Posted By:David Hudson
Subject:Kirkpatrick-Faulk connections in SC and Tenn.
Post Date:September 03, 2009 at 17:28:12
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Forum:Tipton County, TN Genealogy Forum
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I am trying to track down some Kirkpatrick-Faulk connections in South Carolina and Tennessee. Jane Kirkpatrick, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Craig) Kirkpatrick, was born Dec. 29, 1778 in the Chester-York area of South Carolina. She is reported to have married (on what authority is unknown to me) to Jonathan Haulk in July 1803. I have been unable to find any Haulk family in South Carolina. There was, however, a Jonathan Falk of the right age living in Chester Co., SC in 1810 and in York Co., SC in 1820. After 1820 this man disappears from SC but in 1830 he shows up in Tipton County, Tennessee. He is in adjacent Fayette County in 1840, but disappears before 1850. However, in the 1850 census for Fayette Co. there is a Jane Falk, age 73, born in South Carolina. And in the Robinson Cemetery near Mason in Tipton Co. (close to the Fayette County line) is the stone of Jane Faulk “wife of Jonathan Faulk”, d. Nov. 8, 1858. Since Jonathan Faulk who lived in Chester & York, SC and Tipton, Tenn. apparently had a wife Jane, is it possible that she was Jane Kirkpatrick? Does anyone have any scrap of information which might indicate who she was?
       Jane’s nephew John Kirkpatrick moved very early (before 1838) to Shelby County, Tenn. (just south of Tipton Co.) and probably married there to Mary Faulk. Was she a daughter of Jonathan and Jane?. There is no Mary listed among the children of Jonathan and Jane, but Mary was born in 1814. The 1820 census shows Jonathan with two daughters born between 1810 and 1820. Only one is
identified, Elizabeth, b. 1812. Might the other be Mary, b. 1814?
       Any light which anyone could shed on the relationships of the Kirkpatricks and the Faulks would be greatly appreciated. You may contact me either on list or off list at hudson@inav. net.

David Hudson