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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 12/25/2005 4:35:03 PM EDT
This is from a will written in 1803

"5thly, I leave my mar poll to be sold for the benefit of my orphans children."
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 4:35:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Attman:
This is from a will written in 1803

"5thly, I leave my mar poll to be sold for the benefit of my orphans children."



Marlin Fishing Poll?
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 7:20:32 PM EDT
There's got to be an old timer from the south that knows what this means?
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 7:26:50 PM EDT
mar = ocean
poll = pole

ocean fishing pole?
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 7:31:22 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mikejohnson:
mar = ocean
poll = pole

ocean fishing pole?



I guess that could be it. It seems a petty thing to mention, the previous item was about his horse.
Some in my family think it's a slave.
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