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Priscilla Polk[1, 2, 3]

Female 1740 - 1835  (95 years)


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  • Name Priscilla Polk  [4, 5, 6
    Born 1740  Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    FamilySearch K2XV-GFH 
    Died 1835  Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I212  Main
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

    Father James Polk,   b. 17 May 1719, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1771, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Mary Cottman,   b. 1723, Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1740  Frederick, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Col. William Whittington, of Chance "Revolutionary War ",   b. 1740, Chance, Somerset County MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1760  [9
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Whittington,   b. 1761,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Margaret Whittington,   b. Abt 1763,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Whittington, IV,   b. Abt 1765,   d. Bef 1806  (Age ~ 40 years)
    +4. James Whittington,   b. 1765, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Mary Jane Priscilla Whittington,   b. Abt 1769, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Isaac Joseph Whittington,   b. Abt 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ann Whittington,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1740 - Somerset County, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1835 - Somerset County, MD Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Histories
    Our Heritage by Loula Allen Lentz
    Our Heritage by Loula Allen Lentz
    Eastern Shore MD families including Whittington. Manuscript in PDF format.(large file)

  • Notes 
    • Priscilla's grandfather William B. Polk is the great great grandfather of U.S. President James Knox Polk - making her the 1/2 1st Cousin twice removed of the President.  She died 10 years prior to his taking office of President.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S651] DAR Lineage Books, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    4. [S716] L. A. Lentz - Our Heritage, Loula Allen Lentz, (Privately published manuscript. March 1, 1959. 198 pp. 8.5 x 11 in 19 ring binder, green custom impritned cover with gold lettering. Scanned into .PDF format. Cpies of the PDF file may be obtained from John Howell, jhowell@jhowell.com), p. 37 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S715] Barbara Cox - GHOTES web site, Barbara Cox, (December 2001).

    6. [S716] L. A. Lentz - Our Heritage, Loula Allen Lentz, (Privately published manuscript. March 1, 1959. 198 pp. 8.5 x 11 in 19 ring binder, green custom impritned cover with gold lettering. Scanned into .PDF format. Cpies of the PDF file may be obtained from John Howell, jhowell@jhowell.com), p. 40 (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S715] Barbara Cox - GHOTES web site, Barbara Cox, (December 2001), d. abt 1834 per http://www.esva.net/ghotes/whittington/d0/i0001214.htm#i1214 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S748] Angellotti - Polks of NC and TN, Mrs. Frank M. Angellotti, (Originally published by the New England Historical and Genealogical Soc., 1923-1924. ISBN 0-89308-543-X), p .136 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S477] Marguerite Freeney Howard, Marguerite Freeney Howard, DAR Application (Reliability: 3).