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Mrs. Mary A.(SERATT) POOR 1848-1938, age 89yrs


Seventh Generation!
Mrs. Mary A.(SERATT) POOR (a.k.a. "Polly") [SFA-ID #1.3.3.08.10]
(1/4 D.I.B. Degree of Indian Blood) Not Proven!
(1st s/o John,15 & 2nd Wife Nancy (LANE)) SERAT)
(1Gs/o TYRE SARRETT and Wife Sus-An-Ah (MILLER) SERAT. Not Proven!
(2Gs/o Allen,2 & Delilah (Unknown) SARRETT) Not Proven!
(3Gs/o Samuel,2 & Elizabeth (Unknown) SARRATT)
(4Gs/o Samuel,1 & Anna (Unknown) SARRATT)
(5Gs/o Joseph,1 & Katherine (Unknown) SARRAT) The American Progenitor
b. 11 Jul 1848, nr Frisco, Crawford Co., AR.
d. 17 Jun 1938, a89y nr Winslow, Washington Co., AR.
Buried: Freedom Cemetery, Chester, Crawford Co., AR.
At a21y she married on 16 Feb 1869, Van Buren or Cove Creek Crawford Co., AR. to
29 year old Nelson POOR; [SFS-FG 124]
(1st s/o John Henry POOR & Mother: Jacquitna SMITH)
b. 28 Mar 1840, Pulaski Co., KY.
d. 27 Nov 1930, a90y nr Winslow, Washington Co., AR.
Buried: Freedom Cemetery, Chester, Crawford Co., AR.
They had at least Six Children born to this Union:
   1 1st. Dau: MARTHA E., *1871-        m. Mr. GIBSON
   2 2nd. Dau: MARY L.,   *1872-1899 a27y m. c1885 1st Sam RUSH,
                                          m. *1898 2nd Aaron HART
   3 1st. Son: JAMES N.,  *1875-1958 a93y m. c1900 1st Sally WEST,
                                          m. *1925 2nd Rosie E. TOON,
   4 3rd. Dau: ANNA M.,   *1877-1969 a91y m. *1901 Ed. J. SMITH,
   5 2nd. Son: JOSEPH S., *1880-1958 a77y 
   6 4th. Dau: IDA E.,    *1884-1975 a90y m. *1906 Henry SMITH

At a01y can be found with parents in the 1850 Census  Washington Co., AR.
At a12y can be found with parents in the 1860 Census  Crawford Co., AR.

In 1907 they lived in Gentry, Benton Co., AR; 

Polly ANN (SERAT) POOR, age 59, on 20 Apr. 1907 filed Application 
#22231, with the Court of Claims, regarding May 18, 1905, and May 
28, 1906, decree in favor of the Eastern Cherokee for monies due 
descendants of Indian relocation to the Western Indian Territory. 
Which was Rejected, on 31 March 1908 and 23 Apr. 1908, Polly (SERAT) 
POOR sent a letters to GUION MILLER, Special Commissioner Indian 
Affairs. U.S. Court of Claims still rejected application as per reasons: 
"It does not appear that any ancestor was enrolled as an immigrant 
Cherokee of 1835-6 and 1846. Applicant states that her grandparents 
were Old Settlers and that her mother and Grandfather were White 
shows no connection with the Eastern Cherokees."


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These records are part of the "Genealogy Computer Package" *** PC-PROFILE *** Volume - III. SARRATT/SARRETT/SURRATT Family© Compiled and self Published in Jun. 25, 1983 by Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. with the assistance of my late mother M. Lucille (WILSON) SARRETT. (1917-1987)

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Text - Copyright © 1996-2001 Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.
Created: Dec. 01, 1996; Jun. 10, 2001