Jonathan William Paulk

February 1870–1 September 1915 (Age 45)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jonathan William

When Jonathan William Paulk was born in February 1870, his father, Charles Smoot Weems Paulk, was 32 and his mother, Amanda Jane Koonce, was 25. He married Margaret E "Madgie" Anderson on 11 February 1891, in Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11 Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 1 September 1915, at the age of 45, and was buried in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Jonathan William Paulk
Margaret E "Madgie" Anderson
Marriage: 11 February 1891
Eva Lena Paulk
Eva Verna Paulk
William Eugene Paulk

Spouse and Children

11 February 1891
Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 5

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Scottish Polk , a reduced form of Pollock .2 Shortened form of German Paulke, a pet form Paul .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William J Paulk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J William Paulk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Wm Paulk, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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