Joseph R Chalk

1855–29 May 1889 (Age 34)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph R

When Joseph R Chalk was born in 1855, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ranson Robinson Chalk, was 36 and his mother, Caroline Jumper, was 29. He married JULIA C. SAVAGE on 1 November 1888, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. He lived in Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Wyandotte Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 29 May 1889, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 34.

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Joseph R Chalk
Marriage: 1 November 1888

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1 November 1888
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 5

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 6

Kansas is the 34th state

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English cealc ‘chalk’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of chalk soil, or as a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Chalk in Kent or Chalke in Wiltshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Chalk in household of Ranson Chalk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Chalk in household of R M Chalk, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Joseph R Chalk in household of Caroline Chalk, "United States Census, 1880"

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