Polly Daws

Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Polly

Polly Daws was born in 1805, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Benjamin Thornell. She died in her hometown.

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Benjamin Thornell
Polly Daws
Susan Thornell
Henry Thornell
Patsy Thornell
Sally Thornell
Martin V. Thornell

Spouse and Children



    Susan Thornell



    Henry Thornell


    Patsy Thornell


    Sally Thornell


World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 25

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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