Virginia Chalk

1874–1880 (Age 6)
Red River Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Chalk was born in 1874, in Red River Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States, her father, Stephen Green Chalk, was 37 and her mother, Rebecca Jane McLehaney, was 18. She died in 1880, at the age of 6, and was buried in Higden, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States.

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Stephen Green Chalk
Rebecca Jane McLehaney
Virginia Chalk
Cora Ann Chalk
George W Chalk
William Albert S Chalk
Andrew Chalk
Rebecca Jane Chalk
Luther Stephen Chalk

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World Events (2)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.

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 (2)

  • Virginia Chalk in household of S G Chalk, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Virginia Chalk, "Find A Grave Index"

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