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Joel Childress
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1777
Death: Aug. 18, 1819

Father of First Lady, Sarah Childress Polk. He was a merchant and tavernkeeper. He served the town of Murfreesboro as aldreman, and was the postmaster there from 1813 to 1817. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Whitsett Childress (1780 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Childress Polk (1803 - 1891)*
  John Whitsett Childress (1807 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cannonsburgh Village Cemetery
Murfreesboro
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: kimshockey (reb)
Record added: Aug 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7749582
Joel Childress
Added by: kimshockey (reb)
 
 
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