James Adolphus Faulkner

14 January 1843–18 July 1928 (Age 85)
Jasper, Georgia, United States

The Life of James Adolphus

When James Adolphus Faulkner was born on 14 January 1843, in Jasper, Georgia, United States, his father, James Washington Faulkner, was 30 and his mother, Laurana McMichael, was 26. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Mary Anne Ellis. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hill, Texas, United States in 1900 and Whitney, Hill, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 July 1928, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Whitney, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Adolphus Faulkner
1843–1928
Mary Anne Ellis
1845–1926
Elizabeth L Faulkner
1865–1866
Sidney Alison Faulkner
1867–1944
Cicero Fitzroy Faulkner
1869–1940
Mary Annie G Faulkner
1872–1930
Mary Elizabeth Faulkner
1874–1928
Laura Ann Faulkner
1876–1932
Eda Marsella Faulkner
1878–1947
Edwin Wallace Faulkner
1879–1950
Paul Matthew Faulkner
1881–1924
Ethel Faulkner
1883–1884

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Elizabeth L Faulkner

    Female1865–1866Female

    Male1867–1944Male

    Cicero Fitzroy Faulkner

    Male1869–1940Male

    Mary Annie G Faulkner

    Female1872–1930Female

    Mary Elizabeth Faulkner

    Female1874–1928Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 18

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 23

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who kept and trained falcons (a common feudal service). Falconry was a tremendously popular sport among the aristocracy in medieval Europe, and most great houses had their falconers. The surname could also have arisen as metonymic occupational name for someone who operated the siege gun known as a falcon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James A Faulkner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Faulkner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Faulkner in household of James W Faulkner, "United States Census, 1850"

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