William Ezekiel Robert Polk II

October 1700–17 January 1757 (Age 56)
Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

The Life of William Ezekiel Robert

When William Ezekiel Robert Polk II was born in October 1700, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, his father, William Bruce Polk, was 36 and his mother, Ann Nancy Knox, was 26. He married Margaret Taylor in 1725. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 January 1757, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Polk Family Cemetery, Pineville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ezekiel Robert Polk II
1700–1757
Margaret Taylor
1705–1763
Marriage: 1725
Susannah Ruth Polk
1725–1813
James Taylor Polk
1725–
William Polk Jr
1725–1802
Robert Polk
1749–
Thomas Polk
1729–1794
Captain Charles Thomas Polk
1732–1821
Margaret Taylor Polk
1734–1803
Deborah Polk
1735–1811
John Polk
1739–1803
Mary Polk
1745–1814
Colonel Ezekiel Franklin Polk
1747–1824

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1725
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

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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Sources (3)

  • William Polk in entry for Naomi A Moore, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • William Polk, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Maryland, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890

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