|THE POLSLEY FAMILY STORY:||This is NOT an concentrated study of the POLSLEY Family, we are only displaying this family as it relates to the POLSLEY Family of Page Co., IA. In the absence of absolute proof, circumstantial evidence, both legally and genealogically, has been allowed in the following conclusions and will be conceded when any other such proof of an opposite is provide which also is logical and reasonable and not opposed by any other evidence, that John H. POLSLEY, (1793-1879 age 85yrs) is the 2nd Son of Jacob & Margaret (Haymond) POLSLEY of Fairmont, Marion Co., now West Virginia. By Paul R. Sarrett, June 25th, 1989 ...email@example.com|
Jacob POLSLEY; |
(s/o Peter BALTZLI b: Abt 1725 in c. Bollingen near Bern, Switz
(and Elizabeth GESSLER b: Abt 1728 in Langnau, Bern, Switz.
b. 10 May 1763, in Burkes Co., PA;
d. 17 May 1823, age 59yrs, Fairmont, Marion Co., VA/WV.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me) [See Cemetery]
At the age of 28, he married on 31 May 1791, in Harrison Co., VA. to
22 year old Miss Margaret HAYMOND;
(d/o William HAYMOND, <---ARW Soldier & Mother: Cassandra CLEELAND)
b. 06 Sep 1769, Location Unknown (to me)
d. 27 Jan 1830, age 60yrs,
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me) [See Cemetery]
|They had at least 9 Children Born to this Union: (3 Sons & 6 Dau's)[REF:#003]||Rank||Click on Name for more Info.||b. - d.||Married||Ch.||1. 1st Son:||William POLSLEY,||*1792-1793 a01y||bd Location Unknown (to me)!||2. 2nd Son:||John Haymond POLSLEY,||*1793-1879 a85y||m. *1815 VA. 1st Mary COLLINS,||16Ch.||"||"||"||m. *1842 IN. 2nd Phebe JONES,||9Ch.||3. 1st Dau:||Elizabeth POLSLEY,||*1795-1875 a80yrs||m. *1818 VA. Wm. NEWBROUGH,||7Ch.||4. 2nd Dau:||Rowena POLSLEY,||*1798-1845 a47yrs||m. *1816 VA. Robert GRAHAM,||8Ch.||5. 3rd Dau:||Maria POLSLEY,||*1800-1829 a29yrs||m. c1820 VA. Samuel BILLINGS,||3Ch.||6. 3rd Son:||Daniel Haymond POLSLEY,||*1803-1877 a74yrs||m. *1827 VA. Eliza. V. BROWN,||13Ch.||7. 4th Dau:||Cassandra POLSLEY,||*1806-1808 a 2yrs||Not in 1820 Census!||8. 5th Dau:||Amanda POLSLEY,||*1810-1876 a66yrs||m. *1825 VA. John HUGHS,||Ch.||9. 6th Dau:||Paulina Olice POLSLEY,||*1813-1852 39yrs||m. c1838 VA. Mr. HALL,||Ch.|
|56 Known Gandchildren|
Chronological Order of Events|
Jacob POLSLEY, ARW Soldier!
|Item||Date||Age||Description (Click on Underline for Source)||Living in Co.||Born||1763||home of Parents in||Berks Co., PA.||ARW||1780||17yrs||joind PA. Militia, ARW Lt. & Major Palatine||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Census||1790||27yrs||Single, No Census availble for Virginia!||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Moved||1791||28yrs||prior to his marriage, to Clarksburg||Harrison Co., VA/WV.||Married||1791||28yrs||Miss Margaret HAYMOND, age 22yrs in Clarksburg||Harrison Co., VA/WV.||Moved||1792||29yrs||prior to 1st son's birth in Fairmont||Marion Co., VA/WV.||Moved||1793||30yrs||prior to 2nd son's birth, & remaing 7 Ch. Palatine||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Census||1800||37yrs||with wife & Ch. No Census available Palatine||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Census||1810||47yrs||with wife & 7 Ch. Palatine||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Doc.||1813||50yrs||"sell of Conveyances" Ailson CLARK, dec'd||Harrison Co., VA/WV.||Census||1820||57yrs||with wife & 5 Ch. Palatine (Eastern Div.)||Monongalia Co., VA/WV.||Moved||1823||59yrs||prior to death, back to Fairmont||Marion Co., VA/WV.||Death||1823||59yrs||bd Cemetery Unknown (to me) Fairmont||Marion Co., VA/WV.|
|Berks Co., PA. was created in 1752 from the larger Bucks, Lancaster & Philadelpha Co.'s. The County Seat is Reading, PA. 19601. It is located in the Lower Eastern part of the State. Bounded by Schuylkill & Lehigh Co.'s on the North; Montgomery & Chester on the East; Lancaster Co. on the Southwest; Lebanon Co. on the Southwest; (First Census 1790, County Clerk has b. & d. from 1894, m. rec from 1885, Pro rec from 1752; Prothonotary Office has Div., Civil Court; Recorder of Deeds has Land Records.) 1895 Berks Co., Map!|
American Revolution War 1775-1783|
Jacob POLSLEY, age 17yrs (a.k.a. Jacob Baltzli) of Monongalia Co., Virginia, enlisted in the Pennsylvania Militia August 1, 1780, serving 7 months.
He later enlisted in the York County militia and was subsequently appointed to the office of Lieutenant, and later to Major of militia. [REF:#004]
||ID#||Member||Descendent of:||057030||Miss Luella Anderson, born Lawrence Co., OH.||Lt./Capt. Oliver Brown (1753-1846)||073637||Mrs. May Manley Hall Morfit, b. Marion Co., OH.||Haymond, Cornelison, Polsley, Drake, Shinn.||084349||Mrs. Nellie (Haymond) Frame, b. Fairmont, WV.||Maj. William Haymond||084691||Miss Julia C. Polsley, b. Graham, WV.||Polsley, Haymond, Brown||095368||Mrs. E. Margaret (Polsley) Crow, b. Graham, WV.||Polsley, Haymond, Brown||102012||Mrs. Gwendolyn (Polsley) Webe, b. Point Pleasant, WV.||Polsey, Townsend, Brown, Haymond||147192||Mrs. Eleanor (Blackford) Watson, b. Pakersburg, WV.||Maj. William Haymond||150432||Mrs. Gladys E. Flamson, b. Henrietta, TX.||Maj. William Haymond||161770||Mrs. Maude (Polsley) Smith, born Page Co., IA.||Maj. William Haymond|
|REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE RECORD OF JACOB POLSLEY per [REF:#007]||
We who are Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution have written
his War record on our applications beneath the words's. "Ancestor's Service"|
a. Jacob POLSLEY. Supplement list of Pennsylvania soldier's in the War of the Revolution. List of Soldiers, Militia, Flying Camp and Rangers who were applicants for Staff Annuities giving residence at the time of Assembly; BOLTZLEY, Jacoh -- Monongalia Co., Virginia, enlisted in Pennsylvania Militia Aug. l, 1780, serving seven months.
b. POLSLEY, Jacob: Private. Received Depreciation Pay as a Soldier in the York Co. Militia.
c. Revolutionary Ancestor was married in Harrison Co., Va. May 31, 1791
d. POLSEY's Mills was in Monongalia Co. Virginia —- afterwards Palatine Harrison Co. Now it is part of Fairmont, Marion Co.. WV.
e. References: Pennsylvania Archives
2nd Series, Vol. XV, p. 764.
3rd Series, Vol. XXI, p. 352.
5th Series, Vol. IV, p. 462.
D.A.R. Nation No. 73637. Says:
("Young as he was, Jacob was subsequently appointed to the office of Lieutenant, and later Major, of Militia," said his granddaughter, Julia POLSLEY.)
Source: "GENEALOGY of the Baltzly-Balsley-Polsley Family - 1939" by: Katherine Alice (Polsley) Bryan, Page 140
|Harrison Co., VA/WV. was created in 1784 from the larger Monongalia County. The County Seat is Clarksburg WV. 26301. It is located in the Eastern part of the State. Bounded by: Doddridge, Wetzel Co.'s on the North; Marion Co. on the East; Upshur, Barbour, & Taylor Co.'s on the South; with Lewis Co. on the West. (West Virginia, came into existence in 1863 as a direct result of the Civil War. All records prior to 1863 are in Virginia; First Census 1810; County Clerk has b., m., d., from 1784; pro. records from 1784 & Land records from 1786) 1895 Harrison Co., Map!|
Marriage Mr. POLSLEY & Miss HAYMOND
Mr. Jacob POLSLEY, age 28yrs son of Peter & Elizabeth (Gessler) POLSLEY and
Miss Margaret HAYMOND, age 22yrs Daughter of William, Sr. & Cassandra (Clelland) HAYMOND Parents were married in Harrison Co., VA/WV on 31 May 1791. [REF:#003]
[Nd M-Bk., Pg. rec, No Source given in [REF:#003]
[My Source REF: "History of Harrison County" by Henry Haymond, 1910...prs]
|Alison CLARK, dec'd|| Dec 16, 1813, Harrison Co., VA.|
Administrators of the estate of Alison Clark, deceased, ask for a law appointing trustees or commissioners to make sale of conveyances according to articles of agreement between Clark, Jacob Polsley, age 50yrs & William Haymond.
Includes articles of agreement.
[Source: State Archives: Reel 83, Box 110, Folder 51]
Monongalia Co., VA/WV.
was created in 1776
from the District of West Augusta Co.
The County Seat is Morgantown WV. 26505.
It is located in the Eastern part of the State. Bounded by:
Wetzel Co. on the North;
Greene Co., Virginia on the East;
Preston Co. on the South;
with Marion Co. on the West.|
(West Virginia, came into existence in 1863 as a direct result of the Civil War. All records prior to 1863 are in Virginia; First Census 1810; County Clerk has b., & d., from 1853; pro. & Land records from 1790 & Surveyor's records from 1781) 1895 Monongalia Co., Map!
Marion Co., VA/WV.
was created in 1842
from the larger
The County Seat is Fairmont WV. 26554.
It is located in the Eastern part of the State. Bounded by:
Wetzel Co.'s on the North;
Monongalia Co. on the East;
Taylor Co. on the South;
with Harrison Co. on the West.|
(West Virginia, came into existence in 1863 as a direct result of the Civil War. All records prior to 1863 are in Virginia; First Census 1850; County Clerk has b., & d., from 1854; pro., m. & Land records from 1842) 1895 Marion Co., Map!
Jacob POLSLEY, age 59yrs
b. May 17, 1763
d. May 07, 1823
(Need Headstone Photo)
b. Sep 06, 1769
d. Jan 27, 1830
Third Generation! Children of Jacob & Margaret (HAYMOND) POLSLEY - ARW Soldier)1. William POLSLEY, (1st s/o Jacob & Margaret (HAYMOND) POLSLEY - ARW Soldier) [REF#4.] b. 14 Aug 1792, in Fairmont, Marion Co., Virginia (Present-day WV) d. 20 Dec 1792, age 1yr, in Palestine/Palatine, Monongalia Co. Virginia (Present-day WV) Cause of Death: "Bold Hives" [REF:#007, Pg140] Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me) 2. John Haymond POLSLEY, (2nd s/o Jacob & Margaret (HAYMOND) POLSLEY - ARW Soldier) [REF#4.] b. 29 Aug 1793, in Palestine/Palatine, Monongalia Co. Virginia (Present-day WV) d. 06 Jul 1879, age 86yrs, Clarinda, Page Co., IA. [REF:#007, Pg140] Buried: "Old Polsley Cemetery", Page Co., IA. [REF:#007, Pg140] Their is No "Old Polsley Cemetery in Page Co., IA. [REF:#001] No record of his death or burial place in Page Co., Iowa., No record of him in the Polsley Cemetery, Page Co., IA., Section 10, Lincoln Twp., No record of him in the Polsley Cemetery, Trustee Records. No Record of him in the Jul 1973, Polsley Cemetery Survey of Headstones. No Record of him in the Sep 1985, Polsley Cemetery Survey of Headstones. He was married twice, first age 22yrs on 17 Jan. 1815, Present-day WV. to the 19 year old Miss Mary COLLINS; (d/o M/M COLLINS Parents) b. 07 Mar. 1796, Location Unknown (to me); d. before 1842, age 46, in New Castle, Henry Co., OH; Buried Cemetery Location Unknown (to me) They had 16 Children born to this 1st. Union: At the age 48yrs, on 10 Mar. 1842, at New Castle, Henry County, IN. he married a second time to 26 years his junior, the 22 year old Miss PHEBE/PHEBA/PHOEBE JONES; (d/o M/M JONES Parents of VA.) b. 13 Aug 1820, in Virginia; [REF#4.] d. 05 Dec. 1889, at the age of 69yrs, 2mth & 22 days, No record found Buried in in Page Co., IA.; They lived in Lincoln Twp., Page County, Iowa. They had 9 Children born to this 2nd Union:
See Biographical Profile: John H. POLSLEY
|Source and Reference:||[REF:#001]||Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.||
Friends of Page Co., Iowa Family Profiles©
(Researcher, Compiler, Family Historian)
Undergraduate Student of Bibliography, Page County Histories
1876 History of Page Co., IA. by Elijah MILLER
1880 History of Page Co., IA. by W.L. KERSHAW.
1890 Biographical History of Page Co., IA. by IA. Historical Company.
1909 History of Page Co., IA., Vol. I & II by W.L. KERSHAW.
Some of these Bur. & Obit were taken from Pat O'Dell's site in Taylor Co. Newspapers index. She has done a tremendous job of "Indexing" Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Obituaries, from the various local newspapers in this area. Also giving the source of the Newspaper arcticle, where you can order a copy. This site is located at URL:
The Polsley Family.
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POLSLEY Family, Page Co., IA.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:56:28 PM
"GENEALOGY of the Baltzly-Balsley-Polsley Family"
With other Variations of the Name and Also
A Sketch of Major William HAYMOND
by Katherine Alice (Polsley) Bryan,
(Kate's D.A.R. National No. 252387)
Original Published from the University of Wisconsin - Madison 1939
Published by F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1939
Published by Quintin Publications, 1939
ISBN 1582117195, 9781582117195; 380pp.
|[REF:#008]||Harold "Eldon" Smith||
Son of Esther B. POLSLEY & Ernest SMITH
Grandson of Hadley J. & Augusta J. (Hayner) POLSLEY
Sun, January 17, 2010 8:41:01 AM
Sent us Photo: Clem child 2.JPG (251KB)
Tue, January 19, 2010 8:04:26PM
Sent us 14 Photos:
ScannedImage-1.jpg (65KB) Augusta and Hadley Polsley
ScannedImage-2.jpg (81KB) Hadley Polsley, Coin, Iowa
ScannedImage-3.jpg (89KB) Birthday party for Carroll Polsley
ScannedImage-4.jpg (68KB) Sisters, Maude and Esther Polsley (Smith)
ScannedImage-5.jpg (64KB) Grace (Polsley) Adams
ScannedImage-6.jpg (58KB) The Smith Twins
ScannedImage-7.jpg (84KB) Eliza & Grace (Polsley) ADAMS
ScannedImage-8.jpg (64KB) A montage
ScannedImage-9.jpg (49KB) Augusta Hayner and ?
ScannedImage-10.jpg (70KB) Group photo
ScannedImage-11.jpg (67KB) Augusta Hayner
ScannedImage-12.jpg (35KB) Group: Ray and Elmer Polsley and several others
ScannedImage-13.jpg (22KB) Will and Lottie Polsley
ScannedImage-14.jpg (37KB) Ernest and sons.jpg
|[REF:#009]||James D. Polsley||
Son of: John Hayner POLSLEY & Mother: Letha BROWN
Grandson of: Hadley Johnson POLSLEY & Augusta Jane HAYNER
1st E-Mail: Monday, July 12, 2010 at: 11:28 AM
Polsley Family History
|These records are part of the "Genealogy Computer Package" *** PC-PROFILE *** Volume - II. DUNCAN & Related Families© Compiled and self Published in Oct. 14, 1993 by Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. with the assistance of my late mother Mrs. M. Lucille (WILSON) SARRETT. (1917-1987, age age 70yrs) & My Grandmother: Mrs. Vera B. (DUNCAN) WILSON (1896-1988, age 92yrs) The "Work-Books" were compiled by listing the various families, born, married, died, and a history of that family branch. In 1996 I started "Up-Loading" this material on the now called Friends of Page Co., site...prs|
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