|Death: ||Mar. 7, 1945|
1910 Census - William J(56) & Martha E(46) Polley are found living on a farm they own located in Benton Township, Monroe County, Indiana. They have been married 28 years and have had 11 children. William is a self-employed farmer. Children living in the home were. John A(25); Elzie A(20) both employed on the family farm; Lue B(15); Edgar M(12); Nora E(8); Jessie H(6); Sigle E(3) and Mamie E(11 months) Polley. Also living in the home was William's brother John M Polley, age 52 employed working on the farm. All household members were born in Indiana.
1920 Census - Reed W(26) & Bedia(24) Brown are found living in a rented home located at 308B Indiana Avenue, Hammond, Indiana. Reed is employed at a grain elevator. Children listed in the home were Leo(5); Agnes(3) and Lloyd A(1) Brown.
1930 Census - Martha E Polley, age 64, is found widowed and living on a farm she owns located in Benton Township, Monroe County, Indiana. Martha is a self-employed farmer. Children living in the home were Elzie(38) widowed and working on the farm; Edgar(32) widowed and working on the farm; Sigle(23) working on the farm and her daughter Bedia Brown who is married and working as a housekeeper. Also living in the home was Bedia's children Leo(14); Agnes(11); Loyd(10) and Donald(9) Brown. Bedia's husband Reed was not listed as living in the home.
1940 Census - Reed(47) & Beda(45) Brown are found living in a rented home located on East Pearl Street, Greenwood, Indiana. Reed is employed as a painter in the building industry and Beda is employed as an inspector in a canning factory. Children living in the home were Donald(20) and Lloyd(22) both employed as laborers in a canning factory.
William J. Polley (1853 - 1927)
Martha Evelyn Long Polley (1865 - 1932)
Reed N. Brown (1893 - 1959)*
Donald R. Brown (1920 - 1999)*
Clara Etta Polley Stephens (1892 - 1973)*
Lue "Bedia" Polley Brown (1895 - 1945)
Edgar M Polley (1897 - 1983)*
Note: Last updated 06/10/2017.
Mount Gilead Cemetery
Created by: TJM
Record added: Feb 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86008534
Added: Jun. 10, 2017