Doddridge County Roots

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John Anderson POLAN

Male 1841 - 1931  (89 years)


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  • Name John Anderson POLAN 
    Born 5 Nov 1841  Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1863  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1870, 1880, 1910  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [3, 4
    Residence Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Died 15 Jan 1931  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Notes 
    • Local news item, "West Union Record," Thursday, June 1 1916, in its entirety:
      "Uncle John A. Polan, one of the pioneer citizens of Blandville, was here Thursday. Mr. Polan is nearing his seventy-fifth year, and we are sorry to report that he has been in poor health since last November. He was accompanied by his son, Samuel."
    Person ID I28442  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2019 

    Father Samuel POLAN,   b. 27 Sep 1824,   d. 13 Nov 1892, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Keziah KELLEY,   b. 22 Sep 1818, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1901, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Oct 1840  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Jane DAVIS,   b. 4 Apr 1844, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1926, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [8
    Married 15 Apr 1863  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Samuel Lewis POLAN,   b. Mar 1864,   d. 12 Oct 1945, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     2. Jemima P. POLAN,   b. 22 Mar 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1948, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Manville Orlando POLAN,   b. 5 Jun 1869, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1960, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Martin V. POLAN,   b. 28 Mar 1872,   d. 10 Oct 1894  (Age 22 years)
     5. Elfie S. POLAN,   b. 20 Jan 1877,   d. 17 Aug 1901  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F10781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    28442_JohnAndersonPOLAN_EmilyJaneDAVIS_MiddleIsland7thDayBaptCem_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg
    28442_JohnAndersonPOLAN_EmilyJaneDAVIS_MiddleIsland7thDayBaptCem_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg
    Emily Jane Davis, John Anderson Polan
    Emily Jane Davis, John Anderson Polan

  • Sources 
    1. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S2082] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    4. [S1588] Death record of wife.

    5. [S1577] Obituary of sister.

    6. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    7. [S2544] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. II, Donald Edward Ramage (1934-2016), (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    8. [S1604] Death record of son.

    9. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as John A. Poland [sic], 21, b. Lewis Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Samuel & Keziah; and Emily Jane Davis, 19, b. Harrison Co, res. Doddridge Co, dau of Nathan G. & Mary A. M. Married Apr 15 1863.