George Franklin Paulk

March 1872–6 December 1951 (Age 79)
Lauderdale, Alabama, United States

The Life of George Franklin

When George Franklin Paulk was born in March 1872, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, his father, Charles Smoot Weems Paulk, was 34 and his mother, Amanda Jane Koonce, was 27. He married Mary Eliza House on 24 April 1904, in Oakland, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11 Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 6 December 1951, in Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Central Heights, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Franklin Paulk
1872–1951
Mary Eliza House
1883–1963
Marriage: 24 April 1904
Ray House Paulk
1905–1982
Infant Daughter Pulk
1906–1907
Ruby Louise Paulk
1907–1968
Gilbert Nelson Paulk
1910–2003
Clara A Paulk
1912–1978
Grace Virginia Paulk
1914–1996
Margaret Sargeant Paulk
1918–1920
Mary S Paulk
1918–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1904
Oakland, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States
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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 3

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.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 23

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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)

  • George Paulk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George F Paulk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Paulk, "United States Census, 1910"

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