Robert Faulkner

about 1819–
New Castle, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Faulkner was born about 1819, in New Castle, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Forkner, was 35 and his mother, Mildred Ann Harris, was 22.

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Family Time Line

James Forkner
1784–1858
Mildred Ann Harris
1797–1880
Melinda Forkner
1813–1880
William Forkner
1819–1892
Deborah Forkner
1819–
Jarvin Faulkner
1819–
Mosley Forkner
1819–
Robert Faulkner
1819–
Susan J Forkner
1816–1864
Lucy Ann Forkner
1821–1885
Martha Ann Forkner
1821–1881
Daniel P. Forkner
1824–1894
Dalton Forkner
1827–1885
Edward Forkner
1829–
Samuel Forkner
1835–1896

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 11

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

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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