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Polk Genealogy & History

The surname attached to the Polk genealogy is spelled many different ways. Ranging from slight deviations, like Palk, to the more unusual Puleque, Polk comes from the Slavonic word Polska, meaning the man from Poland. The first written record of someone from the Polk family history was found in the marriage of Catherine Palke and Peter Jogett in London in 1748. Recent accomplishments of the Polk family history have made its surname synonymous with power. Notable members include James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States of America, four-star general James H. Polk, and Leonidas Polk, a confederate general.

Polk Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Polk-- --, 1898July ,1971MS
Ballard Polk-- --, 1922July 21,1992VA
C Burton Polk-- --, 1928November 27,2003FL
Dace Polk-- --, 1894February ,1985CA

Polk Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E J Polk-- --, 1939January 6,2004Broadview,IL
Faber Polk-- --, 1928March 16,2008Lodge,SC
Gabriel Polk-- --, 1886February ,1970Fluker,LA
H Lamar Polk-- --, 1925September 18,1994Griffin,GA

Polk Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alton PolkJessie HollingsworthJune 11,2000Van Zandt, TX
Ben PolkLillie HandyMay 29,1962Dallas, TX
Calvin PolkDemetra JordanSeptember 16,2000Navarro, TX
Daniel PolkVictoria MitchellOctober 10,2000Harris, TX

Most Common Surnames After Polk

1424th: Lilly1425th: Toth
1426th: McHugh1427th: Caruso
1428th: Kearney1429th: Engle
1430th: McMullen1431st: Vazquez
1432nd: Vogt1433rd: Suarez

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