JOHN POLLOCK, born ?c1749/50 in Scotland;
son of _____ POLLOCK born ____ & _____;
died Mar-1819 in Harrison County, OH.
Last Will & Testament
"Family tradition" says John Pollock eloped with
the step-daughter of "Lord Russell" and fled from
Scotland to Northern Ireland. They lived in Northern Ireland
for about 30 years before coming to America in 1800 and
settling in Ohio.
Pollock heraldry, clan badge, and tartan
Married 1769 in Scotland to Sarah ("Sallie") SMITH;
born c1750 in Scotland;
daughter of _____ SMITH & _____;
died 1820 in Harrison County, OH.
Children of John & Sallie:
- Lydia Pollock, born in Northern Ireland; died
- Nancy Pollock, born ____; died in infancy.
- James Pollock, born ____; died c1800 of Yellow
Fever in Philadelphia, PA.
- William Pollock, born ____; drowned in
Skuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA.
- Lydia Pollock, born c1777; married 1795 in
Ireland to Michael DOUGLAS[S]; died in Richland
- Ann ("Nancy") Pollock, born ____;
married in Ireland to Robert ADRAIN;
- Elizabeth ("Betsy") Pollock, born c1787;
married c1810 to Thomas FERGUSON of Pennsylvania;
died 12-Feb-1852 in Mansfield, OH.
- Jane Pollock, born c1786; never married; lived
with nephew John Pollock in Logan County, OH, at time
of 1850 census.
- Samuel Pollock, born Feb-1788 in Comber,
County Down, N. Ireland; married 5-Feb-1818 in
Harrison County, OH, to Fanny WILKIN; died 6-Sep-1876
in Mansfield, OH.
- Clement Russell Pollock, born c1790; married
19-Jun-1817 in Richland County, OH, to Rachel McCLUER
(daughter of "Judge" James McCluer of
Richland County, OH); died 8-Oct-1843 in Rock Creek,
- John Pollock, born 23-Mar-1793; married
Elizabeth "Betsy" WILKIN of PA (daughter of
Matthew Wilkin and Eliza Jane Dugan); died in Logan
Hugh Pollock, born c1794; married c1814 in
Richland County, OH, to Elleanor "Nellie" FERGUSON; died 14-Jun-1822 in OH.
- Robert Pollock, born c1790's; died unmarried
in Illinois; buried in Burton Township, Adams County,
- Pollock family history on the Internet, Jan-2001, at
- Root family notes compiled by Captain Lloyd E. Root, CEC
USN (Ret.), of Bellevue, WA, for Root/Meader/Tuttle
reunion, Sanbornton, NH, 1990;
- Root family GEDCOM information retrieved from the Internet, 1998;
- "Descendants of Thomas Roote" & "Descendants
of Hugh Pollock", MS-Word reports received Jan-2000
from Richard G. Nelson of California;