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Thomas Polk
Birth: 1732
Death: Jun. 26, 1794

Revolutionary War Hero. He founded Charlotte, NC. In 1775, after receiving word of the the Lexington incident, he signed a "Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence" in 1775. He also organized one of the first colonial militias in the southern colonies. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Polk (1700 - 1753)
  Margaret Taylor Polk (1704 - 1763)
 
 Spouse:
  Susanna Spratt Polk (1734 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Polk Alexander (1757 - 1800)*
  William Polk (1758 - 1834)*
  Charles T. Polk (1762 - 1812)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susannah Polk Alexander (1725 - 1813)*
  Charles Polk (1732 - 1821)*
  Thomas Polk (1732 - 1794)
  Deborah Polk McCleary (1734 - 1811)*
  Ezekiel Franklin Polk (1747 - 1824)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Settlers Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 30, 2000
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