Polly Drummonds

11 January 1785–before 1842 (Age 56)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Polly

When Polly Drummonds was born on 11 January 1785, in Maryland, United States, her father, Burrell Drummond, was 35 and her mother, Naomi Selby, was 19. She married Alexander Roberts on 26 February 1807, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Worcester, Maryland, United States in 1790. She died before 1842, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Roberts
1780–1848
Polly Drummonds
1785–1842
Marriage: 26 February 1807
William Drummond Roberts
1808–1886
Burrel H Roberts
1810–1881
James P Roberts
1812–1890
Rebecca M Roberts
1817–1905
Elizabeth S Roberts
1818–1901
Matilda Jane Roberts
1820–1904
James Roberts
1822–1880
Nancy Roberts
1825–1877
William M Roberts
1826–1896
Mary “Polly” Fossit Roberts
1829–1882
Catherine Roberts
1831–1850
Benjamin Roberts
1838–
Simpson Roberts
1839–
Susan Roberts
1842–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1807
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1750–1791Male

    Naomi Selby

    Female1766–1870Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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

Variant of Scottish Drummond .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Burrell Drummond, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Elindor Pool Gunn in entry for Alxander Roberts, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Polly Drummonds, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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