Nickname "Polly" and evidence of first marriage found on GenConnect. The Bradshaw research did not have the daughter Caroline Foard who married Hezekiah Turner, but listed three sons: Robert W. Foard, Osborne Foard, and Dr. J. F. Foard.
William Haden was Bondsman for Polly's marriage to John Ellis, 14 Nov 1809, Rowan. George Dunn, Witness. [probably William, son of Joseph & Margaret Maxwell]
Second marriage to John Foard: Bond date is 12 Jul 1817. Ezra Allemon was Bondsman, Nanny Roberts, Witness.
Aug. 10, 1829. Reg. Jan. 14, 1830. Deed of Trust. John Ellis is indebted to Alexander Shemwell and Jane Stokes with William Stokes as their security along with land on the Yadkin River adj. James Ellis and two negroes named Ben, one aged about 50 and the other about 14 years. The wife of John Ellis joins him in this trust. (Note: He married Polly Bradshaw, 14 Nov. 1809 with Wm. Haden as the bondsman.) Wit: Obh. M. Smith.)
Mary "Polly" BRADSHAW and John FOARD were married on 12 July 1817 in Rowan County, North Carolina.115,125,161 John FOARD, son of Wyatt FOARD and Elizabeth "Betsy" PEARSON, was born in 1790.115 He died in 1866 at the age of 76.115
Mary "Polly" BRADSHAW and John FOARD had the following children:
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