Biographies


Thomas Pollard, Revolutionary War Pension Application, File R17132, Virginia Half Pay. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files 1800-1900. National Archives Microfilm Publications, Microcopy M804, Roll 1946.


Thomas Pollard of the Virginia State Line. Act 5 July 1832. Filed by T L & A
Tho Smith.

Virginia
Lancaster County
Court Feby 16th 1846
Ordered that it be certified that it is proven to the satisfaction of the Court that That (sic) Thomas Pollard who was an officer in the war of the Revolution died intestate about the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety six leaving the following children, Clarissa, Betsy and Sally Pollard - That Clarissa intermarried with John Hall and died leaving the following children Addison Hall, Fanny B. Hall and Felicia T. Hall. The said Addison Hall and Felicia T., (who intermarried with Thomas S. Dunaway) are still living - The said Felicia T. is now the widow of said Thomas S. Dunaway - Fanny B. Hall intermarried with Ralph Edmond and died leaving the following children, Ralph A. Edmond and Fanny B. Edmond. The said Fanny has intermarried with Warner Eubank - Betsy Pollard intermarried first with Angus Alexander and secondly with Samuel L. Straughan all of To whom are now dead leaving children to wit: Robert Alexander by her first husband marriage and Samuel L. Straughan Alice Straughan who intermarried with Cyrus Haynie,
Martha W. Straughan who intermarried with Samuel Emanuel, the said Martha is
dead leaving one child to wit Martha S - Elizabeth Straughan who intermarried with James Lowe. The said James has since died - Jane Straughan who intermarried with Patrick Jones - Mary Straughan who intermarried with William Glasscock who died leaving one child William Luther Glasscock now an infant - Sally Pollard intermarried with John Kirk both of whom are still
living -
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Thos Pollard [illegible] A Todd

Know all men by these presents that we Robert Alexander, Cyrus Haynie in right of his wife who was Alice T. Straughan & as Gdn of Wm. L Glasscock, Eliz. W. Lowe, P. H. Jones in right of his wife who was Jane L. Straughan & Saml. L Straughan of the County of Northumberland and State of Virginia heirs of Thomas Pollard late of Lancaster County and said State deceased have made constituted and appointed and do hereby make constitute and appoint T. L. and A. Thos Smith of the City of Washington our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names and stead and for our use to appear in any of the Department of the Government of the United States and prosecute our claim to the amount of half pay due and unpaid in right of the Services of the aforesaid Thomas Pollard (who was a Captain in the Virginia State Line in the War of the Revolution) under the act of Congress passed 5th July 1832 and to take all legal and proper measures for the recovery of the Said Claim and receipts or other Sufficient discharge for us and in our names to make give and deliver and to do all other acts and things necessary to be done for the recovery and receipts of the said claim and the amount due thereon giving and granting unto our said attorneys our full and entire power and authority in the premises hereby ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever our Said attorneys share lawfully do in the premises by virtue hereof In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and Seals this 26th day of December 1845.

Robt Alexander [Seal]
Cyrus Haynie [Seal]
Elizabeth W Lowe [Seal]
P. H. Jones [Seal]
Saml L. Straughan [Seal]

State of Virginia
Northumberland County Va

Personally appeared before me the Subscribing a Justice of the Peace in and for said County Robert Alexander, Cyrus Haynie, Elizabeth W. Lowe, P. H. Jones, and Saml. L. Straughan ------- Signers and sealers to the following power of attorneys and acknowledged the same to be their voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein named. Signed sealed and acknowledged before me this 26th day of Decr 1845

Wm Harding J. P.

State of Virginia
Northumberland County
to wit
I M. B. Cralle Clerk of the Court for said county do hereby certify that Wm Harding Gent whose name is appended to the foregoing certificate of acknowledgement was at the time of signing the same, and still is a Justice of the peace in and for the said county, duly commissioned and qualified In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said county the 12th day of Jany. 1846

M. B. Cralle
clerk Northd. County Court

Know all men by these presents that we John Kirk & Sally Kirk of the County of Woodford and State of Kentucky heirs of Thomas Pollard late of the County of Lancaster and State of Virginia deceased have made constituted and appointed and do hereby make constitute and appoint T L and A. Thomas Smith of the City of Washington our true and lawful attorneys for us and in our names and stead and for our use to appear in any of the Departments of the Government of the United States and prosecute our claim to the amount of half pay due and unpaid in right of the Services of the aforesaid Thomas Pollard (who was a Captain in the Virginia State Line in the war of the Revolution) under the act of Congress passed 5th July 1832 and to take all legal and proper measures for the recovery of the said claim and receipts or other Sufficient discharge for us and in our names to make give and deliver and to do all other acts and things necessary to be done for the receiving and receipts of the said claim and the amount due thereon giving and granting unto our Said attorneys our full and entire power and authority in
the premises hereby ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever our said attorneys Shall lawfully do in the premises by Virtue hereof. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this thiriteth day of December 1845

John Kirk [Seal]
Salley Kirk [Seal]

State of Kentucky
Woodford County
Vs
Personally appeared before me the Subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for said County John Kirk and Sally Kirk Signers and sealers to the foregoing power of attorney and acknowledged the same to be their voluntary act and deed for the purposes therrein named signed sealed and acknowledged before me this 30th day of December 1845

Hiram Wilhoit J. P.

Commonwealth of Kentucky Woodford County set I Herman Bowmar Jr Clerk of the
County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that Hiram Wilhoit Esquire whose name is subscribed to the foregoing certificate is and was at the date thereof a Justice of the Peace duly Commissioned and qualified as such according to law and the signature purporting to he his is genuine -
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto
subscribed my name and caused the seal
of my said office to be hereunto affixed at
Verscailes [Versailles] this 5th day of
January 1846 & in the 54th year of the
Commonwealth
Herman Bowmar Jr cuece

Messrs. T L & A Thomas Smith will pay over to Addison Hall of ^Virginia^ whatever sum of money may be due us and receive by them under our Power of attorney to prosecute a claim for half pay in behalf of Thomas Pollard heirs & the receipt of the said Addison Hall shall be a full discharge for the same -
John Kirk
Salley Kirk

State of Kentucky Woodford County
Set
I Samuel M. Wallace presiding Justice of the County Court in and for the County aforesaid do hereby certify that Herman Bowman Jr whose name is annexed to the foregoing certificate is clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid duly appointed and qualified as such and that his certificate and attestation are in due form of law. Given under my hand and seal this 5th day of January 1846
Samuel M. Wallace P. J. P. [Seal]


Submitted by Sue Wright
Transcribed by Sue Wright. Copyright 1997.

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