James Knox Polk (1795-1849)

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James Knox Polk, President of the USA, was born 2 November 1795 in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States to Samuel Ezekiel Polk (1772-1827) and Jane Gracey Knox (1776-1852) and died 15 June 1849 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States of cholera. He married Sarah Childress (1803-1891) 1 January 1824 . Ancestors are from the United States.


Offspring of Samuel E. Polk, Sr and Jane Gracey Knox (1776-1852)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Knox Polk (1795-1849) 2 November 1795 Pineville, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States 15 June 1849 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States Sarah Childress (1803-1891)

Jane Maria Polk (1798-1876)
Lydia Eliza Polk (1800-1864)
Franklin Ezekiel Polk (1802-1831)
Marshall Tate Polk (1805-1831)
John Lee Polk (1807-1831)
Naomi Tate Polk (1809-1836)
Ophelia Clarissa Polk (1812-1851)
William Hawkins Polk (1815-1862)
Samuel Wilson Polk (1817-1839)

For a detailed biography, see the Biography tab.

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Birth blurb2 November 1795
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Death blurb15 June 1849
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Death countyDavidson County, Tennessee +
Death date15 June 1849 +
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DescriptionJames K. Polk (November 2 [[1795James K. Polk (November 2 1795June 15 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, but mostly lived in and represented the state of Tennessee. A History of the United States Democratic Party, Polk served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1835–1839) and List of Governors of Tennessee (1839–1841) prior to becoming president.e (1839–1841) prior to becoming president.
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Long nameJames Knox Polk +
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MotherJane Gracey Knox (1776-1852) +
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