Veda L Pollard

Female9 April 1910–10 December 1932

Brief Life History of Veda L

When Veda L Pollard was born on 9 April 1910, in Texas, United States, her father, Melvin Pollard, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ellen Holley, was 22. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 December 1932, in Texas, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Old Hall Cemetery, Lewisville, Denton, Texas, United States.

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Walter L. Crawford
Veda L Pollard

Sources (5)

  • Veda L Crawford in household of Walter L Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Veda Crawford, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Vida L Pollard in household of Melvin Pollard, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


Age 7

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning


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.

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