I forgot to tell you that Susannah Polk was the greataunt of president James Knox Polk, and these families were close.Susannah's parents are in fact my 6Ggreatgrands, Wm. and Margaret (Taylor) Polk II, and they are James Knox Polk's 1Ggreatgrands.JK Polk came through Wm. and Margaret's son, Col. Ezekiel Franklin & their gson, Samuel Polk.
Pvt. Evan Shelby, MD, who m. Susannah Polk Alexander:they were the ancestors of Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama of today, thru their son Moses Shelby, whose wife was Mary Ann Knox.