POLK, THOMAS, (N.C.) Colonel North Carolina Regiment., 21st December, 1775; Colonel 4th North Carolina, 16th April, 1776; resigned 28th June, 1778; Brigadier-General North Carolina Militia, 1781 to close of war. Died 1793.
POLK, CHARLES, born July 29, 1732, died March 10, 1821. Married (I) Mary Clark (1744-1776); (2) Philipina Helms (1764-1849). Lieutenant 4th North Carolina, 25th April, 1777 to.
POLK, WILLIAM, (N.C) Major 9th North Carolina, 27th November, 1776; wounded at Germantown, 4th October, 1777; retired 1st, June, 1778; Colonel North Carolina Militia and State troops, 1779-1781. Died 4th January, 1834.
POLK, WLLLIAM, (S.C.) Lieutenant South Carolina State troops;. killed at Eutaw Springs, 8th, September 1781.
Foregoing references from:
DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY, edited by Dumas Malone HISTORICAL REGISTER OF OFFICERS OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY DURING THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION, April 1775 - December 1783 by Francis B. Heitman, 1914. pp.
WEBSTER'S BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, D.C.