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Mary Patrick aka Pollie Sue Garrett 1868-1942
Posted by: Stan Arney (ID *****3978) Date: July 17, 2012 at 15:34:44
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Joshua's second wife Pollie Sue was given her name by Joshua. She was a Full Blooded Cherokee; she had taken a white man's name of Mary Patrick. Her parents never took a white man's name, they kept their Cherokee names. Joshua changed Mary's name to Mary "Pollie Sue" Garrett when they married. He called her Pollie, as he did his first wife.

Mary Patrick's parents and grandparents escaped from the "Trail of Tears" as they were on the route. They were members of the "Paint" clan. They hid out in an area SW of McMinnville , Tennessee. They later went along with many other Cherokee to the area of Putnam, Overton, and Clay counties. Many Cherokee knew of this area because of "The Standing Stone" at Monterey.


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