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Samuel Polk[1, 2]

Male 1772 - 1827  (55 years)


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  • Name Samuel Polk  [3
    Born 5 Jul 1772  Tryon, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Nov 1827  Columbia, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Maury Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I748  Main
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2009 

    Father Captain Ezekiel Polk, "Revolutionary War",   b. 7 Dec 1747, Cumberland, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1824, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Winslow Wilson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Gracy Knox,   b. 25 Dec 1776, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1852, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Knox (President) Polk,   b. 2 Nov 1795, Mecklenburg, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1849, Nashville, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1772 - Tryon, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1827 - Columbia, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Maury Co., TN Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    Samuel Polk gravestone
    Samuel Polk gravestone
    Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Maury Co., TN. Samuel Polk, son of Ezekiel Polk, and father of President James Knox Polk (photo by Bill Polk)

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

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

    3. [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. 42 (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S747] Polk, Bill - Kansas City, MO, Bill Polk, (Large web site, Kansas City, MO http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/l/Billy-F-Polk/index.html?Welcome=1054312140), http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/l/Billy-F-Polk/PHOTO/0055photo.html (Reliability: 0).