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David Onan Pollard

David Onan Pollard[1, 2]

Male 1924 - 2011  (87 years)

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  • Name David Onan Pollard  [3, 4
    Born 6 May 1924  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Resided 1940  Tract 379, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    FindAGrave URL https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/69955218 
    FindAGrave ID 69955218 
    FamilySearch ID LRYR-TZS 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LRYR-TZS 
    Died 15 May 2011  Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Terry County Memorial Cemetery, Brownfield, Terry, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1179  Main
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2020 

    Father Clarence Owens Pollard,   b. 15 Apr 1895, Johnson, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1980, Hemet, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Florence Stuart Howell,   b. 17 Oct 1898, White Plains, Greene, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1995, Hemet, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1921  Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Barbara June Clark,   b. 1929,   d. 1954  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1949  , California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sue Margaret Whitson,   b. 2 Apr 1930, Shamrock, Wheeler, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1978, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1969  Terry, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Annie Jane Jordan,   b. 15 Apr 1930,   d. 2 Dec 2005  (Age 75 years) 
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F4051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    David Onan Pollard

  • Notes 
    • Findagrave notes:

      A Memorial Service for David O. Pollard, III, 87, of Lubbock and formerly of Brownfield will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in the Tumbleweed Room at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Towers, 801 Ave. Q.

      He died Sunday, May 15, 2011 in Lubbock.

      He was born May 6, 1924 in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended school in several different states and graduated from Santa Monica (CA) High School.

      He received two college degrees, a Masters in Linguistics from the University of Chicago in 1951 and a Masters in Mathematics with emphasis in Computer Sciences from Texas Tech in 1977.

      He was a teacher for numerous years at Brownfield ISD and Whitharral ISD. He also lectured classes at Texas Tech University.

      He is survived by his sons, David O. Pollard IV and his wife Julie of Hurst,Texas, Alaric Pollard of Lubbock, Martin Carpenter of Lauderhill, FL; a daughter, Janey McIlroy and her husband Larry of Levelland; a sister, Marion Pickens of Newport Beach, California; grandson, Jason Pollard of Hurst, Texas; granddaughter, Latova Ewings and husband David of Levelland; and great-grandson; Hayden Ewings of Levelland.

      He was married and widowed four times: Barbara Clark of California, who predeceased him in 1954, Babara Rose of New York (1968), Sue Whitson of Brownfield, TX (1978) and Jane Carpenter of Brownfield, TX (2005).

      David was one of the first American members of Mensa, the high IQ Society, joining in New York in the early 1960's, and helped establish a Lubbock chapter in the 1970's.

      David had a great love of books and spent many hours over the years at the Texas Tech Library. His other hobby was watching movies that arrived at the local Theaters and enjoyed telling others

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S24] Cloptonfamily.org, (The Clopton Family Association - http://www.cloptonfamily.org/amerline/).

    3. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 6 Sep 2020), entry for David Onan Pollard, person ID LRYR-TZS.

    4. [S1257] Christopher Beall, Christopher Beall, (Christopher Beall, 110 St. George's Ct., Hurley, NY 12443-5227 (845)-338-9012 http://beallsprings.org/ABMMdescendants.html), http://beallsprings.org/ABMMdescendants.html.

    5. [S1685] Forty-Four Families, Florence Howell Pollard, (This book is a history of the Pollard Family researched and written by Florence Howell Pollard, wife of Clarence Owens Pollard. Published circa 1975), p. 41.

    6. [S1656] Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/69955218/david-onan-pollard.

    7. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 6 Sep 2020), entry for David Onan Pollard, person ID LRYR-TZS.
      ;Contributor: laurajones2

    8. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 6 Sep 2020), entry for David Owens Pollard, person ID LRYR-TZS.
      ;Contributor: laurajones2