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"Polly Ann" Mary Paulina Jackson

(14 Feb 1854-11 Apr 1936), wife of Carlo Brock, daughter of:

Larkin Jackson & Elizabeth Burkhart

Carlo and Polly married 5 Sep 1872 on Sandy River, Magoffin Co., KY, as "Carlow Brock and Polley Jackson, at home of Larkin Jackson, daughter of Elizabeth Jackson," by Wallis Baley, Co. Clerk, M.B.C., witnessed by Larkin Jackson and Elijah Napper

After Carlo's accidental death when a well he was digging in Wayne Co., KY, caved in on him 1881-82, his widow Polly Ann (aka Mary Paulina) remarried 29 Jul 1882 in Wayne Co., WV to Robert R. Acres (Akers)

They had 3 children (her #6, 7, 8):

6. Jacob Akers, b. Apr 1883, WV

7. Nannie Akers, b. Jul 1884, WV

8. Lillie "Lil" Akers, b. Feb 1888, WV

Mr. Acres (b. in OH) died by 1890, leaving Polly now with 8 children. She md. (3rd) Johnny? Ratliff in 1890 and bore 3 more children:

9. Grace Ratliff, b. Jan 1891, WV

10. Myrtle Ratliff, b. Jan 1895, WV

11. Curtis Ratliff. b. Oct 1897, WV

Mr. Akers apparently died before the 1900 Butler Dist., Wayne Co. census was taken on 14 Jun, for Polly Akers was enumerated as head of household #172-174 as:

 Polly Ratliff head b. Feb 1855, age 45, married 10 years, children born to this mother 13, living 10, b. KY, father b. VA, mother b. KY; she was a farmer, mos. not employed 12, owned farm free of mortgage, could read and write;

and children (all single) b. WV, father b. KY, mother b. KY:

Elizabeth b. Brock daughter Aug 1879 age 20, could read and write;

Peyton Brock son b. Mar 1881 age 19, teamster, mos. not employed 4, could not read or write;

Jacob Akers son b. Apr 1883 age 17, farm labor, mos. not employed 6, could not read or write;

Nannie Akers daughter b. Jul 1884 age 15, at school, could read and write;

Lillie Akers daughter b. Feb 1881 age 12, at school, could read but not write;

Gracie Ratliff daughter b. Jan 1891 age 9, could read, not write

Myrtie Ratliff daughter b. Jan 1895 age 5; and

Curtis Ratliff son b. Oct 1897 age 3.

Two doors away was Polly's son Millard b. Dec 1873 (26) and family on a mortgaged farm:

hh 170-172 as Millard Brock head b. Dec 1873 age 26 married 3 years b. KY, father and mother b. KY, mos. not employed 2, farmer, cannot read or write, owned mortgaged farm;

Dicey Brock wife b. Mar 1881 age 19 married 3 years, children born to this mother 2 living 2, b. KY, father and mother b. KY, can read and write;

Bertha daughter b. Jan 1898 age 2 b. KY-KY-KY;

Roy E.* son b. May 1900 age 1 mo. b. WV-KY-KY.

Relationship of Elisha A. Jackson to Polly Ann or Larkin Jackson unknown

Parents of Polly Ann Jackson

Larkin Jackson (b. abt 1832 in KY) was the son of Garrett Jackson, Jr., b. 1803 in Russell Co., VA, and Nancy Stapleton Salyer b. 1807 Molls Creek, Russell Co., VA, d. 1854 Johnson Co., KY.

Garrett Jackson, Jr., was son of Garrett Jackson, Sr., b. 1785 Russell Co., VA, and wife Nancy Salyer b. 1784 VA, d. aft 1850 prob. Clay Co., KY.

Larkin md. Elizabeth "Betsy" Burkhart (b. ca 1832 in KY) ca 1853, prob. in Magoffin Co., KY.

On 12 Aug 1870, they were enumerated in Pct. 1, Magoffin Co., KY in hh 14-14 as Larkin Jackson 38 farmer $500-$439 KY, wife and all children b. KY: Elizabeth 38, Polly 15, Mahala C. 14, John F. 7, Jacob 6, Susanna 5, Martha 4, Allen 2; nearby were John Jackson 48, Elisha Jackson 28, Robert Jackson 23 (probable sons of John) (pp. 332-333).

Betsy Burkhart was the daughter of Solomon Burkhart, Sr., b. ca 1791 in Rowan Co., NC, and Mary Noe, believed to be Native American, but Mary's parents were John Calvin Noe and Elizabeth Patrick.

Solomon Burkhart Sr's father George Burkhart (b. 9 Feb 1742 Bedford Co., PA, d. 17 Mar 1836 Harlan Co., KY) served in the militia, Revolutionary war, on the Allegheny River, Bedford Co., PA. He was enumerated in the 1790 Rowan Co., NC Census. In 1820, 1830, and 1840 Solomon was enumerated in Harlan Co., KY censuses.

On 12 Aug 1850, Solomon was enumerated in Harlan Co. in hh 245-245 as:

Solomon Buckhart 59 blacksmith $150 b. VA, Mary Buckhart 53 and children all b. KY: Jefferson 14, James 11, Elizabeth 2; lived nextdoor to Solomon Brock 34 family, Anthony Sailor 45 family, Aron Willow 27 family (p. 27)

Polly's Pedigree:

Page Updated 29 Oct 2007