|About Polly Halley|
Polly Halley was born on September 15, 1835 somewhere in Alabama and died about 1850 in an unknown place. Actual date of death is unknown. She lived to be about 14 years old.
9/15/1835 - 1850
Her first name may have been Mary. She may have died before 1850, she would have been 14 and she is not listed in the census.
|Census||1/1/1840 ||AL (Barbour County) ||4 yrs old |
| pg. 77 - line 16 - B. Holly - one Male (5 thru 9),
one Male ( 10 thru 14),
one Male ( 40 thru 49),
two females ( Under 5),
one female(10 thru 14),
two females (15 thru 19),
one female(30 thru 39)|
on page 67 - James Holly - one Males - Under 5,
one Males - 5 thru 9,
one Males - 30 thru 39,
one females - Under 5,
two Females - 5 thru 9,
one Female - 20 thru 29.
Note: B.(Bricy) Holly still lives in Barbour County in 1950, so this is NOT Bennett.
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Polly, her family, and friends. For example, Polly is 2 years old when The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||The Second Creek war begins in 1836. In 1837 The Battle of Hobdy's Bridge becomes the last indian battle in AL.
||Alabama reports a total population of 590,756 on the 1940 Federal Census. This includes 335,185 whites, 255,571 blacks, 253,532 slaves, zero Native Americans, and others.
The 1850 Federal Census reveals the
Free black population=2,265;
Cotton production in bales=564,429;
Corn production in bushels=28,754,048;
Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
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