SGT John Brown Pollard, Sr

SGT John Brown Pollard, Sr

Birth
Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 17 May 1930 (aged 89)
Ferguson, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 51413004 · View Source
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The son of Moses Pollard and Abigail Brown of Vermont, John served in the Civil War.

He enlisted on 02 May 1861 and was mustered in a week later as a private with Company B of the 1st Vermont Infantry. He was mustered out after three months service on 15 Aug 1861.

John reenlisted for a three-year stint on 12 Sep 1861 and was mustered in on 18 Oct 1861 as a private with Company I of the 2nd Vermont Infantry.

John was promoted to corporal on 26 Jan 1863. He was wounded in combat on 03 May 1863, but recovered and returned to duty. He was promoted to sergeant on 04 Aug 1864. He was mustered out on 18 Oct 1864.

John married Elizabeth "Nancy" Titus about 1871. They were the parents of 8 children.

John was a justice of the peace and worked as a realtor in St. Louis County, Missouri. He was a member of a fraternal organization known as the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR).

At the time of his death due to a cerebral hemorrhage, John was 89 years, 6 months and 5 days old. He was buried on 20 May 1930 and was survived by his wife. Nancy passed away in 1932.

Children: 4 daughters, 2 sons, 2 unknown.

Father of:
Anna Grace Pollard Pohlman
Ruth Pollard
Alice I. Pollard Pohlman
Louis C. Pollard
Bertha E. Pollard Lowe
John B. Pollard, Jr.


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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 20 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51413004
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT John Brown Pollard, Sr (12 Nov 1840–17 May 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51413004, citing Fee Fee Cemetery, Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .