Go to the following link, and you will be able to find quite a bit of information about this couple, plus links to a couple of Pollitt family researchers:http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/o/l/James-R-Columbia/...
Here are my notes for Amanda Pollitt Thurman:
1. See record #853-P; family information submitted by Mr. Dan Rolph, found among the genealogical papers of James J. Pollitte; by letter dated November 21, 1981; gives name as Amanda M. Pollitt, born June 22, 1860 in Wallingford, Lewis Co., KY, died 1941, married John Sam Thurman April 23, 1885 (specific sources not cited).
2. 1870 Lewis County, Ky. Census Esculapia District
Name Born Occupation Age
0081 Pollit, Jonathan Ky Farmer 52 W/M
0081 Pollit, Lucrinda Ky Keeps House 48 W/F
0081 Pollit, Mary Ky Home 19 W/F
0081 Pollit, Sally A. Ky Home 17 W/F
0081 Pollit, Amanda Ky Home 14 W/F
0081 Pollit, Louisa Ky Home 11 W/F
0081 Pollit, Georgia Ky Home 5 W/F
3. See record #903-P, genealogy records of Mrs. Lois Marie Pollitt Charles; includes a pedigree chart dated April, 1985, completed by Mrs. Violet Pollitt Gilbert, Rt. 1, Wallingford, Lewis Co., KY. (which has been separately coded as record #905-P).
4. See record #708-P: Patricia Florence Williams King (resident of Cincinnati, Ohio), family information contained on computer disk (file "king.ged") submitted June 11, 1995 by subject to the Pollitte Family Reunion Secretary; contains records on 249 individuals with 1081 text records. Lists birth date as "June 22, 1856 in Lewis [County], Kentucky; died 1941."
5. See record #714-P: Lula Viola Gilbert Cox (resident of Maysville, Kentucky), pedigree chart found in the periodical ShakinÂ’ and DigginÂ’ published by the Lewis County Historical Society; Vol. 8, Number 3, pp. 2-3. Information sources not cited. Record gives birth date as "June 22, 1857."
6. Obituary - From the Lewis County Herald, Vanceburg, Ky., September, 1950; [see also record #607-P]:
"Lucinda Katherine Thurman Pollitt, daughter of J. S. and Amanda Thurman, was born Aug. 28, 1885 [note: this appears to be a misprint; should be January, instead of August], in Robertson County, and departed this life Aug. 29, 1950, at the age of 65 years, 7 months and 1 day."
7. See record #761-P: Norman C. Pollitt (resident of Sacramento, California), Pollitt family information accompanied by note dated November 26, 1997, sent by subject to the Pollitte Family Reunion Secretary.
Includes Burriss/Pollitt family information contained in a letter sent by Ruth Prine Lockwood (resident of New Orleans, Louisiana) to subject, who forwarded it on to the Pollitte Family Reunion Secretary by letter postmarked November 30, 1997. 30 pp.
Record gives subject's birth year as 1857 in one location, 1855 in another.