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Mary Richardson "Polly" Davis Willson
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1802
Goshen
Lincoln County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1862
Tyler County
Texas, USA

Polly Davis was probably born in Goshen, Lincoln Co., GA where her father farmed and had a store. She was the oldest of the 11 children born to Samuel S. and Nancy Hughes Davis. On Jan 31, 1819, she married Dr. Stephen Pelham Willson in Goshen. They were the parents of 6 children. The oldest, Hiram Abiff, was born in Georgia in 1821. The 2nd, Caroline Amanda, was born in 1823, place unknown. She died before 1830. By 1825, the family was in AR with her siblings and her mother. Her father died Feb 27, 1823, possibly in GA.
According to the "Willson Story" by Matt Willson, Polly was described by Lucinda Barnes, wife of Sam H. Barnes, as "being small but the most beautiful woman she ever saw."

The daughter who is not linked below is Emily Caroline Willson, wife of Henry West. They are both buried in Magnolia Cemetery in Woodville, Tyler co. TX. (bio by: Brenda Perkins) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Stephen Pelham Willson (1789 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Hiram Abiff Willson (1822 - 1876)*
  Julia Ann Wilson Payne (1826 - 1900)*
  Lydia Almira Willson Smith (1827 - 1913)*
  Emily Caroline Willson West (1830 - 1898)*
  Samuel Andrew Willson (1835 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sulphur Spring - Willson Cemetery
Chester
Tyler County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SnL Roots
Record added: Jul 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11296845
Mary Richardson Polly <i>Davis</i> Willson
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Mary Richardson Polly <i>Davis</i> Willson
Added by: Brenda Perkins
 
Mary Richardson Polly <i>Davis</i> Willson
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- AR
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
For my 3rd great Mamaw Willson.
- Joe Allport
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013
In memory of my 2nd cousin five times removed
- BeNotForgot
 Added: Sep. 25, 2013
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