When Charles Smoot Weems Paulk was born on 25 October 1837, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jonathan Paulk, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Darby, was 32. He married Amanda Jane Koonce in 1865, in Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11 Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 31 March 1914, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Marengo, Alabama, United States.
English (Devon) and Scottish: shortened form of Pollock . The Scottish name is a variant of Polk .
Altered form of a German surname, possibly Paulke .