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Marie Polk married Walker and had Samuel Walker; J. Knox Walker; Marshall Walker; Andrew Walker; Jane Walker, who married a Burnett;


- Mary Walker, who married a Pickett; Sarah Walker, who married a Green; James Walker, unmarried, and Annie Walker, who married a Phillips. Eliza Polk married a Caldwell, of Richmond, and had two children, Samuel Caldwell and James Caldwell. Naomi Polk married a Harris and had four children, Maria Harris, Malvina Harris, Laura Harris, and Amelia Harris. Ophelia Polk married a Hayes and had two children, Jenny Hayes and Naomi Hayes. William Polk mart-led and had three children, James K. Polk, second, William Polk and Tasker Polk. Franklin Polk died without issue. John Polk died without issue.. Samuel Polk

. died without issue. Marshall T. Polk had two children, Eunice and Marshall Tate Polk, second..


President James Knox Polk was born in North Carolina November 2, 1795. He was the eldest son of Samuel Polk and Jane Knox Polk. When he was eleven years of age, 1806, the family moved to what is now Maury County, Tennessee. He went, however, for his education to the University of North Carolina, where he attained a remarkable record. He graduated there in 1818, was admitted to the Bar in Tennessee in 1820, and was elected to Congress in 1825. In 1835 he was elected Governor of Tennessee, which state he served ably and successfully. In 1844 he was elected President of .the United States. He married Miss Sarah Childress, but left no children. He died June 14, 1849 and is buried in Nashville. He left no children.

Thomas Polk, son of William Polk and Priscilla Roberta Polk, was born about 1732, and died in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1793. He was a very prominent man in the colonies. He was Colonel of the County and he represented Mecklenburg in the Colonial Legislature. He was a member of the Assembly in 1771 and in 1775 from Mecklenburg. When the famous Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was passed he was selected to read it to the people from the steps of the house in which the Assembly met. He was appointed by the Provincial Congress in 1775 Colonel of the Second Battalion of Minute Men. He was appointed Brigadier General in 1771. He died in Charlotte in 1793. He married Susan Spratt and had four sons: Ezekial Polk, Charles Polk, William Polk, and James Polk, and a daughter. Of these the daughter married a Brevard. Ezekial Polk was a member of the Convention which passed the famous declaration of May 20, 1775. He served in the Revolution. No record is given of his marriage. Charles Polk married

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