James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States, 9th cousin 6x removed

Image result for James K. PolkJames Knox Polk is my 9th cousin 6x removed. The ancestor who connects us together is Sir James 1st Lord Duke Hamilton Hamilton 6th Laird of Cadzow Hamilton (1423 – 1479), my 14th great grandfather.

James Knox Polk was in fact the 11th president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. He lately was Speaker of the House of Representatives and governor of Tennessee. A protégé of Andrew Jackson, he was a member of the Democratic Party and an advocate of Jacksonian democracy.

The genealogical chart of the ancestor who connects us:

James Knox Polk ,11th President of the United States(1795 – 1849)
9th cousin 6x removed
Samuel Ezekial Polk (1772 – 1827)
Father of James Knox Polk ,11th President of the United States
Ezekial Franklin Polk (1747 – )
Father of Samuel Ezekial Polk
William Polk (1700 – 1753)
Father of Ezekial Franklin Polk
Robert Bruce Polke (1640 – 1704)
Father of William Polk
Robert Bruce Pollock (1601 – 1640)
Father of Robert Bruce Polke
Robert Pollok (1559 – 1625)
Father of Robert Bruce Pollock
Janet Mure (1524 – 1576)
Mother of Robert Pollok
Elizabeth Hamilton (1505 – )
Mother of Janet Mure
Gavin Hamilton (1480 – )
Father of Elizabeth Hamilton
Sir James 1st Lord Duke Hamilton Hamilton 6th Laird of Cadzow Hamilton (1423 – 1479)
Father of Gavin Hamilton

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