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Jake Pollard
Birth: 1830
Death: 1862
Walling
White County
Tennessee, USA






ONLY GOD KNOWS WHY.

My Dearest 2nd Great Grandfather.

Dear Father Of Lucy Scurlock
(The Second Picture).
Grandfather Of: Almeadia, Mary Jane,
Twins Easter And Emit And Flora.
(The Third Picture)

Jake Was An African American Slave, Owned By Edward V Pollard In Walling,Tennessee.

He Was Murderd By Bushwackers Who Were Union Soldiers Durning The Civil War ABT 1862.
The 1860 Slave Census States He Was ABT 35 Years Old When He Was Killed.
Jake Would Not Or Could Not Tell Them Where The Pollard Family Kept There Money.

He Was Buried By The Pollard Family In The Woods Next To The Pollard Cemetery.
ABT 200 Feet From The Cemetery.
ABT 50 Feet From Where He Was Murdered.
Just A Rock And A Fence Post
(That He Put Up Himself)
To Mark His Grave.
Jake's Story Is Still Well Known In
White County,Tennessee.

It Took Four Years To Find Grandpa Jake.
Much Thanks To A Wonderful Man Named Herod McPeak From Walling Tennessee It Never Would Have Happend If We Would Have Never Met.

I Was So Happy When We Found Him.
Standing There At His Grave, I Started Crying.
Than I Became So Angry And Sad.
I Will Never Understand How Anyone Could Be So Mean And Hateful To Another.
It Breaks My Heart To Think About His Pain.
I Just Hate So Much Leaving Him There In The Woods.
My Husband And I Visit Him Every Memorial Weekend.

If I Could Go Back And Meet Someone From
Our Past...It Would Be You Grandpa Jake :-)

God Bless You Sweet Angel.



 
 
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 Children:
  Lucy Scurlock (1858 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pollard Cemetery
Walling
White County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 10, 2004
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