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Re: George Faulkner

James D. Faulkner Jr. (View posts)
Posted: 29 Aug 2001 6:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
George S. Faulkner is my great grandfather. His son, Othel, was my grandfather. They originally came from Joy, Livingston County, KY, where George was a grocer by trade. According to family lore, George left Joy one step ahead of Federal agents, due to George's penchant for making untaxed homemade spirits available to the clientele of the grocery. He then settled in Bay City IL, across the river from Livingston County, KY. The residence where he lived can still be seen directly south of the old C.R. Weeks store in Bay City. I also understand that George's old store in Joy may possibly still be standing. Othel, my grandfather was his son, as was Floyd and Lloyd, who just passed away this month (August 2001). More information on George can be found in the History and Families of Pope County, Volume II. I believe these can be bought from the Pope County Historical Society in Golconda IL. If you have any information of George's family going farther in his past, please let me know. Thank You!!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Bonnie Crandall 2 Jul 2000 10:25PM GMT 
JACRITCH 13 Jul 2000 8:52AM GMT 
ddeskin1 15 Jul 2000 7:23AM GMT 
Bonnie Crandall 22 Jul 2000 10:59PM GMT 
BonnieSanders... 19 Jan 2001 4:03PM GMT 
Bonnie 21 Jan 2001 12:32PM GMT 
James D. Faulkner Jr. 30 Aug 2001 12:03AM GMT 
Ashli 1 Sep 2001 4:04AM GMT 
Jim 6 Sep 2001 3:13PM GMT 
Judy Critchlow 16 Mar 2002 7:05PM GMT 
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