When Taylor Polk Sr was born about 1778, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, his father, Capt. John Polk, was 40 and his mother, Eleanor Shelby, was 49. He married Jency Walker on 3 November 1798, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in York, South Carolina, United States in 1800 and Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1830. He died on 11 December 1824, in Polk, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 47.
Scottish: shortened form of Pollock .
Sorbian (Półk and Pólk): probably from a short form of a personal name based on Old Slavic plъkъ ‘crowd, army’ (see Polka 3).
East German (of Slavic origin): variant of Polke .
Taylor Polk, third son of John and Eleanor (Shelby) polk, married Jency Walker, a daughter of Alexander Walker, of Kentucky. They had seven children: Benjamin Polk Taylor Polk James Polk Cumber …
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