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Francis F. Pollard

REV. FRANCIS F. POLLARD was born in Virginia May 1832, one of a large family of children born to the marriage of Uriah W. Pollard and Elizabeth Haley. Both born in Virginia, where the father died. The mother came to Tennessee with our subject in 1856, and died in Giles County November 28, 1881. Our subject's early education was obtained in the common schools. On the 31st of December, 1859, he and Ann E. Wells were united in marriage, and seven children were born to their union: William J., James B. (deceased), John C., Nancy A. E., Emeline, Mary F. and Sarah Helen. Mrs. Pollard was born on the farm where she now lives, August 5, 1831, daughter of Jesse Wells. Mr. Pollard served in the Ninth Alabama Cavalry, under Col. James C. Malone, but after six months service was discharged for disability. He is a Democrat, and is, and has been, an active and efficient minister in the Baptist Church for twelve years. He owns a plantation of 407 acres, on which he raises cotton and the cereals.

From: Goodspeed's History of Giles County