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Mary Ann "Pollie" Strickland Glisson
Birth: Jul. 9, 1833
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: 1905
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA

Mary Ann ("Pollie") Strickland Glisson was born July 9, 1833 in Bulloch County, Georgia. The daughter of Confederate veteran Elijah Strickland and Delilah Futch Strickland, "Pollie" had ten siblings. She married Confederate veteran Joseph Glisson on October 22, 1850 in Chatham County, Georgia, and they had thirteen children: Manie Veranda Glisson McClelland, John Harmon Glisson, Sr., Mary ("Molley") Jane Glisson Burnsed, Hiram M. Glisson, Horace Winton Glisson, Josephine Glisson, Rowan Glisson, Susanna A. Glisson, Matthew Madison Glisson, Florine E. Glisson, Joseph Sidney Glisson, Mary A. Glisson, and Bazzel O. Glisson. She died at about age 72 around 1905 in Bulloch County and is buried in an unmarked grave at Upper Black Creek Cemetery near Ivanhoe (Briar Patch), Bulloch County. She passed away at her son Joseph Glisson's home. Her ancestry was English, German, and--through the Martin and Strickland surnames--Native American (Lumbee). Like her father, Pollie's Native American line goes back to the Coree Indians who lived on the Atlantic coast along the Virginia/North Carolina border. By the late 17th century, the Coree population had declined due to disease and war. During the Tuscarora War, some of the surviving Coree fled south seeking refuge among the Cheraw Indians. Later some surviving Cheraws, remnants of other Indian groups, whites, and African Americans became the basis of the contemporary Lumbee Indians.

Thanks so much to descendent, granddaughter Nevada McClelland Bell, and to John Wise for much of this information. Any errors, however, are mine alone. Please go to the "edit" link on this site with any corrections or additions.
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  Elijah Strickland (1811 - 1879)
  Delilah Futch Strickland (1813 - 1890)
  Joseph Glisson (1832 - 1875)*
  Mary Jane Glisson Burnsed (1851 - 1932)*
  Hiram M. Glisson (1852 - 1924)*
  Horace Winton Glisson (1854 - 1891)*
  John Harmon Glisson (1859 - 1929)*
  Manie Veranda Glisson McClelland (1865 - 1945)*
  Mathew Madison Glisson (1870 - 1946)*
  Joseph Sidney Glisson (1871 - 1926)*
  Mary Ann Strickland Glisson (1833 - 1905)
  David Strickland (1834 - 1901)*
  SaletyAnn "Lety Ann" Strickland Hobbs (1840 - 1903)*
  John Elijah Strickland (1842 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Upper Black Creek Cemetery
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Plot: unmarked grave
Created by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Record added: Sep 16, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5059281
Mary Ann Pollie <i>Strickland</i> Glisson
Added by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Mary Ann Pollie <i>Strickland</i> Glisson
Added by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Mary Ann Pollie <i>Strickland</i> Glisson
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- Missy Zuber
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
Numbers 6:24-2624 "The Lord bless you and keep you;25 the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;26 the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace."
- Gravedigger
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
Where are your children Rowan, Bazzel, Josephine, Susannah, Florine, and Mary buried?
- Sharlotte Donnelly
 Added: Feb. 16, 2014
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