Mary Polly Colson Lancaster

Mary Polly Colson, daughter of  Temperance Griffin and Thomas Colson, was born June 7, 1820 Trigg County, KY and died January 14, 1865 Trigg County, KY;  Buried Lancaster Family Cemetery, Donaldson Creek Community.

She married William Dorsey ‘Dossie’ Lancaster on October 1, 1836 Trigg County, KY.  William was   born July 15, 1815 Trigg County, KY and died August 18, 1856 Trigg County, KY; Buried Lancaster Family Cemetery, Donaldson Creek Community.  His parents were Levi and Faithy Futrell Lancaster.

Children of Mary Polly and William ‘Dossie’
         1) Jonathan  married Mildred Berkley
         2) Thomas Jefferson married Margaret Lawrence
         3) Ann married Will Lawrence
         4) Samuel married 1st Parthenia Lawrence
                                         2nd Maggie Hutchison
         5) Sarah Lucretia/Louethea married 1st Joe Williams
                                         2nd  Drewery Calhoun
                                         3rd  John Alexander King
         6) Edwin married Harriett ‘Hallie’ Allen
       *7) Faithy married William Skinner Calhoun
         8) Temperance “Tempie” married George Ross
         9) unknown daughter
        10) unknown son
        11) unknown daughter

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