06-Eveline M Peak

Birth: 10 May 1814
Death: 24 Jun 1871, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 57
Burial: Mount Holly Cemetery
Mother: Judith Wilhoit

Marriage: 20 May 1829, Scott Co, KY
Spouse: Sanford C "Sandy" FAULKNER

Birth: 3 Mar 1803, Georgetown, Scott Co, KY
Death: 4 Aug 1874, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 71
Burial: Mount Holly Cemetery
Father: Nicholas Falkner [a Nicholas Buckner (Falkner) is enumerated in the 1830, Georgetown, Scott Co, KY census, with a family of 13, including 8 slaves]
Mother: Sally ___

     CHILDREN:
Sanford was known as the "Arkansas Traveler," He and Eveline had nine children (seven from ancestry.com):
07----SALLY ANN FAULKNER [b. 1831, AR; d. 30 Oct 1881, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 50, bur. Mount Holly Cemetery], m. 1st Philip TRAPNALL [d. 2 Dec 1856] on 29 Apr 1851.
     Sally 2nd married Henry McCray BROWN;
07----ELIZABETH E "BETTIE" FAULKNER [b. 22 Jun 1833, AR; d. 30 May 1855, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 21, bur. Mount Holly Cemetery], m. John Coleman PEAY [b. 18 Sep 1823, Shelbyville, Shelby Co, KY; d. 29 Aug 1898- age 75, bur. Mount Holly Cemetery], the son of Nicholas Peay (1784-1843) and Juliet Mildred Neill (1793-1847), in Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR; 
     John Coleman 2nd m. Margaret Elizabeth Reyburn after the early death of his first wife and had 6 children.
07----MARY JANE FAULKNER [b. 1836, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR; d. 5 Sep 1841, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 5];
07----WILLIAM H FAULKNER?;
07----LAURA FAULKNER [b. 1838, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR; d. 29 Aug 1841, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR- age 3];
07----SANFORD C JR FAULKNER [b. 1839, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR];
07----MATILDA J FAULKNER [b. 1843, Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR; d. 17 Jul 1875- age 32, bur. Mount Holly Cemetery], m. TG BUCHANAN [b. about 1832, VA], had child:
     08----SANDY BUCHANAN [b. about 1864, TX];​


     CENSUS:
     1850 Co, AR census Slave Schedules Records:
lists Sanford C Faulkner as being the owner of 55 slaves, from 1 to 60 years old.  (this is a different Faulkner than the one living in Little Rock)
     1850 Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR census Slave Schedules Records: lists SC Faulkner as being the owner of 7 slaves.
     1860 Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR census Slave Schedules Records: lists SC Faulkner as being the owner of 28 slaves, ranging in age from 1 to 68 years old.
     1860 Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR census:
lists SC Faulkner 56, Farmer, b. KY w/ $28,000 RE, $62,000 personal estate; Eveline M Faulkner 46, b. KY, Keeps House; Sallie F Brown Faulkner 29, b. AR; William H Faulkner 23, Planter, b. AR; SC Faulkner 22, Steam Boat Clerk, b. AR; Matilda J Faulkner 16, b. AR; Philip T Faulkner 5, b. AR; and Mary P Faulkner 3, b. AR.
     1870 Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR census: lists Sandy C Faulkner 67, b. KY, Planter w/ $20,000 RE, $3.000 personal estate; Evalyn Faulkner 57; Sallie F Tropnall 35; and Fred W Cobb 33, b. VT, State L***. Phil F Faulkner 15 resided next door with Lute and Lydia Stowell.
     1970 Ashley Twp, Pulaski Co, AR census:
has Thos G Buchanan 38, b. VA, Farmer w/ $6,000 RE; Matilda Buchanan 26, b. AR, Keeping House; Sandy Buchanan 6, b. TX; John Smart 24, b. AR, Farmer; Benj F Bates 26, b. MO, Farmer; Albert Lane 18, b. AR, Farmer; Benj N Franklin 25, b. AR (B), Domestic Servant; Martha Edwards 26, b. AR (B), Domestic Servant; Alonzo Edwards 8, b. AR (B); Gordon Edwards 4, b. AR (B); and Alice White 10, b. AR (M).

     BIOGRAPHY:
(Sanford Faulkner) Musician. Born in Scott County, KY, he was an early western music pioneer known as a teller of tall tales and a fiddle player. He is most noted for composing the popular fiddle tune "The Arkansas Traveler", which was the State song of AR from 1949 to 1963. He also served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and Faulkner County Arkansas, is named in his honor. [courtesy of findagrave.com & John J-Cat Griffith]

     LAND PURCHASED: [Government Land Office Doc# 385, dated, 1 Sep 1833, Arkansas Territory] Sanford C Faulkner purchased 95 acres [SW4 Section 33 T12S R1W, 5th PM meridian, Desha Co], District of Sands, subject to sale, Little Rock, AR, by Andrew Jackson, President. [ancestry.com] Sanford C Faulkner would have been 29 years old at the time.
     LAND PURCHASED: [Government Land Office Doc# 292, dated, 10 Feb 1834, Arkansas Territory] Sanford C Faulkner purchased 106 acres [NW4 Section 4 T11S R1W, 5th PM meridian, Desha Co], District of Sands, subject to sale, Little Rock, AR, by Andrew Jackson, President. [ancestry.com] Sanford C Faulkner would have been 30 years old.

     1865 PARDON AND AMNESTY:
Sanford C Faulkner received a full pardon and amnesty for, "All offenses by him committed, arising from participation direct or implied, in the said rebellion."

[Andrew Johnson, President, dated 10 Nov 1865]


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