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Submitted: 5/12/08 • Approved: 10/12/21 • Last Updated: 4/17/23 • R20322-G0-S3
Kit 10 Jun 1875 - 16 Jan 1955
Girtha 08 Dec 1880 - 01 Oct 1922
Marriage: 10 Nov 1901 Independence County, Arkansas
Christopher Columbus "Kit" Polston son of John N Polston and Permelia Margaret (Corbett) Polston. Girtha "Gertie" Evaline (Baker) Polston daughter of Edward Lathel Baker and Marilda (Golden) Baker.
Christopher C. (Kit) Polston, 79, a retired farmer, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Rufus King, at Grubbs Sunday. He was born June 10, 1876, in Sharp County. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include four sons, Ozzie Polston, Ellis Polston, Bill Polston, Claude Polston, all of Manila; four daughters, Mrs. Rufus King of Grubbs, Miss Lucy Polston of Jonesboro, Mrs. B.R. Forrest of Mishawake, Ind., and Mrs. Leo Bailey of LaPorte, Ind.; three sisters, Mrs. J.L. Baker of Florida, Mrs. John Gates pf Hickory Grove and Mrs. Lawrence Sullivan of Cord; two brothers, Arthur Polston of California and Charley Polston of Norfork; 23 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Obituary located on website genealogybank
***Original stone for Gertha, the replacement stone is shared with her husband.
Contributed on 5/12/08 by tootied
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