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Birth: Sep. 14, 1854
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan., 1916
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Our great great great aunt. Mary was the daughter of Irish immigrants Samuel Dornon & Ann Steele Dornon. She was raised in New Alexandria, Westmoreland County, PA. Her family was active in the New Alexandria Reformed Presbyterian Church.
She married Robert Forsythe Pollock in 1883. They had two daughters, Margaret & Sarah. Their son Samuel R Pollock, died young and is buried at Gilgal Cemetery in Indiana County, PA
She was widowed by 1892, when her husband died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been called upon to appear before a session of the church he was a member of (Oakland Covenanter Church in Marchand, PA.), due to a statement he made regarding church elections, scheduled for Jan 20, 1892. He was apparently unable to face this action, killing himself the day before the session.
For a brief time Mary and her daughters resided in Iowa with her brother Alexander M.M. Dornon, also widowed, and his children at the time.

Family links: 
  Samuel Burnett Dornon (1820 - 1905)
  ANN STEELE DORNON (1822 - 1860)
  Robert F Pollock (1856 - 1892)
  Margaret Jane POLLOCK (1885 - 1967)*
  Sara Mary POLLOCK (1890 - 1986)*
  Rachel Ann Knox DORNON REYNOLDS (1845 - 1918)*
  Mary Priscilla DORNON POLLOCK (1854 - 1916)
  Alexander Milligan McCloud Dornon (1858 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
New Alexandria Union Cemetery
New Alexandria
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Dornon / Pollock Lot
Created by: Susan Makky
Record added: Jan 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17678365
Mary Priscilla <i>DORNON</i> POLLOCK
Added by: John Matviya
Mary Priscilla <i>DORNON</i> POLLOCK
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Added by: John Matviya
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Today I've learned of several of the hard times you must've had.
- Susan Makky
 Added: Feb. 26, 2012

- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Apr. 19, 2007
Happy Valentine's Day, Aunt Mary
- Susan Makky
 Added: Feb. 11, 2007
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