Charles Fountain Faulkner

Charles Fountain Faulkner

Nortonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Oct 1955 (aged 74)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 169083032 · View Source
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Charles Fountain Faulkner was born on 3 July 31 1881, in Nortonville, Kentucky to Hutchins Burton Faulkner Jr and Margaret Francis "Fanny" (Mills) Faulkner.

Charles' childhood was spent with his parents and siblings, Mary Elizabeth, John, and Thomas, in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

Following his father's death in 1888, Charles' mother remarried to Philip Taylor and the family moved to Louisville, Kentucky. The family soon grew with new children born: Phenaty May, Margaret, and William Miller Taylor.

Charles married Lora E Swafford on 7 Mar 1908 in Shelby County, Tennessee. Their first child, William Melvin, was born in Tennessee. They soon moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where their daughter, Francis, was born in St. Louis in 1909.

The family continued to grow following a move to Illinois, with Phil, Carl, Clarence Charles, Dorothy, Ernest, and Abe born between 1918 and 1930.

In Chicago, Charles operated a small business, printing and distributing circulars in the Chicago area. Charles and Laura remained living in Chicago throughout their lives.

Charles died on 9 October 1955 in Chicago, Illinois and is buried at Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum.


Charles Fountain Faulkner obituary, 11 Oct 1955

Charles F. Faulkner, beloved husband of Lora; fond father of Philip, Clarence, Ernest, and the late Francis Fancher; grandfather of two; loving brother of Elizabeth Jacobs of Nashville, TN. Service Wed. 1 pm at Dorchester Ave., Internment Evergreen.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Fountain Faulkner (3 Jul 1881–9 Oct 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169083032, citing Evergreen Cemetery and Mausoleum, Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Kimberli Faulkner Hull (contributor 49572158) .