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Mary E. (Kimber) Faulkner, 1 South 43 West

Mary cash-claimed a quarter in 1, 1S 43W in 1895 She might be the same Mary E. Faulkner who cash-claimed a quarter in 4N 48W in 1891, and proved up one there in 1896.

In 1850 Putnam County, Illinois, Isaac R. Kimber is 35, Matilda 29, with Anna S. 5, Mary E. 3, Hulda R. 1, and newborn Eli M.
In 1860 Putnam County, Isaac is 46, Matilda 40, Emma 15, Mary E. 13, Rebecca 11, Julia 5, W.H. 3, and James 1.
James Abrams Kimber 1858-1943 is buried in Wray # 74158833, "Son of Isaac Rogers & Matilda (Morris) Kimber. Married Margaret McKee Dec 26, 1886 in Crab Orchard, Nebraska. after her death he married Ora Rice Jul 27, 1938 in Wray, Colorado. "

(Isaac Rogers Kimber 1814-1885 is buried in Putnam County # 42451638, with Matilda 1820-1884 # 42451639.
Bureau County, Illinois "The Methodist Episcopal Church of Sheffield, was organized in the fall of 1854, by Bev. William Smith. The present membership is forty-nine. Sabbath-school numbers sixty-three. Names of ministers who served the church since it was organized are:
.... T. L. Falkner, J. W. Cor, J. Hart, A. Brown and B. W. Ames, the present pastor. This is an active, growing, prosperous church.

In 1860 Marshall County, Illinois "O.L." Faulkner is 38, a physician, with Ellen 37, both born in Pennsylvania. Kate is 14, Illinois, Jos. 11, Pennsylvania.
1865 Marshall County TELEGRAPH "At the annual meeting fo the Farmers and Mechanics' Institute of Marshall county, held in this city on Thursday, November 2d, the Board of officers were chosen for the ensuing year, as follows: President - Stephen M. Clark; Vice Presidents - A. S. Myers, D. C. Hull; Recording and Corresponding Secretary - Dr. George Motter; Treasurer - Samuel Camp; Augditors - Josiah McCoy, Eli Albertson; Executive Committee - A Broaddus, Hartley Malone, W D Robinson W E Cook, B S Eldridge, T L Falkner, Harrison Gregory; Chief Marshal - Reuben Broaddus; General Superintendent Stock Department - S G Worley; Miscellaneous - Eli Albertson; Superintendent of Fari Ground - W D Robinson."

1867 the Prairie Farmer reported "A new horticultural society has been organized at Henry, Ill, with T.L Falkner President, D.B. Wier and S.M. Clark, Vice Presidents, Dan M. Page Secretary, and A.M. Pool, Treasurer."
May 21, 1868 Marshall County, Illinois

August 15, 1867

Died in this city, August 12th of consumption, Mrs. Ellen M., wife of Dr. T. L. Falkner in the 46th year of her age.

Married at Florid, May 17, at the residence of I. R. Kimber, the bride’s father by Rev. Mr. Marlow, Dr. T. L. Falkner of this city, and Miss M. E. Kimber. The tree said Thomas died in Johnson County Nebraska in 1886, buried in Marshall County Illinois.

In 1870 Woodford County, Illinois, Thomas Falkner is a minister 45, Mary 24, and Joseph Falkner is a school teacher 22, born in Pennsylvania. (Possibly the son of William J. Faulkner, a soldier in the War of 1812, and drew a pension; he died in 1875, at the age of ninety; he was a good man and citizen. Mrs. W. J. Faulkner died February 17, 1863, aged seventy-nine. She was a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church. a noble Christian character and much beloved. Seven Children were born to them: William J.; deceased; Mrs. Catherine A. Sweet; Thomas B. deceased; Gardener S., deceased; Mrs. Esther E. Poyer, deceased; George W.; and Mary J. deceased."
In 1871 T. L. Faulkner was a Methodist minister in Minonk, Illinois.
The Minonk Methodist church in the early days of its history formed a part of Reading circuit. It had then but few members and when visited by the circuit preachers held its services in private houses or in the district schoolhouse. In the year 1864, it was set off by itself and during the following year was supplied by Rev. W. D. H. Young, then a student of Illinois Wesleyan University. In the fall of 1865, Rev. J. C. Hartzell, then a student, now bishop to Africa, became pastor of the charge. For most of the year he preached on each alternate Sabbath at 3 p.m. in the Baptist church; but in August 1866 the present Methodist church, which together with the lot and furnishings had cost about $4,000, was dedicated. Rev. Hartzell continued as pastor the next year and left the church well organized and with a membership of ninety.
The following have served as pastors since then with dated of their service:
Rev. T. L. Falkner, 1870-72;

March 22, 1877 Taken From the Henry (Illinois) Republican

Died at Ipava, Fulton county, March 19, of consumption, Joseph W., aged 28 years, son of Dr. T. L. Falkner, formerly of this city.
A telegram to O. H. Tyler, Tuesday morning, gave the sad news of the death of Joseph W. Falkner - another victim to consumption. He has been ailing all winter, staying at his father's, at Ipava, Fulton county, where he died. Mr. Falkner was a young man of uncommon promise; he was a student, and for some years had taught school; he was also licensed to preach by the M. E. church, and eventually undoubtedly would have gone into the ministry. He bore an excellent character, had a genial, sunny disposition, was very companionable, and made friends with all whom he met. His loss will be deeply deplored. The remains arrived at Henry last night, and the funeral solemnities will take place at the M. E. church this afternoon at two o'clock. The deceased, before his death, desired the obsequies to be conducted by Rev. Mr. Cummings of Hennepin, a favorite minister, who will be present and officiate. The body will be interred in our cemetery, in a family lot beside a mother and sister, who died several years ago.
In 1880 the Methodist Central Illinois Conference assisgned T.L. Falkner to Oneida.

In 1880 Stark County, Illinois, Thomas L. is a clergyman, Mary E. 35, and Mary E. 8.
On the same page is Thomas Faulkner, 34, a teamster born in Ohio, with Adelina 33. They have seven kids, ages 12 and under.

In 1885 Johnson County, Nebraska A.L. Falkner is 62, a doctor of consumption, born in Pennsylvania. Mary, his wife, is 38, and daughter Mary 13, both born in Illinois. James Kimber, 26, brother, is farming.

T.L. Falkner is listed in the 1885-1886 atlas of Johnson County.
One tree said Sarah Ann Falkner, 1854-1930, daughter of William Faulkner and Edna Ann Cooper, married Thomas A. Price, and had Daisy Price in Crab Orchard, Johnson County, in 1881.

Mary Faulkner graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1894.
(T.L. Faulkner is listed as an owner of land in 1917 in Western Precinct, Johnson County, NEbraska)

In 1900 Wray, Mary E. Faulkner is a servant for the Charles and Mary Zepp family. She's widowed, born Sept 1846 in Illinois.

1907 "Mrs. Faulkner, a sister of Jas. Kimber, arrived in Wray yesterday for a visit.  Mrs. Faulkner is the mother of Mrs. J.W. Zepp, who formerly resided in Wray."

In 1900 "Mrs. S. S. Merrit of Henry County, Illinois, is visiting the families of J.A. Kimber and C.W. Zepp. Mrs. Merrit is a sister of Mrs. Faulkner and Mr. Kimber.
1901 "Mrs. Walbridge of Crab Orchard, Nebraska, arrived Wednesday morning for a visit with her sister, Mrs. J.A. Kimber."
1905 Fort Collins "Attntion stockmen. Carload salt at the Palace grocery, all kinds. Remember we are headquarters, C.W> Zepp, proprietor.
In 1910 Fort Collins, Mary is mother-in-law to Charles 50 and Mary E. 37 Zepp, and there are two roomers in the household.

1915 Wray "Mrs. Faulkner and Mr. and Mrs. Zepp, of Fort Collins, friends of Mrs. Sadie Kissinger and Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Russell, were visiting here Thursday. 

In 1919 Mary E. Faulkner transferred a lot in Fort Collins to M. Ellen Zepp.

They're still in Fort Collins in 1920, no roomers.
1929 "Of unusual interest in Greeley is the wedding of the Rev. John James Lace, D.D., of Denver, superintendent of the Greeley district of the Colorado conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, and Mrs. Mary Ellen Faulkner Zepp of Fort Collins, which took place at 6:30 o'clock Thursday evening at the Cosmopolitan Hotel In Denver. Dr. Lace was formerly pastor of the local Methodist church, serving here between the years 1908 and 1910. Bishop Charles L. Mead, assisted by Bishop A. W. Leonard of Buffalo, N. Y. , officiated at the ceremony. Bishop Leonard is presiding over the sessions of the Colorado conference in session in Denver. The immediate families and a few close friends of the couple were present at the wedding. The bride's gown was of blue velvet and she carried roses. A wedding dinner followed the ceremony, when table appointments were in pink and lavendar. Guests included Mrs; Charles I. Mead of Denver, Bishop A. W. Leonard of Buffalo, N. Y., Judge and Mrs. Robert Hickman 7alker, Dr. and Mrs. William Price J^ace, Miss Kathryn Lace, all of Denver, Mrs. Mary Ellen Faulkner of Fort Collins, Miss Edythe Gustafson of New York City, Dr. and Mrs. C. E. «ogg of Fort Collins, Rev. and Mrs. Earl Cranston Write of Fort Collins, and the Misses Mazie and Jessie Dan- ord of Denver. For many years, Dr. Lace was superintendent of the Utah Mission and s widely known in the west. Mrs. Lace is prominent in the Woman's Home Missionary society of the church, being the corresponding secretary of the Colorado Conference society and a member of national committees. Dr. and Mrs. Lace will be at home after Nov. 1, at 321 South Sherwood Street, Fort Collins."

In 1940 Denver, John, 78 and Mary Ellen 68 are living at 684 S. Williams Street.

Mary E. Faulkner 1846-1932 is buried in Fort Collins # 88775386.

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