George Franklin Paulk

Brief Life History 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 for about 40 years and United States in 1949. 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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George Franklin Paulk
Mary Eliza House
Marriage: 24 April 1904
Ray House Paulk
Infant Daughter Pulk
Ruby Louise Paulk
Gilbert Nelson Paulk
Clara A Paulk
Grace Virginia Paulk
Margaret Sargeant Paulk
Mary Sherrod Paulk

Sources (17)

  • George F Paulk, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Geo. F. Paulk, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"
  • George F Paulk, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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