Joseph "Dank" Mauk, the son of Joseph Mauk and Sarah Holbrook, was born on 20 Mar 1854 in Open Fork, Elliott Co, KY. He died on 1 Jan 1931. He was buried in Brown Cemetery, Morehead, Rowan Co, KY.
Joseph married (1) Susan Ann Barker, daughter of Johnny Barker and Rose Ann Waggoner on 24 Oct 1880. Susan was born on 11 Jan 1860. She died on 3 Jun 1908 in Open Fork, Elliott Co, KY.
Joseph married (2) Elizabeth Stephenson Barker, daughter of Daniel and Nancy Stepenson. Elizabeth was born on 23 Dec 1867. She died on 13 Feb 1959.