POLLY RUYLE ARNOLD



Polly Ruyle Arnold of Macoupin Co. (Possum Trot), wife of John Record Arnold, dau. of Moses Ruyle and Elizabeth Kaiser. She was born in 1815, and died in 1896. A family story says that her husband John was deaf and mute, and after dusk, when Polly needed to call him in from the fields for supper, she would climb a tree in their front yard with a lantern and wave it from the tree.


Submitted by Juli Claussen


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