Joseph R Chalk

Male1855–29 May 1889

Brief Life History 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

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Chalk in household of Ranson Chalk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • JOSEPH R. CHALK, "Kansas, Marriages, 1811-1911"
  • Joseph Chalk in household of R M Chalk, "Kansas State Census, 1875"

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  • Marriage
    1 November 1888Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
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    Siblings (10)

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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 (Hampshire and Wiltshire): habitational name from Bower Chalke or Broad Chalke (Wiltshire), or Chalk (Kent), or occasionally a topographic name from residence on or near a chalk down, from Old English cealc ‘chalk’, here ‘chalky soil’, or an Old English cealce ‘chalk down’.

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

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