Charles Smoot Weems Paulk

Male25 October 1837–31 March 1914

Brief Life History 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 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.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (10)

  • Charlis Polk, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charley Smoot Weems Paulk, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • C S W Paulk in entry for John Wm Paulk, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1865Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (17)

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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 16

    Historical Boundaries 1853: Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 25

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon) and Scottish: shortened form of Pollock . The Scottish name is a variant of Polk .

    Altered form of a German surname, possibly Paulke .

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

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