Saturday, November 5, 2011

Mary Deal Torry (1883-1970)

Mary Deal Torry was born December 21, 1883 in Grant County, Louisiana.  She was the daughter of Lycurgus Eugene Torry and Lucy Anna Williamson. She was raised in Grant County, Louisiana.

Mary married Green Matthew Pollard on January 27, 1914 in Grant County, Louisiana.  She was 30 years old and he was 27 years.  Green was born September 12, 1886 in Grant County, Louisiana, the son of Edward William Pollard and Naomi Ann Tyson. 

After their marriage, the couple settled on a farm in Grant County, Louisiana.   Green and Mary had two children listed in the 1920 U.S. Census:
            Stanley J.                  born September 14, 1914
            Donald G.                  born February 28, 1916

Green registered for the draft for World War I on June 5, 1917 in Grant County, Louisiana.  At that time, he was described as of medium height and build, with brown eyes and light balding hair.

Green Matthew Pollard died on March 29, 1965 in Fort Bend, Texas.  He was 78 years old at his death.

Mary Deal Torry Pollard died on November 8, 1970 in Georgetown, Louisiana.  She was 87 years old at her death.

Notes for Mary Daley Torry
Birth & Marriage:, OneWorldTree

Notes for Green Matthew Pollard
Birth, Military, Residence, Occupation & Physical Description in 1918: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
Residence & Occupation in 1920:  Year: 1920; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 2, Grant, Louisiana; Roll: T625_613; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 103.
Death: Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.  Original data: Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.

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