May I throw more fuel to the fire? I am searching for the family and ancestorss of Mary "Polly" Yow, born abt. 1782, NC. Married in 1829 Old Burke County, NC (around the area of present day Lenoir, NC) to Frederick M. Gryder Jr. and died in TN. She and Frederick had the following children; John, William, George, Robert, Miranda, Sydney, Hosea, Sarah, Cynthia, Oma and George William Gryder. I am looking for Mary Polly's Ancestors. Any help would be appreciated.