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John A. Faulkner

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Compiled and written by Kimberli Faulkner Hull © Chasing Light Media
Grandniece of John A. Faulkner
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John A. Faulkner was born in October 1879, most likely in Curtail, Hopkins County, Kentucky, to Hutchins Burton Faulkner and Margaret Frances “Fanny” Mills Faulkner.1

In 1880, John, age 8 months, was living with his parents and older sister, Mary, in the Curtail district of Hopkins County. Lew Oates, a student, was also living with the family.2

It is believed that John died in infancy or childhood before April 1888.3

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, author, “John A. Faulkner,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures (https://cooladventures.com/genealogy/john-a-faulkner-1879-1888/ : posted 2021).


  1. 1880 U.S. census, Curtail, Hopkins County, Kentucky, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 190, sheet 46 B, dwelling 319, Hutch B Faulkner household.
    – Hutch B Faulkner, age 24, farmer, born in Kentucky, both parents born in Kentucky
    – Margaret F. Faulkner age 21, wife, born in Kentucky, both parents born in Kentucky
    – Mary E. Faulkner, age 1, daughter, born in Kentucky
    – John A. Faulkner, age 8 months, son, born in October 1879 in Kentucky

  2. Ibid.

  3. John was not listed with his siblings when his mother, Margaret Francis Faulkner, filed a Guardianship Bond, Hopkins County, Kentucky, Guardian Bonds 1886-1895, p. 137, 20 April 1888, Mrs. M. F. Faulkner for guardianship of Mary E., Chas. F., and Thos. B. Faulkner.

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