Elizabeth Polk

about 1754–after 5 January 1789 (Age 35)
Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Polk was born about 1754, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, her father, Ephraim J Polk Jr, was 38 and her mother, Mary Coverdale, was 41. She died after 5 January 1789, in Delaware, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim J Polk Jr
1716–1791
Mary Coverdale
1713–1789
Emanuel Polk
1742–1797
Joseph Polk
1744–1789
Mary " Polly" Polk
1750–1789
Esther Polk
1750–
Elizabeth Polk
1754–1789
Nancy Polk
1756–1789
Jehosephat Polk
1746–
Joab Polk
1748–
Ephriam Polk lll
1758–1814

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Emanuel Polk

    Male1742–1797Male

    Joseph Polk

    Male1744–1789Male

    Jehosephat Polk

    Male1746–Male

    Joab Polk

    Male1748–Male

    Mary " Polly" Polk

    Female1750–1789Female

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World Events (6)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 0

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed

Age 10

In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of Pollock .2 German (of Slavic origin): from an altered pet form of the Slavic personal name Boleslav, composed of the elements bole ‘great’, ‘large’ + slav ‘glory’. This name was a favorite during the Middle Ages among the gentry class in Silesia.3 German: ethnic name for a Pole ( see Polak ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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