Child of Joseph Henry Polley and Mary Augusta (Bailey) Polley. The second of the Polley children, and first-born son was born in January of 1829, just thirteen months after his older sister. James was born in Brazoria County just after his parents moved back to the area from the town of San Felipe de Austin. He was named for his maternal grandfather, the famous James Britton “Brit” Bailey, who lived on a tract of land adjacent to Bell’s Landing, where the Polleys made thei
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