Ostine Polly

Male5 February 1916–12 April 1999

Brief Life History of Ostine

When Ostine Polly was born on 5 February 1916, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Arney Polly, was 25 and his mother, Maxie Roberts, was 21. He married Helen Abigale Birdsong on 15 November 1937, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Civil District 3, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 8, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 12 April 1999, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Ostine Polly
Helen Abigale Birdsong
Marriage: 15 November 1937
Norman Wayne Polly
George Larkin Polly
Terry Blake Polly

Sources (9)

  • Osteen Polly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Osteen Polly, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Ostine Polly, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1937Giles, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 15

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 


    Age 25

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Pooley .

    German: variant of Polley .

    French: variant of Poli 4.

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

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