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Peter Ballard "Pete" Poland
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Birth: Aug., 1850
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1934
Tom Green County
Texas, USA

Texas Death Certificate list Peter Ballard Poland death date 12 August 1934 San Angelo,Tom Green County,TX birth date 2 August 1850 Georgia gender male race white widowed retired farmer age 84 years 10 days father W.W. Poland mother no record (Elizabeth Chestnut) certificate #38804.
(Informant) T.L. McGilvray San Angelo,TX
Burial: August 13,1934 Mereta Cemetery Mereta,TX
Undertaker Robert Massie Co.

Obituary
August 14, 1934
San Angelo Standard Times
P. B. Poland
Graveside funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Mereta for Peter Ballard Poland, 84, pioneer of Texas, who died at the home, 607 North Elm Street, Sunday night. Mr. Poland had been in ill health for several years.

He came to Texas 80 years ago and had resided here for 20 years.

Survivors include a son, C. T. Poland, Conroe, and five daughters, Mrs. J. H. Bartholomew, and Mrs. Sam Bush, both of Franklin, Mrs. Horace Jenkins, Goose Creek, Miss Elizabeth Poland, San Antonio, and Mrs. T. L. McGilvary, San Angelo.

Massie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The June 21, 1870 Census Boggy Precinct Danville Post Office Montgomery County,TX list Peter Pouland age 21 farmer value of real estate 75 value of personal estate 1500 wife Harriet (Pilgreen) Pouland age 19 keeping house and daughter Florence age 10 months living in household #21.

The June 15, 1880 Census District #144 Robertson County,TX list P.B. Poland age 29 farmer wife H.J. (Pilgreen) Poland age 29 keeping house daughters L.L. (Leona) age 6, M.J. (Mary Jane) age 4 and A.E. (Amanda) age 2 living in household #231.

The June 12, 1900 Census Justice Precinct #5 Robertson County,TX list Peter B. Poland age 49 wife Harriet J. (Pilgreen) Poland age 49 daughters Minnie B. age 19, Jillie J. age 13 at school, May age 7 sons James A. age 16 farm laborer, Charley age 12 at school, Walter L. age 9 living in household #194.

The April 21, 1910 Census Justice Precinct #4 Tom Green County,TX list Peter B. Poulan age 59 wife Harriett J. (Pilgreen) Poulan age 56 daughter Maude age 17 living in household #49.

The January 29, 1920 Census Justice Precinct #6 Robertson County,TX list Sam J. Bush age 43 farmer general farm wife Minnie (Poland) Bush age 38 father-in-law Pete Poland age 69 and mother-in-law Harrietta (Pilgreen) Poland living in household #169 on Franklin Road, own home.

The April 8, 1930 Census Precinct #1 Tom Green County,TX list P.B. Poland father age 79 retired living in household #212 with son-in-law and daughter T.L. & Mary (Poland) McGilvrey. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Wyatt Poulan (1812 - 1895)
  Keziah Elizabeth Chestnutt Poulan (1819 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Jane Pilgreen Poland (1850 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Florence O. Poland (1869 - 1873)*
  John W. Poland (1871 - 1880)*
  Leona L. Poland Bartholomew (1873 - 1947)*
  Mary Jane Poland McGilvray (1876 - 1976)*
  Amanda Elizabeth Poulan Poland (1878 - 1959)*
  Minnie Mable Poland Bush (1881 - 1969)*
  James Arthur Poland (1883 - 1901)*
  Jettie Jewel Poland (1885 - 1902)*
  Charles Thomas Poland (1887 - 1964)*
  Walter L. Poland (1889 - 1907)*
  Maude Poland Jenkins (1892 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Ella Poulan Parker (1834 - 1918)*
  Sarah Jane Poland Ricks (1839 - ____)*
  Mary Elizabeth Poulan Ricks (1842 - 1935)*
  William Wyatt Poulan (1849 - 1881)*
  Peter Ballard Poland (1850 - 1934)
  Kesiah Louvenia Poulan Dooley (1853 - 1938)*
  Eliza Poulan Sumner (1857 - 1947)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
My Father
 
Burial:
Mereta Cemetery
Mereta
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Originally Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
Record added: Aug 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41051099
Peter Ballard Pete Poland
Added by: Frank Berthold
 
 
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- Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
 Added: May. 9, 2010
 
 
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