William John Polk (c.1739 - 1803)

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Nicknames: "John"
Birthplace: Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in York, South Carolina, USA
Managed by: Stephen Thomas Reed
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About William John Polk

Capt. John Polk served in the French and Indian Wars 1760-1766 and the Revolutionary War 1775-1780. He served as a Captain in Col. Francis Locke's regiment at the Battle of Ramseur's Mills. He was also a planter and Indian Agent for the Catawba Indians. He assisted in keeping the Indians friendly with the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Children of Capt. John and Eleanor Shelby Polk: Charles, John, Shelby, Taylor and Eleanor.

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Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
October 2, 1758
Age 19
Anson, NC, United States
January 18, 1760
Age 21
Mecklenburg, NC, USA
Age 28
Mecklenburg Co., NC
April 11, 1803
Age 64
York, South Carolina, USA