Selected Families and Individuals


Gen. Thomas Gilchrist POLK [Parents] was born on 22 Feb 1791 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died on 16 Mar 1869 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Thomas married Mary Eloise TROTTER on 30 Oct 1812.

Mary Eloise TROTTER was born in 1795 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. She died on 25 May 1870 in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi. Mary married Gen. Thomas Gilchrist POLK on 30 Oct 1812.

They had the following children.

  F i
Eunice POLK was born in 1813 in , , North Carolina.
  F ii Mary A. POLK was born in 1817.
  F iii
Adelaide POLK was born in 1818.
  F iv Jane POLK was born in 1819.
  M v
William POLK was born on 17 Nov 1821 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina.
  F vi
Emily POLK was born in 1822 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina. She died on 3 Nov 1907.
  M vii
Richard POLK was born in 1823 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina.
  M viii
Shelby POLK was born in 1825 in , , North Carolina.
  M ix
Thomas POLK was born in 1827 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina.
  M x
Gibert POLK was born in 1828 in , Rowan, North Caroina.
  M xi
Walter R. POLK was born in 1830 in , , North Carolina.

Lt. Col. William J. POLK [Parents] was born on 9 Jul 1758 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina. He died on 4 Jan 1834 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. William married Sarah Sophia "Sally" HAWKINS on 1 Jan 1801 in , Warren, North Carolina.

Other marriages:
GILCHRIST, Griselda

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Sarah Sophia "Sally" HAWKINS [Parents] was born on 6 Mar 1784 in Pleasant Hill, Warren, North Carolina. She died on 10 Dec 1843 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. Sarah married Lt. Col. William J. POLK on 1 Jan 1801 in , Warren, North Carolina.

Other marriages:
POLK, William Julius

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They had the following children.

  M i Gen. Lucius Junius POLK "Sr" was born on 16 Mar 1802. He died on 3 Oct 1870.
  F ii
Lucinda Davis POLK was born in 1804 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. She died in 1805 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  M iii Gen. Leonidas POLK was born on 10 Apr 1806. He died on 14 Jun 1864.
  F iv
Mary Brown POLK was born on 28 Aug 1808 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. She died on 1 Mar 1835 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  M v
Alexander Hamilton POLK was born on 10 Sep 1810 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died in 1830.
  M vi
John Hawkins POLK was born on 8 Aug 1812 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died on 28 Oct 1813 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  M vii Lt. Rufus King POLK was born on 15 May 1814. He died on 25 Feb 1843.
  M viii
George Washington POLK was born on 12 Jul 1817 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died on 8 Jan 1892 in , Maury, Tennessee.
  M ix
Philemon Hawkins POLK was born in 1820 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died in 1820 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  F x
Susan Spratt POLK was born on 25 May 1822 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. She died in 1909 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  M xi
Andrew Jackson POLK was born on 10 Aug 1824 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died on 1 Mar 1867 in Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
  F xii
Sarah Hawkins POLK was born in 1826 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  M xiii
Charles Junius POLK was born in 1828 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He died in 1831 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.

Philemon HAWKINS "III" was born on 3 Dec 1752 in Granville, North Carolina. He died on 27 Jan 1833 in Pleasant Hill, Warren, North Carolina. He was buried in Hawkins-Carroll Family Cemetery, Middleburg, Vance, North Carolina. Philemon married Lucy DAVIS on 22 Aug 1775 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

Lucy DAVIS was born on 9 Jul 1759 in Roanoke, Virginia. She died on 29 Sep 1807 in Warrenton, Warren, North Carolina. Lucy married Philemon HAWKINS "III" on 22 Aug 1775 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina.

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah Sophia "Sally" HAWKINS was born on 6 Mar 1784. She died on 10 Dec 1843.

Dr. BOCHELL. Dr. BOCHELL married Jane POLK.

Jane POLK [Parents] was born in 1819 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina. Jane married Dr. BOCHELL.


Hon. George DAVIS. George married Mary A. POLK.

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Mary A. POLK [Parents] was born in 1817 in , Mecklenburg, North Carolina. Mary married Hon. George DAVIS.


Judge Russell HOUSTON was born on 10 Jan 1810 in Williamson, Williamson, Tennessee. He died on 1 Oct 1895 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky. Russell married Griselda Gilchrist POLK on 4 Jan 1844 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.

Griselda Gilchrist POLK [Parents] was born on 8 Mar 1819 in Mt. Gallant, Northampton, North Carolina. She died on 27 Apr 1901 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky. Griselda married Judge Russell HOUSTON on 4 Jan 1844 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Russell HOUSTON was born on 27 Mar 1845. She died on 10 May 1907.
  F ii
Louise Ross HOUSTON was born on 10 Aug 1850 in Mt. Gallant, Northampton, North Carolina. She died on 10 Aug 1850.
  M iii Allen Polk HOUSTON "Sr" was born on 1 Sep 1851.
  F iv Lucia Eugene HOUSTON was born on 15 Jul 1854.
  F v Elise HOUSTON was born in 1858.

Maj. Allen Jones POLK [Parents] was born on 5 Mar 1824 in Farmville, Pitt, North Carolina. He died on 17 Mar 1897 in Helena, Phillips, Arkansas. Allen married Mary CLENDENNIN in 1846 in Helena, Phillips, Arkansas.

Other marriages:
FITZHUGH, Anna Lee Clark

[Notes]

Mary CLENDENNIN was born in 1809 in , York, South Carolina. She died on 12 Oct 1853 in , Maury, Tennessee. Mary married Maj. Allen Jones POLK in 1846 in Helena, Phillips, Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  M i
William POLK was born in 1847 in , , Mississippi. He died in 1853 in , Maury, Tennessee.
  F ii Mary B. POLK was born on 18 Oct 1852. She died in 1863.

Dr. Thomas Gilchrist POLK [Parents] was born on 5 Dec 1825 in Salisbury, Mecklenburg, North Carolina. He died on 14 Jun 1877 in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama. Thomas married Lavina C. WOODS on 15 May 1851.

[Notes]

Lavina C. WOODS was born in 1829 in Salisbury, Mecklenburg, North Carolina. She died in 1887 in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama. Lavina married Dr. Thomas Gilchrist POLK on 15 May 1851.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  F i Mary POLK was born on 12 Mar 1852. She died on 23 Aug 1932.
  F ii Caroline "Carrie" POLK was born on 7 Sep 1853. She died on 3 Jul 1924.
  F iii Grizelda POLK was born on 8 Dec 1855. She died on 25 Oct 1906.
  M iv William J. POLK was born on 14 Jun 1862. He died on 12 Apr 1902.

Joseph Gerald BRANCH was born on 3 Aug 1817 in Enfield, North Carolina. He died on 23 Nov 1867. Joseph married Mary Jones POLK on 20 Nov 1859 in Buena Vista, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee.

Mary Jones POLK [Parents] was born on 28 Nov 1831 in Salisbury, Mecklenburg, North Carolina. She died on 2 Dec 1919 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee. Mary married Joseph Gerald BRANCH on 20 Nov 1859 in Buena Vista, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Polk "Minnie" BRANCH was born about 1860.
  M ii
Lawrence BRANCH was born on 25 Mar 1862 in , Maury, Tennessee. He died on 26 Aug 1936.
  F iii Lucia Eugenia BRANCH was born about 1864.
  M iv
Joseph Gerald BRANCH was born about 1866.

Brig. Gen. Lucius Eugene POLK "Sr" [Parents] was born on 10 Jul 1833 in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina. He died on 1 Dec 1892 in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee. He was buried in St. John's Ashwood, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee. Lucius married Sarah Moore "Sally" POLK in 1863 in Forks of the Cypress, Florence Lauderdale, Alabama.

[Notes]

Sarah Moore "Sally" POLK [Parents] was born on 1 Sep 1841 in Forks of the Cypress, Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama. She died in 1925 in , Maury, Tennessee. Sarah married Brig. Gen. Lucius Eugene POLK "Sr" in 1863 in Forks of the Cypress, Florence Lauderdale, Alabama.

[Notes]

They had the following children.

  M i Rufus King POLK was born on 23 Aug 1866. He died in 1902.
  F ii Mary Rebecca POLK was born on 20 May 1868.
  M iii Lucius Eugene POLK "Jr" was born on 22 Mar 1870. He died on 18 May 1904.
  M iv
William Julius POLK was born in 1875.
  M v
James Knox POLK was born on 14 Jan 1882. He died on 13 Feb 1812.

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