Edward Hagler Caulk

Brief Life History of Edward Hagler

When Edward Hagler Caulk was born on 7 October 1873, in McDonald, Missouri, United States, his father, Milton McGee Caulk, was 25 and his mother, Malinda Jane McMillen, was 21. He married Lola Dew on 15 April 1901, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chelsea, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States in 1908 and Rogers, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 15 December 1923, at the age of 50, and was buried in Chelsea Cemetery, Chelsea, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States.

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Edward Hagler Caulk
Lola Dew
Marriage: 15 April 1901
Chelsea Caulk
William Melton Caulk

Sources (14)

  • Edward H Caulk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Caulk, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Edward H Caulk, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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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.


The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed. Oklahoma Historical Society - Land Run of 1889

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): possibly a variant of Calk .

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

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