18 January 1739–11 April 1803 (Age 64)
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
When John Polk was born on 18 January 1739, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Ezekiel Robert Polk II, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Taylor, was 34. He married Eleanor Shelby on 2 October 1758, in South Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in York, South Carolina, United States in 1790. He registered for military service in 1760. He died on 11 April 1803, in York, York, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Polk Family Cemetery, Pineville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.
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