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Faulkner’s Drug Store bottle, Rolla, Missouri

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Faulkner Drug Store in Rolla, Missouri, bottle
Faulkner Drug Store bottle, Rolla, Missouri

Front: Faulkner’s Drug Store, The Rexall Store, Rolla, Missouri
Back: Fluid extract of Geranium, Faulkner’s Drug Store, Rolla, Missouri

Millard Filmore Faulkner purchased Rowe Drug Company in Rolla, Missouri from his father-in-law in 1891. The first of Faulkner’s Drug Store’s use of The Rexall Store found was in 1911. The Faulkner Drug Store was in business until Dr. E. E. Fiend and Dwight Hafeli purchased the drug store in 1949 and renamed the business Hafeli Drug Company.

"M. F. Faulkner Purchases Interest in Rowe Drug Company," newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 17 Sept 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
“M. F. Faulkner Purchases Interest in Rowe Drug Company,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 17 Sept 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
“Faulkner’s The Rexall Store,” newspaper advertisement, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 15 June 1911, p. 5, col 4.
“Hafeli and Feind Buy Faulkner Drug Store,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 3 Feb 1949, p. 1, col. 7.

Millard Filmore Faulkner

Millard Filmore Faulkner was born 19 August 1861 in Springfield, Missouri to Robert P. Faulkner and Margaret Ella Guy.1

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Millard married Nannie M. Rowe, the daughter of Samuel B. and Mary Rowe, on 9 June 1887 in Phelps County, Missouri.2 Millard soon began working for his father-in-law at Rowe’s Drug Store and in September 1891 purchased the establishment.3

"M. F. Faulkner of Rowe Drug Company in Kansas," newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 16 Apr 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
“M. F. Faulkner of Rowe Drug Company in Kansas,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 16 Apr 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
"M. F. Faulkner Purchases Interest in Rowe Drug Company," newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 17 Sept 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
“M. F. Faulkner Purchases Interest in Rowe Drug Company,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 17 Sept 1891, p. 3, col. 2.
"Rowe Drug Company and Mr. Millard F. Faulkner," newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 10 Sept 1891, p. 5, col. 1.
“Rowe Drug Company and Mr. Millard F. Faulkner,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 10 Sept 1891, p. 5, col. 1.

Millard Filmore Faulkner died on 7 March 1923 and is buried in Rolla Cemetery in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri.4

"M. F. Faulkner," obituary, The Laclede County Republican (Lebanon, Missouri), 9 Mar 1923, p. 1, col. 7.
“M. F. Faulkner,” obituary, The Laclede County Republican (Lebanon, Missouri), 9 Mar 1923, p. 1, col. 7.

Rev. Robert P. Faulkner

Robert P. Faulkner was born on 9 September 1823 in Tennessee.5 Robert married first to Mary A. Hunter on 16 July 1846 in Davidson County, Tennessee.6 Robert married second to Margaret E. Guy on 1 October 1854 in Greene County, Missouri.7

Margaret Ella Guy Faulkner died on 28 February 1871 in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, and is believed to be buried in Rolla Cemetery.8 Robert P. Faulkner died on 31 December 1872 and is also buried in Rolla Cemetery.9

"Maggie Ella Guy Faulkner," obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Mar 1871, p. 3, col. 3.
“Maggie Ella Guy Faulkner,” obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Mar 1871, p. 3, col. 3.
"Robert P. Faulkner," obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Jan 1873, p. 1, col. 4.
“Robert P. Faulkner,” obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Jan 1873, p. 1, col. 4.

Description and Acquisition

Item: Faulkner’s Drug Store bottle, Rolla, Missouri.
Size: Approximately 3 3/4″ tall
Item acquisition: Auction, 2021.
Relationship: Unknown

Endnotes

1. Millard Filmore Faulkner
Missouri State Board of Health, Certificate of Death, Rolla, Phelps County, no. 100083, Millard F. Faulkner, 7 March 1923.  Birth: 19 Aug 1861, Springfield, Missouri. Married. Spouse: Nancy. Occupation: Druggist. Father: R. P. Faulkner, born in Virginia. Mother: Margaret Ella Guy. Burial: Rolla Cemetery, 9 Mar 1923.

2. Phelps County, Missouri, Register of Marriage Licenses, M. F. Faulknerā€“Nannie M. Rowe, 9 June 1887.

Also, ā€œSamuel Bridgeman Rowe,ā€ obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 14 Nov 1918, p. 5, col. 3.

3. “M. F. Faulkner of Rowe Drug Company in Kansas,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 16 Apr 1891, p. 3, col. 2.

Also, “Rowe Drug Company and Mr. Millard F. Faulkner,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 10 Sept 1891, p. 5, col. 1.

Also, “M. F. Faulkner Purchases Interest in Rowe Drug Company,” newspaper article, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 17 Sept 1891, p. 3, col. 2.

4. Missouri State Board of Health, Certificate of Death, Rolla, Phelps County, no. 100083, Millard F. Faulkner, 7 March 1923.

Also, “M. F. Faulkner,” obituary, The Laclede County Republican (Lebanon, Missouri), 9 Mar 1923, p. 1, col. 7.

Also, Find A Grave, memorial 87692663, Millard Fillmore Faulkner (1861ā€“1923), Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri with headstone photo.

5. Robert P. Faulkner. Birthdate of 9 Sept 1823 on headstone.
Find A Grave, memorial 87693442, Robert Pitt Faulkner (1823ā€“1872), Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri with headstone photo.

6. Davidson County, Tennessee, Marriage Bonds and License, 1845-1848, bond, Robert P. Faulknerā€“Mary A. Hunter, bond, 15 July 1846.

Davidson County, Tennessee, Marriage Bonds and License, 1845-1848, license, Robert P. Faulknerā€“Mary A. Hunter, license, 15 July 1846, marriage 16 July 1846.

7. Greene County, Missouri, Marriage Record, vol. B, 1854-1866, p.12, no. 117, Rev. R. P. Faulknerā€“Miss Margaret E. Guy, 1 October 1854.
Recorded 9 October 1854.

8. “Maggie Ella Guy Faulkner,” obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Mar 1871, p. 3, col. 3.

Also, Find A Grave, memorial 87693323, Margaret Ella Guy Faulkner (1833ā€“1871), Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri; no headstone photo.

9. “Robert P. Faulkner,” obituary, Rolla Herald (Rolla, Missouri), 2 Jan 1873, p. 1, col. 4.

Also, Find A Grave, memorial 87693442, Robert Pitt Faulkner (1823ā€“1872), Rolla Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri with headstone photo.

James Faulkner
“James Faulkner of Brighton Burns Head,” newspaper article, The Bolivar Free Press (Bolivar, Missouri), 16 Apr 1874, p. 5, col. 2.

Headstone reads: James Faulkner / Born in / Cumberland Co., Va. / Died / In Polk Co., Mo. / June 25, 1876 / Aged / 76 Ys. 11 Ms & / 6 Ds.
Find A Grave, memorial 45066662, James Faulkner (1799ā€“1876), Hickory Grove Cemetery, East Looney Township, Polk County, Missouriwith headstone photo.

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, compiler, ā€œFaulkner’s Drug Store bottle, Rolla, Missouriā€ Cool Adventures (https://cooladventures.com/collection/faulkners-drug-store-bottle-rolla-missouri/: published 2022); privately held by the Faulknerā€“Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

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