John Polly

Male 1650 - Abt 1711  (60 years)


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  • Name John Polly  [1
    Born 16 Dec 1650  Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1711 
    Person ID I7543  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2020 

    Father George Polly,   b. 1625, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1683, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Winn,   b. 1628, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1695, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 May 1649  Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Edwards,   b. 25 Mar 1659, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1715  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 16 May 1681  Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Polley,   b. 25 Jun 1683,   d. Sep 1719, Stonington, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [natural]
     2. John Polley,   b. 21 May 1686  [natural]
     3. Matthew Polley,   b. Mar 1689  [natural]
     4. Abigail Polley,   b. 29 Apr 1692, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Thomas Polley,   b. 10 Oct 1696, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1775, Hebron, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     6. Sarah Polley,   b. 12 Oct 1702, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)  [natural]
     7. Daniel Polly,   b. 1704, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - Served in King Phillips War 1675-76

      - John Polley, born Dec. 16, 1650, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, died about 1711. John Polly and his wife Mary with their family removed to Colchester, Connecticut some time late in the spring or early summer of 1704 and settled in the parish of New Salem, now the town of Salem, New London Co., CT. This move is discussed at length in a series of exchanges in the Boston Evening Transcript Genealogy column in 1927, case # 5249.

      - Impressed into service in King Philip's War in November or December of 1675 by Captain Daniel Davenport. Was garrisoned at Chelmsford. He married Mary Edwards 16 May 1681, in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The marriage is recorded in New England Marriages Prior to 1700.

      - North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, shows John Polly, b. Dec. 16, 1650, at Woburn, married Mary Bosworth, daughter of Johnathan Bosworth, son of Edward., and had children John, May 12, 1686; Matthew, March, 1689 who married Hannah; Lucy, May 15, 1722 or 24, married Ebenezer Smith

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Como-recore.FTW.