Orlana " Dora Bell" Polly

25 September 1865–March 1938 (Age 72)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Orlana " Dora Bell"

When Orlana " Dora Bell" Polly was born on 25 September 1865, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, her father, Richard Riley Polly, was 26 and her mother, Lettie Ann Webb, was 21. She married Logan Cockral Morgan on 3 November 1883, in Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Big Branch, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died in March 1938, in Cornettsville, Perry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Logan Cockral Morgan
1864–1946
Orlana " Dora Bell" Polly
1865–1938
Marriage: 3 November 1883
Mattie Lee Morgan
1884–1982
Sarah Jane Morgan
George Washington Morgan
1886–1952
William Berly Morgan
1888–1957
Lewis Riley Morgan
1889–1969
Clova Morgan
1891–1980
Anna Morgan
1892–1986
Henry Troy Morgan
1892–1973
Willard Morgan
1896–1971
Lucinda Morgan
1899–1910
Ida Morgan
1901–1910
Tandy Morgan
1902–1930
Cora Morgan
1904–1910
Jessie Morgan
1904–1910
Gertrude Morgan
1904–1992
Myrtle Dean Morgan
1908–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1883
Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Riley Polly

    Male1839–1886Male

    Lettie Ann Webb

    Female1844–1882Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1868

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1868: Perry, Kentucky, United States
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 French and English (of Norman origin): from Old French poli ‘agreeable’, ‘polite’ (literally ‘polished’, past participle of Old French polir), hence a nickname for a courteous or amiable person (perhaps also sometimes given ironically to a boor).2 Altered form of German Polley, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Anhalt and Brandenburg.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Arrena Polley in household of Richard Polley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arlena B Morgan in household of Logan Morgan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Belle Margain in household of Logan Margain, "United States Census, 1900"

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