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Jay Willet POLLEY

Jay Willet POLLEY[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1865 - 1951  (85 years)

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  • Name Jay Willet POLLEY  [7, 8, 9
    Born 19 Oct 1865  Haldimand, Northumberland West, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1888  [9, 11
    To Washington State USA 
    • 1889 in 1900 & 1910 census
      1888 in 1920 & 1930 census
    Occupation 1 Apr 1892  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Fireman 
    Residence 1 Apr 1892  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 15 Jun 1892  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    414 East 26th Street 
    Naturalization 1894  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 9 Jun 1896  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Engineer 
    Residence 9 Jun 1896  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    414 South 28th Street 
    Occupation 4 Jul 1902  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Fireman 
    Occupation 1910  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Carpenter 
    Residence 1916  Athabasca, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    66, 22, 4, Athabasca, Edmonton East, 14 
    Occupation 1930  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Millwright @ Lumber Mill - Wheeler-Osgood Company 
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    7221 South Oakes Street 
    • "Same place" as 1940 census
    1940 US Census Jay W Polley.jpg
    1940 US Census Jay W Polley.jpg
    Residence 16 Apr 1940  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    7221 South Oakes Street 
    1940 US Census Jay W Polley.jpg
    1940 US Census Jay W Polley.jpg
    Residence 1943  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    7221 South Oakes Street 
    Burial 1951  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Tacoma Cemetery
    Occupation Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Volunteer Fireman 
    • One of Tacoma's first volunteer fireman - He joined the department when it was first organized and served for 17 years at Station No. 4
    Religion Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Member of St. Paul Methodist 
    Residence 1888-1951  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    _UID CBFC5110BB07465898BA3F64C73340BE75CE 
    Buried 1951  Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Tacoma Cemetery
      Tacoma
      Pierce County
      Washington, USA
      Plot: Section 1
    Tacoma Polley Grave.jpg
    Tacoma Polley Grave.jpg
    Died 27 Sep 1951  Brookdale, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Person ID I4748  Ryeland Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2017 

    Father James Henry POLLEY,   b. 1839, Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Charlotte M SAXON,   b. 1843, Darling, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1910, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1860  Haldimand, Northumberland West, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Family ID F1528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elva Amy PORTER,   b. 16 Dec 1873, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1943, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1891  Whatcom County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    • 9 Years of marriage according to 1900 census
      18 in 1910 census
    Children 
    +1. Leslie Willet POLLEY,   b. 15 Jun 1892, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1957, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Malvin POLLEY,   b. 9 Jun 1896, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1897, Fairhaven, Whatcom, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Eldon L POLLEY,   b. 4 Jul 1902, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1986, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Vernon Jerome POLLEY,   b. 1909, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1927, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F3867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1865 - Haldimand, Northumberland West, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1891 - Whatcom County, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fireman - 1 Apr 1892 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1892 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 414 East 26th Street - 15 Jun 1892 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1894 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 9 Jun 1896 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 414 South 28th Street - 9 Jun 1896 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fireman - 4 Jul 1902 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1910 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 66, 22, 4, Athabasca, Edmonton East, 14 - 1916 - Athabasca, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Millwright @ Lumber Mill - Wheeler-Osgood Company - 1930 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7221 South Oakes Street - 1 Apr 1935 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7221 South Oakes Street - 16 Apr 1940 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7221 South Oakes Street - 1943 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1951 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Volunteer Fireman - - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Member of St. Paul Methodist - - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1888-1951 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1951 - Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1951 - Brookdale, Pierce, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 3 Great Grandchildren born between 1943-1951 surname should be POLLEY

      One Grandson & three great grandchildren at time of death - Must be Leslie Jr and his kids who at this point are unknown.

      Owned NE 1/4 L1 C7 Haldimand from April 1885 for a short time

      I followed Jay W and Elva A from 1929 until they both had died. Jay was a millwright all the time as you already know and Elva was an embrioderer at 3689 6th Ave. During this time, they lived at 5 different addresses in Tacoma.
      3620 6th Ave
      3829 6th Ave
      4609 East F St
      7221 S Oakes
      5431 Thompson Ave
      [17]

  • Sources 
    1. [S164] 1910 United States Federal Census.

    2. [S19] 1920 United States Federal Census.

    3. [S44] 1930 United States Federal Census.

    4. [S332] Illene Annette FLEMING, Illene Annette FLEMING.

    5. [S106] Ancestry.ca Ontario Birth Records.

    6. [S797] 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

    7. [S603] 1871 Canadian Census.

    8. [S588] 1881 Canadian Census.

    9. [S209] 1900 United States Federal Census, (1 June 1900).

    10. [S839] Washington Death Index, 1940-1996, Ancestry.com.

    11. [S840] Tacoma News Tribune Obituaries.

    12. [S836] Washington State and Territorial Censuses, 1857-1892.

    13. [S841] Washington Births, 1891-1907 - Ancestry.com.

    14. [S572] 1940 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T627 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S608] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com).

    16. [S199] James Polley & Charlotte Saxon Marriage from the Haldimand Co. Book, LDS Family History Center Kitchener, Ontario.

    17. [S792] Oak Heights Neighbours 1800-1950, Allan N. Birney, (Mika Publishing Company, Belleville Ontario URL: http://www.ourroots.ca).


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