Charles Smoot Weems Paulk

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Charles Smoot Weems Paulk
1837–1914
Amanda Jane Koonce
1844–1912
Marriage: 1865
Pamphelia Paulk
1866–1867
Margaret Emma Paulk
1868–1939
Jonathan William Paulk
1870–1915
George Franklin Paulk
1872–1951
Salina Annie Josephine Paulk
1873–1962
Edna Bell Paulk
1878–1943
Guy Johnson Paulk
1880–1954
Infant Daugther Paulk
1906–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Paulk

    Male1801–1870Male

    Elizabeth Darby

    Female1805–1880Female

siblings

(17)

    Matilda Paulk

    Female1823–1838Female

    Joshua Ichabod Paulk

    Male1824–1899Male

    Female1826–1901Female

    Phillip Paulk

    Male1827–1848Male

    Margaret Paulk

    Female1830–1866Female

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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.
1863

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 (3)

  • 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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