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 U.S. President flag  James Knox  Polk

  (b. 2 November 1795, North Carolina, USA   d. 15 June 1849Nashville, Tennessee, USA )  

James Knox Polk was born 2 November 1795 in , North Carolina, USA. James Knox Polk was the child of

He married  Sarah Whitsett Childress 1 January 1824 in Tennessee, USA .  Sarah Whitsett Childress  was born 4 September 1803 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA .  She died 14 August 1891 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA . 

James Knox Polk died 15 June 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.


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Occupation: President of the United States

born at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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James Knox Polk married  flag Sarah Whitsett Childress-- Date: 1 January 1824 Place: , Tennessee, USA
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Name: James K. Polk
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Event Date: 01 Jan 1824
Event Place: , Rutherford, Tennessee
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M71126-1
System Origin: Tennessee-ODM
GS Film number: 379649
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"Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950," Database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:XD3Q-XQ2 : accessed 28 June 2015), James K. Polk and Sarah Childress, 01 Jan 1824; citing , Rutherford, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 379,649.

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Bio
JAMES K. POLK, the eleventh President of the 'United States, was born in Mecklenburgh County, N. C., November 2, 1795. His parents were Samuel and Jane (Knox) Polk, the former a son of Col. Thomas Polk, who located at the above place, as one of the first pioneers, in 1735. In 1806, with his wife...Read MORE...


1824 Marriage / Partner
James Knox Polk and Sarah Whitsett Childress 1 January 1824, , Tennessee, USA

1845 - March 4 - James K. Polk (1795-1849) becomes 11th President of the United States
When James K. Polk accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency, he was not very well known. The Whig opposition party played on his obscurity, sniping, "Who is James K. Polk?" An experienced speaker, Polk surprised everyone when he campaigned vigorously and won the presidency on...Read MORE...


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15 June 1849
Nashville, Tennessee, USA


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Name: James Knox Polk
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Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1849
Event Place: Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 02 Nov 1795
Death Date: 15 Jun 1849
Affiliate Record Identifier: 823
Cemetery: Tennessee State Capitol Building and Grounds

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVM-M38M : accessed 28 June 2015), James Knox Polk, 1849; Burial, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States of America, Tennessee State Capitol Building and Grounds; citing record ID 823, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

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