William Thome Pollock

Male28 September 1840–17 March 1916

Brief Life History of William Thome

When William Thome Pollock was born on 28 September 1840, in North Strabane Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Pollock, was 25 and his mother, Abigail Thome, was 31. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Sarah J Barr. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and South Strabane, Amwell Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 17 March 1916, in East Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thome Pollock
Sarah J Barr
Elizabeth "Bess" Abigail Pollock
Abigail Thome Pollock
Margaret M Pollock
James Herron Pollock

Sources (9)

  • Wm Pollock, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • William T Pollock, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William T Pollack, "United States Census, 1900"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (2)

World Events (7)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, probably a British Celtic name derived from pull-, poll- ‘pool’ + a diminutive suffix. The surname has been established in northeast Ulster since the 17th century.

German: ethnic name for someone from Poland.

Americanized form of Jewish Polak .

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

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