John Pollock
c1750, Scotland

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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:

  1. Lydia Pollock, born in Northern Ireland; died in infancy.
  2. Nancy Pollock, born ____; died in infancy.
  3. James Pollock, born ____; died c1800 of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, PA.
  4. William Pollock, born ____; drowned in Skuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA.
  5. Lydia Pollock, born c1777; married 1795 in Ireland to Michael DOUGLAS[S]; died in Richland County, OH.
  6. Ann ("Nancy") Pollock, born ____; married in Ireland to Robert ADRAIN;
  7. Elizabeth ("Betsy") Pollock, born c1787; married c1810 to Thomas FERGUSON of Pennsylvania; died 12-Feb-1852 in Mansfield, OH.
  8. Jane Pollock, born c1786; never married; lived with nephew John Pollock in Logan County, OH, at time of 1850 census.
  9. 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.
  10. 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, MO.
  11. John Pollock, born 23-Mar-1793; married Elizabeth "Betsy" WILKIN of PA (daughter of Matthew Wilkin and Eliza Jane Dugan); died in Logan County, OH.
  12. RedBall Hugh Pollock, born c1794; married c1814 in Richland County, OH, to Elleanor "Nellie" FERGUSON; died 14-Jun-1822 in OH.
  13. Robert Pollock, born c1790's; died unmarried in Illinois; buried in Burton Township, Adams County, IL.

Sources:

  • Pollock family history on the Internet, Jan-2001, at http://www.cjnetworks.com/~wrs
  • 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;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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