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Polley History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Polley family


The surname Polley was first found in Cornwall where "in the ancient deeds of the Cornish family, the spellings Polwhele and Polhill are employed indifferently. The Polhills were certainly at Detling, co. Kent, in or before the reign of Edw. II. An old spelling of the family was Polley." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Polley family


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Polley Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Polhill, Polwhele, Polwel, Polhel, Polhal, Polley and many more.

Early Notables of the Polley family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Margaret Polley (died 1555), English Protestant martyr from Rochester, Kent; Sir Edmund Poley (1619-1671), Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds; and his son, Henry Poley (1654-1707), an English Member of Parliament; and David Polhill (1674-1754), British politician, MP for Rochester, Bramber and...
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Migration of the Polley family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Morgan Polley, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Frederick Polley, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Hereford, in 1895
  • Wm. Polley, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1895

Polley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William B. Polley, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1900
  • Jennie A. Polley, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Belfast, in 1900
  • Thomas Polley, aged 52, who emigrated to America from Belfast, in 1901
  • Helene Polley, aged 51, who landed in America, in 1906
  • Bruno Polley, aged 25, who settled in America from London, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Polley Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Minna Polley, aged 33, who emigrated to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, in 1916
  • John Polley, aged 46, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Polley (post 1700)


  • Eugene Polley (1916-2012), American inventor of the Flash-Matic in 1955, better known today as the television remote
  • Tommy Polley (b. 1978), American NFL football player
  • Stanley "Stan" Herbert Polley (1922-2009), American entertainment manager from the 60s and 70s, best known for his work with the rock band Badfinger
  • Dale Polley (b. 1965), American retired Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees
  • O. H. Polley Sr., American politician, Mayor of Center, Texas, 1922-25 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lydia R. Polley, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 9th District, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James T. Polley, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1986 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. C. Polley, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1868 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ernest E. Polley, American politician, Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, 1985-88 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. M. Polley, American Republican politician, Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1923-24 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Polley family



Flight 191

  • Mrs. Polley, American passenger from Milwaukee, Michigan, USA, who flew aboard American Airlines Flight 191 and died in the crash [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area

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Citations


  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ Flight 191's Victims - latimes. (Retrieved 2014, April 16) . Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-04/news/mn-4349_1_fort-lauderdale-area


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