Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Finding Faulkner: The Progeny | Myrtle V Faulkner {Gen 4}

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

Myrtle V Faulkner (Nelson, John M, Samuel, William) was born in Tioga Center, Tioga Co, New York, May 29th 1877, to parents Nelson Faulkner and Martha Shaw.

Myrtle married Daniel W Knarr (1873-1945) on March 4th 1895 in Clinton Co, Pennsylvania.

The couple had nine children:

  • Martha L Knarr b. 6 Oct 1895 d. 16 Dec 1977 m. (1)Allen Biddle (2)Russell H Kunes (3)William F Barner
  • Henry N Knarr b. 8 Oct 1897 d. 3 Sep 1959 m. Mary E Collins
  • Esther I Knarr b. 4 Apr 1899 d. 12 Nov 1899 in infancy
  • Frederick M Knarr b. 26 Apr 1902 d. 3 May 1952 m. (1)Catherine A Sprucebank (2)Martha LNU
  • Stella B Knarr b. 17 Mar 1903 d. 14 Nov 1966 m. Christian Reeder
  • Harry T Knarr b. 11 Mar 1906 d. 7 Aug 1971 m. (1) Mary C MacCollum (2)Margaret R Conklin
  • Earle E Knarr b. 1 Jun 1907 d. 28 Aug 1907 in infancy
  • George W Knarr b. 12 Sep 1908 d. 3 Jun 1984 m. Margaret E LaVanture
  • James P Knarr b. 24 Jan 1911 d. 1 May 2001 m. Beverly C Evan

Myrtle was born in Tioga County, New York and moved with her family to Clearfield Co, Pennsylvania when she was 3 years old.

Myrtle was a housewife and mother, her husband Daniel worked for the railroad in various capacities his whole life. The family lived mostly in Clinton Co, PA but moved for a brief time around 1910 to Westmoreland Co, PA.

The family was of the Methodist faith.

Myrtle V Faulkner Knarr died September 29th 1923 of Lethargic Encephalitis. She was 46 years old.  She is buried in Flemington Cemetery in Flemington, PA.

Daniel W Knarr died October 20th 1945 of Pneumonia. He was 72 years old. He is buried alongside his wife in Flemington Cemetery.

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