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Albert Underwood “Abb” Faulkner

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Compiled and written by Kimberli Faulkner Hull © Chasing Light Media


Albert Underwood “Abb” Faulkner was born on 4 July 1882 in Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia to George Faulkner and Frances A. “Fannie” Suddeth.1

Albert married first to Ovline Savage on 2 Sept 1901.2 The couple had 11 known children: Tommy, Gladys, Jacob, Hassie, Lessie, Fanny L., Della M., Hazel L., Howard M., Ola L., and Mary A.3 Ovline died in 1941.4

Albert married second to Leora Burrows Murphy on 29 May 1943 in Summit County, Ohio.5

Albert died on 27 Nov 1954 in Hall County, Georgia and is buried in Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Clermont, Hall County, Georgia.6

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, author, “Albert Underwood ‘Abb’ Faulkner,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures ( https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/albert-underwood-abb-faulkner-1882-1954/ : posted 2021).


  1. United States World War II Draft Registration Card, Albert Underwood Faulkner, serial no. [unreadable], Local Draft Board no. 1, Marion, Marion County, Connecticut. Birth: 4 July 1882, Gainesville, Georgia.

    Parents listed in second marriage record: Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Record 1943, vol. 94, p. 335, no. 99469, Underwood–Murphy, 29 May 1943. Groom: Statement, vol. 22, p. 53. Albert Underwood Faulkner, age 60 on 4 July 1942. Widowed, married once prior. Residence: 1515 Norton St., Akron, Ohio. Birthplace: Gainsville, Georgia. Parents: George Faulkner and Fannie Sudath. Bride: Statement, vol. 22, p. 53. Leora B. Murphy, age 47 on 6 Apr 1943. Widowed, married once prior. Residence: 2497 Third St., Cuyahoga Falls. Birthplace: Macedonia, Ohio. Parents: George Burrows and Eliza Green. License and marriage: 29 May 1943. Return: 2 June 1943.

  2. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia, Hall County, Marriage License Register, p. 531, A. U. Faulkner–Miss Oveline Savage, 2 Sept 1901. Marriage: 8 Sept 1901. Return: 14 Dec 1901.

  3. 1910 U.S. census, Polksville, Hall County, Georgia, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 82, sheet 18A, dwelling 272, Albert U. Faulkner household.
    Albert U. Faulkner, age 24, married 6 years, born in Georgia
    Ovaline Faulkner, age 22, married 6 years, born in Georgia
    Tommy Faulkner, son, age 7, born in Georgia
    Gladys Faulkner, daughter, age 5, born in Georgia
    Jacob Faulkner, son, age 3, born in Georgia
    Hassie, Faulkner, daughter, age 14 months, born in Georgia

    1920 U.S. census, Polksville, Hall County, Georgia, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 96, sheet 14B, dwelling 163, Abner U. Faulkner household.
    Abner U. Faulkner, age 37, married, born in Georgia
    Olive Faulkner, age 33, married, born in Georgia
    Tommie Faulkner, son, age 16, born in Georgia
    Gladys Faulkner, daughter, age 14, born in Georgia
    Jacob Faulkner, son, age 12, born in Georgia
    Hassie Faulkner, daughter, age 10, born in Georgia
    Lessie Faulkner, daughter, age 7, born in Georgia
    Fannie Faulkner, daughter, age 3, born in Georgia
    Della Faulkner, daughter, age 18 months, born in Georgia
    Note: Next house was William Savage.

    1930 U.S. census, Barberton, Summit County, Ohio, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 77-165, sheet 22B, dwelling 439, Abner U. Faulkner household.
    Abner U. Faulkner, age 47, married at age 21, born in Georgia
    Oveline Faulkner, age 43, married at age 17, born in Georgia
    Fanny L. Faulkner, daughter, age 14, born in Georgia
    Della M. Faulkner, daughter, age 11, born in Georgia
    Hazel L. Faulkner, daughter, age 7, born in Georgia
    Howard M. Faulkner, son, age 6, born in Georgia
    Ola L. Faulkner, daughter, age 2 years, 11 months, born in Georgia
    Mary A. Faulkner, daughter, age 13 months, born in Ohio

  4. Headstone reads: Ovline Faulkner / Mar. 22, 1887/ Mar. 30, 1911
    Find A Grave, memorial 96628529, Ovline Savage Faulkner (1887–1941), Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Clermont, Hall County, Georgia; headstone photo taken by Theron Rogers, memorial managed by Kimberli Faulkner Hull (contributor 49572158).

  5. Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Record, no. 99469, Underwood–Murphy, 29 May 1943.

  6. Headstone reads: Abb Faulkner / July 4, 1882 / Nov. 27, 1954
    Find A Grave, memorial 96628356, Albert Underwood “Abb” Faulkner (1882–1954), Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Clermont, Hall County, Georgia; headstone photo taken by Theron Rogers, memorial managed by Kimberli Faulkner Hull (contributor 49572158). 

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