Sophia M. Pollard

8 November 1865–10 November 1868 (Age 3)
Lincoln Township, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sophia M.

When Sophia M. Pollard was born on 8 November 1865, in Lincoln, Missouri, United States, her father, John Tyler Pollard, was 21 and her mother, Maria Louisa Dudley, was 19. She died on 10 November 1868, in her hometown, at the age of 3, and was buried in Highland Prairie, Lincoln, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Tyler Pollard
1844–1915
Maria Louisa Dudley
1846–
Sophia M. Pollard
1865–1868
Tony B. Pollard
1868–1940
Elizabeth D Pollard
1869–1940
Leona Bell Pollard
1872–1952
Robert Pollard
1875–
Mary M. Pollard
1877–1878
Garrie Pollard
1881–
Willie L. Pollard
1883–
Willette L Pollard
1887–

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World Events (4)

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 3

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a person with a large or unusually shaped head, from Middle English poll ‘head’ (Middle Low German polle ‘(top of the) head’) + the pejorative suffix -ard. The term pollard in the sense denoting an animal that has had its horns lopped is not recorded before the 16th century, and as applied to a tree the word is not recorded until the 17th century; so both these senses are almost certainly too late to have contributed to the surname. 2. pejorative derivative of the personal name Paul . The surname has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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  • Sophia M. Pollard, "Find A Grave Index"

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