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Ezekiel Polk
Born (1747-12-07)December 7, 1747
Died August 31, 1824(1824-08-31) (aged 76)
Resting place Polk Cemetery, Bolivar, Tennessee
Occupation Soldier, Pioneer
Known for Revolutionary War service, grandfather of President James K. Polk
Spouse(s) 1. Mary (Wilson) Polk, 2. Bessie Davis Polk, 3. Sofia Neely (Lennard) Polk
Children 12 (Including Samuel)
Parents
  • William Polk (father)
  • Margaret (Taylor) Polk (mother)
Military Service
Allegiance South Carolina
Service/branch South Carolina militia, South Carolina Line
Years of service 1775, 1780-1782
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit New Acquisition District Regiment, 3rd South Carolina Regiment
Commands held Independent Company of Rangers

Ezekiel Polk (December 7, 1747 – August 31, 1824) was American soldier, pioneer and the paternal grandfather of President James Knox Polk.

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