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Ann Polk (Knox)

Also Known As: "Nancy", "Anne", "Owens", "Polke"
Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Somerset County, Maryland
Death: February 24, 1718 (43-53)
Somerset County, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Knox and Sarah Knox
Wife of William Owens and William Polk, Sr.
Mother of Elizabeth Williams; Charles Polk, I; Ephraim Polk; Robert Polk; Martha Polk and 2 others

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About Ann Polk


The Knox Family, pp 30 et seq. for John Knox and his wife Jean Gracy

Genealogical Account

Hattie S. Goodman, The Knox Family. A Genealogical and Biographical Sketch of the Descendants of John Knox of Rowan County, North Carolina, and Other Knoxes (Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, Virginia, 1905), 266 pp. including index


  1. Elizabeth Polk b: ABT 1695 + John WILLIAMS d: 1798 3 Mary WILLIAMS
  2. William Polk b: 1705 d: 1753 + Margaret Taylor b: 1704 d: 10 JAN 1763
  3. Charles Polk b: 1703 d: 1753 + Christian Matson


  1. Partial Genealogy of the Polks, Part 1 (of Tennessee & North Carolina)
  2. Polk family and kinsmen by William Harrison Polk.  Published 1912 by Press of the Bradley & Gilbert co. in Louisville, Ky . Page 78


Information Cite: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-06-20), entry for Nancy /Knox/.

AFGS 1 UID B38D33075E4C4067B7F1053187B56ACC1BA0


"That William Polk, son of Robert and Magdalen. was mixed up with the Owens' in lousiness transactions, the records clearly show, for he purchased the old homestead of Wm. and John Shores. That William's wife's name was Anne, (or Nancy ) the records also show." - Quote from Polk Family and Kinsmen, 1912, page 27

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Ann Polk's Timeline

Somerset County, Maryland
Age 30
October 1700
Age 35
Somerset County, Maryland, United States
February 24, 1718
Age 53
Somerset County, Maryland