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Charles Manning Polley
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1851
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1889
Stonyford
Colusa County
California, USA

Mr. C.M. Polly, formerly of this county, died at his home, Little Stony Cal., Dec. 1. Mr. Polly was an Adair county boy. It was here he grew to manhood and formed the attachments of boyhood friendships that last through life. He was a excellent student, upright in character, honorable in every act, and greatly beloved by his many friends. He was a graduate of the Kirksville Normal, taking his honors in the class of 1878. After graduating he took charge of a school in California. Close confinement to his duties brought on consumption, and in the unequal struggle death came out the victor, and a manly man passed out of sight to be remembered with kindliest feelings and tenderest sympathies by many friends.

Weekly Graphic
Kirksville, Missouri
December 13, 1889
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From the obituary of his father, Judge Charles Benjamin Polley, a portion of the paragraph states the following: Charles M., who was a graduate of the Kirksville Normal School, engaged in teaching in California, died in that state in 1889. The newspaper article also supports his residency in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri

Submitted by Treva Poe
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Benjamin Polley (1819 - 1900)
  Ann Henderson Williams Polley (1819 - 1894)
 
 Siblings:
  Egbert Augustus Polley (1842 - 1903)*
  Albertine Augusta Polley Linder (1844 - 1900)*
  Adolphus Benjamin Polly (1846 - 1864)*
  Charles Manning Polley (1851 - 1889)
  William S Polley (1858 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 38 years, 9 ms, 17 ds.
 
Burial:
Stonyford Cemetery
Stonyford
Colusa County
California, USA
 
Created by: A Canon
Record added: Feb 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33882406
Charles Manning Polley
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