Saturday, July 21, 2018

Book Of The Week: The Biographical Record of Jasper County, Missouri


The Biographical Record of 
Jasper County, Missouri

Malcolm G. McGregor

Lewis Publishing Company, 1901
Jasper County (Mo.) - 526 pages


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Finding Faulkner: The Progeny | Charles Edwin Faulkner {Gen 4}



It started, as good quests always do, with a family tale.


Charles Edwin Faulkner (Harrison H, Robert, Samuel, William) was born in Wayne Co, New York October 27th 1851, to parents Harrison Horton Faulkner and Susannah Prentiss.

Charles married Mary Poe (1845-1922) in Cass Co, Michigan in 1883.

The couple had one child:

  • Grace A E Faulkner b. 27 Feb 1884 d. 15 Apr 1913 m. Frank Fosdick no issue


Charles Edwin Faulkner was a farmer in Newburg, Cass Co, Michigan, on land originally deeded to his wife Mary from her grandfather. The area was known as Poe's Corner's. 

Charles Edwin Faulkner died August 29th 1910 in Cass Co, Michigan of carcinoma of the face. He was 58 years old. 

Mary Poe Faulkner outlived her husband and her daughter, she died May 15th 1922 in Cass Co, Michigan at the age of 76.

Both Charles and Mary are buried in the Poe Cemetery in Newburg, Cass Co, Michigan.


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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Book Of The Week: History of Henry County, Missouri



History of Henry County, Missouri

Uel W. Lamkin

Historical Publishing Company, 1919
 Henry County (Mo.) - 880 pages



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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Finding Faulkner: The Progeny | Mary Jane Faulkner {Gen 4}


It started, as good quests always do, with a family tale.


Mary Jane Faulkner (Harrison H, Robert, Samuel, William) was born in Wayne Co, New York on March 30th 1847, to parents Harrison Horton Faulkner and Susannah Prentiss.

Mary Jane married John H Masser (1844-1924) October 30th 1867 in St Joseph, Michigan.

The couple had at least two children:

  • Harry Alvin Masser b. 28 May 1873 d. 1941 m. Artemissa Bates
  • Olive Estelle Masser b. 25 Jan 1874 d. 31 May 1924 m. Christian C Peterson

John Masser was a farmer in St Joseph, Michigan, as was his father and brothers. Mary Jane had moved with her family to Michigan shortly after the death of her mother, she was seven years old.

Mary Jane Faulkner Masser died November 30th 1904 of mitral insufficiency. She was 57 years old. Mary Jane is buried in the Mount Ulysses Cemetery in Crystal Valley, Oceana Co, MI.

John H Masser lived another 20 years, remaining a widow until his death April 16th 1924. He is buried in the Mount Ulysses Cemetery with his wife. 



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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Book Of The Week: History of Southeast Missouri


History of Southeast Missouri
A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, 
Its People and Its Principal Interests, 
Volume 1

Robert Sidney Douglass
Lewis Publishing Company, 1912 - Missouri



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