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Biographical Sketch for
Robert Pollock Family

                     +--Christiana-------------+  +--Elizabeth
                     |                         +--+--Julia
                     |  Stephen E. Payne-------+  +--Joseph
                     |
                     |
Robert Pollock----+  |  Christianna K. Adams---+
                  |  |                         |  +--Florence Adelade
                  +--+                         +--+--Robert A.
                  |  |                         |  +--Clara E.
Elizabeth Kennedy-+  +--John K.----------------+
                     |                         |
                     |                         +--+--John Elmer
                     |                         |  +--Inez May
                     |  Helen A. Watson--------+
                     |
                     |
                     +--Ann A.--------------+  +--Mary E.
                     |                      |  +--Edward D.
                     |                      +--+--Bertha Anna
                     |                      |  +--Jennie H.
                     |  Riley Coudry--------+  +--Robert P.
                     |                         +--Sarah H.
                     |                         +--Emma A.
                     |                         +--Henry R.
                     |                         +--Lillian
                     |
                     |
                     +--Sarah June
                     |
                     |
                     +--James R.------------+
                     |                      |  +--Robert Mason
                     |                      +--+--Bertha Sarah
                     |                      |  +--Henry William
                     |  Isabel Mason--------+  +--Addie Belle
                     |
                     |
                     +--((possibly 7 other siblings))

Robert Pollock

Born March 28, 1798, in Scotland. Learned weavers trade. Married Elizabeth Kennedy. See tree above for children. Located first in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Moved to New Hampshire, then Massachusetts. Came to Antioch Township, Lake County, Illinois, in fall of 1839. Bought land from federal government. Charter member of Millburn Congregational Church. First permanent Deacon of Millburn Congregational Church. Justice of the Peace. Founding member of county anti-slavery society. Farmer. Died January 7, 1861, at age 63.

Elizabeth Kennedy

Born March 10, 1797, in Scotland. Married Robert Pollock. Founding member of Millburn Congregational Church. Died January 1, 1879 at age 81 years 9 months 21 days (obituary).

Children of Robert and Elizabeth Pollock


Christiana

Born about 1824 in Scotland. Married Stephen E. Payne about November 7, 1843. He was born about 1821 in New York, son of Mr. and Mercy Payne. Farmed in Fremont Township. Children: Elizabeth, born about 1844; Julia, born about 1846, married
William Bradford Dodge Gray about February 7, 1866, Children died in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in October, 1900; Joseph, born about 1849. Moved to Dakota.

John K.

Read biographical sketches written in
1877 and 1912.

Born May 02, 1829 (1828?), in New Hampshire. Married Christianna K. Adams about January 1, 1854. She was born on August 22, 1829, in Mass. Children by Christianna. Christianna died December 30, 1867. Married Helen A. Watson on July 06, 1868. She was born May 9, 1849, and died in January, 1916. Children by Helen. Came to Millburn in 1838. Served as Captain in Civil War. Died June 25, 1901, at age 73 (obituary). (photo available: 1865).

Ann A.

Born about 1831, in Penn. Married Riley Coudry on April 23, 1856. He was born in Tolland, Conn., in 1828. He died in April, 1907. Read his biographical sketch published in 1891. Children. Moved to Dakota(?). Died December, 1901, at Ivanhoe, Illinois.

Sarah June

Middle name Jane in one account. Born December 16, 1835, in Penn. Died August 8, 1865.

James R.

Read biographical sketches written in 1877, 1891, 1902, and 1912.

Middle initial "H" in some accounts. Born October 04, 1838, in Canton, Mass. Came to Antioch Township, Lake County, when six months old. Married Isabel Mason on December 20, 1865. Children Came to Millburn in 1838 when he was 6 months old. Grain buyer. Office Holder. Member of Illinois House of Representatives, 1881-1885. Justice of the Peace. Treasurer of Millburn Mututal Insurance Company. State Representative. Champion checker player. Died November 19, 1909, at age 71, when thrown from a wagon.


Children of John K. and Christianna Pollock


Florence Adelade

Born 1855. Died 1874.

Robert A.

Born about 1857, in Ill. Died 1861.

Clara E.

Born 1860. Died 1861.


Children of John K. and Helen A. Watson Pollock


John Elmer

Known as Elmer. Born April 14, 1869. Married Cora Ruth Taylor about September 3, 1895. She was born May 23, 1873 and died November 7, 1906.
Children by Cora. Married Sadie Venning on February 23, 1907 (photos of Sadie: 1907, 1917). Children by Sadie. Divorced from Sadie in 1915. Operated a Ford motor car agency. Operated a poultry business near Waukegan. Died May 20, 1952. (photos available: 1914)

Inez May

Born about 1873. Moved to Chicago. Died 1956.


Children of Riley and Ann A. Pollock Coudry


Mary E.

Born in 1857.

Edward D.

Born in 1858.

Bertha Anna

Born in 1860.

Jennie H.

Born in 1863.

Robert P.

Born in 1865.

Sarah E.

Born in 1867.

Emma A.

Born in 1869.

Henry Russell

Born in 1872. Married Pearl Smith on July 3, 1907. She was born on August 24, 1880, in Fremont, Lake County, Ill. She died on November 27, 1908, at age 28 years, 3 months and 3 days old (
obituary).

Lillian

Born in 1875.


Children of James R. and Isabella Mason Pollock


Robert Mason

Born May 24, 1867. Educated at Lake Forest and Aurora Seminaries. Moved to Brayton, Iowa. Lived in Carlton, Illinois, in 1907. Died November 15, 1915, at Gilmore (Gilman?), Illinois.

Bertha Sarah

Born October 15, 1868. Married John Cambell Corey (Campbell Cory?) of New Jersey. He was born in 1867 and died in 1925. Lived in Oak Park, Illinois. Moved to Helena, Montana, before 1904. Was living in Denver, Colorado, in 1921. Died in 1955.

Henry William

Born October 7, 1870. Moved to Brayton, Iowa. Was living in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1921.

Addie Belle

Born December 20, 1874. Married John R. Fulton on October 15, 1899 (
read coverage). He was born in 1871 and died in 1933. Children: James. Moved to Waukegan, Ill. Died 1952.


Children of John Elmer and Cora Ruth Taylor Pollock


Ruth

Born March, 1898. Married
William Schuyler Denman. Children: Elvin and Donald. Died 1937. (photos available: 1900, 1901, 1922, 1926, 1932).

John K.

Born February 19, 1904. Died December 31, 1905.


Children of John Elmer and Sadie Venning Pollock


Ernest Lester

Born May 15 (March 17?), 1909. Died June 9, 1919, of appendicitis. (photos available:
1910, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1918)

Ethel Louise

Born October 8, 1911. Married Charles A. Jensen in July, 1931. Died February 12, 1996, at age 84. (photos available: 1912, 1912, 1914, 1917, 1918, 1920)

Alma

Born July 26, 1915. Married Mr. Lawrence Edward Friedman. Died January 13, 1983. (photos available: 1917, 1918)
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