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Polley

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Title

Polley

Subject

Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County

Date

September 27, 1815

Contributor

Dan Smith

Relation

Husband Davy, EnslavedPerson:18001
Samuel, EnslavedPerson:18003
Beck, EnslavedPerson:18004
George, EnslavedPerson:18005
Somerset, EnslavedPerson:18006
Fanny, EnslavedPerson:18007
Caty, EnslavedPerson:18008

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:18002

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

Unknown

Birthplace

Unknown

Death Date

Unknown

Occupation

Enslaved Person

Biographical Text

Polley was recorded in the will of Thomas Allen dated September 27, 1815. Polley and her husband, Davy, were willed to Thomas Allen's widow, Abegail Allen.

Bibliography

Amelia C. Gilreath, Shenandoah County Virginia: Abstracts of Wills 1772-1850. (self-pub., 1980), 4.

Additional Information

Enslaved by Thomas Allen.
In 1775, Thomas Allen enslaved five people: three men and two women. 1783, he enslaved five people. Thomas Allen enslaved eleven people in 1820: four men and seven women.
Will proven September 9, 1822; Will Book M, p. 88

Citation

“Polley,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed June 30, 2022, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14427.

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