena . Seaborn died 09 April 1906 and is buried in the Concord Cemetery at Wood County . [ Seaborn was the writer's great-grandfather ] .

Oscar David Pollard , the son of David and Mary ( nee Murrah ) Pollard was born 20 February 1872 in Harris County Georgia . He married Minnie Lou Lee 24 December 1891 . She was the daughter of Joseph Calvin and Mary Francis ( nee Bailey ) Lee of Coosa County Alabama . They came to Texas in the summer of 1893 with their first child , Cora .

They moved to Wood County and settled in the Cloudy Hill Community . They had 8 ( eight ) children . These were Cora May , Annie Pearl , Lillie Lee , Clarence William , John Carlton , Nobie Dee , Mattie Lois and Owieta Lovie . With the exception of Annie and Lillie , all these children lived into the mid1980's in Wood County .

Essie Doyle Pollard was the son of Seaborn and Molly ( nee Doyle ) Pollard . He was born 24 November 1891 at Wood County , Texas . Essie Doyle Pollard had the following half -siblings from the union of Seaborn and Matilda ( nee Ingram ) Pollard : Half brothers Frank , William Seaborn , Walter , Ben and Rowel and half sisters Maggie , Nettie , Mamie and Maude . He had two sisters from the union of Seaborn and Molly ( nee Doyle ) and these were Lena and Letha . All settled in the Wood County area .

 

Essie Doyle Pollard married Mary Ora Vickery , daughter of Abner Nelson Vickery and Mary Adelaide Blackwell . Abner Nelson Vickery was from Mississippi . He was born 29 March 1874 and died 17 March 1964 . He is buried in Wood County at trhe Concord Cemetery .

Mary Adelaide ( nee Blackwell ) Vickery was born 30 May 1874 in Walker County Georgia and died 16 July 1963 . She is buried beside Abner Nelson at Concord . Abner and Mary Vickery are the writer's great-grand parents [ father's mother's parents ] .

Essie Doyle and Mary Ora ( nee Vickery ) Pollard had 7 ( seven ) children . These were

Dorothy Marie ( 06 August 1917 )

Vickery Doyle ( 14 March 1919 to 24 June 1928 ) ,

Eugene Ferris ( 06 April 1921 to February 14 1997 ) 

Marjory ( 28 August 1924 ) 

Peggy Ann ( 22 July 1926 ) 

Joe Abb ( 26 June 1928 to 16 February 1994 ) 

 Robert Gerald ( 20 August 1930 to 13 May 1934 ) . 

Vickery Doyle lived nine years . Robert Gerald lived 4 years . Ferris lived and raised his family in Dallas and retired to and died in Waco , Texas , aged 76 . Joe remained in Wood County most of his life when he was not at sea . He died and is buried in Wood County at the Concord Cemetery . Essie Doyle and Mary Ora Pollard were the writer's paternal grand-parents .

Eugene Ferris Pollard , son of Essie and Ora , was born in Wood County 06 April 1921 . He fought in the European Theater in World War II under General Patton . After the war , he returned to Texas and married his sweetheart , Thelma June Chandler in the spring of 1947 .

They temporarily moved to Los Angeles , California for business reasons . Their son , Timothy Eugene Pollard was born in Glendale , California on 10 September 1948 . Ferris and Thelma returned to Texas , settling in Dallas . There they had 2 ( two ) more children , Nancy ( 26 June 1950 ) and Stephen Ferris ( 06 December 1952 ) . Steve was killed in a car crash in November , 1971 . Nancy lives in Waco with her husband , Dr. Robert G. Brown . Tim lives in Houston .

 

The Vickery's of the Concord Community , Wood County , Texas

Timothy Eugene Pollard and Nancy ( nee Pollard ) Brown's paternal grand-parents were " Papa Essie " and " Mama Ora " Pollard of Wood County , Texas . Essie's family is fairly well documented above .

Mary Ora ( Vickery ) Pollard was the daughter of Abner Nelson Vickery and Mary Adelaide Blackwell . Abner Nelson Vickery was from Mississippi . He was born 29 March 1874 and died 17 March 1964 . He is buried in Wood County at trhe Concord Cemetery .

Mary Adelaide ( nee Blackwell ) Vickery was born 30 May 1874 in Walker County Georgia and died 16 July 1963 . She is buried beside Abner Nelson at Concord . Abner and Mary Vickery are the writer's great-grand parents [ father's mother's parents ] .

Abner Nelson and Mary ( Blackwell ) Vickery had 10 ( ten ) children . These were Edna ( 20 October 1896 to 10 November 1900 ) Mary Ora ( 17 July 1898 to 14 July 1969 ) Irene ( 22 December 1899 to ___ ) , Grace ( 04 December 1901 to 10 March 1903 ) William Nelson ( 18 September 1903 to ___ ) Marion Mabry ( 26 September 1905 to ___ )

 " Baby Boy Vickery " ( 11 March 1910 - lived only hours ) Addie Marie ( 11 February 1911 to ___ ) Phillip Garland ( 30 October 1912 to ___ ) and Abner Nelson 2nd , called A.N. Jr. ( 01 April 1915 to ___ ) . The writer is unsure of the dates shown as blank .

 

Note : Interested parties and Pollard Kin :  I would be interested in historical information relating to my great-great-grandfather , David Pollard ( born 29 March 1849 ) in Harris County , Georgia ( died 22 December 1932 ) and / or his wife , Mary Murrah's family . Also in any information relative to my great-great-great-grand - parents , William and Nancy ( Ogletree ) Pollard .

 

Many thanks to all who helped me piece this together .

 

Tim Pollard

Cypress Tx / May , 20 / 04

timp16311@aol.com


More about the Pollard's from Georgia and Virginia

Back to Seaborn Pollard  ( my paternal great grandfather ) : There was a definite error in my previous lineage for Nancy Ogletree .

· Seaborn Pollard , Parents were William P. and Nancy ( Ogletree ) Pollard . William P. was born in 1796 in Wilkes ,                  Georgia . Nancy Ogletree was born in 1804 , also in Wilkes . They married 12 May 1824 and had 10 children .

 

· William P. Pollard , Parents were William and Jane ( Thompson ) Pollard . William was born in 1770 in Wilkes , Georgia . Jane Thompson was born in 1774 in Wilkes , Georgia .

 

· Nancy Ogletree ,Parents were David and Rebeccah ( Turner ) Ogletree . David was born in 1760 at Hanover , Virginia . He died November 5 , 1822 at Wilkes , Georgia . Rebeccah was born in 1768 at Halifax , Virginia . She married David in 1786 at Wilkes . She died at Wilkes on July 5 , 1824 .

· David and Rebeccah ( Turner ) Ogletree had the following children -

Rebecca ,b1787 ,Wilkes , Ga.

John  ,b1788 ,Wilkes  died 1860  Muscogee , Ga.

Turner ,b1798 ,Wilkes ,died 1883 ,Pleasant Grove , Talladega , Al.

William ,b1799 ,Wilkes ,died ,1870Talladega , Al.

David,b1802 ,Wilkes

Nancy ,b1804 ,Wilkes

Eliza,b1805 ,Wilkes

Rebeccah,b1806 ,Wilkes

Sarah ,b1808, Wilkes

America,b 1811 , Wilkes

·· David Ogletree ,Parents were John Ogletree , Sr. and Ann ( Duncan ) Ogletree .· Rebeccah Turner  ,Parents were Meshack and Rebekah ( Robertson ) Turner . Meshack married Rebekah on  February 06 , 1760 at Halifax , Virginia .

 Meshack Turner's  Parents were John and Elizabeth ( Brashiers) Turner . John was born 1666 in Cornwall , England . Elizabeth was born in 1693( ? ) in Cornwall . They were married in1714 at Halifax , Virginia . John died in 1730 in Virginia .

 John and Elizabeth Turner had the following children - 

Shadrack 1720 Cornwall , England

Elizabeth 1726 Caroline , Virginia

Sarah 1728 Caroline , Virginia

Meshack 1729 Caroline , Virginia

John 1730 Caroline , Virginia

Abednigo 1731 Caroline , Virginia

 Rebekah Robertson's Parents were James Robertson , Sr. and Rebeckah ( nee ? ) . James Robertson , Sr. was born in about 1715 at Spotsylvania , Virginia and died about 1752 at Albemarle , Virginia .

 Rebekah Robertson was born in about 1715 in Hanover , Virginia . She died died in 1784 .· Rebekah Robertson ( Daughter of James Sr. & Rebeckah ) was born in Virginia in 1742 and died in Wilkes County , Georgia on January 4 , 1742 .

Note :I got much of this information from " Intellectual Reserve Inc. " ( IRI ) and familysearch.com

Tim Pollard

Cypress Tx


Pollard " Family members from Georgia  served in the

Army of the Confederacy

Addendum :

The following " Pollard " Family members from Georgia  served in the Army of the Confereracy

Pollard, Andrew J. 2nd Regiment, GA Cavalry (State Guards)  E 

Pollard, C. B. F. 9th Infantry Regiment  B 

Pollard, C. B. 11th Regiment, GA Cavalry  I 

Pollard, C. S. 6th Regiment, GA Cavalry  G 

Pollard, C. S. 2nd Regiment, GA Cavalry (State Guards)  A 

Pollard, Charles B. F: 9th Georgia Infantry Battalion  B 

Pollard, Charles S. 6th Regiment, GA Cavalry  C 

Pollard, Charles S.. Sgt. 6th Cavalry Regiment  C 

Pollard, Charles 60th Regiment Volunteer Infantry  A2 

Pollard, Charles 9th Infantry Regiment  B 

Pollard, Cicero 9th Georgia Infantry Battalion  B 

Pollard, Cicero 9th Infantry Regiment  B 

Pollard, E. F. 2nd Regiment, GA Cavalry (State Guards) C 

Pollard, F. W. 5th Regiment, GA Cavalry  H 

Pollard, Fred 1st BattalionGA Cavalry  

Pollard, Fred  First Cavalry Battalion  Brailsfo 

Pollard, Frederick  5th Cavalry Regiment  H 

Pollard, G. Brooks' Company, GA Light Artillery (Terrell Light Arti 

Pollard, George W. 43rd Regiment Volunteer Infantry  H 

Pollard, George W. 1st Infantry Regiment  

Pollard, George W. 43rd Infantry Regiment.  H 

Pollard, H. C. 23rd Battaliona Infantry  

Pollard, H. C. Dorough's BattalionGA Cavalry  

Pollard, Henry 1st BattalionGA Cavalry  

Pollard, Hiram 1st BattalionGA Cavalry  

Pollard, Hiram First Cavalry Battalion  Brailsfo 

Pollard, Hiram 5th Cavalry Regiment  H 

Pollard, J. G. 23rd Infantry Regiment.  C 

Pollard, J. J. 19th Infantry Regiment.  F 

Pollard, J. K. 57th Infantry Regiment.  A 

Pollard, J. T. 13th Regiment, GA Cavalry  

Pollard, J. W. 1st Infantry Regiment  

Pollard, Jacob 65th Infantry Regiment  D 

Pollard, Jacob 6th Regiment, GA Cavalry  G 

Pollard, James J. 23rd Infantry Regiment. C 

Pollard, James K. 57th Regiment Volunteer Infantry  A 

Pollard, James L. 51st Infantry Regiment.  H 

Pollard, James M. 40th Infantry Regiment.  G 

Pollard, James 13th Regiment, GA Cavalry  F 

Pollard, John L.46th Regiment Volunteer Infantry D 

Pollard, John L. 46th Infantry Regiment.  D 

Pollard, John T. 9th Infantry Regiment  H 

Pollard, John T: 9th Regiment Volunteer Infantry  H 

Pollard, Joseph 35th Regiment Volunteer Infantry K 

Pollard, Joshua J. 39th Infantry Regiment.  C 

Pollard, Lewis D. 1st Confederate Infantry  2NDG 

Pollard, P. G. 23rd Infantry Regiment.  C 

Pollard, Pickens 1st Cavalry Regiment  C 

Pollard, R. A. 63rd Infantry Regiment.  F D 

Pollard, R. A. 1st Infantry Regiment 

Pollard, Richard Arnold 63rd Regiment Volunteer Infantry D 

Pollard, Richard Arnold 63rd Regiment Volunteer Infantry F 

Pollard, Robert 23rd Infantry Regiment. C 

Pollard, S. R. 25th Infantry Regiment. 

Pollard, Samuel 23rd Infantry Regiment.  

Pollard, Seaborn 35th Infantry Regiment.  K 

Pollard, Stephen H. 57th Infantry Regiment.  A 

Pollard, Thomas J. 46th Regiment Volunteer Infantry  C 

Pollard, Thomas J. 2nd Republican Blue's Independent Co. IND 

Pollard, Thomas J. 1st Infantry Regiment  

Pollard, Thomas J. GA 1st Infantry Regiment (Olmstead's) C1 

Pollard, Thomas J. 46th Infantry Regiment.  C 

Pollard, W. E. 7th Infantry Regiment G 

Pollard, W. F. 5th Regiment, GA Cavalry  H 

Pollard, William J.1st Confederate Infantry 1STD 

Pollard, William J.18th BattalionGA Infantry (State Guards) C 

Pollard, William J.36th Regiment Ga Infantry (Villepigue's) D 

Pollard, William P.2nd Infantry Regiment  

Pollard, William 21st BattalionGA Cavalry  D 

Pollard, William 35th Infantry Regiment. K