George Franklin Paulk

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

The Life Summary 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
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

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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 (9)

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

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