John W Faulkner

John W Faulkner

Birth
Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Death 1936 (aged 85–86)
Burial Pierceton, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 51836351 · View Source
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John W. Faulkner. One of the enterprising and progressive men who are principally engaged in agricultural pursuits in Kosciusko County, John W. Faulkner brought to his calling excellent judgment and good business methods, and his labors have been crowned with success. He owns a good and well managed farm of 160 acres in Monroe Township, 3 1/2 miles south of Pierceton on rural route No. 2.

Mr. Faulkner was born in this township September 7, 1850, son of Nelson and Julia A. (King) Faulkner. His father was born in New York State and his mother in Ohio. Nelson Faulkner came to Indiana at the age of twenty-one, and became a resident of Kosciusko County. The King family came to the state in pioneer times and first located at Kendallville, and afterwards moved to Noble County, where they died. Nelson Faulkner and wife had six children, four of whom are still living: Barbara, wife of Mr. Hoagland, of Warsaw; John W; Louisa, wife of William Klingle; Hannah, wife of William Mounson; Rachel, who married John Kegg, and is now deceased; and Isaac N., deceased.

John W. Faulkner spent his early days on the old farm in Monroe Township, was educated in the common schools, and lived at home until his parents moved to Pierceton. On September 2, 1874, he married Miss Alice V. Norris.

Mrs. Faulkner was born in Wabash County, Indiana, December 9, 1854, but was brought to Kosciusko County as a child by her parents, who located in Monroe Township. Mr. and Mrs. Faulkner have the following children living: Lilly M., wife of George W. Campbell; Lura 0., wife of James R. Winsley; Lula A., wife of George W. Winsley; Loyal C, who married Eva M. Headlee and lives on an adjoining farm ; and Lyman M., who married Fannie F. Clover and is a farmer in Monroe Township.

Lemuel W. Royse. A standard history of Kosciusko County, Indiana; pub. 1919



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  • Created by: OPPSheryl
  • Added: 30 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51836351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John W Faulkner (7 Sep 1850–1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51836351, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by OPPSheryl (contributor 47070645) .