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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