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Polk County, Tennessee

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  • Rev. Jason Matlock, Jr. (1795 - c.1879)
    Will of Jason Matlock Submitted By: Wanda Albers In the name of God Amen. I, Jason Matlock of the County of Polk and the State of Tennessee, being of sound mind and memory and considering the unc...
  • Nan-Ye-Hi Hicks (aft.1736 - 1797)
    Nancy was probably the daughter of German trader Johann Conrad and his Cherokee wife, known as Jennie. She married a white trader named Nathan Hicks. Jennie had a second husband, a British soldier name...
  • James K. Polk, 11th President of the USA (1795 - 1849)
    James Knox Polk (pronounced /ˈpoʊk/ POKE; November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later live...
  • Daniel Nathan Mathews (1850 - 1921)
    Updated 1/26/2018(CLM):I have very little on Daniel. He is described by an entry on World Connect by Edmond Mathews as "a fine man and well liked in the community." He is buried at Epworth Methodist Ce...
  • Nancy Mathis (Davis) (1795 - d.)
    Update 6/22/2016 (CLM): I came across an Ancestry entry that Nancy may have been Cheorkee, and leaves me to wonder if she was the orphan and not David. Ancestry has her listed as Nancy(Cherokee Indian ...