Location: England and Virginia Colony, US
John Pollan, born about 1613, came to the Virginia Colony (now known as the state of Virginia) on the "Friendship" ship in March 1936, from England. He received a land grant of 50 acres in York County, Virginia in 1650. In John's will his last name is spelled Pouland and Pollan. John had 3 sons, Thomas, William, John, Jr. Thomas is the Jones and Scarborough line. Later, one branch went with the name Poulan and the other one Poland.
information from Robert Poland and Howard O. Pollan