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Polly JETT

Female - 1841


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  • Name Polly JETT  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence (SETTLED, 1806)  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 1841  [3
    Buried FAMILY FARM  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Polly Jett was from one of the oldest and best families of old Culpeper. She was (and her family for generation had been) large slave-holders, coming from Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Culpeper prior to the Revolutionary War. She was a descendant of James Stark Jett and James Jett, of Westmoreland County, and of Burket or William Jett, of Culpeper. The Jetts were French Huguenots, and the name was originally spelled Jette. [4]
    Person ID I22321  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2011 

    Family 1 Francis JETT,   d. Bef Oct 1803  [5
    Married Culpeper Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mariah JETT,   b. 21 Jan 1797, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1863, Rockford (Lost Creek), Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Sally JETT,   b. CA 1798
     3. Washington JETT,   b. CA 1800
    Family ID F8315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Chapman GRANT,   d. 1857 
    Married 14 Oct 1803  Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary "Polly" GRANT,   b. 14 Dec 1803,   d. 22 May 1879  (Age 75 years)
     2. Minerva Sophia GRANT,   b. 6 Jul 1815,   d. 11 Nov 1884, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Family ID F32751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1251] Genealogical & Personal History of Upper Monongahela Valley WV, Bernard L. Butcher, (1912, reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, MD), p. 1137.

    2. [S1251] Genealogical & Personal History of Upper Monongahela Valley WV, Bernard L. Butcher, (1912, reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, MD), p. 1138.

    3. [S1251] Genealogical & Personal History of Upper Monongahela Valley WV, Bernard L. Butcher, (1912, reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, MD), pp. 1139.

    4. [S1251] Genealogical & Personal History of Upper Monongahela Valley WV, Bernard L. Butcher, (1912, reprinted 1978 by Genealogical Publishing Co, Baltimore, MD), pp. 1138.

    5. [S1684] Jeffrey Wood , (Ancestry World Tree, http://awt.ancestry.com).