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SECOND GENERATION POLK LINE

William Polk, I, born in Donegal, Ireland, 1664 Died 1740

Married: (I) Widow Nancy Knox Owens

CHiLDREN:

I. William Polk, 11*, born circa 1690, Somerset County, Maryland. About 1753 went to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Died 1754.

Married: Margaret Taylor in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Died 1765

Had ten children.

2.

Elizabeth Polk, born about 1695. Married: John Williams

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Charles Polk, born 1703, died 1752. Married: Christine Matson

Married: C2) Widow Gray

3.

James Polk, born 1719, died 1770.

Married: (I) Betsy Cotterman (or Otterman) (2) Mary Cotterman (sisters)

4.

David Polk, 'born 1721, died 1778 Married: Betty Gillis

5.

Jane Polk, born 1723 Married: James Strawbridge. I/

William Polk, 1, mentions step-son, Allen Gray in his will. William Polk did not mention sons William Ft and Charles in his will. They objected to their father's second marriage and left home. William It moved to Carlisle, Pennsylvania where he married Margaret Taylor. After a short sojourn in Carlisle they moved to Mecklenburg, North Carolina. Charles became the "Indian Trader" building a home at the North Bend of the Potomac River. They evidently had asked for their inheritance and departed. 2/

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