Charles Smoot Weems Paulk

25 October 1837–31 March 1914 (Age 76)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Smoot Weems

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 Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860 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.

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Charles Smoot Weems Paulk
Amanda Jane Koonce
Marriage: 1865
Pamphelia Paulk
Margaret Emma Paulk
Jonathan William Paulk
George Franklin Paulk
Salina Annie Josephine Paulk
Edna Bell Paulk
Guy Johnson Paulk
Infant Daugther Paulk

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World Events (8)

Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 9
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
Age 26
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (9)

  • Charles Smoot Weems Paulk, "Alabama, Census of Confederate Veterans, 1907, 1921, 1927"
  • Charles Paulk in household of Johnathan Paulk, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles W Paulk, "United States Census, 1900"

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