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 Sandford C. “Sandy” Faulkner

Sandford C. “Sandy” Faulkner

Birth
Scott County, Kentucky, USA
Death 4 Aug 1874 (aged 68)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 19641 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Scott County, Kentucky, he was an early western music pioneer known as a teller of tall tales and a fiddle player. He is most noted for composing the popular fiddle tune "The Arkansas Traveler", which was the State song of Arkansas from 1949 to 1963. He also served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and Faulkner County Arkansas, is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 21 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19641
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sandford C. “Sandy” Faulkner (3 Mar 1806–4 Aug 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19641, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .