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  The search for John P. Fulkerson


Added: 28 Jan 2000

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Solved???
UPDATE, Oct 2009: A new look at the 1840, 1850 and 1880 Census for Daviess County appears to remove virtually all doubt that John was the son of George W. FULKERSON of Nelson County.

John P. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1826 (listed as 24 years old in an August 1850 census) in Nelson County, KY (per daughter Emily's marriage bond). He m. Margaret "Hannah" McDANIEL, daughter of Redmond McDANIEL and Teresa HARRISON, on 17 Jul 1847 in Daviess Co., KY. He appeared on that county's 1850 Census, with his wife, two children and mother-in-law:
LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX OCCUP. BIRTHPLACE
Fulkerson Jno. P. 24 M Farmer KY
Fulkerson Hannah 38 F   KY
Fulkerson Geo. R. 2 M   KY
Fulkerson Valentino 1/2 M   KY
McDaniel Theresa 55 F   KY

  The 1860 Census showed three daughters added to the household. By the 1880 Census, Hannah was 67 years old, widowed, bedridden and living in Knotsville, Daviess Co., KY, with her daughter, Frances BOWLDS, who was also widowed. Two of John and Hannah's daughters married Fulkerson cousins. The known children of John P. FULKERSON and Hannah McDANIEL were:





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