Jane Pollard

about 1777–20 July 1842 (Age 65)
United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Pollard was born about 1777, in United States, her father, Captain Thomas Henry Pollard, was 36 and her mother, Rachel Anderson, was 36. She married Henry Smith on 29 May 1806, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 July 1842, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Henry Smith
1780–1823
Jane Pollard
1777–1842
Marriage: 29 May 1806
Peggy H Smith
1807–
Joseph B. Smith
1810–
Henry Plummer Smith
1819–1889
Sarah Elizabeth Smith
1824–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1806Shelby, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 4
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 6
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 23
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English:perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded Middle English pollard, a derivative of the Middle English verb poll ‘to clip’ or the noun poll ‘the head’. It may have denoted someone with a close‐cropped head or a big head.from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Pollard, a pet form of Paul (Old French Pol). The surname has been established in both England and Ireland since the 13th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Paul

    Sources (12)

    • Jane Pollard, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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