Polly Ann Rogers was born in Calhoun, Tennessee in 1792 to Capt. John "Hellfire Jack" Rogers, a British Captain in the Revolutionary war and his 3rd wife Alcie, Alsey, or Aley Vann. Alcie Vann was the daughter of John Joseph Vann and Wah-Li, a Cherokee. Polly Ann married Samuel Riley Dawson and had 7 children. She died in 1854 in Mills, Texas. Polly Ann was also the half sister of Tiana Rogers Gentry who married Sam Houston. Polly Ann was my GGGG Grandmother.