Descendants of Joshua Pollard - Generation No. 1
1.Joshua2 Pollard(Frederick1) was born Abt. 1750 in Virginia, and died 23 Dec 1817 in Darlington Dist., SC.He married Mary Fort, daughter of Elias Fort and Lucy Adkinson.Note:He did not marry Mary Wright.
Notes for Joshua Pollard:
This Joshua Pollard has been approved by the DAR.He was a patriot for SC
A Memorial for lnd in Craven Co., SC, certified Oct.30,1771
In Stub Entered to Indents issued in Payment of Claims Against South Carolina growing out of the Revolution, edited by A.S. Salley, Jr., page 345.No. 605 Lib, N, Issued 18 April 1785 to Mr. Joshua Pollard for forty-four pounds 11/11 sterling 3475 "beef for use of the Continentals in 1781 and 1782 as account audited. Principal Sterling 44.11.11 interest Sterling 3.2.5.
Joshua Pollard witnessed the will of Thomas Lenoir, Parish of St. Mary's, Edgecombe Co., N.C. 14 May 1765 along with James Atkinson who is possibly related to Joshua's wife.He moved to S.C. after this date. Note: Her mother was an Atkinson.
According to Horace Fraser Ridisill, an authority on Darlington Co.,SC Joshua Pollard andElias Fort lived in the Auburn Community shortly after therevolution.Auburn being about seven miles southwest of Society Hill.
Will of Joshua Pollard:
In the Name of God, Amen.I Joshua Pollard of the State of South Carolina, Darlington District, Planter, being in health of body and of sound mind, memory, and understanding, praises be God for the same, do make this my last will and testament in manner following:I give and bequeath to my son John Pollard two hundred acres of land mor less that I have laid out an save for him one horse bridle and saddle, one feather bed and furniture, eight headof cattle, ten head of hogs for him and his heirs forever.
Item 1:I give unto my son Abner Pollard two hundred acres of land mor less that I haveLaid out for him, one horse, bridle and saddle, one bed and furniture, two cows and calves, three sows and pigs.to him and his heirs forever.I Give unto my daughter Mary Morell seven shillings to her and her Heirs forever -
Item:I give unto my daughter SalahGoodson seven shillings to her and her heirs forever.I Give unto my daughter Sarah Harrell seven shilling for her and her Heirs forever -I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Garner seven shillings to her and her heirs forever.I give unto my daughter Virtus Pollardone cow and calf and two year old heiffer, one bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.I give unto my daughter Else Pollard one cow and yearling, one bed and furniture t her and her heirs forever.I give unto my daughter Rispay Pollard one cow and calf, one bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.I give unto my son Leroy Pollard one horse, bridle and saddle, two cows and clves, one bed and furniture, two sows and pigs, one hundred acres of land next to the Great Bay beginning with the upper corn of my Sovay (?), to him and his heirs forever- Likewise, I lend him the upper part of my plantation, where I have stakedfor him as long as he has a mind to cultivate it and no longer, then to return to my son Albert Pollard.I give unto my son Albert Pollard one hors bridle and saddle on cow and calf, two sows and pigs, one bed and furniture, and the remainder of my plantation and ll and singular the rest of my lands after the death of my wife to him and his heirs forever........All the rest, residue and remainder of my money, goods, chattles, and estate nd effects of what nature or kind whatsoever not herein before given and dispersed of - after payments of my just debts, funeral expense and the expenseof proving this my will, I give and bequeath unto my said wife Mary Pollard in and during her lifetime and after the death of my wife it is my will and pleasure to take the remainder of my estate and equally divide between my son Albert and my daughter Rispay, and if my son Albert should die leaving no children, it is my will to take his legacy and give to my daughter Rispay.And Ido nominate, constitiute, and appoint John Pollard and Albert Fort executors of this my last will and testamen t, n witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eight day of August in the year of our Lord 1808S/S Joshua Pollard
Witnessed:Nicholas Powers, Elias Norwood, DavidWilliams.Recorded 23 Dec. 1817 by Geo. Bruce Ordy DDRecorded in Will Book 5, Page 202
A Memorial for land in Craven County, SC is certified 30 Oct 1771.
In Stub Entired to Indents issued in Payment of Claims Against South Carolina Growing out of the Revolution, edited by A.S. Salley, Jr. is the following entry on page 345:No. 605 Lib NIssued 18 April 1785 to Mr. Joshua Pollard for Forty four pounds 11/11 Sterling; 3475 tw Beef for the use of the Continentals in 1781 and 1782 as account audited, Principal £44..11..11Interest £3..2..5
Thomas Goodson died Darlington District of South Carolina in 1840; probably the Thomas Goodson who married Sarah Jenkins 24 Oct 1782.(Marriages of Evan Pugh, a Baptist minister in the Pee Dee section of S.C.Photostatic copies of the original in the Manuscript Division, South Carolina Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia)
27. Sarah Jenkins?
50. Elias Fort born about 1738 in NC, probably Edgecombe County ; married twice; it is said that Lucy Adkinson was the name of one of his wives; died 1780 Darlington, which was then Craven Co., SC.He and his family arrived in South Carolina about 1764. His will names a daughter, Mary Pollard.
George Fort, born 1695/1710, VA, probably Isle of Wight County; died Edgecombe Co., NC 1761
George Fort, Edgecombe County, NC
July 1761.Dec. Ct., 1761.Wife & Extx:Mary, use of plantation whereon I live, reversion to son Jacob, use of 2 negroes, reversion to sons Joseph & Jacob, give 1 slave.Son & Exr:Elias, cow and calf; Son:Jacob, plantation whereon I live, still to be shared with my son Joseph; Daus:Mary Bunn, Elizabeth Davis, Martha Barnes, cow and calf each; Dau: Orfee Barnes, cow and calf, also 150 A land lying in Dobbs & Johnston Co.Son:Joseph, tract land surveyed by Joseph Lane, also 100 A I had of my brother, Elias Foort; Dau:Priscilla, land surveyed by Chas. Young lying in Dobbs & Johnston Co; Gr son:Jacob, son of John Foort, dec'd part of tract of land on Hacher's Swamp taken up by Benjaim Bunn, also 3 cows and calves and mare.Exr:Benjamin Bunn.Wit:Wm Haywood, Elias Foort, George Linch.
George Fort born 1668/1675, Surry Co., VA; died 1719 Chowan Co., NC; married 3 Mar 1695 Surry County, VA to Elizabeth Accabe Duckwood (spelling?)
The original will of George Fort is located in the North Carolina State Archives at Raleigh.
Abstract:Written May 15, 1719; ProvedOctober 2, 1719.Sons:Elias, George, Beniamin, John, Samuell.Daughters:Phelis Fibath, Elizabeth Fort, Catherine Fort, Ales Fort.Wife:Elisabeth Fort.Executor:Elias Fort.Witnessess:William Boon, Niccolis Boon.Clerk of the Court:R. Ricks.
Elias (#400) receives from his father a 400 acre plantation beginning at the mouth of Suscahanah branch in round hill Swamp in the Isle of Wight County in Virginia
Elias Forte born 1630/1646 ; died 1678 married Phillis Champion/Campion
Isle of Wight County, VA, Book 2, p. 46
Elias FoRTe dying intestate administration requested by his relict, Phillis, March 10, 1678; recorded April 9, 1679; Security Mr. Thomas Moore, Mr. John Newman
Children of Joshua Pollard and Mary Fort are:
i. John David3 Pollard, born 1782 in Darlington, S.C.; died 1819 in Darlington Dist., S.C..He married Elizabeth Goodson; born 1785; died Bef. 1840.
John was alive whenhis father wrotehis will.Cheraw District became Darlington in 1785.Lineage is proven by his father's will.
Elizabeth died before the administration of her father's estate in 1840.
ii. Joshua Jr. Pollard.
Notes for Joshua Jr. Pollard:
Letter written by Joshua Pollard, Jr. and his brother Wright Pollard, brothers f William Pollard:The State of Texas Washington County, Dec. 29th 1856 "Dear Brother and Sister and Family we take our pen in hand to inform you that we are enjoying good health. I received your today dated Dec. 9th 1856which giv e sorrow to hear of your bad health but I hope that your health will be retored again soon.You stated that your health was so bad that ou could not attend to my bizness.I wish you to get sum person to attend to it asI am overseeing and hate to quit now to go so far to attend it. We both wrote to you about three weeks ago and stated what I wanted you to do and I will state again I wish you to collect all my money as soon as you can and send it to me.I have got money from brother and loaned it out at 20 percent in advance and he wants his money by the middle of Jan. if he can get it.I want two thousand for him.We are now both together and received your letter.Get checks on New Orleans or New York.I'd rather you would get checks on New Orleans if you can.Get checks on New Orleans by any means and send them as soon as you can.I want you to write to me as soo as you get this.The mail is about to start at us come o a close.We all joinin sending our love to you all!Joshua Pollard, W. T. Pollard"
iii. Wright Pollard.
iv. Abner Pollard.
v. Salah Pollard.She married Mr.Goodson.
vi. Sarah Pollard.She married Harrel
vii.Elizabeth Pollard. She married Garner viii. Mary Pollard.She married Morrell.
ix. Virtus Pollard.
x. Else Pollard.
xi. Rispy Pollard.
xii. Leroy Pollard.
xiii. Albert Pollard.